“Monogram is driven by excellence.
The brand represents true luxury and attention to every detail.”
As early as the age of 18, Avril began his career in fine dining in France. He crossed the English Channel to Mayfair and landed at 2 Michelin starred restaurants.. He continued across the Atlantic to Toronto where he worked as Executive Chef at Le Saint-Tropez, Marcel’s, Le Zazou and Origin North as the Chef de Cuisine with Master Chef Canada's Claudio Aprile. Most recently he was Executive Chef at the Bloor Street French bistro La Societé and continues his dedication to the craft of all things cuisine as the current executive Chef at Toronto’s rooftop destination... Lavelle.
“Monogram’s luxury appliances inspire me to create innovative cocktails. We share an artisanal approach to craftsmanship that applies to all we do.”
Orlando is both Chief Mixologist and General Manager at Toronto’s Brassaii and has been featured on both television and in media as one of the best artisans at his talent. To craft the perfect cocktail he has travelled the world over for inspiration. In his own words, Orlando is the type of person who would rather “fail a thousand times to achieve one great victory.” He believes that great environments start with great people.
“Food, drink and entertaining are my true passions. With Monogram, I can bring the very best culinary experiences to life.”
Mijune is an international food personality, creator of FollowMeFoodie.com and former food columnist at WE Vancouver. Featured as one of "The World's Most Extreme Foodies" in The Sunday Times and named “Must Follow” by The Social Media Awards, she recently joined Food Network Canada’s Top Chef Canada: All-Stars as a resident judge. She is also a judge for the BC Product of the Year Award and The Canadian Grand Prix New Product Awards. Her Follow Me Foodie blog is known for its bold, detailed, well researched and honest approach with clearly stated disclosures.