About Oliver and Bonacini

Our Company

MICHAEL BONACINI

Michael was born in South Wales. He trained classically under Chef Anton Mosimann at London’s Dorchester Hotel before immigrating to Canada in 1985, and partnering with Peter Oliver in 1993 to create Oliver & Bonacini Restaurants. In 1996, he was awarded the Ontario Hostelry Institute’s first ever Gold Award in recognition of his significant contribution to culinary excellence in Ontario. In 2010, Michael released his first cookbook 3 Chefs: The Kitchen Men. He has appeared regularly on Citytv’s Cityline and currently appears as a judge on CTV’s MasterChef Canada. At O&B, Michael drives the culinary program and oversees design and construction on all new projects.