May 4, 2011
Anthony L. Sedlak is a Canadian chef, and the host of Food Network Canada's The Main. He was born in Prince George, British Columbia and grew up in North Vancouver. At age 13, Sedlak began bussing at the Grouse Mountain cafeteria. He was soon promoted to the resort's main kitchen at 14, where he worked as production cook for what was then Bar 98. By 16 he was working at the Grouse Nest restaurant (now The Observatory). During this time he completed the Culinary Art Program at Carson Graham Secondary School in North Vancouver, followed by a four-year apprenticeship program at Vancouver Community College.
Following the advice of Sylvain Cuerrier, the executive chef for Grouse Mountain, 20-year-old Sedlak joined the team at La Trompette restaurant in west London where he worked under Chef Olivier Couillaud. With the experience and knowledge gained at La Trompette Sedlak returned to Grouse Mountain Resorts where he was offered the position of sous-chef at The Observatory.
Bal Arneson is an author, educator and passionate advocate for simple and healthy, Indian inspired cooking. Since September of 2009 Bal has been hosting a weekly cooking segment broadcast on Global Television in British Columbia. In July of 2010 her series Spice Goddess was launched on the Cooking Channel in the United States and then in the fall of 2010 it will premier on the Food Network in Canada . Her first cookbook Everyday Indian (published by Whitecap in 2009) is a best seller and her next cookbook is due out in the Fall of 2010. She is also a culinary correspondent for the National Post, one of Canada’s national newspapers.
Matt Dunigan (born December 6, 1960 in Lakewood, Ohio) is a former quarterback, coach, and executive in the Canadian Football League who is currently a CFL sportscaster for Canadian sports television channel TSN. In 2006, Dunigan joined the Canadian Football Hall of Fame, and was voted one of the CFL's Top 50 players (#39) of the league's modern era by Canadian sports network TSN.
In 2008, he was named the host of Road Grill, a Canadian barbecue cooking series on Food Network Canada.
Born Guy Ramsay Ferry to James and Penelope Ferry in Columbus, Ohio on January 22, 1968, Fieri is of Italian and Irish ancestry. Guy Fieri born January 22, 1968 is an American restaurateur, author, television personality, and game show host. He co-owns five restaurants in California and is widely known for his television series on the Food Network.
By mid-2010, the Food Network had made Fieri the "face of the network." In 2010, the New York Times reported that Fieri brought an "element of rowdy, mass-market culture to American food television," and that his "prime-time shows attract more straight male viewers than any others on the network."