TORONTO, June 30, 2015 /CNW/ - Toronto's annual Summerlicious dining promotion, presented by Interac Association and produced by the City of Toronto, has commenced and reservation lines are now open to patrons seeking menu values at some of Toronto's best restaurants. Exclusive Summerlicious prix fixe menus will be available at twenty-three of the Toronto Entertainment District Business Improvement Area's (TOED) restaurants, beginning July 3 and running through to July 26, 2015.
Over 210 Toronto restaurants will be participate in this year's citywide Summerlicious dining event. According to Janice Solomon, Executive Director of TOED, "We are pleased that the duration of Summerlicious has been extended by an extra week. The promotion coincides with the Pan Am Games and will give loyal Summerlicious fans the opportunity to try even more of their favourite restaurants while we welcome international visitors to our District's restaurants."
The first ever Summerlicious culinary event series, featuring five one-of-a-kind dining experiences, will be represented by The District's Malaparte at 350 King St. West. This solo one-night-only entry among the District and the other four venues participating in the series makes its mark under the title "A Dinner in Peru" on Wednesday, July 8, 2015.
The District's Summerlicious restaurant participants with a dinner only option include: N'awlins Jazz Bar and The Fifth Grill and Terrace. The prix fixe price for dinner at these restaurants ranges from $25 - $45 per person and is exclusive of taxes and gratuities.
In addition, twenty-one Summerlicious lunch and dinner options are available in the Entertainment District and include: 259 Host, Aria Ristorante, Arriba Restaurant at the Renaissance Toronto Downtown Hotel, Azure Restaurant at InterContinental Toronto Centre, Bosk at Shangri-La Hotel, Toronto , Canyon Creek, Fred's Not Here, Joe Badali's Ristorante Italiano, Joe Mama's Bar & Grill, King Street Social at Hyatt Regency Toronto, La Fenice, Los Colibris, Luma, Marcel's, Momofuku Daishō, Momofuku Noodle Bar, SOCO Kitchen + Bar, The Fifth Pub House Gastropub, The Shore Club, Thoroughbred Food and Drink, and Tutti Matti. The prix fixe lunch menus at these restaurants range from $18 to $28 per person. Their prix fixe dinner menus are set at a slightly higher rate, spanning $25 -$45 per person. All Summerlicious lunch and dinners are priced exclusive of beverages, taxes and gratuities.
Summerlicious Restaurants in Toronto's Entertainment District: http://bit.ly/1NtQP1F
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 5.2 million meals during the promotion which have generated more than $230 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.
About the Toronto Entertainment District Business Improvement Area:
Established in 2008, TOED's mandate is to promote, improve and preserve a dynamic area of Toronto. Benefitting from economic, environmental and social factors driving downtown growth, the Entertainment District is in the midst of a renaissance, firmly establishing itself as a thriving and vibrant district for living, creating, working and entertainment. From Air Canada Centre to the Four Seasons Centre for the Performing Arts, the Entertainment District includes many of Toronto's most iconic buildings. In the heart of the District is the CN Tower, Steam Whistle Brewing, Ripley's Aquarium of Canada, Metro Toronto Convention Centre, MetroCentre, Rogers Centre, Roy Thomson Hall, Princess of Wales Theatre, Royal Alexandra Theatre and TIFF Bell Lightbox (www.torontoed.com).
SOURCE Toronto Entertainment District Business Improvement Area
For further information: Janice Solomon, Executive Director, Toronto Entertainment District BIA, 416-926-1337, firstname.lastname@example.org, www.torontoed.com, facebook.com/torontoed, twitter: @toronto_ed