Get to know me better
French trained and experienced in Mediterranean and Pan Asian cuisine...
I am a well seasoned Chef with 15 years of experience working in many areas of the culinary Industry. I learned to cook at my childhood home in the Philippines with my Lola (Grandma), I later pursued a Culinary Arts degree from VCC in British Columbia.
From hotels, banquet facilities and diplomatic settings to fine dining restaurants.
Want to treat yourself, family, and friends?
Or for a romantic dinner at home?
Relax and let me take care of the cooking.
I use locally sourced products and provide seasonal menus according to your preferred taste.
For me, cooking is...
... a way of sharing and creating memories over flavourful and indulgent dishes.
I learned to cook at...
... my childhood home in the Philippines with my Lola (Grandma), I later pursued a Culinary Arts degree from VCC in British Columbia.
A role model in the kitchen is...
... my Lola. "Nobody ever goes hungry." was her life motto.
A cooking secret...
... is simple and not actually a secret; stay organized, clean, and prepared at all times.
As a Private Chef, I can offer you:
Simply tell me what you're craving! I would love to create the perfect menu for your special occasion in Ottawa.
I can do weddings, birthdays and corporate events in Ottawa. You name it!
Interactive or demonstrative, I can provide showcooking services all around Ottawa.
Trust me as a culinary consultant to help you with your concept in Ottawa.
Jil's Food Gallery
We all eat with our eyes first! Below you can find a little demonstration of what I can bring to your table.
Chef Jil's reviews
Amazing experience! Very polite and friendly, food was amazing! I’m definitely going to recommend my chef and most definitely book again!
Tyler Rogers - Nov 19 2019
Chef Jil was wonderful! She was easy to communicate with, professional, and her dishes were fantastic. Chef Jil gave us our privacy, but answered any questions we had with a friendly attitude. I would highly recommended her.
Chris Wert - Jan 03 2019
Book your experience with Chef Jil
Specify the details of your requests and the chef will send you a custom menu just for you.