Ricky and Olivia are a chef duo based in and around Toronto. With a focus on Ontario ingredients and supporting local farmers, their vision and cuisine reflect Toronto’s diverse culture.
You can find them at venues across Toronto and its province showcasing their commitment to sourcing Ontario Food and Drink through their playful popups!
Similar to most chefs, Olivia cooked at home quite often with her family. Hey mom’s side of the family is Eastern European and food was always the main event at their gatherings. She developed a true appreciation of how to connect with people through food and different cultures. Olivia went to school for food science and nutrition at George Brown College, but ended up in the kitchen and fell in love. What also sparked her interest was the experience you can create with people and the ability to connect with complete strangers on a common level: food. She has worked in many kitchen in Toronto, some including; Bar Buca, Oliver and Bonacini Catering, Saturday Dinette and Hawthorne Food and Drink. Olivia also travelled and lived in New York City, staging and working in some of New York’s finest; including Dirt Candy, Mission Chinese, and Blue Hill Stone Barns.