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Calling out all foodies and food lovers, a food and drink festival is coming back to Toronto and you don't want to miss it. T.O. Food & Drink Fest is making its way to the Metro Toronto Convention Centre on March 31st, and it's bigger and better than ever!
This 3-day festival is a paradise for all food lovers. There will be amazing showcases and sampling opportunities featuring over 175 of the best food and drink brands you know. You'll get to taste delicious creations from some of the best chefs, restaurants, winemakers, spirits, beer and cider companies, all under one roof. Some of the best food trucks in Toronto will also make their way to the event.
With over 175 exhibitors, there is no doubt that there will be an abundance of delicious options to choose from. Whether you have a sweet tooth, enjoy savoury or salty dishes, alcoholic or non-alcoholic beverages, there is something for everyone's tastebuds. Brands like Craig's Cookies, Cottage Springs Beverage, Chungchun, Albi Sushi, Altitude Coffee Roasters, Liko's Hawaiian BBQ, Mr. Clutch, and so much more will be making an appearance at the event. For the full list of exhibitors, click here. A long list of exhibitors on site means an array of delicious and unique food, drinks, and culinary products. Pricing and menus are set by vendors, but you'll see prices between $4-6 for most dishes and drinks.
Aside from all the incredible food and drink selections, you'll get the chance to witness Toronto's top chefs & experts cook a delicious dish live on stage. Get to watch all the greatest chefs cook up a storm, like Mark McEwan, Romain Avril, Erica Karbelnik, Devan Rajkumar, Raquel Fox, Michael Hunter, Afrim Pristine, Trevor Lui, Massimo Capra, who have all made their names well-known in the industry and have racked up impressive accolades. If there's a certain chef that you want to see live, you can click here for the chef schedule.
Chefs aren't the only ones taking centre stage because you'll be able to stir things up at the mixology classes, where you'll learn how to craft 2 or more seasonally selected cocktails, pair ingredients and different flavours to make the perfect drink and master the art of mixology. Learn the tips and tricks to become a master mixologist. You'll even get to meet winemakers and learn about local wines in an informative tasting experience.
Don't worry, if you need a break from the hustle & bustle of the festival or just need some time to digest, you can head over to the Delicious Vibes Lounge where you can enjoy tunes from DJs Jahmal Padmore, IAMSETDOE, Ace Dillinger and Rose Hips. There will even be Disco Dance Parties on Friday and Saturday nights, so you don't want to miss them. With unbelievable food and drinks selection, mixology classes, chef demonstrations, live music, insights into the latest trends, shopping and more; there is tons to look forward to. Don't forget to bring your credit or debit card because the festival will be a 100% cashless site, so the easiest way is to tap and pay as you go. T.O. Food & Drink Fest is a 19+ event, so an ID will be required at the door. Spend the weekend enjoying food and drinks, pairings, music and having a great time. This festival won't last long, so make sure you grab yourself a ticket!
Grab your tickets here!
Where: Metro Toronto Convention Centre (255 Front St W, Toronto, ON M5V 2W6)
When: March 31st-April 2nd 2023
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