ABOUT THE FIFTH GRILL & TERRACE
Award Winning Restaurant
Voted Best Restaurant in Toronto by OpenTable Diners for its romantic ambience, rooftop patio and delicious cooking, The Fifth Restaurant & Terrace boasts twenty years of excellence and is always evolving. Headed by Executive Chef JP Challet and Chef Robert Toppan, our culinary team creates a modern cuisine to suit today’s tastes, accommodating vegetarian, vegan and gluten-free diets.
Summer on The Fifth’s Rooftop Oasis
Located atop Toronto’s Entertainment District, the dining room is intimate with fire-side sofas and the terrace offers great views of Toronto. This summer, our rooftop oasis will be the best restaurant in Toronto for alfresco dining with Mediterranean inspired foods and wines showcasing flavours from the French Riviera to the Amalfi Coast. Find out more about The Fifth Terrazzo.
EXECUTIVE CHEF JP CHALLET
French-born Chef Jean-Pierre Challet is internationally recognized for his mastery of French cuisine and led many best restaurants in Toronto. His love of food and progressive cooking style continues to meet changing demands and trends, making Chef JP one of Canada’s most accomplished and relevant chefs. He has represented Canada on multiple occasions at The James Beard House. Publications including Gourmet, Toronto Life, Globe & Mail, The Washington Post and The Wall Street Journal describe his cuisine as “lavish”, “heavenly” and “creative”.
Chef JP oversees all culinary endeavours at The Fifth. The Fifth Restaurant and Terrace, Fifth Pubhouse and our expanding catering and events department benefit from his vast experience and love of good food. Discover Chef JP’s new recipes on our blog!
CHEF ROBERT TOPPAN
Chef Robert Toppan’s cuisine is deeply influenced by his Italian roots and culinary background. After graduating from George Brown College, Rob moved to Italy to train at ALMA – International School of Italian Cuisine. During this time, he honed his skills at Antica Corte Pallavicina, a Michelin-starred restaurant near his grandparents’ hometown of Vacile. Upon returning to Toronto, he joined his mentor JP Challet at Ici Bistro, then followed him to The Fifth. Chef Rob’s love of Italian cooking makes him an exciting addition to The Fifth’s culinary team.