Gearing up for Culinary World Cup

As part of its partnership with Community Outreach Canada, the Golden Horseshoe Culinary Team has invited Oliver Nguyen, a young man with a speech impediment, to join them at the Culinary World Cup in Luxembourg this fall.

Golden Horseshoe Culinary Team at the gala, front row, right to left: Carl Copp (retired RCMP), Tony Fernandes, Michael Pigeon, Lois Brown (MP Newmarket-Aurora), Thushara Fernando, Solanch Fernando. Back row, from right to left, Edouard Colonerus, Wolfgang Roessler, Kyle Guerin, Ron Stevenson, Michael Maddison, Chaminda Palihawadana.

Golden Horseshoe Culinary Team at the gala, front row, right to left: Carl Copp (retired RCMP), Tony Fernandes, Michael Pigeon, Lois Brown (MP Newmarket-Aurora), Thushara Fernando, Solanch Fernando. Back row, from right to left, Edouard Colonerus, Wolfgang Roessler, Kyle Guerin, Ron Stevenson, Michael Maddison, Chaminda Palihawadana.

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TORONTO—The Golden Horseshoe Culinary Team and Markham-based Community Outreach Canada held a fundraising gala on Aug. 22 at the Crowne Plaza Toronto Airport hotel. This is the only Canadian team that will participate in the Culinary World Cup to be held in Luxembourg Nov. 20-28, 2014.

As part of its partnership with Community Outreach Canada, the team has invited Oliver Nguyen,

Oliver Nguyen

a young man with a speech impediment, to join them in Luxembourg, and possibly in Erfurt, Germany for the Culinary Olympics in 2016. Nguyen has been with Community Outreach Canada for five years, and has been working with the team to fulfill his dream of becoming a chef.

Oliver Nguyen

To see a video about the Golden Horseshoe Culinary Team and Community Outreach Canada partnership, click here.