Founder & Contributor

Allow me to introduce myself. My name is Drew Farion and I am the founder of the Eclectic Connoisseur and your Chief Epicurean Ambassador. In my life time, I have been fortunate to live and work in over 26 countries and I am now striving to bring all of that with all that life experience,…

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Ambassador

I accepted the role as contributor to the Eclectic Connoisseur because, like my good friend Drew Farion, I want to share some of my opinions based on my many real-life experiences. I particularly enjoy travel, fine food, good friends, laughter, music, golf, skiing, volleyball, surfing and quality cigars. I have been married for nearly 20…

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Ambassador

My passion for out-of-the-box thinking is what drives me. I am a singer-songwriter, photographer, videographer, and music producer. When I am not working, I am creating, whether it involves producing news sounds or capturing new things through a lens. Creative tasks excite me! I love to create music, put together visual pieces and combine artistic…

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Digital Marketing Manager

I’m currently enrolled in my third year in Business Management in Ryerson University I joined the Eclectic Connoisseur in September of 2020. I love contributing to this project, as it resonates with my interests in cooking, marketing and sharing ideas on social media. When not sharing my interests in food, I am the guitarist and…

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Brent Shaw - Ambassador

Ambassador

I have known Drew Farion for over 50 years. In this time, we have shared many spectacular meals and unique experiences. One thing we share is that we never put a price tag on enjoying the finer things in life with the one we love the most! My professional experience started at the age of…

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Raazia Khawaja

Ambassador

I’m currently a third-year business management student at Ryerson University, majoring in law and business. I have a passion for the culinary, photography and trying different styles of ethnic food. In my free time, I love travelling, watching basketball, spending time with my family and friends, and kickboxing. I look forward to joining the ‘Culinary…

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Ewan Morgan

Ambassador

I am currently enrolled in my third year of software engineering at the University of Victoria. I am interested in pursuing my MBA after I have completed my undergraduate program. Joining The Eclectic Connoisseur team has given me an excellent opportunity to focus on both software development and business. I have enthusiasm for the finer…

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