Step into the South American food culture at Baro and feel like you are in midst of one of South America’s exotic neighbourhoods. Located on the trendy King St., Baro in downtown Toronto is the right place for you to go for your next event.
Baro is not only a place for having dinner with your family, it is also a great venue for your next event with three floors to choose from.
The main floor can accommodate intimate group gatherings of up to 25, the second floor which features the lounge (and a secret speakeasy called Escobar) can hold up to 70 guests, perfect for personal or working functions.
In the Loft, the largest of the spaces at 1,850 square feet, on the very top floor away from the hustle and bustle of busy King St. are where the larger events are held. This open and airy space with brick and exposed beams and a fully functioning wet bar a can hold up to 210 guests and be decorated in any which way desired. There are also plans to open a rooftop patio come spring time.
The menu at Baro is filled with tasty mains and appetisers no one can, or should, resist. Baro offers an in-house catering service by chef Steve Gonzalez. Or you are welcome to choose from one of the many catering services Baro recommends, such as Encore Catering, The Food Dudes Inc. or, our favourite, Citizen Catering.
Almost every kind of event can be celebrated here, from art galas and film and photo shoots to private dinners, weddings and birthday parties.
Don’t miss the opportunity to book your event now at Baro.
For all event inquiries for The Loft email Megan, Events Coordinator, at MEGAN@BAROTORONTO.COM
For all other inquiries INFO@BAROTORONTO.COM
485 KING ST WEST | TORONTO, ON | M5V 1K4 | 416 363 8388 |
The Park Hyatt Toronto is located in the heart of the chic Yorkville neighbourhood, on the northwest corner of Bloor St West and Avenue Rd. The hotel offers services and amenities to meet the needs of business and leisure travelers. There are 336 guest rooms, and 45 suites.
Park Hyatt Toronto has at least 17,000 sq. ft. of luxury space. The space allows for various events such as corporate endeavors, social gatherings, wedding receptions and much more. All event spaces come equipped with high-tech audiovisual equipment, lighting systems, and access to the 24-hour Business Centre. There are 3 main versatile venues, choosing the perfect space for your event is easy. Some of these venues include:
- The Roof Salon with floor-to-ceiling windows showcasing panoramic views of the Toronto skyline ( 140 capacity banquet style, 150 capacity reception style)
- Intimate Mezzanine Lounge (60 capacity banquet style, 120 reception style)
- Elegant Queen’s Park Ballroom (370 Banquet style, 500 reception style)
4 Avenue Road
Toronto, Ontario, Canada, M5R 2E8
Tel: +1 416 925 1234
This Friday marks the return of Maison Mercer’s Schmooze after work patio party. As one of Toronto’s favourite after work parties in the downtown core, Schmooze starts at 5 p.m. – the perfect excuse to enjoy good music, good food and good company, right after work.
You can beat the heat with the $4 happy hour specials and fuel your evening with the complementary barbecue provided by Treeline catering.
Schmooze is Toronto’s favourite after work patio for both young and established professionals in the downtown core. With drink sponsors and prizes to be won, Schmooze is the best, weekly, after work party!
When: May 27th, 2016 from 5-9 p.m.
Where: Maison Mercer Rooftop, 15 Mercer Street, Toronto M5V 3C6
Link for event: https://www.facebook.com/events/484014798464678/
Pictures from past Schmooze events: Schmooze pictures
Look out for the next Schmooze parties hosted by CityEvents:
Friday, June 17, 2016
Friday, August 12, 2016
Toronto offers many private dining rooms all over the GTA, for all sorts of private functions and special occasions. The list below includes some of the restaurants in Toronto that offer a private area for your group to gather. Be sure to check out some of our suggestions and do not over look these venue options!
This Southern Italian restaurant with an industrial setting is located in the King West area. Private dining is available at Gusto and includes YOUR choice of required family style menu for up to 20 people in the barrel-lined wine cellar. Additionally, breakfast, lunch and dinner is available for private dining and family style menus can be customized in advance. However, a non-refundable deposit of $150 and minimum spending is required!
101 Portland St.
Phone: (416) 504-9669
Terroni known for its traditional Southern Italian family style menus has 3 Toronto locations. Terroni on Adelaide is located in the financial district. It is a historical courthouse turned restaurant with private dining space for guests up to 50 people. Terroni has 3 different private spaces including the Ufficio for parties up to 14, the Cantina for up to 50 people and the Tinello Alcove can be booked for the winter months for small parties up to 12 people. Larger parties are required to set their menus in advanced.
57A Adelaide St. East
Phone: (416) 203 3093
This chic Toronto restaurant is located in the Financial District on Adelaide Street West. REDS is known for its vast wine collection, with wines from all over the world. They have 2 private dining rooms, the Bay Room can seat up to 14 guests and the Adelaide Room can seat up to 30 guests comfortably. REDS offer a canapé and prix fixe menu that use the freshest seasonal ingredients.
7 Adelaide St. W
Phone: (416) 862 7337
Table 17 is located in the heart of Riverside, just east of Broadview. It is a seasonal European influenced restaurant with a long cocktail list. Table 17 offers a private second floor dining room that can seat 10 to 24 guests. The space has its own powder room, bar and option to add food stations. This private dining room can be booked for brunch, lunch and dinner any day of the week!
782 Queen St. E
Phone: (416) 519 1851
Lee, one of the 3 restaurants owned by the World-renowned Chef Susur Lee, offers a delicious fusion menu with Asian and French influences. Lee’s menu is designed for sharing, making it a top private dining choice. Their private dining room is designed for special occasions and can accommodate up to 30 guests.
601 King Street West
Phone: (416) 504 7867
Harbour Sixty a 2013 Diner’s Choice Winner, located downtown Toronto in the historic Harbour Commission Building. Offers a world-class selection of steaks and seafood. Additionally, they have 5 private spaces that can be used for intimate dinner parties or business dinners for up to 50 people.
60 Harbour St
Phone: (416) 777-2111
Ruby Watchco is located on Queen St. E just south of Leslieville. Inspired by local and farm fresh ingredients, Ruby Watchco offers a seasonal Canadian menu. They offer a private upstairs dining room, with a four course family style meal for up to 24 guests.
730 Queen St. E
Phone: (416) 465 0100
Brassaii, Toronto’s sophisticated and cosmopolitan restaurant and lounge is located in the King West area. This sophisticated restaurant offers a Mediterranean inspired menu to guests with a unique palate. Brassaii also has a private dining room that can seat up to 26 people in what they call “The Study.”
461 King St W
Phone: (416) 598 4730
This stylish, Italian Wine Bar is Located in the Dundas West Area. It offers a beautiful private wine cellar space for parties of 8 to 14 people. The kitchen lead by Chef Kris Schlotzhauer serves an Italian family style dinner with classic Roman cuisine and a hint of local influence consisting of salumi, formaggi, antipasti, pasta, secondi and dolci. Dinner ranges from $45- $60 per person.
1288 Dundas St. West
Phone: (416) 534 1200
As an event manager, meeting planner or overall special events coordinator, we all have one common goal – to provide the biggest, the best and most out-of-the-box events to our clients. Most of this comes with experience but a good chunk of it is due to exposure. Our ideas and inspirations come from everywhere. From creating, attending or running an event, to a night on the town with friends and yes, even a good ‘ol lounge session in front of the TV. After all, who would’ve of thought of a lollipop dress as a way to serve dessert, or fishbowl centrepieces? If experience is what you lack, or you’re looking for some fresh new ideas, expose yourself to the following shows and resources to help broaden your creative spark and event knowledge!
This three-day event is jam-packed with new ideas, inspiration and affordable solutions for your event planning endeavours. Held at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre from March 25-27, 2014 the CSE Expo provides planners with the tools and resources to make your events POP, all while strengthening your professional network. Whether you’re an experienced event planner or are new to the game, you will definitely want to attend! This year’s expo includes over 50 new vendors, food trucks, and chocolate and ice bar samples. You can even join ISES on the show floor for insights and knowledge from industry experts at no cost! Have a burning tech question? Head to the tech bar to get your questions answered and even bring your own devices! Also, be sure to check out APPSTRAVAGANZA – new for this year, it will introduce innovative and effective online technology with hands-on and guided learning. This expo provides many opportunities and is not to be missed!
The Ignite Business Event Expo will be returning to Toronto on April 8th and 9th at the Direct Energy Centre. Attend this event for NEW and exciting inspiration to help your career. Connect with unique suppliers and be sure to check out the experience zones that will help spark and kindle creativity. This expo offers an exciting business environment that sets the stage to perfectly network and connect!
Have you heard of IncentiveWorks? Coming up on August 19th and 20th at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre, is Canada’s largest event for planners and organizers! This show gives industry professionals the opportunity to network with vendors, suppliers, speakers and other resources to stay current on what what’s hot and trendy! With a trade show of over 700 local, national and international suppliers in the meetings and events industry, you’re sure to make some meaningful connections!
Event planning is a career that is fast and is forever-changing. Trends are as unpredictable as spring in Toronto 2014. Stay relevant by exposing yourself to resources and network to equip you with the tools to be at the forefront of the event industry.