Born in Lima – Peru and raised in Canada. Javier grew up in the area known as Long Branch, Etobicoke, Ontario and is proud to call Canada home.
Javier Alarco’s culinary career began during the mid 80’s in Toronto, at the George Brown Culinary School. He graduated top five in his class and received a Bachelor in Culinary/Hotel Management. Javier currently holds his C.C.C (Canadian Chef de Cuisine) and C.E.C (Certified Executive Chef) certificates.
One of Javier’s greatest passions is teaching/ passing on his knowledge and helping new young cooks better prepare for their future in the culinary arts. This passion, coupled with his ambition and drive has led to an impressive and flourishing career with big name hotels e.g. Fairmont Royal York Toronto, Little Dix Bay Rockefeller Resorts British Virgin Islands, King David Hotel Jerusalem, Dan Hotels Tel Aviv, Hyatt Hotels in Vancouver, San Francisco, Toronto, Aruba, and Sheraton Wall Centre Vancouver. In Javier’s 23 plus years in the culinary profession he has cooked for Royalty, Political Figures / Diplomats and Movie Stars.
“Did you know that PEI seafood is showcased NOT only at the Delta Prince Edward, but all over the world…It’s sustainable, locally harvested, and the best part…We’re Fresh, We’re Sweet, We’re PEI Seafood !”
~ Chef Javier Alarco