Over 25 years in the Food and Beverage industry
Chef Kim Sutherland sets the leadership table with her recipe for inspiring high-performing teams. Kim is a master at mindfully managing high-pressure situations thanks to her combined expertise as both a Red Seal-certified chef and yoga teacher. With over two decades experience in the food and beverage industry, Chef Kim has led small and large teams, including the world-class culinary teams for The MLS All Star Soccer Game, The World Figure Skating Championships, Canadian Scouts Jamboree and the CHL Memorial Cup. Leading people in a mindful way is Chef Kim’s passion! Join in as she shares her recipe for how to create better working environments, and keep things cool when the pressure gets hot!
She has traveled across North America opening large venues and feeding thousands. She has worked in various restaurants and facilities and has helped plan and execute culinary creations for world-renowned events. Chef Kim has also had the honor of cooking with or for many celebrities in her career from Gordon Ramsay, to the Chef at Home Michael Smith, as well as Pearl Jam, The Tragically Hip, and the athletes of NHL hockey teams.
Chef Kim is referred to as “the mother of all things”, she is passionate about sustainable food practices & loves to share that passion with others. Kim is also a mom of 3 great humans and a wicked dog, a yoga Instructor & a Mindful Eating and Meditation Practitioner.
Chef Kim believes food is an act of love, love for ourselves, others & each other and that we are all connected through food.
The kitchen is her altar and she is in service.