Cosimo Ieraci | Private Chef, Cooking Instructor, Event Host


Chef Cosimo spent half his childhood between his nonna’s kitchen and garden, and now that he’s grown up and become a professional chef … well, not much has changed! Cos' nonna (and his mom) are still the biggest inspiration for his culinary creations, whether he’s making soppressata at home or teaching a homemade pasta class at Cucinato.

Fun Facts:

  • Cosimo did his culinary training at Humber College, where he received the outstanding achievement award by the Association of Italian Chefs.
  • Growing up Cosimo was an avid athlete, reaching as high as Elite Division baseball – the highest level of competition in Ontario!
  • Cosimo says playing so many sports over the years had a big impact on his personity: he’s a collaborative team player and a natural teacher, whether it’s on the field, in the kitchen or hosting a cooking class
  • Cosimo’s career goal is to win first place in the Tre Mari Homemade Soppressata Competition