ABOUT DRE PAO
Dre Pao is a food content creator and digital strategist from Ontario, Canada. He is best known for his TikTok content, where he has built a community of over 200K followers. Dre has worked with some of the top brands in the food world, including KFC, Tabasco Sauce, BeaverTails, Subway, McDonalds, Sabra, and many more. Dre is also the host of Candy & Commerce, a cable television show on Rogers TV Ontario that highlights entrepreneurs and businesses from the food and beverage industry.
As a digital strategist, Dre is an operating partner at Xrozs Group, a full service vertical media agency based out of Toronto, Canada that develops daily content for brands on TikTok, Instagram Reels, and YouTube Shorts. The agency works with some of the top CPG brands from around Canada and the USA, including Genius Juice, Good Food For Good, Field & Farmer, Turmeric Teas, Comeback Snacks, and many more.
Before entering the food world, Dre worked in the music industry as a songwriter and media personality. His award winning debut single "WithoutChya" was named Maple Pick - Song of the Week on 91.5FM The Beat (Kitchener, ON), featured on the Top 40 Sure-Shot on 103.7 KOOL FM (Victoria, BC), and also highlighted on the Northern Spotlight (103.7 MIX FM - Fort McMurray, Alberta). It received radio play across Canada, including a live broadcast of the record release party on one of Toronto's top commercial radio stations, Z103.5 FM.
As the former host of The Music Masterplan on Rogers TV, Dre interviewed Canada's top music talent at some of the industry's most prestigious award shows, including: Sarah McLachlan, Arkells, Our Lady Peace, Billy Talent, Jessie Reyez, Karl Wolf, Burton Cummings, The Barenaked Ladies,
Murda Beatz, Shaun Frank, and many more.