Since 2016, Chef Rachel Smith (Eyahpaise) has been busy serving her traditional style foods and creative bannock inspired menu to Saskatoon businesses.
Bannock Express is in high demand catering over 750 times for local schools, business’s and events and has grown by 102% this past year and has a 60% return customer rate
Rachel who is the owner of Bannock Express Saskatoon and is Chief Bannock Maker and Lead Catering Chef. Currently Bannock Express is expanding their catering operations to Regina, Saskatchewan. Both locations will be in full operation in 2020.
Its been an amazing 2019 with Rachel was one of twelve Chefs featured in Food Bloggers of Canada Tastemakers Series. In addition, she had the opportunity to shoot a live cooking video with celebrity Chef Dennis the Prescott and Food Bloggers of Canada team.
In June 2019 Bannock Express is chosen recipient of Seeds for Dreams business pitch competition. Being a Seeds for Dreams alumni has been a dream come true for Chef Rachel.
In addition, this past year Bannock Express was voted 2nd best caterer in Saskatoon by Planet S Magazines “Best Food Competition, 2019.” An annual vote held yearly and voted by Saskatoon resident.
Rachel is not shy to admit her bannock is made from 4 ingredients flour, oil, water and lots of love.