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Gold Partners

    Buonanotte: Dal 1991The Fairmont Royal York   Intercontinental Toronto Centre Hotel – Azure Restaurant     Oliver & Bonacini Restaurants     The Ritz-Carlton   Shangri-La   The Spoke Club  

Silver Partners

CN TowerThe Beverley HotelThe Drake Hotel The Everleigh Icon Legacy     Marben Intercontinental Toronto Centre Hotel – Azure RestaurantThe Social Group Templar Hotel The Thompson Hotel     Windsor Arms

Bronze Partners


10tation   a la Carte Kitchen Inc.    Crush Wine Bar Easy and The Fifth Hard Rock Cafe Urban Dining Group Inc.   Hyatt Regency Toronto on King Liberty Group    Milestones Festival Hall   Sassafraz   Trump Tutti Matti   Uniq Lifestyle

 

Buonanotte

Buonanotte

19 Mercer Street
416-599-7246

Buonanotte Toronto carries on a Montreal legacy born of the simple notion that food and entertainment can go hand in hand. Buonanotte continues to fulfill its duty as a “beacon of nightlife”, while still maintaining its devotion to culinary excellence in Italian cuisine. Buonanotte is the place for those wishing to experience the charm, style, flare and grace of Toronto with unique cultural influences from Montreal. Located in close proximity to TIFF Bell Lightbox, Rogers Centre, Metro Toronto Convention Center, CBC, Roy Thomson Hall as well as numerous premiere boutiques and hotels, Buonanotte satisfies every visitor’s senses and cravings.

Gold Partner

 

The Fairmont Royal York

The Fairmont Royal York

100 Front Street West
416.368.2511

The Fairmont Royal York, Toronto's Landmark Hotel, is located in the heart of the Entertainment District. Surrounded by major attractions, including official partner, the new Ripley's Aquarium of Canada, as well as the Air Canada Centre, the CN Tower and close to all of the action of the Toronto International Film Festival. The hotel is a convenient location for any traveller looking to experience all that the city has to offer. As a proud Hospitality Partner of the TIFF for the seventh consecutive year, The Fairmont Royal York will be host to many Festival guests and events this September.

Benihana Japanese Steakhouse
100 Front Street West
416.368.2511

Gold Partner

 

Intercontinental Toronto Centre Hotel

InterContinental Toronto Centre Hotel

225 Front Street West
416.597.1400

The 4-Diamond InterContinental Toronto Centre is situated only steps away from the Entertainment district and only two blocks from the new TIFF headquarters. The hotel features 586 luxurious and spacious guest rooms and suites, each complete with breathtaking views, deluxe amenities, and contemporary furnishings. Azure restaurant and bar creates a warm and comfortable atmosphere, boasting a combination of visual elegance and delectable Canadian cuisine. The full service, luxury Aveda-concept Spa rejuvenates the senses with a wealth of revitalizing massage therapy treatments that use both organic and essential oils.

Azure Restaurant
225 Front Street West
416.597.1400

Gold Partner

 

Oliver & Bonacini Restaurants

Oliver & Bonacini Events

416.364.1211

Oliver & Bonacini is proud to be a TIFF hospitality partner. O&B is recognized as one of Canada's leading fine dining restaurant and event companies, operating 11 unique and innovative restaurants in Ontario. Toronto restaurants include Auberge du Pommier, Bannock, Biff's Bistro, Canoe, Canteen, Jump, Luma, and Oliver & Bonacini Café Grill. O&B's private dining and events division, Oliver & Bonacini Events, manages a number of large-scale event facilities, including Malaparte at TIFF Bell Lightbox, hosting TIFF 2014's Festival Opening Night Party, and Arcadian, hosting the Closing Night Party.

Oliver & Bonacini Restaurants

Arcadian Court
416.364.1211

Gold Partner

 

The Ritz-Carlton


The Ritz-Carlton, Toronto

181 Wellington Street West
416.585.2500

The Ritz-Carlton, Toronto welcomes guests to the heart of the city's bustling financial and performing arts districts. Located across from Roy Thompson Hall and only steps from TIFF Bell Lightbox, The Ritz-Carlton, Toronto features 267 elegantly appointed guest rooms and suites that offer magnificent city or lake views from floor to ceiling windows. Along with its legendary service, Ritz-Carlton luxurious amenities and offerings include a 23,000 square foot Urban Sanctuary and Spa; the spacious outdoor terrace at DEQ Lounge; specialty drinks in Ritz Bar; signature Ritz-Carlton Club Level service; as well as the impeccable dining experience at TOCA restaurant, which boasts one of the only cheese caves in the world.

Gold Partner

 

Shangri-La


Shangri-La Hotels and Resorts

188 University Avenue
647.689.1120

Shangri-La Hotel, Toronto is the first Asian luxury hotel brand in Toronto, echoing the gracious Asian hospitality and service excellence for which the company is renowned. Just three blocks from TIFF Bell Lightbox, the hotel is a landmark destination within the entertainment district, featuring 202 rooms, including 49 suites and five specialty suites; nine rooms with outdoor balconies; a 40-seat screening room with deep lounge chairs; event rooms with access to an outdoor garden terrace; a 20 metre lap pool; a full service health club; and a signature restaurant, Bosk. Adjacent to the hotel is Soho House, and Chef David Chang's three-floor Momofuku restaurant.

Gold Partner

 

The Spoke Club

The Spoke Club

600 King Street West
416.368.8448

The Spoke Club is a private members club conceived as a gathering place for individuals with an interest in the arts, media and entertainment. Inside these walls, savvy people discuss everything from Giaconda's smile to Andy Warhol's wig. Where a discussion just a seat over spawned a website, begot a campaign, started a movement. Where the staff themselves, Flamenco dancers and photographers, are passionate members of the creative community.

Gold Partner

 

CN Tower


CN Tower
– 360 Restaurant
301 Front Street West
416.868.6937

The CN Tower's 360 Restaurant is one of Toronto's finest restaurants, and features unforgettable, award-winning dining combined with an outstanding revolving view of the Toronto cityscape. Executive Chef Peter George and his staff offer market-fresh cuisine and regional ingredients to ensure an incomparable culinary experience. 360's award-winning wine cellar—called the "world's highest wine cellar"—now boasts a new interactive wine list of over 550 international wines. Our state-of-the-art preservation system lets you enjoy an expanded selection of spectacular wines by the glass. A leading event venue, 360 hosts over 300 memorable events each year.

Silver Partner

 

The Beverly Hotel

The Beverley Hotel
 
335 Queen Street West

The finer things in life collide with the spirit of Queen West. For those in town, or out on the town, The Beverley Hotel makes for the perfect location. The restaurant presents community sourced ingredients that give local flavour to a diverse menu by Chef Eric Wood. Complementing the menu is an offering of great wines, craft beers, and handcrafted cocktails. A seasonal roof-top patio provides a scenic view of the neighborhood, where the vibe is both casual and elegant. The hotel invites you to stay with its well-designed rooms that strike a perfect balance of being inspired by its surroundings and inspiring you to experience and explore the city.

Silver Partner

 

The Drake Hotel
The Drake Hotel

1150 Queen Street West
416.531.5042

The Drake Hotel is a cultural, entertainment, and hospitality landmark in Toronto. Known as an energetic hub for the visual and performance arts, the Drake provides one of Canada's most unique and sought-after culinary and entertainment experiences. Stop by anytime to eat, dance, or sleep with Drake! Enjoy our live shows in the Underground, the private dining space in Room 222, or a starlit cocktail on our Sky Yard rooftop patio. We love throwing a great party and our expert team is on hand to help plan your event. Our special event offerings range from parties of 40 to 450 guests.

Silver Partner

 

Capture Group – The Everleigh


Capture Group – The Everleigh

580 King Street West
647-907-6673

The Everleigh is a very unique venue that's not quite a nightclub and not just a bar or lounge. The venue concept is a fresh take on Canadian lifestyle interpreted through nostalgia, art, music, cocktails and culture. Perfectly positioned in the heart of Toronto’s vibrant King West district, The Everleigh offers the finest in social gatherings and entertainment and is the ultimate destination where music, atmosphere, sophistication and service remain the focal point of your experience.

Silver Partner

 

Icon Legacy


Icon Legacy

20 Maud Street, Unit #200
416.367.9000

Icon Legacy hospitality pushes the creative envelope to design original spaces that reflect emotions and investigate the senses. Each of our venues introduces new materials and innovative layouts. We balance our eclectic environments with a genuine humility in the pursuit of service and excellence.

Weslodge
478 King Street West #113
416.645.3689

F-Stop
420a Wellington Street
416.901.9990

Storys
11 Duncan Street
416.340.9995

Patria
480 King Street West
416.367.0505

Silver Partner

 



Momofuku's first project in Canada opened in September, 2012 in the heart of downtown Toronto. Momofuku Toronto's three-story glass cube is home to three restaurants (Momofuku Noodle Bar, Momofuku Daishō and Momofuku Shōtō), a bar and lounge (Momofuku Nikai) and a dessert shop (Momofuku Milk Bar Toronto). The menus at each concept change frequently based on market availability, and are inspired by the diversity of Ontario's native ingredients as well as growing relationships with local vendors.

Silver Partner

 

Marben


Marben

488 Wellington Street, Suite 102
416.979.1990

Marben is a bustling and vibrant Toronto restaurant located in downtown's Wellington West neighborhood, renowned for its warm hospitality and delicious food. The cooking at Marben is Modern Canadian, with a strong focus on Spanish &l; Northern Italian cuisine, utilizing only the best Canadian ingredients. Chef Rob Bragagnolo utilizes his Venetian & Spanish heritage to create delicious dishes, both surprising and familiar. We pride ourselves in using only the highest quality ingredients to craft all of our dishes from scratch every day. Signature dishes at Marben include John's Burger consistently rated one of Toronto's best burgers.

Silver Partner

 



One King West

1 King Street West
416-548-8100

One King West is the hotel of choice for successful and savvy business travelers who seek value-added, high quality, condo-inspired short- and long-term stay accommodation. Impeccably located, One King West connects you to the city's core business, entertainment and shopping districts within minutes. Expansive modern suites, panoramic cityscape views, full amenities including kitchenettes with ensuite washer and dryer, working and dining areas and other modern amenities are designed to make your stay convenient and comfortable. More than an exquisite destination, One King West is a truly enriching place to live or stay; it is a hotel to call home.

Silver Partner

 

The Social Group


The Social Group

647.748.2929

The essence of Parts & Labour catering is derived from our Parkdale restaurant of the same name that attracts a young professional crowd that enjoys great food, drinks and the Toronto nightlife scene. Our restaurant embodies our catering philosophy. With a strong emphasis on bringing rustic comfort food with a touch of elegance to our catering menus, our clients can expect a wide range of catering styles; from casual street food fare stations to beautifully composed canapés for receptions and of course seated dinners of all types with taste and presentation always being our main focus. With our knowledgeable catering and event planning staff, your guests will constantly be engaged in all aspects of the catering and event itself. P&L Catering not only operates within our 3 downtown venues but also has a full service planning team to coordinate offsite events. Our planning portfolio is comprised of summer festivals, outdoor functions, weddings and of course private functions at select fabulous venues. For more information or to book an event, please contact: Michael Soulard 647.748.2929 michael@thesocialgroup.ca

Silver Partner

 

Templar Hotel


Templar Hotel

348 Adelaide St West
647.933.5546

Nicknamed "Toronto's secret hotel" by local media, the Templar has been crowned "one of the world's best new hotels" by Wallpaper Magazine and London's The Guardian. Featuring a minimalist design, punctuated with evocative contemporary art within a Zen-infused environment, the Templar is a discrete and luxurious haven situated in the Entertainment District, and just steps away from the TIFF Bell Lightbox. With 27 bedrooms featuring sleek, custom-designed furnishings and exclusive amenities, a private spa, and our now-famous Monk Kitchen and Lounge with its all-access chef's table and "by request" menu, the Templar Hotel is a concept hotel offering a new standard of service, discretion and luxury.

Silver Partner

 

The Thompson Hotel


The Thompson Hotel

550 Wellington Street West
416.640.7778

Located in the vibrant King West Village– with close proximity to the TIFF Bell Lightbox Tower–Thompson Toronto offers unique dining and entertainment options, including The Diner, a modern 24-hour upscale diner; Colette Grand Cafe and Bakery, an exclusive lounge; and a private rooftop bar and pool, with stunning panoramic views of Toronto. The hotel features 102 luxury guestrooms, including 18 suites, 30,000-square-feet of dynamic event space, along with a 41-person state of the art screening room. All guestrooms offer floor-to-ceiling windows with city views to complement the hotel's contemporary design.

Silver Partner

 

Parts & Labour


Windsor Arms

18 Saint Thomas Street
416.971.9666

Consecutively voted the #1 hotel in Toronto by Condé Nast Traveler magazine, the Windsor Arms Hotel is nestled on a quiet street ideally located just steps away from Yorkville, the heart of Toronto's most fashionable shopping and entertainment district. An ambience of warmth, discreet luxury, and the latest technology combined with our exceptional level of service makes Windsor Arms Toronto's most luxurious boutique hotel. Behind our century-old portals are 28 newly-appointed luxury suites with 24-hour butler service.

Silver Partner

 

10tation


10tation Catering

232 Norseman Street
416.243.5144

At 10tation, we combine delicious food, great taste, and impeccable execution with a down-to-earth, approachable manner. Our ability to turn our clients’ visions into reality, while ensuring excellent customer service, AND having FUN is what makes us unique. We are more than just a catering company – we are able to provide an entire experience! Depend on us, not only for culinary delight, but also to provide professional staff, china, linens, décor, flowers, lighting, etc. Large or small events, we can do it all! Every event is as unique and special to us, as it is to each of our clients.

Bronze Partner

 

à la Carte Kitchen Inc.


à la Carte Kitchen Inc.

2 Thorncliffe Park Drive, Unit # 43
416.971.4068

à la Carte, as its name suggests, is a full-service event catering firm that allows clients to select individual menu items from a never ending list of menu suggestions.

We will plan, cater and execute a wide variety of events, large and small, personal to corporate, early in the morning to late at night and everything in between. From corporate lunches, wedding receptions and charitable fundraisers – there isn't a type of event that à la Carte hasn't seen or done. We are proud to cater at some of Toronto's premier special events venue, including Roy Thomson Hall, TIFF Bell Lightbox, Four Seasons Centre for Performing Arts and are now the managing caterer for the Gardiner Museum.

Always up for a challenge, it would be best to sum things up with our mission statement "We Cater to Everyone". We pride ourselves on our superb food, matched with excellent service, exceeding expectations.

Bronze Partner

 

Crush Wine Bar


Crush Wine Bar

455 King Street West
416.977.1234

Located in the heart of downtown’s King West scene, Crush Wine Bar is steps away from the hottest clubs, hotels and theaters. Our restaurant and private dining spaces are great for groups looking to host wine tastings, social events, business meetings; and with a “Top Chef” in the kitchen, Crush Wine Bar is a number one choice for food and wine lovers alike.

Bronze Partner

 

Easy and The Fifth


The Fifth

225 Richmond Street West
416.979.3000

Famous for its award winning cuisine, excellent service and beautiful setting, The Fifth has been the venue of choice for over 16 years. With six beautifully furnished loft style rooms and a stunning view of the city skyline from the year-round terrace, The Fifth is one of Toronto's favorite event destinations. We have The Fifth Pub House, The Fifth Café, The Fifth Social Club, Cabin 5 and The Fifth Grill & Terrace. They offer the perfect space for celebrations of any kind, including corporate functions, weddings and holiday parties. The venue can accommodate up to 1,000 guests with the ability to customize and tailor each event to meet specific needs and requirements. The Fifth is located in the heart of the city, within walking distance of screening theatres and just minutes away from the new TIFF Bell Lightbox.

Bronze Partner

 

Hush


Hard Rock Café, Toronto

279 Yonge Street
416.362.3636

With rich reds, golds, and dark walnut hardwood on the main cafe floor, and dark red and light green accents in the Upper Level, the cafe and its atmosphere makes every event extraordinary. In contrast to cafe's legendary menu of classic American-style fare, The Upper Level Lounge offers a vast Banquet and Events Menu which can be customized for a cocktail reception with hand-passed hors d'oeuvres to a large-scale banquet with hors d'oeuvres, buffets, live-action chef attended stations, and dessert displays. The lounge offers the latest in audio and visual equipment as well as an elegant ambiance for any event.

Bronze Partner

 

Hyattking


Hyatt Regency Toronto on King

370 King Street West

Experience Hyatt Regency Toronto, official Host Hotel and Industry Centre for TIFF 2014. The hotel is conveniently located next to the TIFF Bell Lightbox. After a recent multi-million dollar renovation, our sparkling Toronto, Ontario, Canada hotel near University of Toronto showcases 394 guestrooms, including 32 suites. Enjoy being within walking distance of the business and financial districts, the Metro Toronto Convention Centre, and over 150 restaurants and bars. Explore attractions like the Royal Ontario Museum, the Opera House, Theatre District, and CN Tower, Ripleys Aquarium. Take a shopping trip to Eaton Centre or trendy Queen Street. Whether you are visiting the Hyatt Regency Toronto for business or pleasure, our associates are ready to provide you with exceptional service and personal attention.

Bronze Partner

 

Liberty Group


Liberty Entertainment Group

25 British Columbia Rd
416.542.3789

For over 25 years, Liberty Entertainment Group, led by President and CEO Nick Di Donato, has been redefining Toronto's special event and nightlife experience. As creators of such landmark establishments as Casa Loma, Liberty Grand, Rosewater, Ciao Wine Bar, Spice Route, Cibo Wine Bar, C Lounge, Courthouse, Tattoo, Phoenix and Velvet Underground along with Cibo Wine Bar and the Coral Gables Country Club in Miami to name a few, Liberty Entertainment Group has become recognized as one of the most successful and innovative companies in the industry.

Cibo Wine Bar
522 King Street West
416.504.3939

Spice Route
499 King Street West
416.849.1808

Casa Loma
1 Austin Terrace
(416) 923-1171

Rosewater
19 Toronto St
(416) 214-5888

Bronze Partner

 

Milestones Festival Hall


Milestones Festival Hall

123 John Street
416.595.1990

Milestones at Festival Hall is known throughout Toronto's Entertainment District for its jaw- dropping grandeur. With a menu featuring authentic and globally inspired dishes, Milestones Group and prix fixe menus are suitable for large groups or private dining. Our vibrant Cocktail Lounge boasts floor to ceiling windows, and is the perfect spot to sip on a Bellini before a show, or an ideal meeting place after work or before the game. Milestones' combination of personalized service and refined atmosphere are certain to make your dining experience a memorable occasion.

Bronze Partner

 

Sassafraz


Sassafraz

100 Cumberland Street
416.964.2222

Set within a picturesque block of Victorian rowhouses, Sassafraz is a magical space in the heart of historic Yorkville. Located at the corner of Bellair and Cumberland, the little yellow house has "seen it all" throughout the decades, from the early hippie movement of the '60s to the lack of movement that comes from too much Bordeaux. Sassafraz excels at hosting private events of all sizes and types, whether business or pleasure. We make it simple, from board meetings to weddings, from events of 10 seated to 500 standing. Sassafraz offers an exceptional menu, serving market-driven, French-inspired Canadian cuisine.

Bronze Partner

 

Tutti Matti


Tutti Matti

364 Adelaide Street West
416.597.8839

After living and cooking in Montalcino, Italy for six years, Chef Alida opened Tutti Matti in 2002 with the aim to specialize in rustic Tuscan Cuisine. Tutti Matti's menu changes seasonally, and features staples such as pinci , papardelle and other pastas, all made in house—as are all the desserts! Sourced from local, farm-fresh ingredients, entrees include wild boar, venison, beef, and short-ribs with antipasto and salads. Each dish is complemented by specialty wine from Chef Alida's favourite selection. The closest thing to a trip to Italy!

Bronze Partner

 

Urban Dining Group Inc.

Urban Dining Group Inc.


Hush
 
303 King Street West
416.979.9799

HUSH is a stylish, upscale-casual restaurant with a separate bar & lounge. We offer summer dining on front and rooftop patios located directly across from TIFF Bell Lightbox. Enjoy a diverse selection of inspired North American and global infusions, creative cocktails and an extensive global wine list prepared by our Master Sommelier. The sleek, urban atmosphere and impeccable interior design makes HUSH a trendy, modern venue for guests who want to impress or have cocktails in style. The restaurant and lounge can host parties of up to 150 people, and our second-floor, private event space can accommodate up to 80 guests.

Gabby's  
309 King Street West
416.967.9671

Hey Lucy  
295 King Street West
416.967.9670

Bronze Partner

 

Uniq Lifestyle

Uniq Lifestyle


The Citizen
522 King Street West
416-703-2800

Embracing its connection to Toronto's past and inspired by classic New York bars of the 1930's and 40's, The Citizen pays close attention to authentic detail while updating it with a modern comfort style. The Citizen is taking you back to the classic era of the neighbourhood hangout of dining at the bar with classic cocktails and comfort food.

Bronze Partner

 

Trump

TRUMP International Hotel & Tower

325 Bay Street
416-306-5800

Soaring high above the glittering Toronto skyline, STOCK™ completely redefines fine dining, with an ambience designed for everything from sophisticated entertaining to simply getting down to business. STOCK™'s team includes some of Canada's most talented chefs who bring a cosmopolitan twist to steak & seafood. The master Sommelier- led wine program showcases a handpicked selection of premium wine and spirits on display in a dramatic two storey wine wall. The pastry team engineers avant-garde confections- from gourmet truffles to cakes, ice creams, moulded chocolate sculptures and more- in a state-of-the-art Chocolate Lab. Open every day for breakfast, lunch & dinner a meal at STOCK™ makes a lasting impression.

Bronze Partner