Upcoming food events in Toronto offer plenty to sip on, from the hotly anticipated Toronto Tea Festival to the much buzzed about Mini Cask Festival. Additional food events include the Japanese Winter Festival, Robbie Burns Day festivities, and a slew of Winterlicious culinary events.
Events you might want to check out:
Château Siran Dinner (January 16 @ La Societe in Yorkville)
Edouard Miailhe, owner of the highly revered French winemaker Château Siran, is coming to Toronto for a four course dinner and vintage wine tasting led by Miailhe.
Chefs for Change (January 18 – March 1 @ Propeller Coffee Co.)
Back for a fourth year, more than 40 of Canada's top chefs come together to collaborate on five phenomenal dinners at Toronto's coziest, tastiest, mid-winter dinner series.
Small Ball Mini Cask Fest (January 20 @ Left Field Brewery)
It's no Cask Days, but this all new mini cask festival is looking to impress, with 6 unique cask beers, exclusive collectors glass, and dumplings all on site. Plus, it's free admission.
Japanese Winter Festival (January 20 @ William Doo Auditorium)
Experience Japanese culture here in Toronto at this annual winter festival that includes tons of free food samples in addition to other Japanese inspired activities.
Australia's Cheff Scott Pickett (January 20-21 @ Canoe)
One of Melbournes most celebrated chefs comes to Toronto for one night to serve an exceptional six course tasting menu largely inspired by the South Australian terroir.
Trinity Bellwoods New Year Flea (January 21 @ The Great Hall)
The Bellwoods flea market returns with new vendors, bakers, and designers that'll cure the winter blues. Expect the best in local baked goods waiting for you.
Robbie Burns Brewmaster Dinner (January 25 @ Mill Street Brew Pub)
Break out the haggis, Robbie Burns Day is approaching. This five-course meal is one of Toronto's most popular events celebrating the life of the Scottish poet and cultural icon.
Toronto Tea Festival (February 3-4 @ Toronto Reference Library)
Sample hundreds of the world's finest teas courtesy of over 40 exhibitors stationed at this two day love letter to tea. Last year's over 3000 people attended, so expect to connect with fellow tea lovers.
Classic Cocktail Tasting (January 28 – March 25 @ Do Not Disturb)
The Beverley Hotel's new restaurant bar, Do Not Disturb, invites you over to taste classic cocktails including the Old Fashioned, Sidecar, Aviation, and Negroni.
A Historical Culinary Journey of the Distillery District (February 7 @ The Fermenting Cellar)
As part of the Winterlicious' culinary event series you can embark on a special tour of the historic food district, complete with a welcome cocktail, beer pairing, and a seven course tasting menu.
Winter Craft Beer Festival (February 10 @ Roundhouse Park)
Craft beer, food trucks, campfires and DJs await at the Roundhouse’s cheap winter beer festival in February. Tokens sell for $ 1, then drinks are only 1 for a half or 2 for a full pint! Get your tickets early.
A Very Canadian Whisky Tasting (February 13 @ SpiritHouse)
Spencer Gooderhman, whose family legacy in whisky dates back seven generations, guides you through 4 outstanding Canadian whiskies. All the while you'll snack on cheese and charcuterie.
Toronto Coffee & Tea Expo (April 14-15 @ Evergreen Brick Works Pavilions)
Come April, coffe and tea fans can head to the Evergreen Brick Works to experience the city's top brews from 60 local vendors and indie cafes at this two day celebration of café culture.