Chef who is best known for his appearance as a judge on the reality TV series MasterChef: Canada. He was an original judge, beginning his tenure on the show in 2014.
He never received formal training for becoming a chef. He stated that, as a child, he informed his mother that he would become one, rather than a desire to attempt to become one.
In 2007, he opened the successful restaurant Colborne Lane in Toronto, Canada. It was named one of the top ten new restaurants in Canada in enRoute Magazine. In 2009, he opened the original Origin restaurant in Toronto. Due to the success of the original location, he was able to open two more locations within Toronto in the subsequent years.
He married Heather Aprile, and they have two children together.
He has appeared beside fellow judge Alvin Leung on MasterChef: Toronto.