We’d like to take the time to thank our hospitality partners for their exceptional food, wine and meal service for the event. We are truly fortunate to have the participation of such world class restaurants, hotels, clubs and chefs. They truly make Set Sail For Hope an absolutely unforgettable experience.  You will find a list of our current hospitality partners below. We are constantly adding new ones so check back often.  If you have not had the opportunity to attend the restaurants on your own, we encourage you to do so as you won’t be disappointed. 

Our 2018 Hospitality Lineup
George Restaurant

george Lorenzo Loseto- Executive Chef, Lorenzo Loseto is one of Canada’s premier chefs, recently crowned the 2014 Gold Medal Plates Canadian Culinary Champion. His unique and precise approach to cooking, combined with his classical training, has allowed him to create a refined and entertaining food experience; quite different from what is offered in Toronto.  Born in Bari, Italy, Chef Loseto prides himself on his Italian family roots which he has used as a foundation for his cooking.  Chef Loseto’s innovative ‘Toronto Cuisine’ is influenced by the cuisines imported by Toronto’s multicultural communities combined with seasonal, natural, local, and sustainable food available in the City’s markets.  Chef Loseto encourages guests to order from a five, seven, or ten course tasting menu in order to fully explore the full range of bold flavours and textures of his cooking.

Career Highlights Include:

  • Winning Gold at the 2014 Canadian Culinary Championships.
  • Apprenticing at Three Small Rooms in the original Windsor Arms Hotel.
  • Participating in a collaborative gala dinner at The James Beard House in New York.
  • His work as an instructor for George Brown College’s culinary program.

We’re thrilled to have the George Restaurant team on board. For more info  Visit the George website

Delta Toronto-Soco Kitchen & Bar
soco-kitchen-barKeith Pears- Chef.  The perfect combination of awesome food and a great vibe. Our culinary experience is one of sharing uncomplicated food created in a simple way. SOCO Kitchen + Bar showcases a selection featuring only the best ingredients, prepared with thought and care by a team of experts. For more info please visit their website.
One King West
onekingThe Bistro on King is located in the hotel lobby and offers breakfast, lunch and dinner service. The cuisine is International and features a selection of sandwiches, pasta and superb grilled fare. Join us at Henri’s Bar for an extensive selection of wine, beer and fine spirits. The bar also offers a selection of freshly prepared appetizers. Henri’s Bar is located in the lobby and is a fantastic place to meet with friends, watch the world go by or catch the latest sporting action on our big screen TV. Visit One King West!
The Emerson
Scott Pennock – Chefemerson The Emerson is instantly cozy, and that’s thanks in part to the casual service, and especially the obvious camaraderie you can glimpse in the open kitchen. The kitchen staff sport toques, and have friendly huddles between plating. Visit their website!
Ashbridge's Bay Yacht Club
abycThe team at ABYC are cooking up a variety of great comfort foods using fresh seasonal ingredients. Wednesdays are wings night, Thursdays we have a pasta extravaganza, and Fridays feature fine dining.  Friday reservations are respectfully requested.  ABYC also has a full service bar so that you can pair your meal selection with a variety of wines, beers or other cocktails.  Our dining areas are warm and cozy with a beautiful view of the harbour.  Visit the ABYC!
Chelsea Hotel Toronto
chelseasmallAs a full service hotel, the Chelsea Hotel, Toronto
provides comfort in the heart of downtown Toronto, just minutes from the city’s central business district, government offices, hospitals, universities and public transportation.

The Hotel is within walking distance of the city’s trendy shopping destinations including the Toronto EatonCentre featuring over 230 retailers, cultural attractions including the Art Gallery of Ontario and Royal Ontario Museum, and a vibrant entertainment district including world-renowned live theatre, making the Chelsea Hotel, Toronto the perfect location for both leisure and business.

Outstanding service and an on-going commitment to sustainability, coupled with a unique range of facilities provide frequent travellers with convenient service, essential amenities and comfortable accommodations at exceptional value.Visit their website for bookings or information.

Toronto Hilton-Tundra
tundra Kevin Prendergast – Executive Chef  Kevin has been bringing his culinary expertise to the guests of the Toronto Hilton and its Tundra restaurant since 2006. Tundra conjuring up limitless horizons, is quintessentially Canadian. From the design to the decor to the menu, Tundra has been conceived to evoke the image, the texture and the taste of Canada. Visit the Tundra website for more info
The Orbit Room
Tim Notter- The hottest little music club under the stars. Visit their website for scheduling
Bryan Dawkins
Independent Chef
The Grape & Olive Wine & Martini Bistro
grapeDerek Mayes-Chef.  The Grape and Olive Wine & Martini Bistro offers exceptional breakfast, lunch and dinner entrees, not to forget their delectable desserts, many martinis and over-sized wine list. Nothing could be better than the fine cuisine prepared daily. Grape and Olive has been featured as part of Flavours of Lake Country and Barrielicious. For more info please visit their website.
Olio Mediterranean Grille
olio Join us for an exciting culinary journey around the Mediterranean. Conveniently located within the Sheraton Airport Hotel. At Olio, our inspired cuisine is created with seasonal local and organic ingredients, and prepared with flair by Executive Chef Michael Jensen and his award-winning culinary team. Savor the foods of Italy, Spain, Greece, France, and Morocco in an atmosphere both vibrant and intimate. Please visit Olio Mediterranean Grille!
The Old Mill
 Enjoy an elegant fine dining experience in the historical setting of the Old Mill Toronto Dining Room. Please visit The Old Mill