Chef Eric Wood Behind the Stoves at PORT

Feast ON designated PORT Restaurant is pleased to announce the addition of local food loving Chef Eric Wood to their leadership team. 


“We are thrilled to have Chef Wood join our team. This partnership will offer a timely addition to our current food & beverage programs?, says Todd Morgan, Principal Partner.

For years PORT Restaurant has transformed the culinary scene East of the city, providing an elegant yet casual dining experience. Chef Wood brings to PORT Restaurant years of experience, which he will use in showcasing a renewed culinary program.

But worry not, as Chef Wood�s ingenuity is not leaving the City. He’s also working to help open Maple Leaf Tavern, ?Maple Leaf Tavern will be a culmination of everything I came to Toronto for, both personally and career wise and I�m really looking forward to putting some of my culinary memories and experiences from crisscrossing North America down onto plates and creating brand new ones as well,? says Chef Wood. ?Our goal is to re-create the Maple Leaf Tavern to compliment the community and to stand out as a neigbourhood destination for the east side of the city,? adds Morgan.

Chef Wood�s culinary talents will focus on overseeing the culinary program at PORT and the day to day operations at the Maple Leaf Tavern.  Chef Eric will be putting his stamp on the PORT menu in the coming weeks, and developing menus and a team for an early 2015 Launch of the Maple Leaf Tavern.


Established in 2008, PORT has been recognized as the being one of the top culinary destinations in the East GTA. A family owned and operated Restaurant and Bar, with a stunning lakeside view of Frenchman�s Bay, and is the only Feast Ontario certified establishment in Durham Region.

PORT Restaurant is located at 1289 Wharf Street in Pickering, ON.

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