A socially conscious crafstman and Artisan

Chef Darren Maclean




Chef Darren MacLean is passionate about food culture, sustainability and building community. His attention to detail and superior craftsmanship is what makes him a top chef in Canada. MacLean’s Japanese style brasserie, Shokunin is listed as one of Canada’s top 50 restaurants, now two years in a row, and has gained international acclaim as a culinary staple within the country. MacLean seeks to bridge culture through traditional and modern technique achieving this through the curation and delivery of local produce to the plate. A strong player in the global food scene, Chef Darren MacLean continues to showcase Canada to its global audience. A passionate public speaker and educator Chef Darren MacLean’s influence reaches far beyond the culinary industry.