British born Julian Bond’s career began in Barnsley, England where he attended culinary school graduating with honours before applying his skills at several notable restaurants across England. Enticed by CP Hotels (now Fairmont Hotels), he relocated to Canada to training apprentice chefs in the art of fine dining cuisine.
Recruited in 2005 by the Cactus Club group of restaurants, Chef Julian Bond joined the Executive Team and was responsible for running the test kitchens, menu development, staff training and new acquisitions and openings. Under his tenor he helped to grow the company to 19 locations by overseeing the openings and design.
His love for teaching brought him back to education and he joined our Institute in 2007 as Executive Chef and Program Director.
Michael Y. Wong (MYW)
Internationally acclaimed & award winning event-cinematographer and educator, MYW is renown for producing sophisticated, heartfelt and commercial-grade wedding films + commercials. Recognized for his non-nonsense teaching approach to filmmaking, his lectures have made appearances world-wide. Recently his new, sold-out MYW education series of classes in Toronto have already attracted students from as far away as Japan, Brazil, and Vancouver. His commercial works include Sheraton Hotels, Airmiles, Tassimo, Costco to name a few.