Chef Darryl Fletcher’s (ChefD) inspiration to pursue a culinary career began while watching Graham Kerr (The Galloping Gourmet) and trying some recipes at home.
He is a graduate of the Chef program at Humber College in Toronto, Canada.
ChefD’s career, as a Chef, has grown from humble beginnings in Kitchener, to all over North America, eventually returning back home to Kitchener.
He has worked with wonderful people, at companies such as: Weber’s Restaurants, M&M Meat Shops, and Aqua Star North America.
ChefD has appeared as a popular guest on CTV News at Noon Kitchener, CTV Vancouver, CTV Edmonton, City TV’s Breakfast Television, CHCH Morning Live, and Kitchener’s Rogers Daytime and Inside Guelph on Rogers TV.
ChefD is going into his seventh season of his popular cooking show, ‘At Home with ChefD’ on Rogers TV.
He is the author of two cook bookettes, Maple Madness, and Garlic Madness and has a weekly radio show ‘At the Kitchen Table’.
ChefD has prepared meals for Blue Rodeo, Michael Bublé, Big Bad Voodoo Daddies, Diana Krall, Melissa Etheridge and the late BB King and Stuart McLean as well as many others.
In addition to creating new recipes and flavour profiles for Piller’s Fine Food, Gold Seal, Oceans, Bothwell Cheese, Waterloo Brewery and Nutrafarms Inc. He works with fabulous kitchen equipment from Kenwood (DeLonghi) and Crown Verity.
ChefD believes in sharing his passion for food with others, and keeping recipes simple, easy, and incredibly tasty!