Celebrated Chef Marc Thuet and his business partner Biana Zorich recently held a star-studded dinner to celebrate the completion of the apprenticeship program for the new Conviction staff of ex-convicts. Launched in May, Conviction Restaurant’s mission is a social experiment designed to empower some of society’s most disadvantaged members, all while providing customers with an unforgettable eating and dining experience. The restaurant will be featured in Citytv’s new series, Conviction Kitchen, set to premiere this September.
PHOTOS:Chef Marc Thuet with wife and business partner, Biana Zorich.; Farah Nasser (anchor/reporter, CityNews) and Tracy Moore (host of CityLine).; Actors and comedians Debra McGrath and husband, Colin Mochrie. Kevin Hearn (Barenaked Ladies).; Michael “Pinball” Clemons, vice-chair, Toronto Argonauts of the Canadian Football League.; actor Helene Joy (Murdoch Mysteries, Citytv).; celebrated Canadian actor Gordon Pinsent and his daughter/actor Leah Pinsent (Made in Canada and Escape from the Newsroom).