Andrea pulls on experience in the food, hospitality and media industries. Originally trained as a chef at the Ecole de Gastronomie Française Ritz-Escoffier in Paris and the acclaimed Stratford Chefs School in Canada, she went on to work in kitchens in both Toronto and New York, working alongside some of the finest (including Iron Chef Masaharu Morimoto) and catering Martha Stewart’s executive meetings. She eventually took a side step out of the kitchen and into the halls of magazine publishing, landing a position as Food Director for three of Canada's largest lifestyle magazines. Andrea parlayed her passion for food into the pages of the magazine world, inspiring readers to cook from scratch and authored the best selling cookbook Market to Table. Andrea runs her own consultancy, Ingredients Matter, curating food, beverage and hospitality concepts, bespoke market immersion tours and creative food content for print and digital media platforms. Her latest book #RecipeShorts published in 2017.