Alain Van Den Meerssche

Alain Van Den Meerssche, Executive Chef

Alain grew up surrounded by food and cooking in his parents’ restaurants in White Rock and Comox, BC. And it was the family atmosphere of the staff and the place’s unique natural setting that initially drew him to The Brew Creek Centre in 2018. But he also wanted a chance to “create dishes using gifts from the earth” grown and harvested right here on the property. Alain’s mission? “Memorable, delicious and sustainable food made with love,” inspired by his specialty—Italian and French cuisine.

Alain finished at the top of his Red Seal journeyman class, winning both the Chef Don Phillips Memorial and Culinary Arts Apprenticeship scholarships. He then honed his craft chefing at various kitchens, including the Fairmont Chateau Whistler, and at high-profile catering events, such as Dîner En Blanc and The Deighton Cup.