For the past 30 years Nick has been producing and directing documentaries for television, A&E, The A&E History Channel, Discovery Channel, CBC and CTV in Canada. For the past fifteen years he has specialized in the culinary field and produced a variety of specials for the US and Canadian Food Network and has co-produced 2 seasons of "The Next Great Chef" an 11 part series for Global Television, which won four LEO Awards and as producer he was also nominated twice for a Gemini Award.
Today he is living in the Cowichan Valley on Vancouver Island and is specializing in productions ranging from documentaries on culinary stories worldwide to specialized shows on food issues, food security and food sustainability. "Island on the Edge" and his latest documentary "Food Security, it's in your hands" are shown at many venues nationally and internationally followed by discussions after the presentation.
"The Bocuse d'Or" series has been a big ratings hit on the US and Canadian Food Network; it is a classic example of Nick's work. Nick was also nominated for his 4th James Beard Award for the Bocuse d'Or 2007. He won the prestigious James Beard Award as the producer for the documentary "On the Road to Bocuse d'Or" and won another James Beard Award for his documentary on the "World Pastry Cup".
Documentaries on Food Security and Food Sustainability:
Organized by WACS (World Association of Chefs' Society:
Productions for Food Network Canada and USA:
Awards and Nominations
Bio: Nick Versteeg