GTA CHAPTERCareer Xpress III : Appetite for Design
LA BANANE227 Ossington AvenueToronto - ON - M6J 2Z8map
Appetite for Design
Appetite for Design: La Banane

Join us at one of Toronto’s newest, and highly acclaimed restaurants La Banane, for an evening of dinner and design. Designed by Mason Studio, La Banane is a new French concept restaurant that features modern interpretations of French classics by Chef Brandon Olsen, amidst an artfully designed interior. Tap into the design process presented by designer Ashley Rumsey of Mason Studio, take a tour through the restaurant to learn about the design concept and stories behind the extensive artwork collection, and lastly, enjoy a carefully curated four course dinner amongst the design team.

Chef Brandon Olsen

Brandon Olsen is regarded as one of the most inventive, skilled and hardworking chefs in Canada. He has spent the past 15 years honing his craft under the tutelage of some of the world’s best chefs, and leading two of Toronto’s most celebrated kitchens – The Black Hoof and Bar Isabel (named 2013’s Best New Restaurant in Canada by EnRoute Magazine). He and his fianceé Sarah Keenlyside are owners of Chocolates X Brandon Olsen (CXBO.ca), which specializes in handmade chocolate bonbons.

Mason Studio

Mason Studio is an award winning interior design firm focused on the integration of art, objects, graphics and technology. They are a group of creative professionals harnessing the power of a multi-disciplinary approach to create designs that generate compelling, engaging and memorable experiences. There is no aversion to tradition and no fear of change; their motivation is based on a truthful response to needs and an understanding for the significance of interior design in comprehensive and effective environments with commercial purpose.


First :oysters OR cheese

Entrée :liver and onions OR albacore tuna OR pâté-en-croûte OR white asparagus (veg)

Main :salmon w. bergamot nage OR duck breast OR flatiron steak OR vol-au-vent aux légumes (veg)

Dessert :gâteau à la banane OR île flottante OR roasted pineapple w. tofu pudding

Date/TimeTues. June 6, 2017 - 8:30pm EDT
LocationLa Banane
227 Ossington AvenueToronto - ON - M6J 2Z8
Price$40.00 (member)|$65.00 (non-member)