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North Shore News – Ghost pepper bacon dip a crowd pleaser

  (Originally published HERE) For Lower Lonsdale resident Thea VanHerwaarden a broken back became the catalyst for a cooking career that led her to appear on a number of major Canadian networks in the past year. Growing up, VanHerwaarden had been exposed to many culinary cultures and tried lots of different meals. This and her…

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Thea featured in Insurance Business Magazine

(Originally published HERE) From the MasterChef kitchen to the offices of Shaw Sabey & Associates – this Insurance Business Young Gun certainly knows how to keep her cool and tackle any difficult situation. Dorothea VanHerwaarden has a plethora of accomplishments under her belt at the age of 30. The talented millennial has launched Shaw Sabey & Associates’…

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Thea Featured in Insurance People Magazine

Pleased to share that Thea Vanherwaarden was featured in a recent issue of Insurance People Magazine. The feature discusses both her profession as a high-net worth insurance broker and her journey on Masterchef. The feature begins on page 14 in the link below! Originally published here in Insurance People Magazine, July 2017.

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Thea Maintains her Queen of Flavour Status

Originally posted here Thea VanHerwaarden’s fierce optimism and flavourful talent got her into the top 2 of “MasterChef Canada,” her ricotta tortellini on the menu of Jamie Oliver’s restaurant Jamie’s Italian and lots of publicity. Though the Queen of Flavour walked away without the “MasterChef Canada” title, she knows that when one door closes a…

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Fruit Adds Unique Flavour to Summer Pizza

Originally published here As of this week, Thea VanHerwaaden is still in the running for top spot on MasterChef Canada. The Deep Cove resident is one of three contestants left on the competition cooking show, with the next episode airing this Thursday on CTV. We asked Thea for one of her favourite summer recipes and…

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Comox Cook in MasterChef Final Three

Originally published here Comox cook into MasterChef Canada semifinals Thea VanHerwaarden has faced a lot of adversity in reaching the final three Thea VanHerwaarden, of Comox, is a pressure test (or two) away from becoming Canada’s next MasterChef. When we last checked in on VanHerwaarden, she had just been selected as one of 12 MasterChef…

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Final Three Home Cooks Revealed on MASTERCHEF

Originally posted here TORONTO, May 12, 2017 /CNW/ – Following the final Team Challenge and a daunting Pressure Test, MASTERCHEF CANADA judges Michael Bonacini, Alvin Leung, and Claudio Aprile revealed that Mai Nguyen, a safety advisor from Edmonton, Alta. would be the next home cook eliminated from the competition in this week’s episode. With three home…

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