Toronto Taste is Celebrating its 30th Anniversary! Be part of the original, one-and-only, premier culinary extravaganza of the year! Join the celebration on Sunday June 12, 2022 at Evergreen Brick Works, where the best of the best of the city’s food scene come together for one spectacular evening in support of Second Harvest, Canada’s largest food rescue charity. Each ticket purchase helps to fund Second Harvest’s crucial mission of food rescue and redistribution – your support has helped feed millions in your community. 

Savour every second as 50 of Toronto’s top Chefs prepare a signature dish before your eye. These amazing gourmet delights are served along with refreshment from premium beverage purveyors, offering a large selection beers, wines, spirits and non-alcoholic drinks. Best of all, this incredible fundraiser supports Second Harvest’s essential food rescue program, bringing nourishment to Torontonians throughout the year. The evening will include a live band, Chef Challenge, raffle draw, fine wine auction and silent auction and a variety of talented entertainers and special features.

Toronto Taste welcomes the return of the city’s premier culinary event and largest prix fixe dinner on Sunday, June 12 at the historic Evergreen Brickworks. Fifty of the most celebrated culinary and cocktail experts will come together under one roof in support of Second Harvest, Canada’s largest food rescue organization and a global thought leader on food loss and waste. Every ticket purchased will provide the equivalent of 600 meals to Canadian families experiencing hunger.

Set to be the toast of the town, this beloved event will mark the 30th anniversary of Toronto Taste, and will welcome 1,600 well-heeled and hungry guests to savour unlimited food and drinks prepared by some of Toronto’s most sought-after purveyors. Hosted by Canadian chef and gastronaut, Bob Blumer, guests will be treated to on-site activations including a fine wine and silent auction, raffle, captivating live music, and departing gifts including an exclusive recipe book. Guests will also have access to the acclaimed, live Chef Challenge, featuring top chefs from across the GTA squaring off to prepare a spectacular dish from a box of mystery ingredients in just 30-minutes before being judged by a panel of sponsors and celebrities.

This year’s Chef Challenge will include Executive Chef of Real Sports, Jamie Robb, founder and owner of Toronto-based restaurant, Nước Mắm, Chef Phil Nguyen, and Chef de Cuisine of La Palma, Chef Sam Medeiros. Each Chef comes with their own unique background and expertise, which is sure to create a spicy Chef Challenge in the kitchen.

Guests will have the opportunity to engage with notable Chefs including Susur Lee, David Adjey, Nuit Regular, and Craig Wong. Participating restaurants include Café Boulud, Gusto, Lee, Marben, The Carbon Bar, Chotto Matte and Richmond Station.

For every general admission ticket purchased, a CAD 150 tax receipt will be issued four weeks after the event date. VIP doors open at 5:00 p.m. | General Admission opens at 6:00 p.m. General Admission tickets are sold for $300.00 each, with VIP tickets only available to select partners.

For more information, to purchase tickets, click here, or view the full list of participating chefs and restaurants click here, and here for beverage purveyors.

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Bryen Dunn is a freelance journalist with a focus on travel, lifestyle, entertainment and hospitality. He has an extensive portfolio of celebrity interviews with musicians, actors and other public personalities. He enjoys discovering delicious eats, tasting spirited treats, and being mesmerized by musical beats.