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INDIGENOUS CUISINE IS BEING RECLAIMED AND RE-INVENTED

by a new guard of chefs. Follow New York Times featured Cezin Nottaway, Top Chef finalist Rich Francis and Chopped finalist Shane Chartrand as they discover their people’s story on a plate.

 

SHANE CHARTRAND

CHOPPED FINALIST

About Shane

Shane, a finalist on Chopped Canada Season 2, is the Executive Chef at the River Cree Resort in Edmonton Alberta, and an active advocate of sustainable Indigenous cuisine.

CEZIN NOTTAWAY

NYT FEATURE CHEF

About Cezin

Cezin, a New York Times featured chef, is combining traditional cooking with a contemporary flair. She is introducing Algonquin recipes to the next generation of Canadians.

RICH FRANCIS

TOP CHEF FINALIST

About Rich Francis

Rich is a culinary activist of Indigenous cuisine and the first Indigenous chef to compete and place on Season 4 of Top Chef Canada.
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A PEAK INTO 
OUR JOURNEY

Black Rhino Creative’s latest documentary series entitle Red Chef Revival, is an intimate 6 x 22 minute food and travel show exploring modern Indigenous cuisine, through the eyes of three chefs; New York Times featured Cezin Nottaway, Top Chef finalist Rich Francis and Chopped finalist Shane Chartrand. Using food as their access point, these chefs discover a new path to reconciliation. Red Chef Revival features ingredients you won’t find in any cookbooks, like bison heart, beaver tail, moose nose, seal and cougar. More than a cooking show, this is a people’s story on a plate.

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THE CREW

Ryan Mah and Danny Berish are the co-founders of Black Rhino Creative (BRC) an award winning film production collective dedicated to creating meaningful and engaging films. With over a decade of experience and trusted by Leica camera, Destination Canada, DDB, Indigenous Tourism BC, Telus and Canada Council for the Arts, they are directors without ego compelled to inspire. Their most recent source of pride, Red Chef Revival is a six part food and travel series that explores modern Indigenous cuisine through the eyes of three Canadian top chefs. Their authentic and intimate aesthetic exhibits an intimate approach to the human experience, stories that connect us through our shared journey.
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CREDITS

Directed by: Danny Berish
Director of Photography: Ryan Mah
Written by: Trevor Carroll
Editor: Danny Berish, Ryan Mah, Lon Gross
Assistant Editor: Marianne Thodas
Produced by: Jasleen Kaur, Priyanka Desai, Ryan Mah
Hosted by: Cezin Nottaway, Rich Francis, Shane Chartrand
On Location Sound / Sound Mixer: Marianne Thodas
Production Company: Black Rhino Creative
Genre: Documentary Series
TRT: 22 min | Color | Digital | 1.851.1 | Stero | 23.98 fps | English

PAST MENTIONS 
AND FEATURES

NEW YORK TIMES
In Canada, Hunting and Preserving an Indigenous Way of Life

VANCOUVER SUN: What is Indigenous Canadian food? The answer might lead to more than good cooking

THE GLOBE AND MAIL
How a new guard of Indigenous chefs is sharing its traditions

CBC
New web series explores path to reconciliation through Indigenous cuisine
Indigenous chef visiting Maskwacis explores reconciliation through food

CBC EDMONTON
Indigenous chef visiting Maskwacis explores reconciliation through food 

INSIDE EDITION
From Seal to Bison, Native Chef Educates Others on Indigenous Foods With New Cookbook

WESTERN LIVING MAGAZINE
2019 Foodies of the Year: Shane Chartrand

GLOBAL NEWS EDMONTON
Edmonton chef on a journey to rediscover Indigenous food

GEORGIA STRAIGHT
Red Chef Revival explores modern Indigenous cuisine

EDMONTON JOURNAL
Shane Chartrand stars in new documentary series about Aboriginal cuisine

EDIBLE VANCOUVER ISLAND MAGAZINE
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BREAKFAST TELEVISION TORONTO
How Canadian chefs are reinventing Indigenous cuisine 

PECHAKUCHA VANCOUVER
Black Rhino: A Rare Breed of Storytellers

VANCOUVER COURIER
Vancouver filmmakers put culinary spin on Indigenous reconciliation

BLOGTO
Eatable Films x Hot Docs: Red Chef Revival – World Premiere

THE WILLIAMS LAKE TRIBUNE
New cooking miniseries Red Chef Revival films episode in Cariboo-Chilcotin

THE NORTHERN REVIEW NEWSPAPER
Chef explores Indigenous cultures in cooking show

CHGA FM RADIO INTERVIEW
Un chef cuisinière d’ici sera une des têtes d’affiche d’une série de web