Chef Arpi Magyar

Über-Chef Arpi Magyar comes to Graydon Hall Manor with over 35 years of experience in the kitchen. Within the last 2 decades, Chef Magyar holds the distinction of sitting at the helm of Toronto’s most well-respected kitchens. As the executive chef of Auberge du Pommier and later chef & owner of Splendido, Chef Magyar needs no introduction to “foodies”. Classically trained in Italy, Magyar combines the highest quality ingredients from around the globe with traditional techniques to deliver pure, uncluttered flavours, fashion forward presentation, and a style uniquely his own.

Chef Arpi Magyar is a charity donor and organizer for many national and international organizations including:

  • Second Harvest
  • Providence Centre
  • Leukemia Foundation
  • Heart & Stroke
  • Ontario College of Art
  • The Venetian Ball
  • Grand Cru Culinary Wine Festival
  • The rare Charitable Research Reserve
  • Art Gallery of Ontario
  • Power Plant, Contemporary Art Gallery
  • HazonYeshaya “Soup with the Stars”
  • … and other small organizations

He is a guest instructor and lecturer at at several schools and organizations including:

  • Inn at Manitou
  • George Brown College
  • Bonnie Stern Cooking School
  • Great Cooks
  • The TV Food Network