Host: Tanya Rak
One of our most memorable experiences in Homestay is about a Korean student who stayed with us for 4 months, 4 years ago. He was 30 years of age and had a wife in Korea. Although his university education was in French language, he had a passion for culinary arts. We assisted him with extending his student visa and applying to culinary school in Toronto. He and his wife moved to Toronto where he completed his studies under the tutelage of Chef Alvin Lau (Masterchef Canada). While there for two years, they became pregnant with their first child. They have since moved back to Victoria where he is an Executive Chef and we are the proud godparents of their daughter.