Ivana Raca

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PROFILE

Just three years after taking her first restaurant job in the kitchen at North 44, Mark McEwan made Chef Ivana Raca his first female saucier at the young age of 20. Presently running Raca Catering and Dundas West’s Ufficio, Ivana has teamed up with Chopped Canada’s Brad Smith to bring you “free spirit food”. To them, “Boemo” means no limitations to the imagination. Resto Boemo represents the birth of a new, improved (if that's possible) "Free’er" chef.

From there, Ivana went on to become the sous chef who launched ONE restaurant and, at age 24, the first female executive chef at 6-million-dollar food emporium,

McEwan foods. Shortly following that, Ivana travelled to Australia, where she worked for Michelin 2-star chef, Paul Froggatt at Palazzo Versace.

Upon returning to Canada, Ivana entered one of the first Underground Chef Battles in Toronto and, to no one’s surprise, made it to the final round. Her competitive spirit was also viewed on the Food Network’s “Beat Bobby Flay” and, more recently, as champion of Chopped Canada. Presently running Raca Café & Catering as well as Dundas West’s Ufficio, Ivana has now teamed up with Chopped Canada’s Brad Smith to bring you “free spirit food” at Resto Boemo. To them, “Boemo” means no limitations to the imagination. Resto Boemo represents the birth of a new, improved (if that's possible) "Free’er" chef.

 

SOCIAL

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@restoboemo

Website

www.assemblychefshall.com

KITCHEN HOURS

Mon – Wed

11AM – 10PM

Thurs – Fri

11AM – 10PM

Saturday

11AM – 10PM

Sunday

11AM – 10PM

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