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Dee Christensen - Owner, The Planet Diner

Posted under STRATFORD'S #NEXTGEN CHEFS on May 29, 2019
 

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The Planet Diner

Meet Dee Christensen, Owner of The Planet Diner. Dee grew up in Edmonton, Alberta where it was her Nana who inspired her to pursue her culinary career. When Dee was asked how the culinary landscape of Stratford and area has influenced her cooking, here is what she had to say: “Access to farmers and art as an influence influenced my cooking in Stratford.”

Age: 43

Question Where did you grow up?
Answer Edmonton, Alberta
   
Question What or whom inspired you to pursue a culinary career?
Answer My nana.
   
Question How has the culinary landscape of Stratford and area influenced your cooking?
Answer Access to farmers. Art as an influence.
   
Question What dish are you most proud of creating?
Answer The Chick’Un Buffalo Burger (A crispy corn breaded soy chick’un breast, original or tossed in house buffalo butter, with creamy planet sauce served on a warm pretzel hoagie, topped with lettuce and tomato. From menu)
   
Question What celebrity would you like to dine with and why?
Answer Stanley Grizzle, because his inspiration was subtle and his legacy great.

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