News Release
January 10, 2019

Winterlicious is coming and reservations are now being accepted at the nearly 200 participating Toronto restaurants. From January 25 to February 7, step up to the plate and explore Toronto’s food culture at this year’s Winterlicious, created by the City of Toronto.

Reservations are strongly recommended and can be made online or by telephone directly with the restaurants. Three-course prix fixe lunch menus are priced at $23, $28 and $33, and dinner is priced at $33, $43 and $53. The list of participating restaurants, and their menus, are available online at

“I encourage everyone to take part in the 17th annual Winterlicious to enjoy some of the city’s best restaurants,” said Mayor John Tory. “This event spotlights our local restaurant industry while offering diners diverse and delicious menu options.”

“Warm up this winter by savouring new experiences and flavours at Winterlicious,” said Councillor Michael Thompson (Ward 21 Scarborough Centre), Chair of the Economic and Community Development Committee. “Since the program’s inception in 2003, participating restaurants have served nearly 7.3 million meals and generated more than $322 million in economic activity for the local restaurant industry.”

Tickets are also on sale for the Winterlicious Culinary Event Series. With some events already sold out, the public is encouraged to purchase tickets for the following one-of-a-kind experiences:

• Dinner with the Mackenzies, Mackenzie House on January 25, 26, 27 and 31 and February 1 and 2
• A Culinary Tour of Toronto, Palais Royale on January 25
• Lil’ Gourmets – The Flavour of Family, Acqua Dolce on January 26 and 27 and February 1, 2 and 3
• Afternoon Tea, Casa Loma on January 26 and 27 and February 2 and 3
• Taste of Italy – Formaggi & Vino, Cibo Wine Bar Yorkville on January 28
• Savour St. Lawrence Market, St. Lawrence Market on January 28 and 29 and February 2, 3 and 4
• Feed Your Fashion, Kasa Moto on January 29
• Spanish Gypsy Tales, Tapas at Embrujo on February 5
• Food – The New Fashion, The Hazelton Hotel on February 6

About Winterlicious and Summerlicious
The Winterlicious and Summerlicious programs are created by the City of Toronto. The 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 nearly 7.3 million meals, generating more than $322 million in economic activity for the local restaurant industry. Follow Winterlicious on social media on Twitter at, on Facebook at and on Instagram at The event hashtag is #LiciousTO.

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Anastasia Saradoc
Economic Development and Culture