Chef Stacy Johnston


Stacy Johnston is a Sous Chef for the Oceanwise Association working out of the Vancouver Aquarium.
Born and raised in Saskatchewan, her love for prairie flavours began at a young age on her grandparent’s
seed farm. After studying at SAIT Polytechnic she went on to work at the Wascana Country Club where
she had the opportunity to compete in the Canadian Culinary Championships in 2015. In 2016 she
became the Head Chef at 641 Grill, a farmer owned and locally sourced restaurant. Here she continued
to hone her craft and started dreaming about the potential that prairie flavours could have with a more
global perspective. In 2018 Stacy relocated to Vancouver to work with Oceanwise. Here she strives to
combine her Saskatchewan heritage with Pacific Northwest flavours to create dishes that comfort and