Fanjoy in the News

Chef of Chef Works

Chef of Chef Works

Chef Pam Fanjoy shows us the power of transferable skills. Starting her career as a Clinical Social Worker, she took a leap into the culinary industry following her passion to become a chef. She took her values of community and connection and infused them as key ingredients in her dishes. As well as opening her own restaurant, Fanjoy; she has received the Rhyze Award for Women Entrepreneurs (2018) and taken the Chopped Canada Champion title (2016).

From Restaurant To Community Hub

Chef Pam Fanjoy has been running a restaurant in the Town of Erin for five years. She was located in the village of Erin under the name The Friendly Chef, and two years ago she moved to Hillsburgh and rebranded to Fan/Joy. The rebranding was part of a ”fuel injection grant” project from Innovation Guelph, and the money she received from the Rhyze award will help execute some of those goals.

Food Day Canada

Becoming a competitive and award-winning chef is not for the faint of heart But Pam Fanjoy who earned her Masters in Social Work and left a very successful career in mediation and therapy, did just that. She was always cooking for friends – we know how healing that can be in itself.