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All-inclusive ticket – Pay for your ticket, and then put your wallet away. It's that simple.

Sample away –  Enjoy all samples from chefs, restaurants, wineries, and artisans.

Unique Food Hall – An amazing open, communal setting creating an intimate yet energetic atmosphere.

The Best Chefs – The latest and greatest chefs from across the city collaborating to produce one-off menus. 

Tastemaker Kitchen – The Tastemaker Kitchen will serve as the main focal point of the event, where Chefs will collaborate in the kitchen to produce iconic dishes for guests to sample.


Bringing together a curated selection of Toronto and Chicago's top chefs, restaurants, and artisans, Tastemaker is the ultimate collaborative showcase of your city's food and drink.

Taste your way around an immersive food-hall, set in truly awesome venues, where renowned local and national chefs collaborate to produce unique, one-off menus.

Get up close to the action, and discover exciting new flavours, as Toronto & Chicago's best culinary talent come together for two days of eating, drinking and good vibes. Come join the party with a handpicked selection of restaurants, wineries, breweries and producers all under one roof, for just one ticket price. 



Launching in 2018, Tastemaker will feed an audience hungry for new experiences. Presenting unique, curated, and immersive festivals in Toronto and Chicago, Tastemaker will transform the way food-lovers experience food events. 

The inaugural Tastemaker Tour will kick off in two of North America’s biggest food hubs- Toronto and Chicago. Firmly entrenched as culinary destinations that are booming with the best restaurants and the most renowned chefs, both cities offer experiences for every palette. As predominant metropolitan cities, they are diverse and have established respected culinary reputations globally.

From the team that brought you Taste of Toronto, we welcome you to the Tastemaker experience.


All-inclusive ticket –  a one-time payment of $60 will give guests access to all event programming on a session-based entry

Sample to your hearts content – Visitors will enjoy all samples from chefs, restaurants, wineries, and artisans

Tastemaker tickets are sold on session-based entry. Tickets for Tastemaker Toronto are offered for three different sessions:

  • Friday May 18th 7:00-11:00pm
  • Saturday May 19th 1:00-5:00pm
  • Saturday May 19th 7:00-11:00pm

Stay tuned for more details including dates and onsale times for Tastemaker Chicago