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Culinary community mourns beloved Chelsea chef

The Gatineau Hills lost a culinary titan last week.


Chelsea French-Canadian fine-dining restaurant L’Orée du Bois announced the death of its head chef and owner Jean-Claude Chartrand on March 31. He was 53 years old.


L’Orée du Bois chef and owner Jean-Claude Chartrand, pictured here in 2016 with his Frères Haeberlin Trophy competition prize, died last week. He was 53. Low Down file photo
L’Orée du Bois chef and owner Jean-Claude Chartrand, pictured here in 20