Get to know our hosts, Rick Campanelli, Liza Former & Chef Jo Lusted

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Our hosts

Rick Campanelli,
Liza Former & Chef Jo Lusted

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Rick Campanelli

As one of Canada’s most recognized television personalities, Rick “The Temp” Campanelli connects with audiences across the country. From music lovers and sports fans to single guys and parents, Rick’s content and delivery is relatable to everyone. He’s known as “the nicest guy” on television and he lives up to that reputation both on and off screen…unless you ask his wife Angie. Kidding! Rick hosts events across the country and dedicates a large portion of his time to charity work with family-related organizations (like World Vision Canada, Sick Kids Hospital, RMHC Toronto/Hamilton and so on). He’s also a rare gem that truly never ages (neither physically nor mentally). He’s one of the first to be out on the street playing with the kids and never passes up a moment to explore somewhere new with his family.

Known for her wit, charm, and engaging personality, Liza Fromer is a widely respected
broadcast journalist. Liza spent 5 years as the popular co-host of CityTV’s Breakfast Television before being offered the chance to host her own series The List for the SLICE network. In the witty, factual entertainment series, Liza meets real people and makes the one thing they have always dreamed of come true. Most recently Liza hosted The Morning Show on the Global television network.

After earning a degree in Radio and Television Arts from Ryerson University, Liza’s first experience in broadcasting was as the driver of the Q107 Community Cruiser. She later
launched her television career at YTV as co-host of both Clips and Video & Arcade Top Ten. From 1995 to 1997, Liza hosted The Weather Network’s Good Morning Toronto and later became the weekend anchor and reporter at A-Channel in Calgary where she anchored the station’s first-ever newscast. Liza also worked with The Discovery Channel and CBS Newspath Los Angeles. Liza made a life changing journey when she traveled to Tanzania in East Africa to document theplight of orphaned and abandoned children for the international charity SOS Children’s Villages. She co-hosted the program with the charity’s spokesperson Mike Holmes. In 2008 Liza also added author to her list of credits. She co-wrote the BodyWorks series of children’s books which was published by Tundra books. Liza lives in Toronto with her two children.

Liza Former

Chef Jo Lusted

Jo Lusted is the co-host and chef on reality cooking show, Compete To Eat (Netflix, Amazon Prime, Cooking Channel and Cottage Life Network) and Author of popular cookbook, Dish Do-Over, where she revamps indulgent family favorites so that they can be enjoyed every day.
Jo was a regular contributor and Food Producer on CBC’s Steven & Chris, and has appeared as a guest chef on numerous TV shows and news outlets. She is an accomplished recipe development chef and on camera brand ambassador, with regular clients including top Canadian grocery store chains, magazines, and food manufacturers. Jo is currently the General Manager & Head Butcher at Murray’s Farm Butcher Shoppe in Hamilton, bringing local, organically raised meat and complimentary artisanal grocery products to the community. 

A passionate advocate of everything delicious, Jo brings infectious energy, enthusiasm, and charisma to the table. She believes in living a balanced lifestyle, and has a unique down-to-earth approach. Jo loves to travel, and is always on the hunt for a food-driven adventure!