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Chefs in the Classroom - Edible Education

Our 2021 Team

The 2021 Virtual Chefs in the Classroom has been brought to you by our hard-working Board of Directors and Classroom Volunteers who are passionate about teaching children how to grow, cook and eat healthy local foods.

President – Debbie MacMillan

Vice President – Chef Willi Franz

Secretary/Treasurer – Wendy Falkowski


Chef Rod Butters

Chef Bernard Casavant

Chef Brent Durec

Communications – Alison Love

Gardener – Bonnie Casavant

Nutritionist – Zara Neukom

Chefs in the Classroom 2021 Video Participants

Lesson 1

  • Chef Brock Bowes, Provisions Kitchen & Catering
  • Jennay Oliver, Paynter’s Fruit Market
  • Zara Neukom, Nutritionist

Lesson 2

  • Chef Bernard Casavant
  • Sous Chef Weston Casavant

Lesson 3

  • Chef Brett Thompson, Big White Ski Resort
  • Nikko Shankman, Paynter’s Fruit Market
  • Stephanie Zahara, Paynter’s Fruit Market


Lesson 4

  • Chef Chris Braun, Vice & Virtue Brewing Company

Lesson 5

  • Chef Adam Shannon, Cactus Club Café

Lesson 6

  • TBD

Lesson 7

  • Chef Tina Tang, Summerhill Pyramid Winery
  • Jennay Oliver, Paynter’s Fruit Market