Claudio Aprile

Chef and restaurateur

“Hi. I’m Claudio Aprile. I’m a judge on Master Chef Canada, and September 10th I want you to share with us what it means to you to be Canadian for Canada In A Day.”

One of Canada’s most celebrated and visionary chefs, Claudio Aprile is the owner and creative force behind the growing Orderfire Restaurant Group, which includes Toronto’s acclaimed Origin brand restaurants – voted the #1 restaurant in Toronto by Toronto Life and Now magazine. Aprile is also a judge on CTV’s hit culinary competition series Masterchef Canada.

Throughout his 30+ year career, Aprile has passed through some of the most renowned kitchens around the globe, including Bali Sugar in London. His first restaurant, Colborne Lane, was lauded as one of the best restaurants in the world.