CEVICHE SMACKDOWN COMPETITION: Sunday August 14 3:00pm-4:00pm

Kevin Chica-Vera is a Toronto native with Ecuadorian heritage.  He has been working in kitchens since childhood and has always known that he was born to make people smile through their stomachs. Chanchitos is Chef Kevin’s way of sharing creativity with the world. With its home base in Downsview Merchant Market, Kevin sets the tone with his relaxed attitude to cooking soul warming food; it’s all about sharing flavourful, delicious dishes inspired by Latin America.  A character and a total people person, Kevin’s passion is unique and special- the love he puts into his craft can be tasted in every dish he makes.