Bringing together a curated selection of Toronto and Chicago's best 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.

Be part of the most delicious party in town, as Toronto & Chicago's best culinary talent come together for two days of eating, drinking and good vibes. 

All-inclusive ticket – Pay once, put your wallet away,  and then load up on all the awesome food, drink and activities available at Tastemaker for one session.

Unique Chef Collaborations  – The best chefs Chicago has to offer, and a few from further afield, collaborating to produce one-off menus at our amazing Tastemaker Kitchen  

Immersive Food Hall – Our intimate, open concept space allows guest to sample and interact with over 40 restaurants, wineries, breweries and artisan producers available at the festival.


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 first Tastemaker Tour will be kicking things off in two of North America’s biggest food hubs- Toronto and Chicago. Booming with the best restaurants, iconic and innovative chefs, and passionate food-lovers both cities offer experiences for every palette.  

Brought to you by the the team behind 20 Taste Festivals around the world, we welcome you to the Tastemaker experience.