Chef Chris Martin
Chef Chris Martin, a native of Calgary, Alberta, has always had a deep-rooted passion for the culinary arts. After completing his studies at SAIT University and earning his Red Seal in 2004, Chris embarked on an exciting journey in the food industry.
At the young age of 26, Chris took a leap of faith and opened his first restaurant in High River, AB. This cozy breakfast and lunch cafe quickly gained popularity and thrived until 2012 when Chris made a pivotal decision to pursue his true calling: catering. It was during this transition that he discovered his innate talent for creating unforgettable experiences through catering event functions.
The establishment of Highwood Catering marked a significant milestone in Chris' career. With an unwavering commitment to excellence, he has been able to channel his passion for culinary creation and exceptional customer service into every event he caters. Highwood Catering has become synonymous with culinary innovation, impeccable presentation, and unparalleled attention to detail.
Situated at The Ranch House, nestled within the prestigious Calgary Polo Club, Chris operates his state-of-the-art commercial kitchen. As the exclusive caterer for The Ranch House, Highwood Catering has established itself as a trusted partner for creating extraordinary dining experiences. However, their expertise extends beyond this location, as they also cater to various other venues and locations.
When Chris is not immersed in the world of gastronomy, he finds solace in spending quality time with his loving wife and children. He enjoys indulging in his favorite pastimes, such as golfing and hiking, which provide him with inspiration and a much-needed balance to his dynamic culinary career.
Chef Chris Martin's unwavering dedication to his craft, combined with his genuine passion for creating memorable moments through food, has earned him a well-deserved reputation as a culinary visionary. With Highwood Catering, he continues to redefine the boundaries of culinary excellence, leaving a lasting impression on every palate he serves.