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Printed in The Toronto Star, Friday, August 19, 2011

St. Joseph’s Health Centre has a culinary secret. Its food is so good that people who live and work in Roncesvalles Village drop by for meals.

The menu is the work of two devoted chefs.

John Butler spent almost eight years with the Oliver & Bonacini restaurant group (at Auberge du Pommier and Biff’s) before becoming the hospital’s executive chef.

Chef Bala Thangarajah had been quietly toiling in the cafeteria, cooking what he was told, until Butler recognized his talents included Sri Lankan, German, Italian and Thai food.

Together the pair put out restaurant-worthy dishes at cafeteria prices.

Read the entire Article here.

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