Chef Steve Watson, a native of Scunthorpe, England, apprenticed in Mayfair, London, and worked in Scotland, Belgium, and France before moving to Canada in 1977 to study North American cooking. Beginning in Nova Scotia, Chef Watson worked from one Canadian coast to another and taught Culinary Arts at Cambridge College in Sudbury, Ontario. He joined the Canadian Pacific Hotel chain in 1988 and became the Executive Chef at Hotel Newfoundland in 1989. Currently, Chef Watson puts his talents to work as Food Services Representative and Executive Chef with Central Dairies in St. John’s, NL.
Chef Watson has cooked for some of the most influential people in the world, including Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II and the Duke of Edinburgh, and US President Bill Clinton.
Chef Watson has been a guest on various local, national, and international television programs and is co-host of the highly watched television program One Chef One Critic.