The term Mediterranean derives from the Latin word mediterraneus, meaning “amid the earth” or “between land”. Pulling from this ancient wellspring of culture, Michael Dal Maso, a 10+ year veteran of some of Toronto’s best fine-dining kitchens, returns to The Depanneur with an elegant tasting menu inspired by the flavours of the Mediterranean and Middle East, given a modern and personal interpretation.
Before the main course there will be a short acoustic musical performance by Kali-ann Butala. Kali-ann originally hails from the North West Territories and will be performing a short set of beautiful, bittersweet melodies written during her travels across Canada.
Venison tartare, crostini, buttermilk, Anaheim chilli relish
Tiger prawns, curried couscous, cumin & lime creme fraiche, saffron oil, coriander, cress
Octopus, wild boar sausage & peppers skewers, ancho chimichurri, pickled daikon, lavash bread
Small hen with hickory smoke gravy, mash croquette, crispy leek & carrot nest, eggplant blue cheese purée, roasted vegetables
Tonka bean panna cotta, grape molasses jelly
Michael dal Maso has spent time in many of the city’s high-profile kitchens including Soho House and Oliver & Bonacini, as well as venues under the Icon Legacy banner. He is currently at Byblos, where he first served as member of the opening team.
Every weekend The Depanneur invites a guest chef to host a fun, informal dinner party.
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