A fixture at the helm of the seminal The Cookbook Store for over 30 years. Since the store’s closure in 2014, Alison has been teaching at George Brown’s Centre for Hospitality and Culinary Arts, on the lookout for the next wave of culinary talent and sparking curiosity in the minds of students. As well she continues to host and organize an engaging variety of events with visiting chefs and authors. In addition Alison consults to industry on business opportunities. She continues to be a “go to” authority for the media on trends and opinions.