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About Us

Chef on the Run Sidney, a family business owned and operated by Alan and Julia Ripley, was started in Sidney in 1997.

Alan and Julia's daughter Toni Lee runs the kitchen, one of a team of friendly, welcoming staff.

Ready-to-heat meals are cooked fresh daily in Chef on the Run's commercial kitchen. Each week, they offer seven different entrees, five starch, and 10 vegetable dishes to choose from.

Along with the ready-to-eat meals are a take-out (eat-in) deli with made-to-order sandwiches and homemade soups or a daily local delivery offered Monday to Friday and weekly service to Brentwood Bay, Cordova Bay, Salt Spring, and up-island as far as Qualicum Beach. And for those craving, something with a European flair, Chef on the Run boasts an imported English grocery!

Everyone can benefit from so many meal options, from seniors and singles to busy families, RV and boating folk, and even local businesspeople stopping by for lunch and dinner.

Chef on the Run offers a combination that's hard to beat: delicious ready-made cuisine and service with a smile from one family to yours.

- Seaside Magazine