With his industry on lockdown and no end in sight, Toronto chef Luke Donato tries to keep his culinary passion alive during the COVID-19 pandemic — even if it means teaching a group of misfits online.

Until Further Notice is a story about identity, purpose and the power of our collective experience, told by Donato and his amateur chefs — friends, family and strangers from different time zones and cultural backgrounds. Some have never used a whisk before, and others still don’t know how to mute themselves on Zoom. But many are there to find a sense of normalcy, a routine and connection.

Through Chef Luke’s love for cooking, we explore the memories elicited by food and the solace it brings us during this time. Until Further Notice documents a unique moment, when we are collectively experiencing a sense of loss. And yet, though his students are following the same recipe at the same time, taught by the same chef, each dish comes out slightly different.

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Tiffany Hsiung is an award-winning filmmaker based in Toronto, Canada. Her debut feature length documentary The Apology (2016) has won over 15 awards internationally. This includes the Peabody – Award (2019) and the DuPont Columbia award (2020). Hsiung also won the Peabody – Futures of Media Award (2018) and a Canadian Screen Award for Best Original Digital Production for The Space We Hold (2017). Her Recent film Sing Me a Lullaby won the TIFF inaugural ‘Share Her Journey Short Cuts Award’ The Directors Guild of Canada Best Short Film Award, Oscar qualifying DOC NYC Shorts Grand Jury Prize.