Where It All Began
Chef Phil Cameron, originally from Ottawa, Ontario is currently the Executive Chef and proud owner of Chef Phil Cameron’s a Fine dinning experience. Chef Phil has been cooking professionally for over 10 years following the professional training he obtained at La Cité’s Culinary management program concentrating on Classical French cuisine and managing restaurants.
While in College, Chef Phil started a small catering company called Phil-up My Belly and worked at the Parliamentary Food Production Facility. After college, Chef Phil worked as a line cook at the Fairmount Château Laurier and was the Chef at a restaurant named The Vanitea Room. Chef Jud Simpson then asked Chef Phil to work at the Parliamentary restaurant as a line cook.
Chef Phil then went on to accept the position of Executive Chef at the German embassy in Ottawa. During that time, he was a proud member of Culinary Team Canada where he traveled to Germany for the culinary Olympics. This started his journey in the international cooking scene.
Since, he has traveled to Dubai where he represented Canada at the 2020 world expo in the kitchen at the Canadian Pavilion. Chef Phil is proud to call Ottawa his home and is continuously working to better the community by volunteering at Food for Thought and The Ottawa Mission. He is also currently the Chef President of the Culinary Federation.
He is continuously working hard to improve his talents as a Chef and finding new and creative menus to serve.
In the Spotlight
Awards & Recognition
Chef Phil is proud to have been on Culinary Team Canada at the 2020
Culinary Olympics and has won first place at the 2019 “Espoirs
Culinaires de la Région de la capital national » (Ottawa cooking
competition). Chef Phil proudly represented Canada in the kitchen at the Canadian pavilion at the 2020 Dubai World Expo. He has also won
the King Cole Duck “Duck you’re it” challenge twice and won the Faces
Magazine best Chef of the year award 2020.
What We Offer
Custom Fresh Menus
Menus that change seasonally.
Locally sourced ingredients.
Meals prepared fresh in our certified kitchen.
What People are Saying
“An amazing dinner that I will never forget”
“I always look forward to our next visit to Ottawa to continue enjoying these amazing dishes.”
“Phil keeps amazing me with exquisite Hors D’oeuvres”
“I’ve had the privilege to be served by one of the best chefs I know countless times. The best foods will always be presented by a chef who loves what they do.
“ The best one ever”
” You made us a buche de Noel, over the holidays it was the best one ever.”