A one time Model, Dario decided to leave the Fashion Arts
for the Culinary Arts to pursue his passion full-time.
A scion of a hotel-owning family, Dario never forgot the
exquisite meals the family Chefs would prepare for him, and
patiently allowed him to savour in the kitchen beside them.
Now after almost 20 years of experience, he's created a legion
of appreciative patrons and friends around the world.
Dario began his career in Montreux Switzerland, moved to
a luxury hotel in Milan Italy and immigrated to Canada in
In Toronto, Dario expanded his talents at a number of trend
setting first class restaurants, including the five stars
Four Season Hotel.
He then moved to Cancun Mexico to assume the leadership role
of Executive Chef at the Grand Melia Hotel. He returned to
Toronto and devoted 10 years to one of this cities best restaurants
and catering venues, receiving numerous accolades for his
creative and acclaimed menus.
Dario has now embarked on an exciting new journey to spread
his expertise and dedication to this industry to a younger
generation, joining the Culinary Department of Toronto's reputed
George Brown College as Head Culinary Instructor for both
French and Italian Cuisines