“The Kilted Chef” Alain Bosse

The Kilted Chef Alain BosseAlain Bosse is the dynamic founder of Alain Bosse Consulting Ltd, bestselling author, food editor for Saltscapes Magazine and past president of Taste of Nova Scotia. In 2011 he was recognized by his peers for his industry contribution when he was named the first ever Culinary Ambassador of Nova Scotia.

For the past 8 years Alain has used his bon vivant personality to successfully represent Atlantic Canada in various initiatives to help promote local commodities such as Lobsters, Mussels, Apples and Wild Blueberries to name a few. His travel has included trips to South America, Europe, United States and Canada giving presentations that are both enlightening and entertaining to Chefs, future Chefs and owner- operators on the use of Atlantic Canadian products and their flexibility.

Alain has been a guest instructor at the Cordon Bleu School in Miami Florida, Boston Mass, Charleston College, South Carolina and The University of Culinary Arts in Boston Mass as well as others. His hands on teaching approach and affable manner has made him a classroom favourite and he continues to mentor many of the young talents that he has met long after class is over.

Alain has had the distinct pleasure of cooking for various dignitaries, secretaries of state, as well as the Prince of Wales, a distinction of which he feels both proud and humbled.

His passion for the “buy local, eat local” philosophy is apparent in his recipe development, menu engineering and work with producers and processors. One of his passions is going into elementary schools and teaching this philosophy to the upcoming generation, Alain believes that starting good food habits at a young age is the cornerstone to a healthier future and that it is our youth who will ensure that the food industry will begin to be held accountable for the food that we eat tomorrow.