Meet Your Executive Chef
The most important thing to know about Executive Chef Michael Dicks is that he LOVES to cook. Whether your group is 2 or 2,000, whether your budget is $20 a person or $200 a plate, Chef Dicks wants to do the cooking.
Michael discovered his passion for the culinary arts at a young age and has never considered doing anything else. Studying while he worked, Michael earned the distinguished Certified Chef de Cuisine (CCC) designation, the highest professional culinary recognition and accreditation in Canada.
The CCC program is administered by the Canadian Culinary Institute, under the auspices of the Canadian Culinary Federation and represents the culmination of the highest standards of managerial and administrative responsibilities, culinary skills and dedication to the cooking profession. Chef's additional qualifications include Red Seal Cooking, Red Seal Food & Beverage Serving, Serving It Right, SuperHost, and Advanced Food Safe.
In addition to his extensive trade qualifications, Chef Dicks has earned numerous culinary awards including Iron Chef BC. Chef Dicks' reputation also earned him Celebrity Chef status, presenting at Eat! Fraser Valley, as well as making two television appearances.
To speak to Executive Chef Michael Dicks about your next event, please call 604-825-1979.
About Culinary Touch Catering
Culinary Touch Catering is a well-established Abbotsford catering company that has earned its reputation for "Affordable Excellence." Culinary Touch is owned and operated by Michael Dicks and Ines Dicks, who have more than two decades of experience in the food service and hospitality industry.
Ines Dicks is a professional food and beverage service coordinator with experience in event planning, hosting, serving, front-of-house supervision, quality control and customer service.
Michael and Ines have many years of experience managing multiple food service venues and formats, including:
Having developed long term relationships with preferred suppliers, Culinary Touch is able to purchase superior quality food and beverage products at rates that allow them to offer exceptional menus at incredible prices.
Culinary Touch Catering provides a wide range of services for weddings, business meetings, conferences, and corporate entertaining, family gatherings, and other events, including:
Culinary Touch also provides a take home meal service.
When planning for your catering event, you'll speak directly to Executive Chef Michael Dicks to create your customized menu, and can be assured that Chef Dicks will be personally involved in all food preparation.
Culinary Touch Catering operates its own regularly inspected and approved commercial kitchen in Abbotsford. The company's operational practices and training programs are clearly focused on providing the highest quality of food product, presentation, and service. All suppliers are Hazard Analysis Critical Control Point (HACCP) federally registered establishments to ensure the utmost in initial quality and safe handling. All staff are trained in safe food handling and strict cleanliness procedures.
A Few of Our Abbotsford Catering Clients
I wanted to thank you for serving our ATSS staff a fabulous lunch. Many staff members have expressed their enjoyment of the delicious tasting meal, "the best ever" was a comment. "
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