Meet The Team

Carl Bazelais, publisher of chefs corner magazine

Carl Bazelais

Publisher, Editor-in-chief

Carl is the founder of Bonspoon Media – a full-service digital media agency in Apopka, Florida. Before the launching of this business, he successfully launched Bonspoon.com (a restaurant directory) in 2013. He is a gastronome who takes pleasure in trying new foods from different cultures.

Katleen Valmond Bazelais

Managing Editor

Katleen is a managing member of Bonspoon Media. She is an educator, narrator, food critic with a discerning palate who enjoys trying new foods and remaking recipes that she’s tasted in restaurants when she is not writing and editing.

Chef Alain Lemaire

Culinary Editor

Chef Alain Lemaire is an award-winning chef and contestant of the Food Network’s hit series Cutthroat Kitchen. He is the Co-owner and Executive Chef of Sensory Delights and Arome, both foodservice companies based out of South Florida and Haiti respectively.

Chef Stephan Durand

Culinary Editor

Chef Stephan Durand is an Award-winning Chef, recognized by Haiti’s Minister of Tourism for his contribution to the overall revival of Haiti’s Gastronomic Movement. Culinary Ambassador he has traveled all over representing at many high-level events including the White House. James Beard Foundation Scholar, Executive Chef, and Owner of Culinary-by-Design, CEO-Chairman of the Haitian Culinary Alliance, Founder and Co-Owner of Culinary Events who produces the Food festival Gout et Saveurs Lakay in Haiti.