Chances are you’ve eaten Chef Craig Harding’s food. He is the owner and Executive Chef of the California meets Italy inspired La Palma, was the brain behind the beloved gem Campagnolo, and has recently created his latest outpost Constantine inside Toronto’s chic new boutique hotel, The Anndore House. Craig’s passion and talent jumps off every plate, which is why, in a city where restaurants come and go on the regular, his have endured and outlasted his competition.
His restaurants have landed him on the most acclaimed restaurant lists from Canada’s Top 100 to Toronto Life’s Top 10 and Enroute magazine’s Best New Restaurants in Canada. But Craig’s talents aren’t limited to back of house; he’s also a star in front of the camera appearing on Food Network’s Chef In Your Ear, TLN’s Chef’s Bar, and TLN’s Opening Canada in celebration of Canada’s 150th Birthday. He has also recently wrapped production on his 7th season of the “Opening” series, travelling to distant and remote locations throughout Sicily to find the most authentic food possible.
It’s no wonder the Toronto Star named Chef Craig a Torontonian to watch. Craig is also a skilled public speaker, spokesperson, and brand ambassador for companies such as American Express and BMW. He has appeared many times on shows like Breakfast Television and The Global Morning Show, as well as having longstanding partnerships with Banana Republic, Tennis Canada, and Delissio, just to name a few.