Top Chef Canada star suing Vancouver restaurant group for $35k

Dec 18 2021, 8:10 pm

A familiar face on Top Chef Canada Season 7 is suing a Vancouver restaurant group for $35,000.

According to provincial court documents filed in Small Claims Court on Friday, December 17, Phil Scarfone is looking to get $35,000 from their former employer, the Hawksworth Restaurant Group.

Formerly the head chef at Nightingale Restaurant in Vancouver, Scarfone is currently a Culinary Director at Savio Volpe.

Both restaurants are well known and popular in the local food scene.


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He competed in Top Chef Canada in 2019 and was the runner up behind winner Paul Moran, the Executive Chef at Tofino Resort & Marina.

In BC Small Claims Court, $35,000 is the maximum allowable value that you can claim.

Daily Hive has reached Phil Scarfone and Hawksworth Group and will update this story.

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