Tony Fernandes honoured by CCFCC

The Canadian Culinary Federation (CCFCC) central region has named Tony Fernandes chef of the year.

The Canadian
Culinary Federation (CCFCC) central region has named Tony Fernandes chef of
the year.

Fernandes is the executive chef and food
and beverage manager for Royal Equator Inc., which owns and operates Crowne
Plaza Toronto Airport, Four Points by Sheraton Toronto Airport and Hilton Garden
Inn Toronto/ Mississauga.

He began cooking
at age 11 alongside his father, an culinary instructor at the Institute of
Hotel Management in Mumbai, India, which later became Fernandes’ alma matter.

Fernandes and
his chef teams have won more than 45 medals from culinary competitions around
the world, including a gold medal at the Villeroy & Boch Culinary World Cup
2014 and a silver at the 2012 IKA Culinary Olympics.