Food Network Host, Nutritional Activist, Food Media Producer
Chef Michael Smith, one of Canada’s best-known chefs is a passionate advocate for simple, sustainable home cooking and an inspiration for families creating their own healthy food lifestyle. He’s the host of Chef Michaels Kitchen, Chef Abroad, Chef at Home and Chef at Large seen on Food Network Canada and in more than 100 other countries. He can also be seen as a judge on Chopped Canada this winter.
Michael is Prince Edward Island’s food ambassador, an award winning cookbook author, newspaper columnist, professional chef and home cook. He led the team of chefs that cooked for the worlds Olympians in the Whistler Athletes Village in 2010. His seventh cookbook, Back to Basics, is on stands now and a smash hit across Canada. His food media production company is breaking new ground online and his Twitter feed is Canada’s top choice for foodie fun.
Although Michael is a true chef at large his favourite role is Dad, home on Prince Edward Island with his partner Chastity, Gabe, Ariella and Camille! Michael is an avid map collector, long-time windsurfer and novice kite sailor.