Meet the Chef / Owner
Born in the southern Spanish city of Cordoba, in Andalucia, Spain. Chef Jose Salgado has a diverse resume. As well as his culinary career that has included features in countless magazines, newspapers, radio he has appeared on numerous television shows such as the Food Network’s “Christine Cushin Live” and “Kitchen Equipped”… Telelatino’s “Viva Domenica”… City TV’s “Breakfast Television”. He has also been a guest on the Women’s network, Rogers Television, Sun-TV, CBC and CTV, Global Morning show and has cooked along side culinary team Canada, he has also gathered multiple awards. Chef Salgado’s rustic style of flavour and presentation pushes forward the idea of focusing on staying true to the authentic tapas experience, as a whole.
Jose has always been active in the arts. In 2005 along with then London, England based Elipcys Entertainment group, took over the lease of Toronto’s Historic Music Hall. Then after an exhausting and costly restoration the theater was re opened with the stage production of Andrew Lloyd Webbers “Song and Dance” .
Jose has produced many successful stage productions and concerts. Over the years he has worked with many different companies and artists as either promoter, producer or manager some of these artists include Jorden Knight of New kids on the Block fame, ABC ,The Fixx, Naked Eyes, Rick Springfield, Twisted Sister, Oasis, Queen, Finger Eleven, Billy Bragg, The Elvis Story, Zappacosta, The Canadian Tenors, Compañía Maria Serrano and many others…