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At Alder’s heart lies our signature wood-fired grill, from which prime meats, fresh seafood and tender vegetables alike are gently transformed by smoke and open flame.

About Patrick Kriss

Chef Patrick opened his critically acclaimed flagship restaurant, Alo, in 2015 soon followed by Aloette, Alobar Yorkville, Salon, and Aloette Go. In 2022, Alder joined his renowned family of restaurants. The Toronto native and Alo Food Group owner began his culinary career in his hometown prior to working in both New York and France. Known for his imaginative fare and seasonal sensibility, Chef Patrick draws on the straightforward yet effective preparation methods of smoke and flame to enhance and unwind fresh ingredients.

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Alder is grounded in the exceptional made accessible, with a menu offering original takes on timeless dishes and preparation styles. For his dishes, Chef Patrick draws inspiration from the gastronomic traditions and techniques long-practiced in and around the Mediterranean, applying a deft touch to thoughtfully sourced ingredients, accenting and elevating flavors found in nature. The kitchen, centered around a wood-fired grill, prepares dishes intended to delight, sustain and nourish. 

Alder is a warm and protected place to be, like just the right distance from a bonfire. 



View Alder at 51 Camden St,
Toronto, ON M5V 1V2 on Google Maps

Call Alder by phone at 416-637-3737

Get Directions to Alder via Google Maps

Located at Ace Hotel Toronto


Sunday – Thursday
5pm – 10pm

Friday – Saturday
5pm – 10:30pm


Saturday & Sunday
10:30am - 2pm

Private Events

Alder is a place to cultivate warmth with parties of all sizes. If you’re interested in hosting a private or semi-private get-together here, please let us know the details and we’ll be in touch.

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