TORONTO - Just in time for the holidays! Tickets to the Winterlicious 2016 Culinary Event Series went on sale as of December 14, 2015.
Winterlicious – Toronto's favourite culinary celebration – returns on January 29, 2016 and runs through to February 11, 2016.
The Culinary Event Series features 11 unique culinary events. As part of the promotion, prix fixe lunch and dinner menus will be offered at more than 200 Toronto restaurants. Information on the Winterlicious Culinary Event Series and the Prix Fixe Program is available at www.toronto.ca/winterlicious
"The Winterlicious and Summerlicious programs were recently ranked in the top three all-time favourite festivals, fairs and events in Field Day's fourth annual Toronto entertainment survey," said Councillor Michael Thompson, Chair of the City's Economic Development Committee. "The event’s outstanding success is based on our strong partnerships with restaurants and corporate partners, and the enthusiasm of the public and visitors to our city."
The 2016 Culinary Event Series features 11 one-of-a-kind cooking and dining experiences hosted by some of Toronto’s top restaurants and chefs.
More than 200 restaurants citywide are participating in the Winterlicious Prix Fixe Promotion. Three-course prix fixe lunch menus are priced at $18, $23 and $28, and dinner menus are priced at $25, $35 and $45. Restaurants will be taking reservations for the prix fixe promotion starting on January 14, 2016. Reservations are strongly recommended and can be made directly with the participating dining establishments.
The Winterlicious and Summerlicious 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 5.6 million meals during the promotion which have generated more than $247 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.