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Memorable Manitobans: Ken Kostick (c1954-2011)

Television personality.

Born in Winnipeg and educated at St. John’s High School, he hosted the CBC television program What’s For Dinner, was a radio personality, and wrote several best-selling cookbooks. He died at Toronto, Ontario on 26 April 2011.


“Charismatic chef mourned by many,” Winnipeg Free Press, 24 April 2011, page A3.

“TV chef Ken Kostick dies at 57,” Brandon Sun, 24 April 2011, page 5.

“Private memorial service planned for Ken Kostick,” Winnipeg Free Press, 26 April 2011, page D2.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 30 August 2014

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