Chef Steve Benns
- Program Co-ordinator
Steve started his culinary career in the Cobourg area then moved to Toronto where he completed his culinary education in Toronto earning a Culinary Management Diploma. He then continued his studies at Ryerson Polytechnic University where he received a Bachelor’s degree of Commerce.
Steve then worked in Toronto where he gained several years experience in a variety of fine dining restaurants. He also spent time designing commercial kitchens.
Chef Brian Henry
- Program Co-ordinator
Brian comes to Fleming with several years of international cooking experience. He has worked across the United States and in the Caribbean Islands. Brian is passionate about food and the culinary arts. He is the organizer of the Lakefield Polar Fest Ice Carving Competition.
Casey van den Heuvel, C.H.E., B.Com
Casey completed his Cook Apprenticeship over two and a half decades ago at Hogan’s Inn in King City, Ontario.
His education continued at Ryerson University, Toronto, where he earned his Bachelors of Commerce Degree in Hospitality & Tourism Administration.
Shelly Wilkinson-Adair, CNM
Shelly is a Certified Nutrition Manager and active member of the Canadian Society of Nutrition Management and the Ontario Society of Nutrition Management. In the past 20 years she has worked as a Nutrition Manager, Dietary & Nutrition Consultant, Regional Manager, and Instructor for Fleming College.
Shelly has held the positions of: Director of Food Services, Regional Manager for SFS Food Services and Nutrition & Dietary Consultant.
Mme Sylvie Provost
- Professor of Dining Room Service
Her passion for excellence is enthusiastically received by the students as they learn professional service techniques in Fulford’s Dining Room.
Sylvie’s experience has provided her the opportunity to work in some of the finest hotels and dining establishments from her native Quebec to Vancouver including the Four Seasons Hotel in Vancouver, Sutton Place Hotel and Windsor Arms Hotel in Toronto.
Chef Neil Cobham
Chef Neil came to Fleming after several years working in the West Indies. He was trained at the 5 Star Grosvenor House Hotel in London England. He is a Certified Hospitality Lecturer United Kingdom. He has held a variety of education positions around the world including; Senior Lecturer Bahamas Hotel Training College, Principal Lecturer Cayman Islands Hotel School, and Locum Hospitality Professor University of the West Indies.
Chef Steve Moghini
Steve is Swiss born, emigrating to Canada several years ago. His European training is carried through in his teaching practices. He has held a variety of positions as chef in Canada and Europe. Steve now works as Chef of a local Inn and Spa.
Mr. Nick Fortis
- Culinary Operations Liaison
Nick comes to us with experience from a variety of kitchens including; Wayne Gretzky’s Restaurant, Banff Springs Hotel and Delta PineStone Resort and Golf Club, Renee Foot at Mercer St. He also worked for the Calgary Flames.
Nick completed his culinary training at SAIT, the Southern Alberta Institute of Technology.
More information about Michael Sterpin is coming soon.
More information about Jay Nutt is coming soon.