ABOUT Chef George

George Rivera is the owner and Head Chef of Chef George.

Born in Philippines in 1961, George grew up in a family that was very much influenced with food. He shared his father’s passion in cooking. In 1998, he arrived in Canada after working and travelling as a chef for many years. He continued to work at restaurants and hotels, including the Royal York. A couple of years passed, he finally decided to quit his job and start his own restaurant. April 23, 2005 marks the first day of Chef George.