Northern chefs credited for local ingredients in Globe and Mail's list of Canada's next kitchen stars


Eduardo Delascio Burafah, the executive chef of Iqaluit’s Discovery Hotel and Tammattaavik Boarding Home, is incorporating country foods into his cooking and keeping money in the traditional economy.

This includes working with local hunters and fishers to offer dishes like caribou and Arctic char.   

Burafah was highlighted in the Globe and Mail as one the country’s next star chefs. It identified one chef in each province and territory.

Burafah, who grew up in Brazil, learned to cook early from his Italian and Lebanese family. 

Although cooking was always a passion, he first worked as a lawyer before moving to Canada to follow his dream of working in the kitchen. He went to culinary school and worked

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