Saying YES to forks in the road has taken me on the most incredible journey. I’ve made some mistakes, but I wouldn’t change a thing. The lessons I’ve learned and the people I/ve met along the way, has made it all worthwhile.
Angie Quaale has been actively employed in food and hospitality for all of her working life. Several years in hotels & fine dining lead Angie to a career in commercial food sales specializing in menu development and retail food distribution. The definite need for a gourmet shop in the Fraser Valley encouraged Angie to open Well Seasoned in 2004, and now Well Seasoned carries thousands of products from around the world, and most importantly, from right here in our back yard. Well Seasoned is thrilled to celebrate the bounty of BC – we proudly champion all things LOCAL, the local food producers and offer their wares for sale in the store.
Angie is ½ of the Well Seasoned & Canada Q Crew BBQ Team. Angie and her teammate/partner David Gassaway travel all over North America competing in BBQ contests. In 2011, Angie & David’s BBQ Team – Well Seasoned & the Canada Q Crew were thrilled to be invited to Lynchburg, Tennessee to represent Canada at the Jack Daniels World Invitational BBQ Championships where they won a 3rd place trophy for their Chef’s Choice entry.
Angie is the Past President of the BC chapter of Les Dames d’Escoffier, a Past-Board Member of the Pacific Northwest BBQ Association and is the Past President of the Greater Langley Chamber of Commerce. She is the Past Chair of Tourism Langley, Past-Chair & a founding board member of the Langley Community Farmers Market. Angie has been awarded the very prestigious, George Preston Memorial Business Person of the Year Award by the Greater Langley Chamber of Commerce. In 2006 Angie was recognized by the Greater Langley Chamber of Commerce as the Entrepreneur of the Year and in 2007 as the Small Business of the Year. Angie LOVES the work she has the opportunity to do every day and the fantastic people she gets to do it with. She has also been recognized by Women’s Enterprise Center as one of BC’s 100 NEW Pioneer Women Entrepreneurs 2008.
In the Spring of 2018 Angie’s first book “Eating Local in the Fraser Valley” will be published by Random House Publishing. “Eating Local” is a food lovers guide, featuring more than 70 recipes from local Farmers, Producers and Chef’s.
Angie is a proud, Elected Councillor in the Township of Langley. Elected to local government in 2014, Angie has been the co-chair for the Recreation, Parks & Culture Committee and the co-chair of the Seniors Advisory Committee. Angie will run again in the 2018 municipal election and looks forward to continuing to serve her community in that capacity.