Danny's Bio

Danny Galekovic, Owner & Executive Chef

Danny Galekovic first got his start in the restaurant industry peeling shrimp and washing dishes when he was a teenager at a Chinese food restaurant on Spadina Avenue in Toronto, Ontario. As he and his love for food grew, he became part of one of the first French restaurants on Eglington Avenue called Le Petit Place in the 70s, to The Magic Pan on Hazelton Lanes in the late 80s, to Café De Marché on Colbourn Street where the Canadian National Ballet dancers would frequent when they were in town.

He first learned to cook with his grandmother, Nada Galekovic while he lived with her and his grandfather Franjo in a little village called Mraclin in Croatia. His dad Mika has also been a large influence on his cooking, as well as George Brown College, while he studied Culinary Management. Danny’s love of the versatility and cultural diversity of pasta has allowed him to create a unique spectrum of pasta dishes and combinations that are made to order with only the freshest ingredients available. The most fun Danny has in the kitchen is when he can turn a non-pasta lover into a huge fan.