Owner/chef, Rimrock Café and Oyster Bar
Photos and questions by Maureen Provençal
PQ: One food you cant live without?
PQ: One ingredient you cant live without?
RG: Red wine.
PQ: Weirdest thing youve ever eaten?
RG: Chocolate covered bumble bees.
PQ: Exact moment you decided to become a chef?
RG: When my uncle bought a restaurant. I was 16.
PQ: Whats your solution for a last-minute meal?
RG: Come to the restaurant and grab whatever there is.
PQ: Best trend in food/restaurants?
RG: Fresh ingredients and locally grown.
PQ: Worst trend in food/restaurants?
RG: Supersizing and fast food.
PQ: Greatest professional moment?
RG: When I was first in charge of a restaurant, Francesco Alonghi. I was about 23.
PQ: Where would you go to eat if you could go anywhere in the world?
RG: Tokyo and try some sexy Japanese.
PQ: What brought you to Whistler?
PQ: Personal hero.
RG: Dave Murray.