Chef Paul Moran wins Canadian competition of S. Pellegrino Young Chef 2015

Chef Paul Moran, one of our #TasteofThursday top chefs, has won the Canadian competition and becomes an International Finalist going on to compete at the S. Pellegrino Young Chef 2015 competition in Milan, Italy.


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We couldn’t be more proud of Chef Paul Moran. Chef Paul is currently working at CMH-K2 Lodge, in Nakusp, B.C.

paul moranChef Paul Moran is from Kelowna, British Columbia, Red Seal certified, fluent in both French and English with a passion for ingredients, connecting with his surroundings and cooking to please and peak the interest of clients. Chef K2 Heli Ski Lodge
2013 Winner of the first annual Hawksworth Young Chef Scholarship award, judged by Canada’s top chefs at a national level
Executive chef at the Outpost, a West Coast Fishing Club lodge. Managing and executing five star dinning for guests on a three to four day stay basis. Including all meals for 15 live in Staff.

S. Pellegrino Young Chef 2015 first selection of finalists for the 20 world areas. Chef Paul will compete against 9 other Canadian Young Chefs.


2013 Invited chef for BON APPETIT BANFF at the Juniper Hotel and Bistro, Banff
2012 – 2013 Restaurant consulting at TABLE in Paris and SOURCE in Vancouver.
2011 and 2012 invited Chef Omnivore Festival
2011 and 2012 in attendance for Rene Redzepi’s MAD food camp
2010-2012 Executive sous chef, restaurant SATURNE (Omnivore prize 2011&2012) Paris.
2010 Bocuse Dor
2009-2010 Tournant, restaurant LAURIE RAPHAEL Montreal.
2009 Alba truffle festival
2008-2009 Chef de Partie, HOTEL NEGRESCO Nice, France
2008-2009 Chef de Partie, JUMEIRAH BEACH HOTEL Dubai.
2004-2008 Junior sous chef, WEST Restaurant Vancouver. Formal Education

Recipient of over 10 medals in Local and International Culinary Competitions. Including a Vancouver Rising Star gold medal.
Invited chef for SECONDS ARE FIRST a dinner highlighting sous chefs of outstanding restaurants.
Co star for “Morel Episode” on Food Networks Glutton for Punishment food series.


Paul is an extremely passionate Traveler and Outdoorsman, who enjoys Mountaineering, Snowboarding, Tennis, Wine, Swimming, Farming, Fishing, Hunting and Foraging.


Pictures courtesy of S. Pellegrino Facebook page

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