SUNSET Teams Up with Food Network Celebrity Chef Roger Mooking

SUNSET Teams Up with Food Network Celebrity Chef Roger Mooking

KINGSVILLE, ON - SUNSET® is teaming up with Food Network star and celebrity chef Roger Mooking to put a new twist on flavor. The fruitful partnership will bring forth new recipes, blogs, and inspiration by combining the fresh flavor of SUNSET®Paul Mastronardi, CEO, SUNSET® produce with Roger’s taste for the unexpected.

"Chef Mooking is an incredibly talented person," said SUNSET® CEO Paul Mastronardi. "We were instantly inspired by how he combines simple flavors to create spectacular dishes." 

Known for his globally inspired culinary traditions, Mooking has become a force in the culinary world, taking ordinary dishes and elevating them with different cultural twists. The Trinidad-born chef, who now resides in Canada, hosts both the Cooking Channel series Man Fire Food, Heat Seekers and Everyday Exotic of which he is also co-creator.

From left to right: Chef Roger Mooking, Paul Mastronardi

Chef Mooking is also a recurring judge on Food Network’s popular Chopped series and is a resident culinary expert on The Marilyn Denis Show. In addition, he penned the award-winning Everyday Exotic: The Cookbook, recently opened his own Toronto-based restaurant, Twist by Roger Mooking, and, to top it all off, is a nationally acclaimed Juno Award-Winning recording artist.

"Our shared passions extend far beyond flavor," continued Mastronardi, an avid music fan. "Chef Mooking has a zest for life that we’re truly grateful for and excited to be a part of." The feeling toward this culinary partnership is certainly mutual.

According to a press release, Mooking will be creating a series of signature recipes, penning a blog, and sharing helpful culinary tips for SUNSET® flavor lovers.

Chef Roger Mooking

"It feels great to be working with such a motivated and forward thinking team at SUNSET®. Their vision and long-standing dedication to greatness gives me all the inspiration I need to go wild in the kitchen with their incredible produce," said Chef Mooking. "It’s the passion that oozes from Paul Mastronardi and every member of the team that sealed the deal. I’ve met some kindred spirits and am looking forward to a long relationship with SUNSET®."

For a sneak peek of what’s to come from the collaboration, visit SUNSET's website for Chef Mooking here.


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