Chef Walter Messiah

Chef Walter Messiah | Chefs & Teachers | Well Seasoned, a gourmet food store and cooking school in Langley, BC

Chef Walter Messiah has over 25 years of international industry experience that encompasses the role of chef and ownership of his own restaurant in France, Walter worked in Palm Beach, DC, Nassau, Bahrain, Port Louis (Mauritius) Noumea, (New Caledonia) and Toi et Moi Restaurant in Sanary in the heart of Provence (France), and the development of curriculum and instruction at culinary institutions the world over.

After spending four years as Chef Instructor/Director at the South Pacific s Ecole Hotel Tontoutel in Noumea, Walter moved to Vancouver and took over as Executive Chef, Program Director and Co-Owner of Vancouver s Pacific Institute of Culinary Arts (PICA). In addition to designing the kitchen and class curriculum and overseeing ten Chef Instructors, Walter was responsible for all food and beverage operations at PICA including sight kitchens, the fine dining restaurant, pastry shop and outside catering initiatives. Citing his grandmother, famed Pastry Chef Gaston Lenotre, and Michelin star-studded Chef Alain Ducasse as his mentors, it comes as no surprise that Walter s philosophy towards cooking lies in simplicity and classic technique.


Call us now at 604-530-1518 to reserve your seat in Chef Walter's next class!

To see all of our classes, check out our cooking class calendar (updated weekly).