2016 
Grant van Gamaren, Executive Chef/Owner, Bar Raval & Bar Isable
2015 
Keith Froggett,. Executive Chef, Scaramouche
2014 
Apred Magyar, Executive Chef, Couture Cuisine + Graydon Hall
2013 
Lynn Crawford, Co-Owner/Chef, Ruby Watchco
2012  Stephen Treadwell, Executive Chef/Owner, Treadwell Farm-To-Table Cuisine
2011  Jonathon Gushue, Executive Chef, Langdon Hall Country House Hotel & Spa
2010  Mrs. Amar Datel, Owner, Indian Rice Factory
2009  Anne Yarmowich, Executive Chef, Frank at the Art Gallery of Ontario
2008  Andrew Milne Allen, Chef/Owner, Zucca Trattoria
2007  Hirotaka Yoshida, Chef/Proprietor, Hiro Sushi
2006  Joan Monfaredi, Executive Chef, Park Hyatt Hotel
2005  Neil Baxter, Chef de Cuisine, Rundles Restaurant
2004  Anthony Walsh, Corporate Executive Chef, Oliver-Bonacini Restaurants
2003  Chris McDonald, Chef/Owner, Avalon
2002  Michael Stadtländer, Owner, Eigensinn Farm
2001  Marc Thuet, Chef, Centro Grill and Wine Bar
2000  Jamie Kennedy, JK at ROM
1999  John Higgins, Executive Chef, Le Royal Meridien King Edward Hotel
1998  Susur Lee, Chef (Lotus and Chef Consultant and Susur)
1997  George McNeill, Executive Chef, Royal York Hotel
1996  Michael Bonacini, Co-owner, Canoe, Jump Café & Bar, Oliver & Bonacini Restaurants
 

† Deceased