Glenn Monk's 11 secret herbs and spices Here are some essential ingredients of the life and times of Glenn Monk, Chateau Whistler's new executive chef. o Born and raised in North Vancouver. o Wife Kathy is an accomplished chef in her own right. o Daughter Taylor, 5, was born in Asia and is thrilled at this white stuff we call "snow." o "I like to pull out all the stops when friends come over," says the new exec. o Guilty pleasure: licorice All-Sorts. o Favourite homebody food: good bread, good cheese and a glass of good wine. o Favourite alternate homebody food: give Glenn a decent beer and a bowl of tortilla chips with a side of salsa. o Philosophy of food: "I like to be challenged and have some fun."