Globe and Mail Interviews Celebrity Chef Mark McEwan of Diwan restaurant at Aga Khan Museum

The restaurant at the Aga Khan Museum has struggled, but the celebrity chef believes his team can create fine Middle Eastern cuisine

Globe and Mail Interviews Celebrity Chef Mark McEwan of Diwan restaurant at Aga Khan Museum

In Mr. McEwan, Diwan has a celebrity chef who is primarily known for his upscale fine-dining concepts. Recent years have seen him try out different cuisines. At McEwan Don Mills, he spread his wings with a sushi bar. With McEwan TD Centre, he launched a South Asian-inspired hot counter.

Globe and Mail Interviews Celebrity Chef Mark McEwan of Diwan restaurant at Aga Khan Museum

At Diwan, the McEwan Group has shaped a menu that includes dishes such as naan-wrapped chicken tikka masala with mango chutney and mint-cucumber raita. During both of my lunch visits – there is currently no dinner service – the lamb kibbeh was sold out and plates of beef shish kebab with roasted beets and hummus were racing out of the kitchen.

Interview at the Source: Diwan: Mark McEwan tackles Aga Khan Museum’s restaurant – The Globe and Mail

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