Marie-Cecile (Cezin) Nottaway is the Founder and Head Chef of Wawatay Catering, a catering service company offering contemporary and traditional Algonquin cuisine in the Ottawa and Gatineau regions. Cezin graduated with a diploma in Chef Training and Culinary Management from Algonquin College in 2005. She went on to build her business, inspired by Kokom’s recipe and in honour of her Indigenous ancestors. Cezin is involved in her community, and is proud that Wawatay Catering offers youth employment opportunities. She has been presented with various awards throughout the years, and was featured in the Michaëlle Jean Foundation’s ‘Arts Saves Lives’ campaign.