Classic Cocktail Tasting
Jan
28
5:00 PM17:00

Classic Cocktail Tasting

Jan 28th, 5PM - Toronto Common is partnering with Do Not Disturb at the Beverley Hotel for a classic cocktail tasting series!

If there’s one thing we’ve learned from our Seasonal Cocktail Tasting it’s that there’s a lot of curiosity and debate about classic cocktails. 

As always we encourage tasting for yourself so we’re adding a Classic Cocktail tasting in the new year at Do Not Disturb, the Beverley Hotel’s new restaurant and bar.

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Private Tour of the Ancient Egypt Exhibit
Feb
4
11:00 AM11:00

Private Tour of the Ancient Egypt Exhibit

LAST CHANCE - Feb 4th, 11AM - Toronto Common is heading to the ROM with a private tour of the Ancient Egypt Exhibit!

Ancient Egypt has had a profound impact on modern civilization, including culture, religion, technology, and architecture. The Egyptian collection at the ROM is comprised of approximately 25,000 artifacts spanning from 4,000 BC to 400 AD, with about 2,000 on display in the gallery. Our tour of the exhibit is a unique opportunity to engage with a ROM expert, ask questions and learn about this ancient culture.

Tour includes $10 gift certificate to Famoso Neapolitan Pizzeria.

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Toronto Common 4 Year Sichuan Inspired Anniversary Celebration
Feb
7
7:00 PM19:00

Toronto Common 4 Year Sichuan Inspired Anniversary Celebration

NEW - Feb 7th, 7PM - Toronto Common will be celebrating our 4 year anniversary with a 5 course Sichuan inspired tasting at Loch and Quay!

The Sichuan (四川 - four rivers) province in China is famous for its ma la (麻辣 - numbing spicy) cuisine and with this incredibly cold winter we thought it might be nice to have a little extra heat and warmth.

This year’s anniversary event will also launch our new event series “Play”, a fun way for chefs to step outside of their traditional cuisine.

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A Very Canadian Whisky Tasting
Feb
13
7:00 PM19:00

A Very Canadian Whisky Tasting

Feb 13th, 7PM - Toronto Common is partnering with Spirit House to offer a Whisky Tasting with a uniquely Canadian perspective.

Our tasting guide, Spencer Gooderham’s family legacy in whisky dates back seven generations to William Gooderham, founder of what was once Canada’s largest distillery, based here in Toronto. Their family name can still be seen in Toronto’s historic distillery district today.

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 Ooh Ma La 麻辣 French Sichuan 5 Course Dinner
Feb
14
7:00 PM19:00

Ooh Ma La 麻辣 French Sichuan 5 Course Dinner

NEW - Feb 14th, 7PM - Toronto Common is partnering with The House of Common Executive Chef and Owner Jonathan LeBlanc for Oooh Ma La (麻辣) a French meets Sichuan Tasting Dinner as part of our new Toronto Common Play Series.

Play is a fun way for chefs to work with new ingredients, cuisines, and showcase their creativity.

Chefs participating in "Play" host one event based on a theme with our first theme being Sichuan, a cuisine famous for the unique numbing spice of the Sichuan peppercorn. 

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Classic Cocktail Tasting
Feb
25
5:00 PM17:00

Classic Cocktail Tasting

Feb 25th, 5PM - Toronto Common is partnering with Do Not Disturb at the Beverley Hotel for a classic cocktail tasting series!

If there’s one thing we’ve learned from our Seasonal Cocktail Tasting it’s that there’s a lot of curiosity and debate about classic cocktails. 

As always we encourage tasting for yourself so we’re adding a Classic Cocktail tasting in the new year at Do Not Disturb, the Beverley Hotel’s new restaurant and bar.

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Classic Cocktail Tasting
Mar
25
5:00 PM17:00

Classic Cocktail Tasting

Mar 25th, 5PM - Toronto Common is partnering with Do Not Disturb at the Beverley Hotel for a classic cocktail tasting series!

If there’s one thing we’ve learned from our Seasonal Cocktail Tasting it’s that there’s a lot of curiosity and debate about classic cocktails. 

As always we encourage tasting for yourself so we’re adding a Classic Cocktail tasting in the new year at Do Not Disturb, the Beverley Hotel’s new restaurant and bar.

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Seasonal Cocktail Tasting
Jan
14
3:00 PM15:00

Seasonal Cocktail Tasting

LAST CHANCE - Jan 14th, 3PM - Toronto Common is partnering with Do Not Disturb at the Beverley Hotel for a seasonal cocktail tasting series!

The Beverley Hotel just opened its new restaurant and cocktail bar, Do Not Disturb, with Executive Chef & Partner, Vittorio Colacitti and Beverage Director, Moses McIntee. We have been invited to try their seasonal cocktails with a cocktail tasting series.

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Private Tour of the Dinosaur Exhibit at the ROM
Jan
7
11:00 AM11:00

Private Tour of the Dinosaur Exhibit at the ROM

LAST CHANCE - Jan 7th, 11AM - Toronto Common is heading to the ROM with a private tour of the Dinosaur Exhibit.

The James and Louise Temerty Galleries of the Age of the Dinosaurs covers the Jurassic (200 to 145 million years old) to the Cretaceous (145 to 65 million years old) periods. The specimens reflect life in the northern hemisphere, primarily in North America with mostly original skeletons from the fossil fields of Alberta, Canada. ROM tours are interactive experiences covering unique perspectives on select pieces and offers a chance to ask questions and engage with a ROM expert.

Tour includes $10 gift certificate to Famoso Neapolitan Pizzeria.

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Seasonal Cocktail Tasting
Dec
17
3:00 PM15:00

Seasonal Cocktail Tasting

NEW - Dec 17th, 3PM - Toronto Common is partnering with Do Not Disturb at the Beverley Hotel for a seasonal cocktail tasting series!

The Beverley Hotel just opened its new restaurant and cocktail bar, Do Not Disturb, with Executive Chef & Partner, Vittorio Colacitti and Beverage Director, Moses McIntee. We have been invited to try their seasonal cocktails with a cocktail tasting series.

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Private Tour of the New Viking Exhibit at the ROM
Dec
10
11:00 AM11:00

Private Tour of the New Viking Exhibit at the ROM

Dec 10th, 11AM - Toronto Common is heading to the ROM!

We're moving beyond food (but still with a little food) and heading to the Royal Ontario Museum for a guided tour of their new Viking Exhibit!

The new exhibit sheds some light, dispels some myths, and reveals some truths of this ancient culture with some of the latest archaeological finds.

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Seasonal Cocktail Tasting
Nov
12
3:00 PM15:00

Seasonal Cocktail Tasting

NEW - Nov 12th, 3PM - Toronto Common is partnering with Do Not Disturb at the Beverley Hotel for a seasonal cocktail tasting series!

The Beverley Hotel just opened its new restaurant and cocktail bar, Do Not Disturb, with Executive Chef & Partner, Vittorio Colacitti and Beverage Director, Moses McIntee. We have been invited to try their seasonal cocktails with a cocktail tasting series.

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Thirsty and Curious Wine Tasting
Oct
12
6:00 PM18:00

Thirsty and Curious Wine Tasting

LAST CHANCE - October 12th, 6PM - Toronto Common is partnering with Montecito for a 2nd Thirsty and Curious event!

Montecito General Manager and certified Sommelier, Heather McDougall, knows wines can sometimes be intimidating but it doesn't have to be scary. Whether you're an experienced taster, thirsty and curious for new wines, or just starting out, Heather has put together a series of wine tasting events to break through the pretence and she's invited us along to the first event.

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Thirsty and Curious Wine Tasting
Sep
28
6:00 PM18:00

Thirsty and Curious Wine Tasting

SOLD OUT - September 28th, 6PM - Toronto Common is partnering with Montecito for their first Thirsty and Curious event!

Montecito General Manager and certified Sommelier, Heather McDougall, knows wines can sometimes be intimidating but it doesn't have to be scary. Whether you're an experienced taster, thirsty and curious for new wines, or just starting out, Heather has put together a series of wine tasting events to break through the pretence and she's invited us along to the first event.

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Taste of Ontario Wine & Cheese on Lake Ontario
Sep
24
2:00 PM14:00

Taste of Ontario Wine & Cheese on Lake Ontario

LAST CHANCE - September 24th, 2PM - Toronto Common is going sailing with Gone Sailing Adventures all September long!

From the day we chose the name Toronto Common we always knew we wanted to do more than just food.

For our first sailing adventure we’re keeping it tasting themed with a Taste of Ontario on Lake Ontario. Gone Sailing Adventures already offers a Wine and Cheese sail with on board Sommelier, and we're adding an Ontario theme to feature local wines and cheeses.

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Taste of Ontario Wine & Cheese on Lake Ontario
Sep
17
2:00 PM14:00

Taste of Ontario Wine & Cheese on Lake Ontario

September 17th, 2PM - Toronto Common is going sailing with Gone Sailing Adventures all September long!

From the day we chose the name Toronto Common we always knew we wanted to do more than just food.

For our first sailing adventure we’re keeping it tasting themed with a Taste of Ontario on Lake Ontario. Gone Sailing Adventures already offers a Wine and Cheese sail with on board Sommelier, and we're adding an Ontario theme to feature local wines and cheeses.

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Taste of Ontario Wine & Cheese on Lake Ontario
Sep
10
5:30 PM17:30

Taste of Ontario Wine & Cheese on Lake Ontario

September 10th, 5:30PM - Toronto Common is going sailing with Gone Sailing Adventures all September long!

From the day we chose the name Toronto Common we always knew we wanted to do more than just food.

For our first sailing adventure we’re keeping it tasting themed with a Taste of Ontario on Lake Ontario. Gone Sailing Adventures already offers a Wine and Cheese sail with on board Sommelier, and we're adding an Ontario theme to feature local wines and cheeses.

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Bourbon, BBQ, and Fried Chicken
Aug
28
7:00 PM19:00

Bourbon, BBQ, and Fried Chicken

LAST CHANCE - August 28th, 7pm - Toronto Common is bringing back our Bourbon, BBQ & Fried Chicken event at Boxcar Social Harbourfront on their newly renovated patio this summer as part of our Summer BBQ series!

Our Anniversary events may only be once a year but we couldn't wait that long for another Bourbon, BBQ, and Fried Chicken event so we're hosting a new series on their patio this summer with a 4 bourbon tasting, their delicious boneless fried chicken, BBQ selection, lots of sides, and a NEW Bourbon BBQ sauce tasting, one with each Bourbon in the tasting!

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Northern Italian Pasta Tasting
Aug
28
7:00 PM19:00

Northern Italian Pasta Tasting

LAST CHANCE - August 28th, 7pm - Toronto Common is excited to be back at the Peasant Table for an additional 3 Northern Italian Pasta Tasting events!

We've learned from our popular ramen tasting events that sometimes we just want to try all the carbs on the menu, so why should it be any different with pasta?

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Rare Bottles Napa Valley Cabernet Tasting
Aug
24
7:00 PM19:00

Rare Bottles Napa Valley Cabernet Tasting

LAST CHANCE - August 23rd, 7pm - Toronto Common is excited to announce our second Rare Bottle Series; a guided Napa Cabernet Tasting at Montecito restaurant with General Manager, and certified sommelier, Heather McDougall.

Heather has worked for boutique wine retailers, teaches, mentors, hosts guided and casual tastings, is a buyer for private and corporate clients, and has been Wine Director and General Manager at some of Toronto's top restaurants including Splendido, The Chase, and Luckee.

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Rare Bottles Whisky Tasting
Aug
14
7:00 PM19:00

Rare Bottles Whisky Tasting

LAST CHANCE - August 14th, 7pm - Boxcar Social's newest location on Temperance is home to some premium whiskies and they're inviting Toronto Common for a taste!

Their Rare Bottles Tasting series will be a guided tasting with Whisky Director Ray Zwicker and a selection of 6 rare bottle expressions.

All bottles will retail at a minimum of $200 per bottle and ranging to over $500 a bottle. All will be one-time only expressions, and many will never exist again.

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Cocktail Masterclass in London 🇬🇧
Aug
11
6:30 PM18:30

Cocktail Masterclass in London 🇬🇧

August 11th, 6:30pm - Toronto Common will be hosting a summer popup Cocktail Making (and Tasting) class in London (England 🇬🇧) in collaboration with Strongman's Tipple and TT Liquor. 

Award winning bartender, industry trainer, innovator, spirit maker, and the original Strongman, Tomas Lenko will lead us through a cocktail making and ice shaping lesson with a 3 cocktail class including one with Tomas' own spirit, BOLD Spirit of London, as well as enjoying a cocktail while we learn, in London's new Cellar Bar and Liquor Store, TT Liqour. 

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Greek Taverna Dinner
Aug
10
7:00 PM19:00

Greek Taverna Dinner

LAST CHANCE - August 10th, 7pm - Toronto Common is partnering with FAT Lamb Kouzina for a special Greek Taverna Dinner as part of our Summer BBQ Series!

This is a rare opportunity to try many of FAT Lamb Kouzina's catering favourites, not normally available at their lunch location.

They'll be opening the doors just for us for this special series: offering a taste and feel of a Greek Taverna. You can expect a selection of perfectly grilled meats, and traditional dishes, inspired from their many travels throughout Greece - including recipes handed down from generations, and ingredients they've sourced during their time there.

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Rare Bottles Napa Valley Cabernet Tasting
Aug
3
7:00 PM19:00

Rare Bottles Napa Valley Cabernet Tasting

August 3rd, 7pm - Toronto Common is excited to announce our second Rare Bottle Series; a guided Napa Cabernet Tasting at Montecito restaurant with General Manager, and certified sommelier, Heather McDougall.

Heather has worked for boutique wine retailers, teaches, mentors, hosts guided and casual tastings, is a buyer for private and corporate clients, and has been Wine Director and General Manager at some of Toronto's top restaurants including Splendido, The Chase, and Luckee.

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Northern Italian Pasta Tasting
Jul
31
7:00 PM19:00

Northern Italian Pasta Tasting

SOLD OUT - July 31st, 7pm - Toronto Common is excited to be back at the Peasant Table for an additional 3 Northern Italian Pasta Tasting events!

We've learned from our popular ramen tasting events that sometimes we just want to try all the carbs on the menu, so why should it be any different with pasta?

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Bourbon, BBQ, and Fried Chicken
Jul
31
7:00 PM19:00

Bourbon, BBQ, and Fried Chicken

July 31st, 7pm - Toronto Common is bringing back our Bourbon, BBQ & Fried Chicken event at Boxcar Social Harbourfront on their newly renovated patio this summer as part of our Summer BBQ series!

Our Anniversary events may only be once a year but we couldn't wait that long for another Bourbon, BBQ, and Fried Chicken event so we're hosting a new series on their patio this summer with a new 4 bourbon tasting, their delicious boneless fried chicken, BBQ selection, lots of sides, and a NEW Bourbon BBQ sauce tasting, one with each Bourbon in the tasting!

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Greek Taverna Dinner
Jul
20
7:00 PM19:00

Greek Taverna Dinner

July 20th, 7pm - Toronto Common is partnering with FAT Lamb Kouzina for a special Greek Taverna Dinner as part of our Summer BBQ Series!

This is a rare opportunity to try many of FAT Lamb Kouzina's catering favourites, not normally available at their lunch location.

They'll be opening the doors just for us for this special series: offering a taste and feel of a Greek Taverna. You can expect a selection of perfectly grilled meats, and traditional dishes, inspired from their many travels throughout Greece - including recipes handed down from generations, and ingredients they've sourced during their time there.

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Rare Bottles Napa Valley Cabernet Tasting
Jul
13
7:00 PM19:00

Rare Bottles Napa Valley Cabernet Tasting

SOLD OUT - July 13th, 7pm - Toronto Common is excited to announce our second Rare Bottle Series; a guided Napa Cabernet Tasting at Montecito restaurant with General Manager, and certified sommelier, Heather McDougall.

Heather has worked for boutique wine retailers, teaches, mentors, hosts guided and casual tastings, is a buyer for private and corporate clients, and has been Wine Director and General Manager at some of Toronto's top restaurants including Splendido, The Chase, and Luckee.

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Rare Bottles Whisky Tasting
Jul
10
7:00 PM19:00

Rare Bottles Whisky Tasting

July 10th, 7pm - Boxcar Social's newest location on Temperance is home to some premium whiskies and they're inviting Toronto Common for a taste!

Their Rare Bottles Tasting series will be a guided tasting with Whisky Director Ray Zwicker and a selection of 6 rare bottle expressions.

All bottles will retail at a minimum of $200 per bottle and ranging to over $500 a bottle. All will be one-time only expressions, and many will never exist again.

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Lighten Up for Spring
Jun
29
7:00 PM19:00

Lighten Up for Spring

LAST CHANCE - June 29th, 7pm - Spring is in the air and The Elm Tree is inviting Toronto Common for a special tasting of their spring menu on their patio (weather permitting) with a mix of old favourites and some new lighter dishes plus an optional 5 drink pairing, we will be on a patio after all :)

All dishes will feature flavours of the Mediterranean and fresh seasonal ingredients and the 5 drink pairing will be a selection of cocktails and wine pairings including a dessert wine. 

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Whisky 3.0 - Regions of Scotland Scotch Whisky Tasting
Jun
27
7:00 PM19:00

Whisky 3.0 - Regions of Scotland Scotch Whisky Tasting

LAST CHANCE - June 27th, 7pm - Now that Boxcar Social has taken us on a world tour in Whisky 101, taught us about Barrel Aging in Whisky 2.0, and given us a small taste of Bourbon for our Toronto Common 3 Year Anniversary event, it’s time to dive into even more detail with Whisky 3.0 - Regions of Scotland Scotch Whisky Tasting.

Boxcar Social Whiskey Director Ray Zwicker will be taking us on a guided tasting through the Highlands, Speyside, Islands, Islay, Lowlands, and Campbeltown to help guests learn and develop their palate and appreciation for Scottish Whiskey. 

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Northern Italian Pasta Tasting
Jun
26
7:00 PM19:00

Northern Italian Pasta Tasting

SOLD OUT - June 26th, 7pm - Toronto Common is excited to be back at the Peasant Table for an additional 3 Northern Italian Pasta Tasting events!

We've learned from our popular ramen tasting events that sometimes we just want to try all the carbs on the menu, so why should it be any different with pasta?

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Bourbon, BBQ, and Fried Chicken
Jun
26
7:00 PM19:00

Bourbon, BBQ, and Fried Chicken

June 26th, 7pm - Toronto Common is bringing back our Bourbon, BBQ & Fried Chicken event at Boxcar Social Harbourfront on their newly renovated patio this summer as part of our Summer BBQ series!

Our Anniversary events may only be once a year but we couldn't wait that long for another Bourbon, BBQ, and Fried Chicken event so we're hosting a new series on their patio this summer with a new 4 bourbon tasting, their delicious boneless fried chicken, BBQ selection, lots of sides, and a NEW Bourbon BBQ sauce tasting, one with each Bourbon in the tasting!

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Whisky 2.0 Returns - Barrel Aging Whisky/Whiskey
Jun
21
7:00 PM19:00

Whisky 2.0 Returns - Barrel Aging Whisky/Whiskey

SOLD OUT - June 21st, 7pm - We're bringing back one of our most requested events, our Barrel Aging Whisky Tasting event at Boxcar Social Riverside with Toronto Common.

Boxcar Social’s Whisky director has selected a series of whiskies to showcase the differences between non-age statement versus age statement single malts, single barrel versus small batch bourbon, and a cask finished vs a cask strength single malt.

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Greek Taverna Dinner
Jun
15
7:00 PM19:00

Greek Taverna Dinner

June 15th, 7pm - Toronto Common is partnering with FAT Lamb Kouzina for a special Greek Taverna Dinner as part of our Summer BBQ Series!

This is a rare opportunity to try many of FAT Lamb Kouzina's catering favourites, not normally available at their lunch location.

They'll be opening the doors just for us for this special series: offering a taste and feel of a Greek Taverna. You can expect a selection of perfectly grilled meats, and traditional dishes, inspired from their many travels throughout Greece - including recipes handed down from generations, and ingredients they've sourced during their time there.

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Rare Bottles Whisky Tasting
Jun
12
7:00 PM19:00

Rare Bottles Whisky Tasting

4 SPOTS ADDED - June 12th, 7pm - Boxcar Social's newest location on Temperance is home to some premium whiskies and they're inviting Toronto Common for a taste!

Their Rare Bottles Tasting series will be a guided tasting with Whisky Director Ray Zwicker and a selection of 6 rare bottle expressions.

All bottles will retail at a minimum of $200 per bottle and ranging to over $500 a bottle. All will be one-time only expressions, and many will never exist again.

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Whisky 3.0 - Regions of Scotland Scotch Whisky Tasting
May
30
7:00 PM19:00

Whisky 3.0 - Regions of Scotland Scotch Whisky Tasting

May 30th, 7pm - Now that Boxcar Social has taken us on a world tour in Whisky 101, taught us about Barrel Aging in Whisky 2.0, and given us a small taste of Bourbon for our Toronto Common 3 Year Anniversary event, it’s time to dive into even more detail with Whisky 3.0 - Regions of Scotland Scotch Whisky Tasting.

Boxcar Social Whiskey Director Ray Zwicker will be taking us on a guided tasting through the Highlands, Speyside, Islands, Islay, Lowlands, and Campbeltown to help guests learn and develop their palate and appreciation for Scottish Whiskey. 

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