Thanks to everyone who came out for Taste of Iceland in Toronto 2014!
Taste of Iceland returns to Toronto November 13-16, 2014! The four-day event will celebrate Iceland’s food and music with a variety of cultural offerings to give Toronto a taste of what life is like in Iceland.
Schedule of Events
Icelandic Menu at Luma | November 13-15
Toronto will enjoy a taste of authentic Icelandic cuisine with a special menu offering at one of Oliver & Bonacini’s top restaurants, Luma. Icelandic chef Viktor Örn Andrésson, head chef at Blue Lagoon’s LAVA Restaurant and the 2014 Nordic Chef of the Year, will join chefs Michael Wilson and Anthony Walsh to prepare a special meal showcasing the best of Icelandic cuisine.
WHEN: November 13-15, 2014
WHERE: Luma | 350 King St W | Toronto, ON | M5V 3C6
Reykjavik Calling Concert | November 15
Toronto will welcome Icelandic artists Uni Stefson, Young Karin, Hermigervill, and Retro Stefson to Horseshoe Tavern on Saturday, November 15 for the free Reykjavik Calling concert! These four Icelandic acts will perform alongside Toronto songstress LYON for a night of unique musical collaborations. Admission to the concert is free and on a first-come, first-served basis. 19+
All attendees who register via Eventbrite will be entered into a drawing to win an exciting Icelandic prize! https://reykjavikcallingtoronto.eventbrite.com/
WHEN: November 15, 2014 | 9 PM – 1 AM
WHERE: Horseshoe Tavern | 370 Queen St W | Toronto, ON | M5V 2A2
-Uni Stefson (Iceland)
-Young Karin (Iceland)
-Retro Stefson (Iceland)
Icelandic Film Screenings at The Royal | November 15
Iceland Naturally will screen two Icelandic film programs specially curated by the Reykjavik Shorts & Docs Festival on Saturday, November 15 at The Royal! The first screening will be a series of short films, followed by a documentary. Admission to the film screenings is free and on a first-come, first-served basis.
WHEN: Saturday, November 15, 2014 | 2-6 PM
WHERE: The Royal | 608 College St | Toronto, ON | M6G 1B4
‘An Evening in Iceland’ at Luma | November 16
On Sunday, November 16, Luma and Icelandic guest chef Viktor Örn Andrésson will host ‘An Evening in Iceland’, an interactive ticketed event showcasing the best cuisine Iceland has to offer. Join chefs Andrésson, Walsh and Wilson for a meet and greet cocktail reception, followed by the four-course tasting menu. Chefs will walk guests through the menu while they dine at communal tables and are treated to the night’s entertainment by Toronto-Icelandic musician Lindy Vopnfjörð.
Tickets are $105 and include four courses, wine pairings, entertainment, specialty cocktail, and gratuity.
WHEN: Sunday, November 16, 2014 | 5 PM Reception | 5:45 PM Dinner
WHERE: TIFF Bell Lightbox at Luma | 2nd Floor | 350 King St W | Toronto, ON | M5V 3X2
PRICE: $105 for a four-course menu, wine pairing, specialty cocktail, entertainment, & gratuity
Win A Prize By Finding Taste of Iceland’s #IcelandSecret!
We’re hiding several Icelandic secrets throughout the weekend’s Taste of Iceland events and need your help in finding them! Keep an eye out for special napkins, coasters and cocktail stirrers at our Taste of Iceland venues to discover secrets about Iceland. Whenever you find a secret, share it via Instagram and Twitter using the hashtags #IcelandSecret and #TasteofIceland – think of it as a digital scavenger hunt. At the end of the weekend, we’ll pick a secret sharer and send them an Icelandic prize pack! The more you share, the better your chances are of winning!
About Taste of Iceland
Taste of Iceland in Toronto is presented by Iceland Naturally in cooperation with Icelandair, Reyka Vodka, Blue Lagoon, Icelandic Glacial Water, Promote Iceland, Ölgerðin Egill Skallagrímsson, Iceland Airwaves, Luma and Horseshoe Tavern.
About Iceland Naturally
Iceland Naturally is a cooperative marketing organization that promotes the tourism, services, products and culture of Iceland. It represents the true essence of Iceland, its creativity and spectacular natural wonders. The group is comprised of Icelandair, Icelandic Group, Islandsbanki, Reyka Vodka, City of Reykjavik, Icelandic Glacial Water, Blue Lagoon, Keflavik International Airport (KEF), Landsvirkjun, Ölgerðin Egill Skallagrímsson, Promote Iceland and the Government of Iceland.