In 2005, he accepted his first Sous Chef position at Crush Wine Bar and was subsequently promoted to Executive Chef in 2007. In 2011, he joined Pizzeria Libretto as Chef de Cuisine.
Outside of Canada, Chef Michael has completed stagieres at Rhodes in the Square in London, working under Chef de Cuisine Michael James and at Crillon le Brave in Provence, where he worked under Executive Chef Philippe Monti.
In 2012, he was appointed Chef de Cuisine at Oliver & Bonacini’s Luma, located on the 2nd floor of TIFF Bell Lightbox. Today, Chef Michael oversees the kitchens at both Luma and O&B Canteen in the role of Executive Chef.