Steven Walker-Duncan

Faculty/staff profile

Chair, Trades Development and Special Projects Department

Steven Walker-Duncan



Technologies Building

TEC 233

School of Trades and Technology

A professional cooking career spanning nearly four decades a seventeen year ‘stint’ across Europe in the UK, Spain and The Netherlands before returning to Canada in 2003 to join the Culinary Arts department at Camosun College. Operating across multiple hospitality fields in a diverse professional journey, is a keen sense of business and real-world activity that is brought into the learning environment. A belief in strong local food systems for their generation of wide-ranging social and economic benefits has developed an influential network that supersedes food production/service alone.  

  • CiCan Leadership Institute for Program Chairs
  • Master’s Degree in Education (M.Ed.)
  • Teltin Tte Wilnew (TTW)
  • BC Professional Instructor Diploma (PIDP)
  • Professional Cook Assessor (ITA/SkilledTradesBC)
  • Certified Chef de Cuisine (CCC) 
  • Inter-provincial Red Seal - Cook
  • National Vocational Qualification (NVQ) 


  • Program Chair, Camosun College Culinary Arts Program
  • Island Chef’s Collaborative (ICC) – vice-president (present)
  • Canadian Culinary Federation (CCFCC) Victoria branch - vice-president 
  • Growing Young Farmers Society - board member 
  • Growing Chefs – chef educator
  • Go2 Cook Program Advisory Committee - Province of B.C. - advisory board member  
  • Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal (2012)
  • Canadian Youth Business Foundation – Chairman’s Award for Outstanding Volunteers (2012)
  • Paul Harris Fellow - Rotary Foundation of Rotary International (2011)
  • Chef of the Year - CCFCC Victoria (2009 & 2010)