Get to know me better
confident, meticulous, organized, creative, reliable in no particular order.
Graduate of Ottawa’s Algonquin College Culinary Management program. Was appointed Executive Chef of Biagios Italian Kitchen after Culinary School and from there moved to Vegan restaurant Zen Kitchen. Represented Zen Kitchen at Ottawa’s annual Gold Medal Plates Competition placing Silver along Side Excecutive Chef & Owner Caroline Ishi. I moved on to work beside Top Chef Canada Season 2 Finalist & Top Chef Canada All-Stars Johnathon Korecki at Sidedoor Contemporary Kitchen & Bar. Representing ar Ottawa’s Gold Medal Plates Competition once again finishing with Silver and Bronze respectively. It was here I found my love for South East Asian Cuisine / Chinese cooking techniques. I moved to Toronto and found myself at Head Chef and Owner Scott Vivian’s “Nose to Tail” machine BEAST Restaurant. Whole animal butchery, local farmers and forging of wild ingredients became second nature while learning what it takes to run a successful restaurant in a major city. In 2021 CHESHIRE CAT was born, where i specialize in private fine dining multi course tasting menus, catering, weddings, private parties & events.
I am are currently located in Collingwood Ontario and provide our services wherever someone is willing to have me!
For me, cooking is...
I have a mixed bag of tricks, I have a strong love for South East Asian, Chinese, Korean and Japanese inspired dishes but am well versed in multiple.
I learned to cook at...
I learned to cook from a young age as my grandparents owned a restaurant and a food truck. I was in a kitchen when most kids were playing outside.
A role model in the kitchen is...
If I had to pick a role model I think it would be my grandfather, he passed away when I was young, I’d love to be able to show him what I can do now.
A cooking secret...
Finesse, precision, confidence,
As a Private Chef, I can offer you:
Simply tell me what you're craving! I would love to create the perfect menu for your special occasion in Collingwood.
I can do weddings, birthdays and corporate events in Collingwood. You name it!
A longer stay in Collingwood? I'm available for holidays, on a daily basis, and so forth. Just let me know!
Because "sharing is caring". I would be happy to teach you all sorts of techniques and recipes in Collingwood.
Anthony's Food Gallery
We all eat with our eyes first! Below you can find a little demonstration of what I can bring to your table.
Chef Anthony's reviews
Chef Anthony was amazing. Coordinating with him was so easy and he was very engaging throughout the meal. I would recommend him to anyone!
Kelsey Gagnon - Jul 19 2021
Anthony was very professional, engaging and descriptive of his process. We thoroughly enjoyed our evening and would recommend him hightly.
Stephen James - Feb 16 2021
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Specify the details of your requests and the chef will send you a custom menu just for you.