City Adventure: Eat to the Beat

Kyla Eaglesham_ Madeleines Cherry Pie and Ice Cream - Flourless Chocolate BrowniesOctober is Breast Cancer Awareness Month and every year, we take part in Eat to the Beat, a great food event at Roy Thomson Hall in support of Willow Breast & Hereditary Cancer Support, a not-for-profit organization that offers free peer support to anyone coping with breast cancer.

Lili Sullivan_ East _amp_ Main Bistro -Adult Grilled Cheese 4 Year Old Black River Cheddar_ 66 Gilead Rum Cured Duck Bacon AFor Eat to the Beat, sixty of Canada’s top female chefs donate their time and talent to create a cornucopia of sweet and savory foods, wines, premium beers and spirits for sampling at food and drink stations positioned around Roy Thomson Hall’s outer lobby.

Linda Haynes_ Ace Bakery - Fruit Crisp Topped with Goat Cheese_ Prosciutto and Lavendar Roasted Plum ChutneyThe incredible chef line-up includes: Rose Reisman (Rose Reisman Catering), Sandra Abballe (Succulent Chocolates), Wanda Beaver (Wanda’s Pie in the Sky), Paula Bashford (Beretta Farms Inc.), Kyla Eaglesham (Madeleines Cherry Pie and Ice Cream), Alexandra Feswick (Samuel J. Moore), Bonnie Gordon (Bonnie Gordon College of Joanne Grice_ Pomodoro Trattoria -  McColl___s Farm___s Lamb Arancini_ Smoked Stirling Water Buffalo Cheddar with Green TomaConfectionary Arts), Kimberly Humby (Pomodoro Trattoria), Anna Janes (Cocomira Confections), Andrea Poirier (Inn on the Twenty), Jacqueline Lo (Ruelo Patisserie), Kimberley Lugsdin (Catering by Kimberley), Joshna Maharaj (Ryerson University), Erin Marcus (Ace Bakery), Catherine O’Donnell (Willow Cakes and Pastries), Angela Panigas (The Sultan’s Tent & Café Moroc), Jennifer Perusini (BerBer Lounge), Karen Rachlin (Bite Catering), Emily Richards (Professional Home Economist), Trista Sheen (Crush Wine Bar),Lili Sullivan (East & Main Bistro), Karen Viva-Haynes (Viva Tastings), Vanessa Yeung (Aphrodite Cooks) and many more.


The 19th Annual Eat to the Beat culinary fundraiser  takes place on Tuesday, October 21, at 7pm at Roy Thomson Hall (60 Simcoe Street, Toronto).   Tickets are $175 (with a tax receipt) and include all food and beverages. 

For tickets or to see the line-up of chefs and beverage participants, please visit or call 416.778.6314 x 236.