Canada’s favourite Food Network host Chuck Hughes ramps up comfort food in winning style
Chuck Hughes is the star ofChuck’s Day Off, a Food Network Canada and Cooking Channel (U.S.) show featuring the charismatic chef cooking for friends and family on his day off at one of his Montreal restaurants, Garde-Manger. Fabulously energetic, fun and a skilled chef, Chuck definitely has star quality and “splash factor.” His star is on the rise in the U.S.:Chuck’s Week OffandChuck’s Eat the Street,along withChuckmas(Chuck’s Christmas special) are all popular shows on the Cooking Channel; he took down Bobby Flay inIron Chefcompetition, and he was one of the participants inThe Next Iron Chef in 2012.
Garde Mangerfeatures recipes from his restaurant and his show that are down-to-earth but festive, and never fussy. What’s wonderful about the book is the energy the design bringsit matches Chuck’s own style and approach to both cooking and life. One can only assume this is the first of many cookbooks from Chuck Hughes.
The French edition ofGarde Mangerwon a silver medal at Taste Canada (The Food Writing Awards) in 2012.