Chef Cory Vitiello

Cory was born and raised in Brantford Ontario and began cooking at age fifteen, starting his own catering business out of his family home. He's a graduate of Stratford Chef School and did his apprenticeship at Scaramouche Restaurant in Toronto.

Some of Chef Cory's other career highlights include his gig as sous chef at Cecconi's, in Melbourne, Australia (2003) and chef de cuisine at Toronto's Drake Hotel (2004-2007). Cory was voted the best new chef in Toronto in 2009 by enRoute Magazine and acted as the national spokesman for Thermador (2010, 2011).

Cory owns and operates the award winning restaurant The Harbord Room. Along with The Harbord Room's impecable reviews, Toronto Life named their burger the Best in Toronto for the second time. Conde Nast Magazine named the restaurant one of its best world-wide hot-spots in 2010, enRoute Magazine called it one of the best new restaurants in Canada, and Now Magazine has called The Harbord Room the best restaurant in the Annex since 2010.

Cory's rave reviews for The Harbord Room are numerous including winning remarks from the Toronto Star, The National Post, Toronto Life, the Toronto Sun, Now Magazine, Grid TO, the Globe and Mail and En Route Magazine.

 

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