The first time Brenda ever cooked a full meal for her family she was 13. It was farm raised beef, garden vegetables, and potatoes from the cellar. Although her technique is a bit more advanced than it was in her early years, Brenda's passion for locally produced food remains. Brenda is simply a farm girl from Saskatchewan who loves to cook and you can taste that passion in her restaurant Brenda's Cozy Cafe on main street Stettler. Brenda has a diploma in Food Service Administration from SIAST Kelsey Campus and her Red Seal from Lakeland College.
Raised in Camrose, Alberta, Chef Tyson graduated from NAIT in 2015 with both his red seal and journeymen certificates. Bringing 20 years of a Canadian culinary approach to his cooking, from the BBQ/Smoke from the deep south to beautiful clouds of goodness in his gluten free Gnocchi, and utilizing techniques from all over the globe, there is sure to be something on Chef Tyson's menu that will please! Chef Tyson has competed in various cooking competitions and recently placed 2nd in a char cooking championship of over 100 contestants in his bracket. Filming for the food network last August, Chef Tyson's episode will be released in 2023. In addition to these accomplishments, Chef Tyson has also had the privilege to cook for some pretty cool clientele including, Blink 182, Nickleback, LMFAO, WWE superstars, the Oilers and PM Steven Harper among others. The Hart House Wine and Tapas in Camrose, brings its own unique dinning experience in Alberta, utilizing as many local ingredients on their menu seasonally. Built in 1918 this old historic houses turned restaurant is definitely worth a drive and visit.