Fredi Magazine Spring 2016 / Volume 2 Issue 1 - Page 78

» the best at queen west W I T H J A R E D L E T O - E Y E W E A R S I N C E 1 9 5 6 From humble beginnings in the U.K., both his parents and grandparents mentored him, which crafted a respect for food that is deeply embedded in his heart. “Would my grandparents approve of this dish? Did I make this dish the way they would? Have given enough love to the dish These questions arise every day. “It’s just very natural for me to be in a kitchen, he says reflecting on his upbringing around family. Now as a third generation Chef, he hopes to pass on his appreciation and love for food to his children and other aspiring chefs. What is your favourite dish to make for yourself? Fish Sweet or Savoury? Savoury Red or white wine? Red wine Morning or Night person? Morning What’s your nickname in the kitchen? Cheffy Favourite meal of the day? Breakfast What do you do to relax? Spend time with my family Favourite restaurant in the world? That's easy – Asador Etxebarri in Spain Do you have a role model or mentor? Marco Pierre White Favourite phrase? Soigne, it's French for 'to take care of', and that's what we do in the kitchen Two Locations to Serve You 3651 Major Mackenzie Dr. Unit 1, Maple 905.303.0228 78 • fredi spring 2016 Full Eyecare Services ROMA OPTICAL romaoptical.com 200 Whitmore Rd. Unit 16, Woodbridge 905.851.4200 RAPID FIRE WITH CHEF LEE To book a reservation call 416.977.6400 or visit NotaBeneRestaurant.com FOOD&DRINK //