Executive Chef, Jason Bangerter
Jason Bangerter is Executive Chef of O&B Canteen and Luma at TIFF Bell Lightbox. Classically trained in London under Chef Anton Mosimann, he cooked in Michelin starred restaurants throughout France and Switzerland for a number of years before returning to Canada to become chef of one of Toronto’s top French restaurants, Auberge du Pommier. At the Auberge, Jason reinterpreted traditional French cuisine with modern flair and creativity, earning the restaurant unprecedented ratings and reviews. Now at TIFF Bell Lightbox, Jason draws on his classic roots to create fresh market, new world cuisine, showcasing magnificent Canadian ingredients.
Chef de Cuisine, Michael Wilson
Chef de Cuisine Michael Wilson graduated from Startford Chefs School in 2002. He worked as Chef de Partie at Scaramouche Restaurant until 2004 and then as Saucier at Oliver & Bonacini’s Square Restaurant. In 2005 he accepted his first Sous Chef position at Crush Wine Bar and was subsequently promoted to Executive Chef in 2007. In 2011, he joined Pizzeria Libretto as Chef de Cuisine. Chef Michael has completed stagieres at Rhodes in the Square in London, working under Chef de Cuisine Michael James and at Crillon le Brave in Provence, where he worked under Executive Chef Philippe Monti.