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Matthias Fong

A born and raised Calgarian, Matthias Fong’s interest in the culinary world lead him to seek employment at River Café while completing his sociology studies at the university of Calgary. He then worked at Michelin-starred Marcus before returning to Calgary. He is currently the executive chef of River Café and Deane house restaurants. Recent awards include University of Guelph Good Food Innovation Award, inclusion in the publication ‘1001 restaurants to experience before you die’ and various mentions on both Avenue Magazine and Where Calgary's "Best Restaurants" lists as well as ranking 28th on Canada’s Top 100 Restaurants in 2018.