Silver and Gold Magazine Fall 2015 - Page 23

FROM HUMBLE BEGINNINGS TO CULINARY EXPERIENCES – By Cidania Cutone Did you ever wonder how Mandarin grew from one to over 20 locations across Ontario? Mandarin was first founded as a small à-la-carte restaurant in Brampton, in 1979, by James Chiu, George Chiu, Diana Chiu, and K.C. Chang. In 1986, they changed their restaurant to buffet-style to accommodate the long line-ups of customers and to allow them to try many different dishes at each meal. They always had a mission to provide the freshest food and b