After more than a decade of raising the bar on Toronto’s social and event scenes with its bespoke properties and unique food and hospitality brand, The Drake recently expanded its culinary wheelhouse into an offsite catering operation, Drake Catering. Parlaying its signature cool into imaginatively presented classic and seasonal food and cocktails, the full-service division also offers a menu of innovative arts, culture, music and décor ideas and sources, customizable for all occasions, anywhere. Food highlights include opulent seafood and charcuterie spreads, inventive canapes like pear and ricotta crostini and main meals such as fresh pasta with lobster medallions.
Museum of Contemporary Art Toronto Canada’s new home this fall. Housed in a historical manufacturing building, the Drake’s culinary hub and production kitchen will offer a bakery and bar, with open sightlines to the food preparation action, and dine-in or take-out options. The new property will play off the building’s heritage architecture with exposed brick and a living-room inspired space designed with The Drake’s trademark creativity.The catering service moves into the Drake Commissary, the company’s newest property opening in the Junction Triangle later this spring. The 8,000-sq.-ft. multi-purpose space is the latest addition to the burgeoning Sterling Road arts neighbourhood which will also see the opening of