Jason Peter: Executive Chef Infinity Convention Centre
Leading the innovative and acclaimed culinary team at Ottawa’s Infinity Convention Centre, the city’s newest, most vibrant, and luxurious wedding and events venue, Executive Chef Jason Peters graduated with honours from the Professional Cuisine Program, Le Cordon Bleu Paris in 2003 and possesses over 15 years of progressive experience in fine dining and hotels across Canada and around the world.
Originally from Orleans, Ontario, Peters’ stellar resume includes leadership roles in kitchens at Le Cordon Bleu’s Signatures Restaurant, Fairmont Properties, Shangri La Hotels, Rimrock Resorts, Buffalo Mountain Lodge, and as a member of the opening team at the Ottawa Convention Centre (now the Shaw Centre).
Having worked with different cultures in various countries and at some iconic Canadian properties, Chef Peters has developed an appreciation for fresh, local, and sustainable Canadian cuisine. He constantly seeks out the best ingredients and has crafted exceptional farm to table menus for Infinity’s guests. Locally raised meats, sustainable fish and seafood, organic produce, and cheese from expert local craftsman play a major role in his menu development.
Chef Peters teaches at Ottawa’s La Cite Collegiale, where he shares his training in classic French cooking and culinary management best practices. Jason enjoys collaborating with and motivating new chefs to create innovative flavor combinations that celebrate authentic and distinctly Canadian cuisine.
An up and coming player on the Ottawa scene, Peters lends his talent and time as a participant in several charitable culinary events (including Feast of Fields – October 5th and Taste for Hope – Spring 2017). Chef Peters is thrilled to use his creative talent to deliver gourmet custom menus and impeccable service to the myriad of Infinity events, including culturally diverse social events and weddings, top tier corporate events, and Charity Galas.