Originally of Jamaican descent, Chef Nicholas Stennett’s fascination with cooking from a very young age was no surprise to his family. As he was always in the kitchen experimenting with various seasonings and trying to prepare various dishes. At age 19, after his mother died he began to embark on a journey to become a professional chef. He then went on to study culinary arts at ‘HEART Academy’ in Petersfield, Westmoreland Jamaica. Over the course of his studies and eventually into his professional practice. Nicholas has successfully built a noteworthy reputation as an award-winning chef. Some of his integral chef apprenticeship experiences include A La Carte Restaurant at Beaches Negril along with The Royal Decameron Resort, Runaway Bay St. Ann, which are two of the islands' most prestigious resorts. Chef Nicholas is known for his wide array of palate pleasers. You are sure to enjoy his choice of bold flavours, perfect pairings, fresh ingredients, and flair always prepared passionately from the heart!
Prior to Nicholas Stennett’s arrival in Canada, he knew that there were countless opportunities available. As such the only way to achieve, this is through determination, hard work, and support, from family and friends. He then immigrated to Canada in 2013 and launched TricNic. This is a family-owned company operating in Brampton Ontario.
Achievements and Awards
Since he migrated to Canada in 2013, Chef Nicholas has been actively involved in many cooking competitions and has won many awards. These include: entering Master Chef Canada, won 5 gold medals and 4 trophies, placing 3rd in the Caribbean Jerk Food Festival, 1st in Grace Caribbean Cook-Off, as well as 1st in Celebrity Men who cook and also 1st Chefs of the Kingdom and Jerk Wars. He was also featured in the August 2014 Toronto Star.
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