From Palette to Palate
Culinary Artworks from the Digby Pines Kitchen
Dale Nichols Lynda Shalagan
OverviewChef Dale Nichols and artist Lynda Shalagan have collaborated to create a mouth-watering and eye-opening masterpiece — the finest dishes the venerable Pines has to offer. Yes, there are scallops but so much more — for the vegetarian, the holistic and the environmentally responsible.
Chef Dale Nichols was born in Moncton, N.B. and began his culinary career in 1981 in Toronto. Moving back east in 1995, he became Executive Chef of the Chateau Halifax and joined Newcastle Hotels in 2003. He became Executive Chef at the Digby Pines Resort in 2009.
Lynda Shalagan is a painter and art teacher in Halifax. Growing up in Vancouver, B.C., she took art classes at Capilano College and transferred to NSCAD in the 1980s. See her representational and abstract work at www.lyndashalagan.com