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Chef’s Class – Episode 1

The chefs

Francis Blais, chef and co-founder, Menu Extra

Francis is the first Quebecer to win first place on Top Chef Canada during the TV show’s eighth season. Known for his bold cooking, Francis developed his skills in a two-Michelin-star restaurant in Copenhagen, in Kitchen Galerie and in Maison Boulud at Ritz.

Camilo Lapointe-Nascimento, chef and co-founder, Menu Extra

Camilo won the Les chefs! competition in 2020 at only 23 years old. A year prior, he won the prestigious culinary competition Hawksworth Young Chef Scholarship. After working in several Montréal restaurants including Cul Sec, Hoogan et Beaufort and Le Mousso, Camilo is now chef and co-founder of Menu Extra.

Episode 1

Coulibiac served with a celeriac remoulade and a pear clafoutis

Thank you to our partners

Menu Extra is an evolutive gourmet project that relies on a vibrant and accessible approach to the arts of the table. Mindful of the Montréal culinary world, the quartet made up of Francis Blais, Camilo Lapointe-Nascimento, Alexis Demers and Martin C. Pariseau wishes to create unique gourmet experiences in which every detail is carefully thought about. Ready-to-bake menus, pop-up events, a variety of fermented condiments; Menu Extra has fun with restrictions and is a source of overflowing culinary explorations in the Montréal scene.

Explore the episodes

Watch the available classes and discover the upcoming guest chefs!

Francis Blais and Camilo Lapointe-Nascimento – Menu Extra

Episode 1 – September 2021

Anita Feng – J’ai Feng

Episode 3 – November 2021

Antonin Mousseau-Rivard – Le Mousso and Le Petit Mousso

Episode 5 – January 2022

Arnaud Marchand – Chez Boulay and Les Botanistes

Episode 2 – October 2021

Rémy Couture – Crémy

Episode 4 – December 2021

Geneviève Everell – Miss Sushi

Episode 6 – February 2022

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Chconnu et quelques-unes de ses recettes coup de coeur, préparées avec des ingrédients locaux de saison.