Executive chef Mike Robbins has wowed both restaurant critics and locals with his modern Canadian cuisine. Anna Lena which opened in 2015 has been recognized as one of the top ten new restaurants in Canada by EnRoute Magazine and best new restaurants in Vancouver by the Globe and Mail. This modern bistro has become Kitsilano’s must dine restaurant.
deer + almond restaurant which opened in 2012 has become one of Winnipeg’s top restaurants. Executive chef Mandel Hitzer is also the co-creator of one of Canada’s best winter culinary destination events, Raw: Almond, a three week long pop-up outdoor restaurant held in a tent at the junction of the frozen river banks of the Assiniboine and Red Rivers. Hitzer’s celebrates home-style comfort food with a global twist.
Location: AnnaLena, Vancouver