Chef and Owner
Being one of the very few female Chef/Owners in Canada, Alida Solomon stands out even in this small crowd with her renowned restaurant Tutti Matti having marked their 15th year in business and having never strayed from its roots in fine food and excellent wine that honours the spirit and culture of Tuscany. Having lived and worked for 6 years in Montalcino, Alida garnered not only high acclaim within the regional hospitality industry but also helped earn a Michelin recognition for the hilltop restaurant Boccon di Vino. Naturally upon bringing her skill and talent back to Toronto Tutti Matti has been hailed by critics and has received both local and national awards most notably the prestigious L’Eccio D’Oro in 2009 for Osteria of the Year. Never to stand still Alida is presently working on a documentary being filmed in Italy which celebrates women in wine andfood called, “Motherland”.