Anna Olson

Anna Olson

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Beloved Celebrity Chef and TV Personality

Anna Olson is Canada’s baking sweetheart. With her positive and common-sense approach in the kitchen, she has become one of the country’s most recognizable television chefs. Hosting the Food Network’s Bake with Anna OlsonFresh with Anna Olson, and Sugar, she has earned a loyal following in over 190 countries worldwide. Whether demonstrating and teaching her cooking methods or sharing a keynote on topics such as the importance of eating local, Olson never fails to impress.

Olson took her love of cooking from a personal passion to a professional career. After achieving a degree in political studies from Queen’s University and a brief stint working in the banking world, she enrolled in the culinary management program at Johnson and Wales University. Today, both the Ontario Hostelry Institute and the Canadian Food and Wine Institute have recognized her for her ongoing contributions to the development of Canadian food culture.

Using food as her creative medium, recipe development is one of Olson’s greatest accomplishments. She is the bestselling author of several cookbooks, including her latest, Baking Day with Anna Olson and Set for The Holidays, which won the Taste Canada Silver Cookbook Award. She also posts regularly on her YouTube channel, Oh Yum with Anna Olson, which recently surpassed one million subscribers. 

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A Culinary Adventure with Anna Olson

Celebrity Chef Anna Olson shares her culinary journey, explaining how she fell in love with cooking and baking. Fully customized, Olson can speak to the importance of good food and good ingredients to help create not just a great meal, but also a great life. Her practical advice, incredible recipes, and friendly conversation always have audiences feeling like they just spent some time with a good friend.

Please note: Olson can also incorporate a short cooking demo and on-stage Q&A into this talk. Please ask a Speakers’ Spotlight representative for more information.

Virtual Baking/Cooking Class with Anna Olson

Celebrity Chef Anna Olson can join your guests in their own kitchen… virtually!

Whether live or pre-recorded, Olson’s home kitchen is set up perfectly for a baking or cooking session where your guests can watch, cook along, and ask questions. Olson’s comfort with the camera means she knows how to connect and engage through the lens, and is technically set up to deliver a quality audio-visual presentation. For double impact, you can also have her husband and noted chef, Michael Olson, join in. Their banter and chemistry keeps things moving, and makes for a delightfully warm and intimate engagement.

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