Chef Warren Barr
- Taste of North Rustico September 28, 2018
Warren Barr is Executive Chef of The Pointe Restaurant at the Wickaninnish Inn. He has been a member of the Inn’s culinary leadership team since 2010.
Chef Barr entered the doors of Vancouver’s Four Diamond-rated Restaurant Le Crocodile as an apprentice, graduating to the position of Chef de Partie in three years. Chef Barr spent five summer seasons as the Executive Chef of Prince Edward Island’s The Inn at Bay Fortune, which is recognized for its farm-to-table cuisine. Winters in the kitchens of some of Montreal’s critically acclaimed eateries, including Café Ferreira and Restaurant XO at the stunning Hotel Saint-James, complemented his appreciation of a European approach to cuisine from an early career season (at Auberge Des Chasseurs) in the French Alps.
With a passion for working with local, organic foods, creating a variety of products from scratch and mentoring aspiring chefs through the Inn’s longstanding training curriculum, Chef Barr leads the Wickaninnish Inn’s award-winning culinary program.