Winterlicious announces new sponsor and launches ticket sales for Toronto culinary series today|
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The City of Toronto welcomes YP Dine as the new presenting sponsor for Winterlicious and Summerlicious – Toronto's favourite culinary celebrations – and officially kicks off Winterlicious 2017 with tickets for the Culinary Event Series on sale today. The program runs from January 27 to February 9, 2017 and features both the Culinary Event Series and Prix Fixe Promotion.
"YP Dine is an ideal presenting sponsor for Winterlicious and Summerlicious," said Councillor Michael Thompson (Ward 37 Scarborough Centre), Chair of the City's Economic Development Committee. "Their passion for, and expertise in the local dining scene is a perfect fit for Toronto's two premier culinary events."
“YP Dine is proud to take part in Winterlicious, Toronto’s popular culinary experience of the season, as the presenting sponsor and exclusive reservation partner”, said Paul Brousseau, Vice-President Brand Communication at Yellow Pages. “With features like geo-localized discovery based on food, mood and activity, as well as online reservation and ordering, YP Dine directly responds to the lifestyle needs of diners with just a few taps of a finger.”
Details about Winterlicious are available at http://www.toronto.ca/winterlicious.
2017 Culinary Event Series
The Winterlicious 2017 exclusive Culinary Event Series features nine one-of-a-kind cooking and dining experiences hosted by some of Toronto's finest venues and chefs. Tickets for the nine culinary events, listed here, make exceptional holiday gifts and go on sale today. More information is available at http://www.toronto.ca/winterlicious.
• Happy 150th! A Decadent Taste of Canada at Palais Royale
Palais Royale - January 27
• Elements of Soul - 150 years of Caribbean Influence
FUSE Restaurant - Jan 27 and 28
• Celebrating 150 years of Canadian Cuisine
Casa Loma - January 28 and 29 and also February 4 and 5
• Martinis, Manhattans & Old Fashioneds: Time-Honoured Classics from the Golden Age of Bartending
Rosewater - February 1
• A Night at the Court
Arcadian Court - February 2
• La Dolce Vita
Fabbrica - February 2
• Murder at Sea! A Canadian Cruise of Titanic Proportions
Mysteriously Yours - February 3 and 4
• Mare a Mare – Fresh Canadian Seafood the Italian Way
Cibo Wine Bar, Yorkville - February 6
• Syria: A Living History
Diwan, Aga Khan Museum - February 9
2017 Prix Fixe Promotion
More than 220 restaurants city-wide are participating in the Winterlicious Prix Fixe Promotion. Three-course prix fixe lunch menus are priced at $18, $23 and $28, and dinner is priced at $28, $38 and $48. Restaurants start accepting reservations for the Prix Fixe Promotion on January 12, 2017.
Reservations are strongly recommended and are to be made directly with the participating dining establishment. A complete list of participating restaurants is available at http://www.toronto.ca/winterlicious.
ESKA Natural Spring Water continues as the official water sponsor of the event, featuring both still and sparkling water at select restaurants.
The latest Winterlicious updates are available at http://www.toronto.ca/winterlicious or via social media: Twitter (@LiciousTO and #LiciousTO), Instagram (instagram.com/liciousto) and Facebook (facebook.com/LiciousTO).
About Winterlicious and Summerlicious
The Summerlicious and Winterlicious programs are produced by the City of Toronto. The Licious programs began in 2003 as a way to boost Toronto's restaurant industry during typically slow periods of business. In the years since the programs' inception, participating restaurants have served 6.2 million meals during the promotion periods, generating more than $275 million in economic activity for the local restaurant industry. The Licious programs were ranked in the top three all-time favourite festivals, fairs and events in Field Day's fourth annual Toronto entertainment survey.
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