Born and raised in Barbados and educated in Canada, Jason is a professor at GBC and coordinator for the H112 Chef Training program. After selling his restaurant, Amuse-Bouche in 2010, Jason opened a catering company under his namesake that promotes local and sustainable products for high-end dinners and cocktail parties. Jason discovered his passion for cooking while studying History and International Relations, (B.A. Mount Allison University, Sackville, NB) he started his culinary career in Victoria, BC and then landed a job as a personal chef on a private yacht. This enabled him to pay his way through chef school (Professional Culinary Degree with Honours- Dubrulle French Culinary Institute, Vancouver, BC).
Jason has worked under chefs and restaurateurs Pino Postararo and Marc Thuet- and has worked at the Fifth, Centro, and Cioppino’s, to name a few. At GBC Jason teaches Butchery and Food Theory and is the creator of Foods of the World. When he is not teaching or researching heritage, artisanal and interesting cooking methods- he is raising 2 daughters and cooking and preserving food that his wife grows on their farm, Matchbox Garden and Seed Co.