Gilbert Noussitou Instructor, Culinary Arts
A graduate of L’École Hôtelière Des Pyrénées in Toulouse, France, Gilbert has been practicing his trade for over 40 years in some of the finest establishments of France, England, and Canada. His extensive and varied experience includes owning a restaurant and a catering company and winning many national and international awards.
Gilbert joined Camosun College in 1987. He is Red Seal certified, a diplomed Instructor, and has attained the Certified Chef de Cuisine designation. As well as chairing the culinary arts programs, he is a key player in the development and delivery of the award-winning online cook e-pprenticeship program.
Over the past years, Gilbert has often taken a leadership role in many committees and community events including Night of the Stars, Bite of Victoria, FoodSafe Council, Industry Advisory Committees, Culinary Competitions, Chocolate Fest, BC Summer Games Foodservices, BC Senior’s games, and numerous fundraisers. In recognition of his professional involvement and dedication, he was recently inducted as a member of the Honour Society of the Canadian Culinary Federation of Chefs and Cooks.
Other professional activities include:
- BC Restaurant and Foodservices Association, Victoria Branch Director & past Chair
- BC Agri-Tourism Alliance Founding Director
- Canadian Culinary Federation Member
- Canadian Culinary Federation Victoria Member
- Society of Vocational Instructors of BC Member