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.

Until Further Notice

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.