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.
- 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