Adam Pegg

Chef Adam Pegg graduated culinary school at Vancouver Island’s Camosun College and worked at Victoria’s Herald Street Caffe and Ill Terrazzo before he was urged to journey to stage in Italy by his mentor, Chef Daniele Mereu. Pegg attended the Italian Slow Food School where he earned the Master of Italian Gastronomy – the first to do so in Canada. Chef Owner of La Quercia in Vancouver, Pegg hand crafts pastas using century old techniques learned throughout Italy while staging with well-known Italian chefs such as Ugo Alciati in Piedmont, and Fiorenzo Varesco and Gianni Chiocchetti in Trentino. Recent awards include both Gold: Best Casual Italian (L’uffico) and Gold: Best West Side (L’uffico) in the 27th Annual Vancouver Magazine Restaurant Awards.