About Executive Chef Jean-Pierre
For the past 1 years, Jean-Pierre Challet has been the Executive Chef at Ici Windsor Arms in beautiful Toronto. The restaurant holds up to 100 guests and specializes in French cuisine. With over 30 years of experience, Jean-Pierre wows us with a signature dish "N/A".
Press & Awards
Chef JP Challet has earned the stripe of professional Sommelier. His media coverage including The Washington Post, The Wall Street Journal, Gourmet and a host of Canadian publications such as Toronto Life have lavishly praised Chef Challet's creative interpretation of French Cuisine.
Chef JP was born and raised in Lyon, the gastronomic heart of France, where his curiosity & respect for food was borne. He studied Culinary Arts at the respected E'cole Hotel in Nice before migrating to Canada honing his craft in Relax & Chateaux, grand hotels and finally, his own signature boite, Ici Bistro which is now located within the iconic Windsor Arms Hotel. A disciple of classic French cuisine yet a pioneer confident enough in his technique to keep it at once, fresh, captivating and always delicious. JP Challet continues to receive accolades as one of Toronto's most relevant & beloved chefs.