Intro: Steph Ogilvie, Chef of The Brooklyn Warehouse
With the announcement of our new project in Downtown Dartmouth, Battery Park; beer bar and eatery, things are shifting around a bit within our ranks. Our long time Chef, Mark Gray is going to be moving into an executive role, overseeing the operation and development of our food across all our restaurants. This is a great step for our company and the quality of everything we put on the plate. But even more exciting is now that Mark is moving up we have a new Head Chef handling the day to day behind the line at The Brooklyn Warehouse!
Born in Moncton, New Brunswick, Steph has been working in the culinary industry since the age of 16. She began her journey in the kitchen at a young age with her grandmother. After graduating high school from Sir John A. Macdonald, she decided to pursue the culinary arts further, by attending the Culinary Institute of Canada at Holland College in Prince Edward Island. After graduation, she moved to Toronto, Ontario and worked at the prestigious George Restaurant under Chef Lorenzo Loseto, apprenticed under Paul Boehmer at Ultra Supper Club & staged at Canoe Restaurant under Anthony Walsh. Her travels continued all the way to Sydney & Melbourne, Australia, and eventually back to Halifax, Nova Scotia.
In Halifax, she took on the role of Sous Chef at Jane’s on the Common’s under chef Paolo Colbertaldo. After 2 years as Sous Chef, she was promoted to Executive Catering Chef. Steph came to Brooklyn Warehouse in 2013 as Sous Chef, and after great success, has taken the reigns as Head Chef under Chef Mark Gray.