Judge on Chopped Canada, coming soon to Food Network Canada
Don’t miss the Judge on Chopped Canada live on the Food Network Stage Friday November 15th at 6:30p.m. at the Gourmet Food & Wine Expo!
Roger began his culinary career at the age of 16 when he began working in restaurants across the city. He continued his professional culinary development at George Brown College’s Centre for Hospitality and Culinary Arts where he earned top honours and still continues to operate as the chair of the Professional Advisory Committee. He continued his training at Toronto’s world-renowned Royal York Hotel before co-owning and consulting on many food and beverage operations in Ontario.
Roger Mooking is the Host and co-creator of the Food Network Canada series, Everyday Exotic, which explores flavours from around the globe and shows viewers how to use these ingredients in everyday cooking. Roger’s award-winning cookbook of the same name hit the shelves in 2011, garnering an award from the prestigious Gourmand World Cookbook awards.
Roger also co-hosts Food Network’s hit series Heat Seekers with Aarón Sanchez and is Host of Man Fire Food, where he travels around the US exploring different ways to cook with fire and prepare barbecue inspired dishes. Roger can soon be seen as a judge on Chopped Canada, premiering on Food Network Canada in Winter 2014.
His culinary talents have led to appearances on The Today Show, Good Morning America, Iron Chef America, Top Chef Canada, The Marilyn Denis Show as the Culinary Expert, The Wendy Williams Show, Martha Stewart Radio, Unique Eats, The Best Thing I Ever Ate, The Best Thing Made, Red, White and Grill, and Steven and Chris to name a few. He is also a regular at various food and wine festivals around the world.