The Kilted Chef

Alain Bosse, Atlantic Canada's Culinary Ambassador

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Alain Bossé, also known as the Kilted Chef, has traveled the world from kitchens to convention centers sharing his expertise and love for buying and eating local ingredients. With his signature tartan kilt, proud Acadian heritage and undeniable flair for cooking with local, Alain has earned a reputation as Atlantic Canada’s culinary ambassador.

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Meet The Kilted Chef, Alain Bossé

Chef Alain has cooked for global dignitaries and has worked in kitchens and on event stages alongside top chefs from around the world.


For more than 20 years, Alain has promoted local commodities such as lobster, mussels, apples and wild blueberries to name a few. His travel has included trips across South America, North America, Europe and Asia too, offering enlightening and entertaining presentations. Alain also runs a busy consulting business where he helps restaurateurs and producers.

Alain has been a frequent guest instructor at culinary schools where his lectures focus on “the 101 of lobsters and mussels”, which educates students on the use of sustainable Atlantic Canadian seafood. Chef Alain is also a frequent guest on radio and TV, a prolific recipe creator, food writer and cookbook author.

He also offers private group cooking lessons and culinary experiences at his farm in Nova Scotia. Chef Alain is not just a food expert; he is a food industry expert whose experience in the kitchen and with senior management roles in the food & beverage industry allows him to share his expertise on the beauty of food and the business of food.

The Kilted Chef's experience spans more than 40 years:

  • Diploma in Culinary, Food & Beverage Administration, Accommodation, (2-year diploma) L’Ecole Provinciale d’Hotellerie, Edmundston, N.B.
  • 15 years as General Manager and Corporate Food and Beverage/Chef Manager for the Wandlyn Inns 11 corporately owned and 10 franchise properties.
  • 10 years as General Manager of Pictou Lodge Resort, Director of Food and Beverage Operations for Maritime Inns and Resorts and member of the management committee of Maritime Inns and Resorts.
  • Guest instructor at the Louisiana’s John Folse Culinary School, Cordon Bleu School in Miami Florida, Boston, California, Henry Ford College, and The University of Culinary Art in Boston, Mass.


The Kilted Chef loves working with brands and highlighting products & flavors that represent Atlantic Canada.

Aside from the standard services and products listed below, The Kilted Chef team can work together with you to customize a partnership that reflects your unique goals & values.

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17.1% Global

65.8% Women

54.1% Men

42% 45-64 yrs


Services Offered

Sponsored Content

Digital Advertising

Branded Video

Culinary Demonstrations

Video & Live Streaming

Brand Ambassadorships & Affiliate Campaigns

Product Ambassador

Recipe Development

Restaurant Consulting / Makeover

Social Media Campaigns

Hosted Giveaways

New Product Development

Keynote Speaker

Tradeshow Representation

Food Styling, Photography & Writing

Executive Chef

Private Cooking Classes

Culinary Experiences

100K reach per month on Facebook



>8,000 UMV

> 8,900 active subscribers


“We had the pleasure of working with Chef Alain on recipe development and Facebook Live wherein he helped to launch a new product to the Atlantic region. He and his team were collaborative, insightful, and enthusiastic. They were quick to provide solutions and troubleshoot when we need swift action. His work delivered our strongest program results to date. It was a pleasure working with Chef Alain and his team. We look forward to future partnerships.”

- spPR on behalf of Dempster's


"Working with The Kilted Chef team on behalf of our clients is always a wonderful experience. Alain's great personality along with his food expertise makes him our “go-to” Chef for any marketing projects related to Atlantic Canadian cuisine. Whether the project consists of developing recipes or filming content for a marketing campaign, he is always happy to help.”


- Jonathan Keeley, VISIA Marketing


"There is nothing intimidating about the Recipes..anyone can do it ..and I love that you feel like you are right there in the kitchen with warm and inviting! "

- Linda Isaacs  

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