Don Genova

Don Genova is a BC-based award-winning freelance food and travel journalist. He has contributed to such publications as the Globe and MailNational PostenRoute, and Western Living. He was a regular contributor to Flavours magazine and Gulf Islands Aqua. A veteran radio and television contributor, Don has regular spots on CBC Radio and has produced independent documentaries for the Food Network. His current video column for CVV TV, Talking with Your Mouth Full, covers great restaurants in the greater Victoria area. Don is the author of Food Artisans of Vancouver Island and the Gulf Islands, an in-depth guide to local products. 

Don earned a Masters of Food Culture from the University of Gastronomic Sciences in Italy. He also holds a Bachelor of Environmental Science from the University of Waterloo and is an Honours Graduate of the Humber College Radio Broadcasting Program.

Don can be found at, and he can be followed on Twitter and Instagram at @dongenova.

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