Chef Russell Auckbaraullee

Chef Russell Auckbaraullee, owner of Penthouse Catering and First Mauritian Muslim to battle on Chopped Canada. Has appeared as a food judge and contestant on Menu Match-Up and The Chef Cartel Sushi Fest TO. Chef Russell has been a proud brand ambassador for Halal Food Fest for 5 years. He seeks the challenge of diversity and desire for his guests “to have a new experience with food that will open them to the cultural inspirations behind each dish,”. He’s exactly something that comes directly from his Mauritian heritage, that compliments the rich multicultural food found in Toronto. His menus are not limited to a specific cuisine, but mostly a variety of international foods. Earlier in his career he has managed and was the Head Chef of restaurants around Toronto, but now focuses on teaching and catering. He has also appeared on multiple media outlets, tv demos, published recipes. Find them at