Category: Our Experts

Expert Tips to Sell Your Home Faster

Whether you’re buying or selling a home, dealing with real estate when you don’t have much experience on the topic can be intimidating. If you’re feeling a little (or a lot) unsure, you may want to enlist the help of a real estate agent. Bobby Wall, real estate expert, shares some tips pertaining to the tricky business of real […]

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Chef Rob Thomas

Creative, energetic and charismatic, Chef Rob Thomas brings a deep-rooted passion for food to every aspect of his culinary creations. Inspired by his Caribbean roots, classical training and world travels, Thomas brings an eclectic fusion of experiences and experimentation to his dishes over his 20 year career in the industry. Chef Rob Thomas hosts a […]

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Ami McKay, Design Expert

Designing is an organic, holistic process for Ami. It starts with a conversation centered on your wish list: your wants and needs, your tastes, your budget, and your vision for the project. Ami listens carefully, with a view to seeing the very best in you, and celebrating who you are, and your purpose for the […]

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Lisa Clark, Design Expert

Lisa Clark has a passion to bring great style to every home at every price point. A strong belief that a beautiful home is possible, no matter the budget, plays a strong influence in her design. She is known for her fresh take on the classic home. Her work is varied and includes high-rise condominium […]

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Nicholas Rosaci, DIY Expert/Designer

When it comes to DIY, design, style, and personality, Nicholas Rosaci raises the bar with a flair for creating chic, confident and glamorous spaces that cross the divide of modern versus traditional. Nicholas launched his firm Nicholas Rosaci Interiors immediately after graduation from the Humber College Interior Decorating / Design program. Nicholas is also known […]

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Chef David Adjey

The Chickery Founder David Adjey studied at the Culinary Institute of America, and has worked as a celebrity personal chef and as the Chef Proprietor of his own fine dining restaurant. He also starred in two series on Food Network – Restaurant Makeover and The Opener – and has made appearances on multiple other shows […]

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Chef Robert Bartley

Robert Bartley, recipient of the 2013 Pinnacle Awards Corporate Chef of the Year, is the Executive Chef for Canucks Sports and Entertainment. Bartley’s expertise is not solely dedicated to high-end dining; he is also an expert in quick service and developing new concepts that both intrigue and delight the fan. Bartley’s eye for detail and […]

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Glen Peloso, Design Expert

Glen Peloso, celebrated designer and TV host began working after completing his Masters Degree in Fine Art. Since then, he has completed more than 300 residential, hospitality and commercial space projects internationally. Glen is recognized as a design expert on CHUM-FM’s “All About Style”, and from his past work as a host/designer of the internationally […]

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Sandra Nash, Design Expert

Designer, Sandra Nash is the founder and principal of Making A Scene. Noted for her bold colour combinations, layering of textiles and unexpected designs (like treating the ceilings as a 5th wall), Sandra transforms ordinary rooms into magazine–worthy spaces with character and charm. She selects pieces that originate worlds apart but come together like two […]

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Lisa Canning, Design Expert

Lisa Canning is one part savvy, fashion-forward designer; one part busy, authentic mom. Think of her as your trusted friend and expert guide, ready to help you create your own blueprints for a beautiful life. Like you, when Lisa gets home from a long day of work, she doesn’t want to have to work on […]

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Alistair Hopper, Fitness Expert

Alistair started out working in gyms while he was finishing his university degree. Over the years he have been fortunate enough to work with clients of all fitness levels and backgrounds including; young adults, fitness competitors, people with special needs, the elderly and young professionals. He likes to play squash, basketball and football in the […]

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Terry Skrabek, Mixologist

Terry Skrabek is a trained Mixologist that loves to mix new and innovative drinks. He is the manager of Carbone Coal Fired Pizza and competes in international bartending competitions. For more information: www.carbonecoalfiredpizza.com  

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Taylor Kaye, Lifestyle Expert

Taylor Kaye is a Radio and TV personality. She has appeared all around the world. She’s been a guest expert on Etalk, E!, MuchMoreMusic and was the co-host of the weekly Entertainment show Inside Jam on Sun TV. For more information: www.taylorkaye.com  

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Melissa Maker, Cleaning Expert

Melissa Maker is the host of the Clean My Space channel on YouTube, editor-at-large of CleanMySpace.com, and founder of Clean My Space (a well-known cleaning service). She’s been knee-deep in the cleaning game since 2006. For more information: www.cleanmyspace.com Follow Melissa: @MelissaMaker  

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Jo Alcorn, Design Expert

Jo has earned her reputation as a design expert. She has developed a diverse client base and is proud to be able to provide style and continuity for a wide range of personalities and décor preferences. One of Jo’s most proud adventures has been designing her own furniture line along with a dog bed and […]

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Kim Bartley, Design Expert

Kim’s keen eye for design lends her rooms an edgy sophistication while remaining current and functional. Her philosophy is that your home should make you happy and reflect your lifestyle and changing needs. Focusing on unparalleled client care, Kim aims to make the design experience positive and enjoyable at each phase of the project. She […]

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Chef Mike Ward

Beginning his cooking career at the bright-eyed age of 17 in Sydney, Australia, Mike never believed he would one-day prepare meals for such clientele as Julia Roberts, Tom Cruise, Bruce Willis, and Nicole Kidman. Mike has cooked in some acclaimed restaurants (Zigolini’s and The Basement in Australia, Prego Della Piazza and Shark City), and has owned and […]

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Nicola Loewen, Fashion Expert

With a career in menswear as her introduction into the fashion industry, you could say that Nicola was setting out on a path that would take her into a world she could only have imagined. In 2007, she was accepted into the Fashion Merchandising and Marketing program at Blanche MacDonald. Nicola wasted no time in […]

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Tim Thiessen, Fitness Expert

Tim recently completed his Bachelors Degree in Kinesiology along with receiving his Certified Strength & Conditioning Specialist designation through the National Strength and Conditioning Association. Tim is currently in pursuit of becoming a CSEP Certified Exercise Physiologist as part of his continuing education. Tim developed a passion for sports and physical activity growing up playing organized hockey […]

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Cas Klassen, Beauty Expert

Cas Klassen is a freelance artist, offering makeup services for all occasions including; television, bridal, photography, fashion, theatre, film and special events. She also offers specialty services such as airbrushing, tattoo covering and makeup consultations. Her makeup combines creativity, elegance, intensity and simplicity. Cas mainly works with MAC products although her kit is also stocked […]

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Liz Crawford, Fashion Expert

With careers as a movie actress, fashion stylist, event planner and fashion show producer, freelance journalist, and international model, Liz Crawford’s experiences have been far from what one could call ordinary. In 2007 Liz founded Swish Productions, using her knowledge and expertise in public relations and fashion to open a full service fashion marketing and […]

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Evelyn Eshun, Design Expert

Born in Wroclaw, Poland with a childhood in Ghana, West Africa, Evelyn Eshun’s design inspirations have developed from a diverse set of experiences, interests and education.   Having lived on 3 continents by the age of 26,  Evelyn was molded into being an accomplished Designer by various cultural  influences which created a drive toward a uniquely trained […]

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Tami Tyson, Fitness Expert

Tami Tyson is the Founder of Bootcamp4moms, by The Tyson Method! Her program derives from her zeal for fitness and a desire to have a career that is supportive of motherhood.  Tami completed her Certification while attending the University of Manitoba, majoring in psychology and when she was 19 years old, despite everyone telling her […]

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Jane Lockhart, Design Expert

Designer, spokesperson, author and television personality, Jane Lockhart is one of the country’s best-known experts in the world of design and colour. Jane has been practicing interior design since 1997 as principal of Jane Lockhart Interior Design. After six successful seasons as creative director and host of W Networkʼs top ranked Colour Confidential, which also […]

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Jacqueline Glass, Design Expert

Jacqueline graduated from Journalism at Durham College followed by an Arts Program at Trent University and earned by Diploma in Interior Decorating at George Brown College. She’s been working in the design industry for 23 years. For more information: www.jackieglass.ca  

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