Christine believes that good food values can make a real difference. She cares about the environment, our farmers, where our food comes from, and how it gets to our tables. Through her platform, The Zero Waste Kitchen, she aims to teach easy and accessible cooking strategies, along with intuitive and responsible eating with culinary content primarily surrounding decreasing food waste. She reinforces how little things can make a big difference such as simple, actionable steps focused on what you’ll eat next—and what you won’t throw away.
Born and raised in Newfoundland Christine was scouted in a mall fashion show at the age of 15, when she began modeling for beauty campaigns around the world. Building on her modeling career, she then honed her talents as an actor and has appeared on-screen in high-profile productions for networks like HBO and ABC Family. No matter where her adventures in front of the camera would take her though, her obsession for food was always there. She never forgot her love of cooking at an early age and she longed to return to those culinary roots. She rekindled her love for cooking by enrolling in the Chef Training program at George Brown College, Toronto.
Since then, Christine’s culinary accomplishments bloomed to include: 2 cookbooks and regular guest chef appearances on daytime TV like Rogers’ Cityline, CTV’s Marilyn Dennis and The Social. She was thrilled to join CBC Television and Canada’s most popular daily food show, BEST RECIPES EVER, for two seasons as its host where she cooked her favorite dishes from Canadian Living’s Tested-Till-Perfect recipe library for Canadians coast-to-coast. Also don’t for get to check out Christine cooking from home on her YouTube cooking channel.
Christine makes cooking look easy. The culmination of her insatiable culinary appetite along with over 15 years of on-camera work makes her an asset to any food team. Her spark and attention to detail is shown in her work as a food stylist, cookbook author, recipe developer and culinary content producer. Since she loves to talk about all things food, being a spokesperson and brand ambassador for such brands as Philips, Conestoga Farms, The Wild Blueberry Association of North America and Bonne Maman, has been a natural fit.
Her cookbook, Honest To Goodness (Whitecap Books), is packed with mouth-watering, family friendly homemade recipes. Her second cookbook Cook More, Waste Less (Appetite, Penguin Random House), encompassing her passion for raising awareness about food waste, is being published in fall 2021.