Metro Toronto Convention Centre
Foodies, wine lovers and epicureans will enjoy a feast for the senses at the Gourmet Food & Wine Expo at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre. Embracing the style and spirit of an elegant cocktail party paired with compelling learning activities, Toronto's annual Gourmet Food & Wine Expo is a festive place to sample over 1,500 fine wines, beers and spirits from around world under one roof.
The top culinary event in Toronto, the Gourmet Food & Wine Expo features fun wine and food tastings, live music performances, educational workshops and a myriad of exhibits from wineries, vineyards and restaurants. Enjoy sipping premium wines and rare vintages in the chic setting of the Fine Wine Tasting Lounge.
Enjoy wonderful culinary experiences at the Food Network Stage, featuring celebrity chefs and trend-setting cookery. Interact and see cooking demonstrations by celebrity chefs, including Roger Mooking, host of the Food Network Canada series, Everyday Exotic. Aspiring sous-chefs from the Niagara College Culinary Institute help prepare and present these lively demonstrations.
Drink up the cocktail culture and taste seductive spirits at the Spiritology Pavilion, where you can learn how to shake and mix the season's sexiest cocktails from Toronto's top mixologists. Stop into the uber-cool Tag No.5 Vodka Lounge, serving re-imagined classic cocktails and cutting-edge DJs. One of the most exciting events at the Expo is the Uptown vs. Downtown Throwdown, a live competition between Toronto's best bartenders competing for bragging rights and a cash prize. See these artists work their drink mojo.