Focus online: Joey Flowers fires up a feast for the Native Women’s Shelter


3L Joey Flowers spent a weekend in March cooking up braised bison short ribs and Arctic char to raise money for Montreal's Native Women's Shelter.

His efforts caught the attention of the Montreal Gazette's education reporter Peggy Curran, who wrote a column about how Flowers trained as a professional chef before arriving at the Faculty of Law:

Flowers, an Inuk-English Canadian who grew up in Kuujjuaq and Happy Valley-Goose Bay before settling in Montreal more than a decade ago, is a man of many hats.

He studied at l'Institut de Tourisme et d'Hôtellerie du Québec, then put his training to work in some of the city's finest eateries, learning from the likes of Michel Ross and Gita Seaton at Le Club Chasse et Pêche, Mediterraneo and Les Chèvres.