Word has it that ex-Drake chef Anthony Rose has some big plans up his sleeve. The ambitious chef-cum-entrepreneur plans to open not one, not two, but three new Toronto eateries in the next two years under the banner of his new restaurant group Rose and Sons. While the exact concept behind the new ventures has yet to be revealed, Rose is emphatic that simple food and a good atmosphere will be the name of the game in his upcoming resto trifecta."> Word has it that ex-Drake chef Anthony Rose has some big plans up his sleeve. The ambitious chef-cum-entrepreneur plans to open not one, not two, but three new Toronto eateries in the next two years under the banner of his new restaurant group Rose and Sons. While the exact concept behind the new ventures has yet to be revealed, Rose is emphatic that simple food and a good atmosphere will be the name of the game in his upcoming resto trifecta." />

Ex-Drake chef Anthony Rose wants to open a bunch of new Toronto restaurants


Published:

Word has it that ex-Drake chef Anthony Rose has some big plans up his sleeve. The ambitious chef-cum-entrepreneur plans to open not one, not two, but three new Toronto eateries in the next two years under the banner of his new restaurant group Rose and Sons. While the exact concept behind the new ventures has yet to be revealed, Rose is emphatic that simple food and a good atmosphere will be the name of the game in his upcoming resto trifecta.

"The concepts are very simple," Rose says. "We want to go into a good space, do very little to it, and come up with something gorgeous."

While Rose had originally kept his location-search to the downtown core, the limited real-estate options led him to expand his search to Leslieville, Yonge and Eg, the Junction and beyond. Having widened his scope, Rose has been tireless in his hunt for the perfect venue.

"We've got all these great concepts and now we just have to find the right place for them."

Atmosphere and ambiance are extremely important to Rose, and he has been in talks with a number of local artists, including street and graffiti artists, regarding restaurant design.

"We don't want to go down the path well trodden. We want to do something different, and create a great atmosphere where people keep coming back for more."

If all goes as planned, at least one of Rose's new ventures could potentially open its doors by fall. Look out for an influx of Rose's creative and culinary vision coming soon -- quite possibly -- to a neighbourhood near you.

Edit Module

Join the conversation and have your say by commenting below. Our comment system uses a Facebook plugin. Please note that you'll have to turn off some ad-blockers in order to see the comments.

Edit Module

Follow us on Twitter @PostCity for more on what to eat, where to shop and what to do in Toronto.

Edit ModuleShow Tags

You may also like...

Dining Diaries: From lunch club to pálinka shots with the Gardiner Museum's Rea McNamara

Dining Diaries: From lunch club to pálinka shots with the Gardiner Museum's Rea McNamara

The Gardiner Museum’s Rea McNamara, shared her most eventful meals over the course of a week.
Posted 4 days ago
First Look: The transformation of Scarborough Town Centre continues with a new Cacao 70

First Look: The transformation of Scarborough Town Centre continues with a new Cacao 70

Scarborough Town Centre just got a little sweeter. Chocolate fans will be delighted to discover that a new location of Cacao 70 has opened on the second floor. Complete with a fresh new design that’s different from its other locations, the new spot is a breath of fresh air.
Posted 5 days ago
Rose and Sons transformation is deli-cious

Rose and Sons transformation is deli-cious

Restaurateur and chef Anthony Rose is changing Rose and Sons into a delicatessen.
Posted 1 week ago
10 hot restaurants we can't stop talking about

10 hot restaurants we can't stop talking about

These are the restaurants you need to check out right now.
Posted 1 week ago
Edit ModuleShow Tags
Edit ModuleEdit Module