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Derek Dammann

Derek Dammann

Derek Dammann was raised in Campbell River, BC. Chef Dammann previously worked in one of Canada’s great Italian restaurants, Zambri’s, before making his way to the UK to work with Jamie Oliver. Today, Derek is based in Montréal where he is the proud owner of Maison Publique.

Recently, he partnered with the Joe Beef team to open McKiernan Luncheonette, Rotisserie and Catering. He is the author of the best-selling cookbook, True North, Canadian Cooking from Coast to Coast.

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