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Montreal's Most Talented Women Chefs

Getting hot in here.

Montreal is a city known for its fast-growing restaurant industry, but what about recognizing the women behind these gastronomic enterprises?

The kitchen is a stressful environment and mostly handled by hot men in tattoos. Not that we're complaining, every woman loves a man who can cook. But, we also know the way to a man's heart is through his stomach - and these ladies are making them all fall in love...

Let’s give a hand of applause to our hardworking Montreal women who are doing it big! Here’s the list of Montreal's most talented women chefs.

Nadia Giosia

photo cred - Cabane Pdc

Gabrielle Rivard-Hiller

HOT ALERT. Yes, she is bathing in maple sirup. Gabrielle is the Pastry Chef au Pied de Cochon.


photo cred - Vanessa Percher

Vanessa Percher

Owner at Veganessa.



photo cred - Cynthia Iaboni

Cynthia Iaboni

Le Serpent.


chef emma

photo red - Emma Cardarelli

Emma Cardarelli

Owner at Nora Gray along with her partners.



photo cred - Night Life

Melissa Craig

Executive Chef.


photo cred - Facebook

Nathalie Des Rosiers

Young and powerful. 


photo cred - Nilu Fereidouni

Nilu Fereidouni

Culinary Chef/artist and food blogger traveling the world. 

Check out her foodgasmic Instagram


photo cred - Helena

Helena Loureiro

Helena became Chef & Owner of PortusCalle Restaurant, a Portugese fine cuisine restaurant, which she opened over 10 years ago.


chef fisun

photo cred - Facebook

Fisun Ercan

The mastermind behind Restaurant Su and Barbounya.



photo cred - The Morton Report

Nadia Giosia

Montreal's very own superstar. Nadia has been featured on Foot Network Canada and Celebrity Chef. She is the writer, co-producer and host of: Nadia G's Bitchin Kitchen. Although she no longer lives in Montreal, she was born and raised here which makes her an authentic Montrealer at heart.


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