WRITER + CULINARY HISTORIAN
Called “The Wonder Woman of Canadian Cuisine” by the National Post, Anita Stewart has spoken, written, lobbied and organized across Canada and internationally for over three decades. The message? Canadian cuisine is as exotic and sexy as any on earth while our agricultural and culinary talent can hold their own with any on the planet. Period!
A Member of the Order of Canada and Food Laureate at the University of Guelph, she is the first Canadian to graduate with an M.A. in Gastronomy, and was awarded a Doctor of Laws (Honouris Causa) by the University of Guelph in 2011.
She holds a P.Ag (Hon.) and a lifetime membership in the Canadian Culinary Federation of Chefs and Cooks; The Chairman's Award from the O.H.I.; has written 14 food books, most recently Anita Stewart’s CANADA, the Food, the Recipes, the Stories and is the founder/CEO of Food Day Canada, a pan-Canadian summer celebration of our finest regional foods.