The Best Is Yet To Come: Dusk Sings Bennett @ Essence of Unionville

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Dates February 20 - February 24, 2024

Dinner Service: Begins at 6:00pm

Performance: 8:00pm

Matt Dusk

Matt Dusk is one of Canada’s most beloved male vocalists, forging a career in music that has resulted in fourteen critically-acclaimed studio albums and sold over one million albums world wide.

Dusk pays tribute to one of his greatest inspirations, the legendary Tony Bennett. With over 70 years of entertaining audiences, Bennett has become an American icon, earning 19 Grammy Awards, two Emmy Awards, and a Lifetime Achievement Award from the Recording Academy

In the Canadian premiere of “The Best Is Yet To Come”, Dusk showcases remarkable vocal range and talent, bringing to life the essence of Bennett’s style and honouring his legacy with classic songs such as “I Left My Heart in San Francisco,” “The Way You Look Tonight,” and “The Good Life.” The show is a toe-tapping journey through Bennett’s most beloved hits, with Dusk putting his own unique spin on the timeless tunes.

Dusk has been awarded four GOLD albums: TWO SHOTS (Canada, The Netherlands) and GOOD NEWS, SINATRA Vol.2, four PLATINUM albums: MY FUNNY VALENTINE and JUST THE TWO OF US, OLD SCHOOL YULE!,JETSETJAZZ and SINATRA Vol.1

He has had three number one radio hits: ALL ABOUT ME (Canada), BACK IN TOWN (Japan), and GOOD NEWS (France), is an alumnus of the St. Michael’s Choir School and studied under jazz piano legend Oscar Peterson at York University.

Notable award nominations include, five JUNO awards, one ADISQ, and one Róże Gali: Muzyka.

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Jitin Gaba

Executive Chef

Chef Jitin Gaba joined Hilton Toronto/Markham culinary team as an Executive Chef in November 2018.

Although born in Delhi, India, Jitin spent a lot of time in France and Italy, where he developed his culinary skills and passion for cooking at an early age. He would often assist his mother in the kitchen, cooking for his family, and accompanying her to the local food market, choosing freshest produce and later transforming ingredients into meals.

Prior to his journey with Hilton, Jitin worked as an Executive Sous Chef at the Fairmont Royal York (Toronto), which has one of the biggest kitchens in North America, as well as Chef de Cuisine at TOCA restaurant at the Ritz Carlton Toronto.

“Jitin has enjoyed an extensive career in hospitality spanning almost two decades. He has held various roles working in kitchens across Asia, Australia, Europe and North America. Chef Jitin’s culinary experience included working at four and five star hotels, as well as top restaurants, such as Chef Oliver Glowig’s Two Michelin Star restaurant and Chef Antoine Westermann’s Three Michelin Star restaurant.”

From his home base in Toronto, where he lives with his wife, Jitin journeys weekly to fresh produce markets in his neighbourhood and beyond, sourcing new ingredients and suppliers and discovering different family-owned businesses and new producers. Jitin’s favourite cuisine is Italian, made with fresh local ingredients. Like other members of his 35-plus culinary team, he is passionate and creative about cooking, which shows in the menus he creates!