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Fairmont Royal York Hotel

100 Front St W.

Toronto, ON M5J 1E3


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This will be an evening to remember!!

The 2018 winners will be announced at the Taste Canada Awards Gala on Monday, October 29th in Toronto.

Network with Canada’s top cookbook authors, food bloggers, publishers, farmers, chefs, restaurateurs, industry, media, government and cookbook fans. This is the premiere event for cookbook fans and food enthusiasts.

Celebrate Canada’s best cookbooks and food & beverage writers at the awards gala and Red Carpet.

Get Inspired to get cooking, expand your taste buds, discover delicious recipes, sample new ingredients and products.

Be a part of a vibrant national conversation about food and the art and culture of culinary writing.

Treat your team and customers to a one-of-a-kind gastronomic event.

Evenings Events:

5:30 – 6:30 P.M.


Fairmont Royal York Grand Foyer

Presented by Summer Fresh

Cheese generously provided by Dairy Farmers of Ontario, curated and presented by Quality Cheese

Breads from Forno Cultura

Wines by the Niagara College Teaching Winery

6:30 P.M.


Fairmont Royal York Ballroom

Welcoming remarks by

The Honourable Elizabeth Dowdeswell, Lieutenant Governor of Ontario

Co-Hosted by

Shahir Massoud and Claire Tansey

8:00 P.M.


Fairmont Royal York Grand Foyer

Presented by Good in Every Grain

Chef's stations by;

Chef jW Foster – Fairmont Royal York

Dufflet Rosenberg - Dufflet Pastries

Chef Matt Basile - Fidel Gastro's

Chef Ted Reader – Ted's Famous BBQ

Chef Vanessa Yeung - Aphrodite Cooks

Chef Daniel Stube - Cacao Barry

Chef Brad Lomanto - Conestoga College

Chef Ivana Raca Ufficio

Chef Brian McCourt - Ignite Group

Chef Charlotte Langley – Restaurant's Canada

Chef Trevor Ritchie - Bocuse d'Or Team Canada

Chef Trevor Lui and Chef Hemant Bhagwani Fat Rabbit

Wines by Niagara College Teaching Winery

Photography Release

Please be advised that all photos, audio-video, and static images taken at this event may be used for exhibit, reproduction, and/or distribution for promotional use, including all forms of print, television advertisement, social media and /or website display. By purchasing tickets and participating in this event, you are agreeing to the above release for yourself, and on behalf of your guests.


Are there ID requirements or an age limit to enter the event?

Please bring your tickets to the event registration table. The event is for those of legal drinking age: 19 and older.

What are my transport/parking options getting to the event?

The Fairmont Royal York is located in downtown Toronto. Public parking and public transport is available nearby.

Where can I contact the organizer with any questions?

Karen Baxter, Executive Director
Taste Canada Awards

mobile (519) 731-5286

Is my registration/ticket transferrable?

Yes if you purchased a ticket. Complimentary tickets are not trasferable.

Do I have to bring my printed ticket to the event?


What is the refund policy?

50% refundable 30 days before the event. After that, no refunds are issued.

The name on the registration/ticket doesn't match the attendee. Is that okay?

Yes, paid tickets can be transfered, just make sure your guest informs the volunteers working at the registration desk about the change of name on the ticket. Complimentary tickets are not transferable.

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