FOUNDER + CEO + EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR
La Tablée des Chefs
+ Productions Culinaires Inc.
Jean-François is the Founder and CEO of La Tablée des Chefs, he is also executive director of Les Productions Culinaires Inc.. Soon after his studies in Hotel Management, Jean-François became a manager in the hospitality industry for Fairmont and Marriott. Most recently he opened Patrice Pâtissier with Patrice Demers one of the best pastry chef in the country. He acts as a culinary advisor for many projects around creativity and innovation and is the agent of some of the cities top chefs. His main passion is around the mission of his social business, La Tablée des Chefs. With it, Jean-François hopes to socially mobilize chefs and cooks because he believes in their incredible ability to intervene on the issue of hunger and to address its many challenges. La Tablée currently feeds over 500 000 Canadians in need through food recovery and educates over 2500 at risk youth to develop their culinary independence. The organization now involves over 200 chefs and cooks annually. He recently received the Meritorious Service Cross from the Governor General of Canada for his work with La Tablée des Chefs who is also present in France & Mexico.