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Essence Bistro

Chef, Gerry Quintero L.

The vision of the bistro has an immense contribution from the Latin American culture since our chef is Latin American.

Essence Bistro evokes an eclectic vibe, with Mid-century driven furniture surrounded by earthy wall finishes, natural plants and noble metal-base lighting. Authentic materials in the interior design are the analogy of what is happening in the Kitchen. Our chef chooses selective and fresh ingredients every day, and the vibrant flavours of the latin cuisine are the embodiment in every dish. 

The facilities of the restaurant connect directly to our health and juice bar managed by holistic nutritionists that not only care about the importance of eating clean but also how to enhance our customers’ lives by inspiring a healthy lifestyle.

Chef Gerry Quintero

Growing up as a vegetarian in Mexico, Gerry acquainted himself with the fresh produce available year round and cooking at home from a young age. Chef has honed his skills from catering to fine dining. Working  in Toronto restaurants such as Scarpetta, Yours Truly, El Caballito, Linda Modern Thai and Rosalinda. The different cuisines developed his own style and love for seasonal Ontario produce always keeping his beloved Mexican flavours in his arsenal.