Work With Trish


Trish Magwood is a food & lifestyle industry authority, thought and trend leader and experienced entrepreneur with deep, strategic ties who is sought after as a content expert and corporate consultant in retail, media, lifestyle, food and beverage industries.

Creator | Connector | Enabler | Collaborator | Endorsement | Execution | Operations

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Trish Magwood is a food & lifestyle industry authority and trend leader who has spent her career in retail, media and startups as both a business owner and corporate consultant with deep and strategic ties within the industry.

Advisory Work

As an advisor, Trish consults for niche lifestyle brands in early stage and at the high growth transformative stage.

• Delivers deep ties to the culinary community across North America

• Trend leader with retail expertise and connections in culinary and lifestyle

• Works closely with business leaders and owners on pivot strategies and executing their vision

• Drives revenue growth through commercialization of new or growing brands or channels

• Seasoned experience in curating products and brands and championing their stories for the consumer

• Experienced host, on camera, producer, director, creator and recipe developer for food and lifestyle network shows and sponsored content

Recent Work

Food Consultant, Mama Earth Organics
Work with owner in the launch and growth of the new Mama Earth Kitchen prepared foods brand.

AVP Food + Lifestyle Projects, RioCan Investment Trust
Cross functional Business Development, curation and prospecting tenant work with Leasing, Asset Management, Development, Marketing as well as Master Plan F+B firm and external brokers.

Head of Food Experience, FEAST
Part of leadership team, working with owner/founder to bring vision and concept of healthy food delivery company to market. Building strategic relationships, managing teams, leveraging broad network reach.

Food Consultant, Branksome Hall
Linking needs; finding solutions. Trish's advisory work includes the launch of a healthy food program at Branksome Hall. Working with Head of School to discover best food service providers and implementing the offering with vendors to meet the needs of the school.

Lifestyle + Food Consultant, Indigo
At the decision making table and working with the CEO to ensure new lifestyle and food products meet customer needs during brand pivot from books to books/lifestyle – presenting stories and products to media.

Trish's Companies

Retail Expert + Curator, Founder, owner, operator

  • Creating new, not yet discovered curated and exclusive private label products, bringing to market through meaningful, useful food and lifestyle content.

Founder, Owner and Operator dish cooking studio

  • Toronto’s first fully stacked lifestyle brand with corporate and public cooking class experiences, full service catering, boutique café and curated retail shop.

Trish on TV

Judge, Family Cook Off, Food Network Canada

Host, Producer, Co-Creator, Partydish, Food Network Canada, Fine Living, countries worldwide

Sample reels:

Media Work

Trish is a trusted food and lifestyle source and expert with longstanding relationships with Canadian media and extensive media support: The Globe & Mail, Toronto Life, Style at Home, Canadian House & Home, National Post, Martha Stewart Weddings, Toronto Star, Chatelaine, Canadian Living, Canadian Family, Cottage Life, FOOD & DRINK, WISH and North Toronto Post, and does frequent appearances and shows on CBC Radio, Marilyn Denis, Canada AM, CityLine, Breakfast Television and NBC's The Today Show.

WATCH Trish Magwood's Media Reel


Author, In My Mother's Kitchen

  • A national best-selling cookbook sharing casual family favourite recipes for busy families who love the tradition of gathering around good food.

Author, dish entertains

  • A national best seller and multiple award winner: the prestigious James Beard, World Gourmand Award and Canada Cuisine award.

Endorsement Work + Keynotes

As a brand ambassador and spokesperson, Trish does endorsement work for lifestyle brands through product launches, commercials, videos and media campaigns.

Corporate relationships include: Target, Indigo, Carnation, Black Diamond, Epipen, Polysporin, California Almond Board, Kellogg's, Dell, CORONA, RBC, Bombay Sapphire.

As a public speaker, Trish delivers keynotes to women in business on food, entertaining and lifestyle and on women entrepreneurs in the ever-changing lifestyle space.