Lethbridge College Culinary Arts chef receives lifetime achievement award

Countless hours spent in the kitchen and training future generations of chefs has led to a significant award for one Lethbridge College Chef.  Doug Overes, chair of the College’s School of Culinary Arts, has earned the Canadian Culinary Federation’s Lifetime Achievement award.  It is an honour given to chefs who have a long history of mentoring young people.  Overes said he was speechless when he heard about the honour.

Throughout his career, Overes has worked in a Michelin-rated restaurant in Holland. He has also won gold medals at many competitions and culinary Olympics as part of Team Alberta and Team Canada.

Naveen Day

Naveen came to Lethbridge in 2018 with experience in broadcast spanning over 20 years. In Winnipeg, he produced two factual entertainment shows for Shaw and Bell MTS prior to his move to Southern Alberta where he quickly ventured out into the world of journalism at Bridge City News. Naveen has a passion for producing thought-provoking and informative news pieces that answer questions we all have in the back of our minds.

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