“I am in love with Victoria and Vancouver Island. The ingredients and culinary talent available to us are truly amazing. To be here where I can indulge in my love of wine and local ingredients is a dream come true.”
Another talent Chef Ito brings with him is a passion for ice carving and he has competed across the country and around the world – both with his carving and his cooking.
And while Chef’s inspired dishes have made their way to AURA’s menu, including an increase in vegetarian and gluten free options, he is launching new menus seasonally to be sure he captures the very best of the Island’s seasonal bounty.