Get to Know Chef Chris Zgud of the Snack Shack

 Chef Profile

Name: Chris Zgud

Age: 51

CityBarrie, ON

Current Restaurant: Snack Shack

Favourite Hobbies: Cooking!

Favourite Cookbook: Danger, Danger, Hot, Hot Sauce! by Parragon Books

Favourite Food: Indian Food

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Chef Q & A

1. When did you first start cooking?

I started cooking as a teenager. I then owned three A&W franchise locations and from there decided to open the Snack Shack.


2. How did your passion for food begin?

It all started with the love for eating great tasting food.


3. What is your favourite dish to make?

My favourite poutine is the dill pickle poutine!


4. What are your favourite ingredients to cook with? What ingredients do you shop for at Wholesale Club?

I shop in all departments of Wholesale Club for fresh produce, pork butt, chicken breast, spices, beverages, and most importantly, Bertholet gravy.


5. If you were trapped on a deserted island for the rest of time and could only eat three types of food, what would you choose to eat?

I would eat butter chicken, pasta, and mala chicken.

Find Snack Shack

Address: 320 Yonge St, Barrie, ON

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