November 9 - 3:30 pm
Tom Filippou – 3:30
President's Choice Cooking School
Highly charismatic Tom Filippou is the Executive Chef of the President’s Choice ® Cooking Schools for Loblaw Companies Limited. In this role he is directly responsible for more than 150 President’s Choice ® Cooking Schools across the country.
When he isn’t dreaming up fabulous recipes and classes and leading his talented team of chefs and cooking school coordinators, Tom delights audiences across the country with his easy-to-follow recipes, cooking tips and fun easy-going attitude on popular TV shows such as Cityline, Steven & Chris and Breakfast Television.
Tom learned to cook at a young age. After completing his culinary education, Tom’s professional career began at the Royal York Hotel, a famous Toronto landmark. There, he spent his time as an apprentice, obtaining his Red Seal certification, honing his skills and building credibility working his way up the ranks in its fine-dining kitchen. While Tom’s distinguished skills have afforded him the pleasure of cooking for royalty and celebrities alike, his greatest pleasure is still cooking for family and friends.
A native of the Toronto area, Chef Tom joined Loblaw Companies as Executive Chef of the President’s Choice ® Cooking Schools in 2000. His teaching methods combine his passion for food and his sense of humour, providing an entertaining and unique experience for his students.