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

Unlimited Food and Drink –  Visitors will enjoy unlimited samples from chefs, restaurants, wineries, and artisans

Food Hall – The open concept venue and communal seating create an intimate yet energetic atmosphere

Top Local Chefs – Well-known chefs from top restaurants will be the main attraction at Tastemaker

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.

Tastemaker is a curated food festival that will take place in exciting venues. Hand selected local and national chefs, restaurants, and artisans will connect, share, and inspire foodies through an unparalleled experience. This includes a showcase of food and drink from collaborating renowned chefs and an opportunity for foodies to sample a variety of flavours, letting their taste buds guide them in an intimate setting.

Trendsetters will get to enjoy a true “Food Hall” experience. The popularity of Food Halls has transcended Europe and the US and is now making its way to Canada. Guests will enjoy a diverse variety of food and drink under one roof.


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 millennials 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.