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Ufficio

1214 Dundas Street West  •  Toronto  •  (416) 535-8888

Ufficio Restaurant offers a broad selection of impeccably prepared dishes comprised of house made pastas, seasonal vegetables, sustainable fish and ethically sourced meats. Rooted in time-honoured Italian tradition, Ufficio has consistently been celebrated and highly rated for its creative pescatarian forward and vegan friendly menu, and for its use of locally sourced ingredients, inventive cocktails and wine list. Featuring sophisticated and stylish decor, the intimate warmth of Ufficio elevates Italian cuisine.

Ivana Raca

Executive Chef

Chef Ivana Raca has already achieved unparalleled success in what has traditionally been a male dominated field. The first female to hold the position of saucier in any of McEwan’s kitchens, Ivana received another promotion making her sous chef on the team that opened ONE Restaurant by the age of 24, Ivana was selected as the first female Executive Chef for the six million dollar food emporium McEwan Foods. Looking for more challenges, in 2012 Ivana traveled to Australia’s Gold Coast where, for two years she worked under Two Star Michelin Chef Paul Froggatt at the Palazzo Versace. Upon her return 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 most recently on view on the Food Network’s “Beat Bobby Flay”. She is now a proud partner at Ufficio.