Tastemakers in Ottawa, ON

Atelier Restaurant

Atelier Restaurant

Listed among the Top 50 Restaurants in Canada.

Atelier serves a 12-course tasting menu every night, to every guest. We make substitutions to any dish for allergies, strong dislikes, and for vegetarians.

Contact: 613.321.3537

Chef Marc Lepine

Marc Lepine was twice named 'Ottawa Chef of the Year' by the Canadian Culinary Federation. In February 2012, Marc was named the Canadian Culinary Champion after winning gold at the finals in Kelowna, BC.



Listed among the Top 100 Restaurants in Canada.

Beckta offers a constantly-changing "fine-dining bar food" menu alongside a legendary cocktail and wine program, all delivered with extraordinary value and a genuine sense of caring.

Contact: 613.238.7063

Chef Katie Brown

In the 2013 Gold Plate Awards for the Ottawa-Gatineau area Katie's dish was the bronze medal. Katie has been training with one of Canada's best chefs, Michael Moffatt, the executive chef at Beckta.

El Camino

El Camino

The best fish tacos in Ottawa!

Contact: 613.422.2800

Chef Matt Carmichael

Chef Matthew Carmichael was bronze medalist at Canadian Culinary Championships.

Fraser Café

Fraser Café

Our approach to dining is simple: use the best ingredients available to make fantastic food, at a reasonable price, in a casual and lively setting.

Contact: 613.749.1444

Ross & Simon Fraser

Ross and Simon were the 2010 Gold Plate bronze medalists, and have competed multiple times since. Their simple food highlights the ingredients and shows their ability to use great products to create spectacular meals.



Modern menu encompasses broad inspirations from around the world, presented in both comfortable and inspiring ways, designed for our neighbourhood clientele.

Contact: 613.680.9086

Chef Michael Moffatt

Michael is a proud Algonquin College Culinary Arts Graduate and now chairs the Advisory Board for the Culinary program.

Le Cafe at N.A.C.

Le Cafe at N.A.C.

Focusing on local seasonal ingredients, le café's menu is a culinary experience that indulges the senses. Experience our take on contemporary cuisine with dishes that will delight and engage you.

Contact: 613.594.5127

Chef John Morris

While working at Perspectives restaurant John, and the rest of the team there, received a CAA Four Diamond rating. In 2009 he received the Gold Medal Escoffier Society of Toronto Culinary Salon.

Le Cordon Bleu, Signature Restaurant

Signatures Restaurant

More than just a bistro, Signatures Restaurant brings a modern twist to a fine dining experience. Combining modern cuisine with relaxing decor and a stress-free ambience, Signatures Restaurant can be your oasis.

Contact: 613.236.2499

Chef Yannick Anton

Chef Anton worked at Westin Hotel as their executive chef and also at Canada's department of Foreign Affairs and International Trade. He cooked for George Bush, Vicente Fox and Wu-Jin Tao.

Perspectives Restaurant at Brook Street Hotel

Perspectives Restaurant

Offers gourmet dining featuring Executive Chef Clif Lyness' culinary creations prepared with regional ingredients.

Contact: 613.271.1800

Chef Clif Lyness

Chef Lynes is famous in the Ottawa restaurant scene for the distinct flavor he has added. He is famous for using his talent for cooking to raise money for charities including the Youth Services Bureau of Ottawa.

SIDEDOOR contemporary kitchen & bar

SIDEDOOR contemporary kitchen & bar

Sidedoor is about small, Mexican and Asian-inspired, produce-driven sharing plates. Takes on tacos, Indian and Thai curries, Chinese dumplings, and inventive twists on Japanese favourites, all delivered by an unlikely source.

Contact: 613.562.9331

Chef Jonathan Korecki

Jonathan was a contestant on season 2 of Top Chef Canada, where he was one of the finalists. Jonathan worked along side chef Michael Carmichael and Jordan Holley while at E18hteen.



A vibrant restaurant and cocktail bar offering up lively ambiance. The Shore Club is memorable for its atmosphere, professional service and outstanding cuisine

Contact: 613.569.5050

Chef Jason Groulx

Chef Jason Groulx was formerly restaurant chef at the Hyatt in Montreal and, before that, sous chef at Juniper Kitchen and Wine Bar in Ottawa.

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