Known for his controversial television series the Wild Chef and later his 2014 series Un chef à la cabane, he is the author of the self-published cookbooks The Album and Au Pied de Cochon Sugar Shack.
He attended l'Institut de Tourisme et d'Hôtellerie du Québec and earned an apprenticeship with chef Pierre Gagnaire.
He opened his first restaurant, Au Pied de Cochon, in 2001. Then in 2008, he fulfilled a long time dream by opening a Sugar Shack, which became one of the top 5 best new restaurants in Canada as rated by En Route Magazine.
He was raised in a small suburb of Montreal, Canada.
He appeared on the Quebec episode of Anthony Bourdain's No Reservations.