Sustainably sourced farm-to-fork offerings 

Meet the Team

Chef Derek Powers Jr

Chef Derek Powers Jr

Executive Chef, 1 Hotel Toronto

As Executive Chef, Derek Powers Jr. oversees the culinary vision and approach at 1 Hotel Toronto, ensuring our eateries uphold their reputation of using fresh and seasonal ingredients from local Ontario purveyors. At 1 Hotel Toronto, Chef Powers and his talented team are focused on crafting delicious zero-waste dishes that showcase the Hotel’s commitment to preserving the beauty and bounty of nature. 

Chef Roland 1 Kitchen

Chef Roland Torok-Ducharme

Chef de Cuisine, 1 Kitchen

Chef Roland Torok-Ducharme joins 1 Kitchen Toronto as the newly appointed Chef de Cuisine. Possessing an inherent love for creating simply beautiful dishes with the freshest ingredients, Chef Torok-Ducharme will lead the 1 Kitchen brigade focusing on spotlighting local and seasonal products and flavours to further support 1 Hotel Toronto’s sustainable ethos.

Chef Olivier

Chef Olivier Le Calvez

Executive Chef, Casa Madera

Born in Mexico, Chef Olivier Le Calvez brings a wealth of global experience and talent to the helm of the Casa Madera kitchen. His 25-year culinary career is strongly influenced by his native country, as well as European, Asian, and Latin American techniques making him perfectly suited to the role of Executive Chef of Casa Madera.