A Match Made in Culinary Heaven: Daniel Boulud To Open Café Boulud in the New Four Seasons Hotel Toronto

A Match Made in Culinary Heaven: Daniel Boulud To Open Café Boulud in the New Four Seasons Hotel Toronto

It’s official! Superstar chef and international restaurateur, Daniel Boulud, will open Café Boulud at the new flagship Four Seasons Hotel Toronto in 2012.

We had the privilege of being invited to an intimate soirée with the Michelin-starred chef at the Four Seasons Private Residences Toronto Presentation Gallery on Thursday. Boulud unveiled the name and concept behind his new venture, Café Boulud, which will be modelled after his restaurant of the same name located in Manhattan’s Upper East Side. The menu will also include dishes from his Mediterranean-focused New York restaurant, called Boulud Sud.

“This is cooking that pays homage to my childhood in France, and celebrates the foods I’ve come to love after spending almost three decades in America,” says Boulud.

Daniel Boulud (left) answers questions from the crowd with Dimitrios Zarikos (right), Four Seasons’ Regional Vice-President and General Manager of the new Yorkville hotel.

“I believe Four Seasons represents the ultimate benchmark of excellence in hospitality, and I could not have a finer partner or setting for creating a restaurant, especially here in Toronto,” explains Boulud. “We share a standard in our approach to taking care of our guests, in the consistent quality of our cuisine and service and in the welcome we offer.”

Boulud, a native of Lyon, France, is considered one of America’s leading culinary authorities, best known for Daniel in New York, the renowned three Michelin star Relais & Châteaux restaurant. He is the recipient of three James Beard Foundation awards, was named a Chevalier de la Légion d’Honneur by the French government as well as Chef of the Year 2011 by The Culinary Institute of America.

For a peek of the food heaven to come, click here. Bon appétit!

UPDATE: We recently hosted a photo shoot with chef Daniel Boulud at our Four Seasons Private Residences Toronto Presentation Centre. Have a look at some of the highlights below!

Chef Daniel Boulud posing in the Four Seasons Private Residences' model kitchen.


Daniel Boulud posing in his chef's whites at the Four Seasons Private Residences' model kitchen.

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