Quick Bites 

Quick bites with Kris Kringle, a.k.a. Santa Claus

Text and photo by Maureen Provencal

PQ: What’s your food/drink philosophy?

KK: It’s all about nutritious cookies and wholesome milk for me!


PQ: What’s the most important principle in cooking?

KK: Lots of laughter and enjoyment.


PQ: One food you can’t live without?

KK: Cookies.


PQ: One ingredient you can’t live without?

KK: Sugar.


PQ: What food/drink should people be more open to trying?

KK: Warm milk and wholesome homemade cookies.


PQ: Most memorable Christmas snack you’ve ever eaten?

KK: Me and the reindeer were left some treats at one of our stops. We took a break and enjoyed the treats on the roof. It was snowing lightly and you could see the stars shining through. It was magical.


PQ: What’s your solution for a last minute meal?

KK: Cocoa with marshmallows and oatmeal cookies.


PQ: Do you dream of opening your own restaurant?

KK: Me and Mrs. Claus would like to open up a dessert and cocoa café .


PQ: Where would you go to eat, if you could go anywhere in the world?

KK: Belgium for the chocolate.


PQ: How far have you traveled for a great meal?

KK: Around the world.


PQ: What brought you to Whistler?

KK: All the good children.


PQ: Where would you go for your last meal in Whistler?

KK: I would like to invite all the good girls and boys to an outdoor barbecue at Rainbow Park.  


PQ: Who has been the most influential person on your career?

KK: Hands down, Mrs. Claus.


PQ: What advise would you give anyone wanting to come into this industry?

KK: Be jolly!


PQ: Any holiday words to pass along?

KK: Peace and happiness be with you. Merry Christmas to all and to all a good night!

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