Apr 23, 2011

Thank You, Ken

I'm shocked and saddened to learn tonight about the death of one of my favorite food personalities, Canadian host Ken Kostick.




I interviewed Ken along with his TV partner Mary Jo Eustace two years ago, as they were preparing for another season of He Said, She Said (related Mary Jo-centric blog here). Their salty banter and biting commentary made for a lively interview, and I'll never forget Ken's kindness toward me, and the immediate interest he took in my own cooking endeavors. I'll always remember us trading tips about spicing and roasting. He made me feel truly at ease.

His death is a big loss not only to Canadian food TV but to the worldwide market, and to every budding chef. Thank you, Mr. Kostick. You will be missed.

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