KaTO brings unparalleled Japanese-Korean fusion to Gatineau-Ottawa. The menu is a blend of the culinary expertise of Chef Taek Lee and his South Florida restaurant Takato, featuring bright flavors and provisions of land and sea, inspired by the endless ocean views.



A world-class hospitality team with an uncompromising commitment to quality is led by Executive Chef Taek Lee (Taka). As one of South Florida’s most accomplished chefs with a career spanning more than 20 years at some of the nation’s leading restaurants, Chef Taka has helmed the kitchen as Executive Sushi Chef at ZUMA and Makoto and Executive Chef at Monkitail. keeping true to his roots, Chef Taka has a deep admiration for Korean and Japanese techniques while adding his own variations to his menus at his newest and most rewarding venture to date.

Combining their strengths, KaTO will be managed by entrepreneur Samantha Liu. She is well known for her Japanese cuisine here in Gatineau-Ottawa and has over 20 years of experience. She will be taking over the reins of the new restaurant to bring you the ultimate KaTO culinary experience!