Special Guest “Denis Flanagan C.L.D.”

Denis is a Certified Landscape Designer, originally learning his craft in England he has designed hundreds of gardens in both Europe and N. America.

Denis hosted HGTV’s “One Garden Two Looks “and “The Indoor Gardener “

and is currently the Manager of Membership Services & Public relations for Landscape Ontario..

Sarah Woodley

Sarah Woodley has been waking up Sarnia for almost 20 years. She moved here after graduating with honours from Humber College in Radio Broadcasting. After spending close to 10 years as Woody on K106.3,  She moved to the Fox morning show in 2007.

You can hear her every weekday morning along with George Hayes on 99.9 the Fox. She has two kids, a husband and a dog that she loves to cook for. You’ll also find Sarah at many local events and fundraisers, sometimes as a guest, sometimes as host!  She will be your hostest with the mostest this weekend at the Home Show stage.


Chef Paresh Thakkar

Paresh Thakkar is a competitor on the hit Food Network show Chopped Canada. Photo courtesy of Chopped Canada

Paresh Thakkar was a competitor on the hit Food Network show Chopped Canada.
Photo courtesy of Chopped Canada

Chef Paresh, owner of Personal Touch Eatery & Catering was born and raised in Sarnia. After graduating from Wilfred Laurier with a degree in Economics & Accounting and working in that field for a short period, he realized his real interest is in the culinary arts. Chef Paresh returned to school, graduating from the Culinary Management Program at Fanshawe College; he then garnered experience and knowledge by working in various restaurants in Ontario and Alberta.

Chef Paresh worked at Paddy Flarherty’s as well as part-time in an educational role at Fanshawe College while also achieving Red Seal Chef designation under the guidance of Chef Lynne Cotton.

Chef Paresh has created a unique lunch menu as well as creating a unique approach to catering by designing each event on client by client basis. He continues to work on his goal of putting Sarnia on the culinary map and appeared on the TV show, Chopped Canada season 3.



On-site shuttle service Saturday and Sunday courtesy of Fabien Jagoo & Associates, Co-operators Insurance.