Mediterranean Style Cracked Olives

If you have been attending any of my classes at Loblaw PC Cooking Schools you will have heard me speak of this delightful antipasto which was gifted to me last […]

Adam and Chantel wrote – Personal Chef Services – Engagement Party

Chris Pires catered our engagement party for 65 people and the food and service were a huge success. The food Chris prepared was absolutely delicious and his recommendations based on […]

French Cheesecake

When I first became a Chef, I must have spent many months going through various culinary websites for inspiration, ideas and direction. One of the sites I came across belonged […]

Ricotta and Praline Cake

  Here’s another keeper cake recipe. I had some ricotta in the fridge. My friend Maria makes all kinds of delicious Italian treats (which I am sometimes the grateful beneficiary […]

Toasted Almond and Coconut Blondies

You know you have a hit when “everyone” who tries this says “OMG (insert something biblical or not), so good!” This is a variation on a standard Blondie recipe which […]

Rhubarb and Custard Tarts

The first time I had rhubarb, I thought it was stringy and sour (I was 9 or so), I didn’t like it at all. Over the years (many of them), […]

Karen wrote – Professional Chef Services – Bridal Shower

Dealing with Chris was absolutely a wonderful experience. He always responds to emails and together we were able to easily plan the bridal shower I hosted in my home. Chris […]

Halvah and Chocolate Scone Loaf

Tasty, not too sweet, not a cake and definitely not a loaf. My wife will love this for Mother’s Day!  It is a nice recipe for a scone style treat […]

Fast and Easy – Curried Squash

This is a great dish on its own, with some naan or other flatbread, or as a side to accompany meat, fish or even with a salad. I was going […]

Connie and Vito wrote – Professional Chef Services – Groomsmen’s Breakfast

I had hired Chef Chris Pires for the morning of my sons Wedding Day…..to provide breakfast for the Groomsmen and the Grooms close immediate family. First things first, lets talk […]