We're so excited to welcome our first-ever Corporate Executive Chef to our Drake family: Ted Corrado. Curious to find out more about our culinary king? Enjoy a brief Q+A we did with him about who he'd share a Drake burger with and what he ate while skiing in the Italian Alps.
Drake: Where were you born?
Chef Ted Corrado: Toronto
D: Where are some of the places you've worked before?
CTC: C5, George + Rain
D: What was your first impression of the Drake kitchen?
CTC: The Drake kitchen is awesome. I’ve been in it before a few times for 86’D Mondays. I always enjoy that everyone is excited to be in the space working.
D: What is your favourite type of food to cook?CTC: Risotto
D: What and where is the best meal you've ever had?CTC: That's a tough one! When I was snowboarding in Italian Alps I enjoyed a dish called "pizzoccheri."
D: What is the go-to cookbook in your home kitchen?CTC: Pasta with tomato sauce- a total classic.
D: Favourite TV show?CTC: Boardwalk Empire
D: Name the chefs you most admire?CTC: For inspiration I admire Chef Michel Bras and locally, I admire Chef Anthony Walsh.
D: If you could enjoy a Drake burger with anyone, dead or alive, who would it be?
CTC: Tony Hawk. I used to skateboard.