Toronto, Canada


Lora Kirk is regarded as one of Canada’s leading chefs with over 15 years of international culinary experience. She gained her culinary strength and knowledge by working with renowned Chefs, Gordon Ramsey and Angela Hartnett at the famous Connaught Hotel for three years. Chef Kirk received tremendous media attention and awards, including the Five Diamond award for two consecutive years, four stars in Toronto Life. Other awards received include the OHI Top 30 Under 30 Award, Nine of Dine Award 2010. Chef Lora was invited to cook at the James Beard House in New York and in Kitchen Stadium on Iron Chef America. Chef Kirk returned home to Canada in 2010. Going back to her roots and passion for cooking, Chef Kirk is an advocate for supporting local farmers and growers, those who give top chefs the best quality products with which to cook.