Photos and text by Maureen Provençal
owner/operator at Crepe Montange
PQ: Whats your food/wine philosophy?
LG: To eat in a balanced way.
PQ: One food you cant live without?
LG: Chocolate yoghurt.
PQ: What food should people stop eating?
PQ: One food you avoided as a child and now love?
LG: What I didnt like as a child I still dont like.
PQ: Weirdest thing youve ever eaten?
LG: I dont eat food thats too weird for me. But weird is relative.
PQ: Most memorable meal youve ever eaten?
LG: The most memorable meals Ive had have been at my home on Christmas Eve with my family.
PQ: Exact moment you decided to become a chef?
LG: When I was 14, I worked on a fairground in a little village in France making crepes and waffles.
PQ: Whats your solution for a last minute meal?
LG: Go to Crepe Montange for crepes.
PQ: Best trend in food/restaurants?
LG: Fresh quality food.
PQ: Worst trend in food/restaurants?
LG: Deep fried foods.
PQ: Greatest professional moment?
LG: When I opened Crepe Montange with my husband, Michel.
PQ: Where would you go for your last meal in Whistler?
LG: I would go home to eat with my husband and children.
PQ: What brought you to Whistler?
LG: When I left France to move to the Rockies I fell in love with Lake Louise. We came to Whistler because it was 10 degrees warmer, close to Vancouver and is close to an international airport so that I can travel to France especially since Ive had children.
PQ: Who has been the most influential person on your cooking/career?
LG: My mom.