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The way it started

Tony Cappellano

The top and coronary heart of the Increase Breakfast household was all the time Tony Cappellano. He opened the primary Increase location in 2003 at Faculty Avenue in Toronto. Through the years he would develop the model to a few extra places at St. Clair, Eglinton, and Vaughan. 

Tony was concerned in each side of the enterprise from clearing tables to welcoming friends and operating the kitchen. Many employees who went on to open their very own eating places credit score Tony with their distinctive expertise. Other than his large coronary heart Tony was well-known for “the best cappuccino” you ever had.

Tony Cappellano

Tony’s Time Line

Meet the Increase household

James Capellano

James Cappellano

Though he started as a server and line cook dinner in his household’s restaurant in 2001 at Churrasco Villa, James Cappellano, MBA, shortly developed a ardour for beginning, rising, and working his personal companies. His expertise consists of luxurious property and hospitality administration within the Center East, proudly owning and working his personal profitable wellness and training manufacturers, and excelling in his MBA the place he centered on advertising and administration.

James was integral to the opening of Increase Breakfast & Co. on Faculty St. in Toronto adopted by extra places on Eglinton Ave. (2008) and Vaughan (2013). He at the moment performs an instrumental position within the day by day success of the eating places and nonetheless extremely enjoys chatting with clients and serving to out wherever he’s wanted.

Favorite Increase Meal: Farmer Gianni

Farmer Gianni

Jeffery Cappellano

Jeffrey Cappellano

Jeff began studying the ropes within the kitchen along with his dad as a boy and at the moment not a lot has modified. He stays integral to the Increase Household Model: operating the kitchen, overseeing operations, and treating employees and clients similar to household.

“Even after I was on my approach to the Vaughan [Boom] location which opened up in 2012,” says Jeffrey, “I’d cease in on St. Clair the place my dad was and we’d have an espresso collectively. It was a part of my day as a result of we’re household. That’s the way it all the time was.”

Jeffrey operated the Vaughan location by its first eight years and now oversees particular tasks as they keep on the legacy that Tony impressed: one centered on household, buddies, and naturally, meals.

Favorite Increase Meal: Chickadilla

Chick-a-Dilla

Mafalda Santos

Mafalda Santos

Mafalda (“Muffy”) met Tony in 1994 on the Mars Diner in Toronto the place they each labored. They continued to work very carefully collectively on the Faculty, St. Clair and Eglinton Increase places for almost twenty years as enterprise and life companions. Muffy is integral to the management workforce as an entire and an lively member on the Increase St. Clair location.

Favorite Increase Meal: Benny Increase

Boom Benny

Mirella Pereira

Mirella Pereira

For Mirella, it has all the time been a household affair. She joined forces together with her brother Tonino, the founding father of Increase Breakfast, shortly after he opened our first retailer on Faculty Avenue in 2003. Collectively, they constructed a profitable modern-day diner serving breakfast and lunch the place our ardour for the hospitality trade flourished. Her philosophy was to create an area the place “Mates and Meals Collide” in splendid concord. In 2006 they opened the second Increase location at 1036 St. Clair Ave W. Impressed by connecting with individuals and making a eating expertise their friends couldn’t get sufficient of. They’d go on to open one other two places at 174 Eglinton Ave. W and Vellore Drive in Vaughan.

Favorite Increase Meal: Basic French Toast

Classic French Toast

Rose Costa

Rose Costa

Rose (Tony’s sister) has been with Tony because the Candy Dream days! Over the previous seventeen years she has labored facet by facet with Tony in the course of the making of Increase at Faculty St., St. Clair Ave. West, and now Eglinton. At the moment, she is an element proprietor on the Eglinton location together with her sister Mirella. Enjoyable truth: Rose is known for her BIG HELLO!

Favorite Increase Meal: California Spa-Melette

California Spa-melette

Connie Di Placido

Connie Di Placido

Tony’s Niece Connie is an integral member of the management workforce. She began working with Increase as a server in 2008 when she left her profession within the Funeral Business. After a couple of
years, she grew to become extra concerned within the operations and shortly grew to become a associate on the Vaughan Increase Breakfast & Co. location.

Favorite Increase Meal: Oh Canada!

Oh Canada

Madalena Costa

Madalena Costa

Individuals name her Lena! She has labored on the Increase Breakfast St. Clair location since 2017, however has been within the household enterprise for her entire life and has had the pleasure of working together with her Uncle Tony over time. Within the restaurant she performs many roles comparable to host, barista, and server, however behind the scenes she is working with the workforce on coaching to make sure BOOMTASTIC service upholding the FAB 5!

Favorite Increase Meal: Wild blueberry pancakes

Wild blueberry pancakes

Joseph Martino

Joseph Martino

Joseph was initially Tony’s private coach and at the moment oversees a number of firms with James Cappellano, Tony’s son. They’ve been working collectively since 2005. He’s a graduate of Humber Faculty (well being and health) and holds a Hospitality Administration Diploma and Meals & Beverage Administration Certification from the American Resort & Lodging Affiliation. Certainly one of his most outstanding experiences was working in hospitality administration at The Ritz-Carlton Resort Bahrain, within the Center East.

Favorite Increase Meal: Benny Increase

Mary Botelho

Mary Botelho

Mary met Tony in the course of the Candy Desires Period in 1990 as a buyer and in 2016, Tony approached her about becoming a member of Increase Breakfast & Co dealing with the day to this point bookkeeping of the corporate. The position expanded in 2018 to incorporate Human Assets and dealing with the financials for the corporate. In 2019 Mary was chosen to handle management conferences alongside Tony. At the moment along with her monetary position she works immediately with James as a enterprise advisor.

Favorite Increase Meal: BLT Benny

BLT benny

Evan Maiato

Evan Maiato

Evan is the Kitchen Supervisor at Increase Breakfast & Co St Clair and has been working with Increase Breakfast for nearly six years. He began on the Faculty St. location at 18 years outdated as a barista after which grew to become a cook dinner solely eight months later. He later labored as a line cook dinner on the Eglinton location for 2 years and is now the kitchen supervisor of the St. Clair location.

Favorite Increase Meal: Tony’s Rooster Membership

Tony's Chicken Club

David Santiago

David Santiago

When David first moved to Canada in 2010, he grew to become an everyday visitor at Increase Breakfast at St. Clair. That summer season, David got here on board as a server and stayed till 2013 when he attended Humber Faculty for Culinary Administration.

After 5 years of working as a Sous Chef in one other restaurant, David returned to Increase to turn into the chief of the kitchen. He at the moment leads the workforce every day whereas engaged on different areas of the enterprise as nicely.

Favorite Increase Meal: Threesome

Threesome

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