Mark Filatow – Executive Chef & Sommelier
With over twenty years of experience, Mark Filatow represents the pinnacle of culinary excellence and is the driving force behind Waterfront Restaurant and Wine Bar. After being accepted into the coveted Sommelier Guild in 2001, he also gained the distinctoin of being one of the only chefs in Canada with this level of skill in food and wine pairing. With countless awards and continual stream of industry accolades from Vancouver Magazine, The Calgary Herald, San Francisco Chronicle, Eat Magazine and more, Mark still manages to keep his feet on the ground… and in the kitchen as Executive Chef/Sommelier of Waterfront Restaurant & Wine Bar.
Culinary Mentors: Joel Robuchon, Ben Shewry, the people around me.
Favourite Ingredient: Salt
What’s on Your Kitchen Prep Playlist: The National, Gang Starr, The Arctic Monkeys, Avett Brothers, Wu Tang,
Go-To Post-Service Drink: Hmmmm, a palate cleansing IPA either at the Bar at Work, BNA, Vice and Virtue or at Home….
On a day off, you’ll find me: On a Bike, On Skis, with the Fam or standing in front of a Webber drinking a beer.