A massive Italian food festival is happening in Toronto this weekend (CONTEST)

May 29 2018, 9:39 pm

Come to the table! That’s how A Tavola translates from Italian to English. It’s also the name of the massive Italian food festival happening in Toronto this weekend.

Billed as a celebration of Italian food and culture, this three-day event takes over the West Island at Ontario Place from June 8 to 10 including a Saturday morning session featuring brunch time faves like breakfast pizza, pastries, and even an eggs Benedict built over pasta.

Twenty vendors are participating and will offer a wide variety of sweet and savoury Italian eats. Look forward to a range of antipasto, arancini, pizza, pasta, veal sandwiches, tiramisu, gelato, cannoli, Nutella pizza, and more from local purveyors.

Participating vendors include:

  • Pizza Nova serving up pizza (of course)
  • Grande Cheese dishing out antipasto
  • Ostrea offering seafood pasta  and oysters
  • Dal Moro Pasta repping Venice with a variety of pasta and tiramisu
  • Mangia Cakes slinging pasta including lasagna
  • Forno 450 serving up pizza
  • JZ’s Pizza dishing out lasagna, spaghetti and meatballs, and pizza
  • Food Dudes serving up arancini, veal sandwiches, kale Caesar salad
  • b espresso Bar offering panini and coffee
  • Holy Cannoli dealing in their namesake specialty
  • Love Gelato doing coffee and gelato
  • Barocco Coffee Bar
  • Lemoncocco Bar
  • MARTINI Cocktail Bar pouring Negronis, Asti, and Bellinis
  • BRIO Bar
  • A TAVOLA bars majoring in wine, beer, and Brio cocktails

In addition to eating, look forward to DJs curating a mix of Italian and contemporary tunes, bocce ball, and 19+ refreshment stations including a Brio bar and stations serving negronis, Italian wines, beers, and more.

General admission is $9 and food and beverages will be priced from $2 to $8.


To enter for your chance to win a dinner for six at Fooddudes’ commissary ($1200 value) plus four tickets to A Tavola, do at least one of the following:

1. Follow Dished Toronto on Instagram – @dishedtoronto – and leave a comment below telling us once you have. (1 entry)

2. Follow @atavolatoronto and @fooddudes on Instagram and leave a comment below telling us once you have. (1 entry each)

3. Like Dished Toronto on Facebook and leave a comment below telling us once you have. (1 entry)

4. Tweet the following on Twitter: (1 entry)

  • Win a $1200 dinner for 6 from @TheFoodDudesTO + 4 tickets to #ATavolaToronto this weekend via @DailyHiveTO http://ow.ly/bmFY30kkB8M RT to enter!

Contest entries will be accepted from time and date of publishing until 11:59 pm on June 7, 2018. One winner will be chosen at random and contacted through the platform they enter by.

Contest Guidelines

A Tavola

June 8, 5 to 11
June 9, 11 am to 11 pm
June 10, 11 am to 7 pm

Where: West Island at Ontario Place – 955 Lake Shore Boulevard West, Toronto


Daily Hive is a proud media partner of A Tavola

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