Culinary Professor, SAIT
Prior to joining SAIT (Southern Alberta Institute of Technology) as a Culinary Instructor, Chef Allemeier was executive chef at Bishop’s Restaurant in Vancouver and Teatro Restaurant in Calgary. Allemeier became winery chef at Mission Hill Family Estate Winery in the Okanagan Valley, which was awarded the honour of being one of the top five winery restaurants in the world. One of his highest-profile meals involved cooking for Presidents Clinton and Yeltsin during their Vancouver Summit Meeting. Chef Allemeier was one of the principal hosts of the Food Network’s Cook Like a Chef and has made guest appearances on The Thirsty Traveler, Chef at Large, Great Canadian Food Show and Canadian Living TV. Michael co-authored the book Bishop’s – The Cookbook and has contributed recipes to cookbooks including Anita Stewart’s Canada, Pacific Northwest – Wining and Dining, Cooking with BC Wines, High Plains – The Joy of Alberta Cuisine, Cook Like a Chef, and Fresh Canadian Bistro.