Oliver & Bonacini is the creation of Peter Oliver and Michael Bonacini, partners who first teamed up in 1993 to open Bay Street’s now legendary Jump
. Since then, Oliver & Bonacini has come to be recognized as one of Canada's leading fine dining restaurant, events and catering companies, operating a portfolio of unique and innovative restaurants and event venues. Included are Canoe
, one of Canada’s most celebrated dining experiences, Auberge du Pommier
, serving impeccable French cuisine for over 25 years, Biff’s Bistro
, a modern Parisian eatery, Luma
, a stylish restaurant and bar lounge in the TIFF Bell Lightbox, and America Restaurant
, presenting innovative gourmet dishes rooted in regional American flavours. O&B also offers mid-range casual fare. Oliver & Bonacini Café Grill
has locations in Bayview Village, Blue Mountains, Oakville and downtown Toronto at Yonge and Front Streets. O&B Canteen
both provide dine-in and grab & go options.
In 2016, Oliver & Bonacini partnered with Saks Fifth Avenue to bring forward two unique concept restaurants: Beaumont Kitchen
at CF Sherway Gardens, serving West Coast inspired cuisine, and Leña
at CF Eaton Centre, spearheaded by Corporate Executive Chef Anthony Walsh
. The company also opened The Guild
in Calgary, exemplifying a new and exciting take on the finest traditions of butchery, cookery, and bar-keeping.
The company's private dining, events and catering division, Oliver & Bonacini Events and Catering
, manages a number of large-scale event facilities, including The Carlu
at TIFF Bell Lightbox, Toronto Region Board of Trade
, and Aperture Room
, located in the historic Thornton-Smith Building.
With further expansion ahead, Oliver & Bonacini's standards of food and service excellence remain the main focus of the company’s vision.