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Christmas cooking: Watch the replay of our demo and Q&A with Le Cordon Bleu chef Yannick Anton


This cooking demo + Q&A with Chef Yannick Anton from Le Cordon Bleu, which took place on Monday 28 November 2022, will teach you to make fantastic canapés perfect for festive parties

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About the event

The Le Cordon Bleu Home Collection is a series of cookbooks making the skills and techniques of the world-famous Le Cordon Bleu chefs accessible to any home cook. ckbk is working with Le Cordon Bleu to make this collection of titles in digital form via the ckbk website and app.

This latest event in ckbk's Livestream and Q&A series featured demonstrations of two recipes for party dishes from the Le Cordon Bleu Home Collection.

Following the recipe demonstrations, livestream attendees were able to ask questions for Chef Anton to answer in real time.

Get the recipe!

Red Mullet and Tapenade Toasts

These red mullet and tapenade toasts come straight from Provence, France and are a perfect savoury snack that can be prepared in 30 minutes or less!


Red mullet and tapenade on toast from Finger Food: Le Cordon Bleu Home Collection


Creamed Roquefort & Walnuts

These deliciously creamy appetizers made with Roquefort, cream cheese and roasted walnuts will be the star of any celebration during the festive season!


Creamed Roquefort and Walnuts from Finger Food: Le Cordon Bleu Home Collection


About Chef Yannick Anton

Cuisine Chef Instructor, Le Cordon Bleu Ottawa and Executive Chef of Signatures Restaurant

Origin: Nice, France

Professional Background:

  • Began his career with Chef Michel Devillers at Les Dents de la Mer

  • Worked at L’Orangeraie and La Palm D’Or, a 2 Michelin star restaurant within the celebrated Hotel Martinez in Cannes

  • Sous-chef of the restaurant Le Globe with Chef Martin Picard in Montreal

  • Assisted in the opening of Le Baccara in the Casino of Hull

  • Worked at the Westin Hotel with Executive Chef Philippe Wettel, and at Canada’s Department of Foreign Affairs and International Trade.

Career Highlights:

  • Working at Palace L’Hotel Eden Roc at the Cap D’Antibes

  • Winner, Culinary Competition Ottawa, 1997 & 1998

  • Master Chef, World Gourmet Summit, Singapore

  • Winner, Sugar Show Piece Competition, Ottawa, 2014 - 2015

  • Prepared State Dinners for world leaders such as Vicente Fox (former President of Mexico), George Bush (former President of the United States) and Hu Jintao (former President of the People’s Republic of China)


Contemporary Cuisine

About Le Cordon Bleu Ottawa

Le Cordon Bleu has been dedicated to perpetuating the skills and techniques inherited from the great names of French cuisine. Over 127 years, Le Cordon Bleu has evolved from a small Parisian cookery school to become the leading Global Network of Culinary Arts institutes providing education excellence and training within the culinary industry.

Today, 20,000 students of more than 100 different nationalities are trained in more than 35 schools in around 20 countries every year with Ottawa being home to Le Cordon Bleu’s first campus outside of Europe.

Located in Ottawa’s historic Munross Mansion, and surrounded by an ever-thriving gastronomic scene, campus continues the legacy of training culinary enthusiasts from all over the world.

Course selections include Cuisine (a combination of French traditions, global flavours, and current trends), Bakery, Danish Pastries & Artisan Breads, Gourmet & Short Courses, Gastronomy & Nutrition, Pastry & Confectionery and Culinary Arts & Business.

For more information, please visit the Le Cordon Bleu Ottawa website.

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