About Chef Daniel Vézina
Chef Daniel Vézina has been at the heart of the Quebec culinary scene for more than 35 years. He’s co-owner of the Laurie Raphaël restaurants in Quebec City (1991). Considered one of the pioneers of cooking without wasting food, he has published six cookbooks, the last of which won a Gold Award at the Taste Canada Awards for most unique subject.
Daniel Vézina has received many distinctions and awards throughout his career. He was named Chef of the Year in 2006 at the ITHQ gala, was inducted into the International Order of Disciples of Auguste Escoffier in Paris in 2012, and received the Renaud Cyr 2001 award by the Mérite national de la restauration et de l’alimentation. A household name in Quebec, Daniel Vézina is a coach on the popular show Les chefs! and hosts several television and radio cooking shows.