Mat Beausoleil is joined by Norm Aitken, the Corporate Chef & Culinary Director of the Nordik Spa Nature, as they discuss his culinary journey and passion for the Outaouais, while preparing his delicious Beef Tartare & Black Garlic Mayonnaise recipe.
Guest(s) : Norm Aitken
Cooking Adventures Outaouais is an English language cooking show that presents food preparation from skilled Cooks and Chefs that call the Outaouais their home. It features restaurant quality recipes, as well as family recipes, prepared for our viewers. From the ingredients to the finished dish, and the story behind the dish, Mat always says that a meal is more than just food, a meal nourishes both the body and soul. Cooking Adventures Outaouais truly highlights our region’s culinary and cultural diversity.
Mat is a skilled cook, gourmet and gourmand. He was shortlisted for the first three seasons of MasterChef Canada, won the Food Network Canada’s Finish Cook Like a Top Chef Contest, judged and critiqued on Gordon Ramsay's The F Word on FOX in Hollywood, California, and appeared on Guy Fieri's Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives. He also wrote, hosted and produced his own TV show «Takin a Bite – Ottawa». His passion for cooking and refined palate have taken him around the globe to experience local delicacies, trying just about everything. Follow him on Instagram! instagram.com/matbeausoleil