Tag: 2nd floor events

The annual Get Lit event was a sold out success held at 2nd Floor Events on May 4th, 2016.

Notable Canadians and locals included CTV’s Kevin Newman, Black Hoof’s Jen Agg, Dave Bidini of the Rheostatics, Matt James, Dr. Jean Marmoreo and the Power Plant Gallery’s Gaetane Verna. They engaged the audience with their readings from writings that have personally inspired them.

On March 12th, 2015 Lacoste threw a luxe champagne party, presenting its new LT12 tennis racket to Toronto’s fashion crowd. The ‘Elegance is Victory’ event held at the 2nd Floor Events space on 461 King St. W was buzzing with music, appetizers and people, some of whom joined in the “joie de vivre” spirit by wearing the brand’s signature polos.

The stylish and happening 2nd Floor Events only opened in 2013, and has quickly become one of Toronto’s most popular event venues located above popular ping-pong venue SPIN at King West. Just last year, we were at 2nd Floor for several occasions, including The Tastemakers book launch, the inaugural Taste of Toronto preview, and the Open Wines Party. Now, 2nd Floor Events is taking it up to another level, with the launch of their own in-house catering service.

Ever wonder how food trends come and go? Why did some foods like chia seeds become so popular recently, when they already had their 15 minutes back in the 80’s? How did certain foods like the now ubiquitous cupcake take off to win mass appeal? And what the heck are superfoods anyways? David Sax explains all this and explores the evolutionary journeys of food trends in his new book, The Tastemakers: Why We’re Crazy for Cupcakes…

If you haven’t heard of IMG’s Taste Festival, it is known as the world’s greatest restaurant festival. It’s not your typical food festival that’s just a sampling event, it’s a gourmet food event where you’ll be able to try new creations from the city’s best chefs spanning 3 days. In addition, you’ll also get to sample wine, watch live food demonstrations, interact with the chefs, attend cooking classes, and enjoy live music and other entertainment.

Melissa Grelo, Zolo World, Karine Delage

I was lucky to be allowed the opportunity to be at the Open Wines party at the new venue above SPIN at King West called 2nd Floor. Activities at the Open Wines party included playing with NFC bracelets and NFC wine glasses (which to my geeky delight, triggered an automatic tweet personalized to your twitter handle via the “Bird Box”), ping pong, choosing temporary tattoos from Tattly (Brooklyn, NY), as well as Chef John Placko’s donuts topped with whipped cream…