At the Leslieville Food & Drink Festival enjoy art, music, food and drink, while supporting our vibrant community!

This all East Side event – an initiative of Vandenberg House – supports and promotes local businesses and the community at large.


  • Indulge in the tastiest cuisine east of the Don

  • Chef Demonstration: Hosted By Chef Scott of Toronto Food Tours

  • Sip Wines Served in the Finest East Side Restaurants and Bars

  • Sample Craft Beer from all the East Side Breweries

  • Feast your Eyes on and Collect the Work of Local Artists

  • Shop the East Side Artisanal Food Market

  • Dance the Night Away with our Live Music and DJ

  • Learn and have fun at “Food and Wine, Chocolate and Wine; Cracking the Code to Perfect Pairings!” Seminars Hosted by Chef & Somm Bespoke Dining. $45 Seminar tickets includes: festival admission, tasting glass keepsake, 2 tasting tokens and 90 minute tasting session.


May, 2018

Indoors in Leslieville (Toronto, ON)

VIP: 2-4pm $30 in advance, $40 at the door

Exclusive access from 2-4pm, 5 tasting tokens and souvenir glass

General Admission: 4pm-11pm: $20 in advance, $30 at the door

Admission from 4 pm-11 pm, 2 tasting tokens and souvenir glass

Children are permitted.

Free under 10 years old, Ages 10-18 $10


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We support Michael Garron Hospital’s (formerly Toronto East General) mission in revitalizing the hospital for the community. All the proceeds from the raffle and silent auction will go to the hospital Sponsors

A huge THANK YOU to our 2017 sponsors:

Daniels Corporation



The VandenBerg House

Wharton Medical Clinic

Official Media Partner: Snapd Beaches Danforth

Official Print Partner: Detonate Group


Christiane Tetreault, CEO/ Founder
Christiane Tetreault, CEO/ Founder
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The VandenBerg House

Christiane Tetreault, CEO / Founder

The VandenBerg House inspiring work & event space.

Opened in April 2015, Leslieville,  the beautiful eclectic boutique event space was born to serve as a community & business connector,  and intimate event and office space.


“An inspiring community hub that drives business and supports the integrity of Toronto’s east end communities.”

Curator of the first Leslieville Food & Drink Festival and The Leslieville Christmas Pop-up Market in the Leslieville area from 2014-2017, Christiane brings style and flare like no other.  Following the success of her 2015 Pop up Markets, her services are highly sought after by an extended clientele all over Toronto. From networking events to baby showers and book signings any event concept is brought to life in the most creative and professional manner.

Christiane is very excited to continue the annual Leslieville Food & Drink Festival to Toronto.  This event will focus on living, doing and being well.  Join her on this journey of giving back to the community while growing local economic development by partnering, supporting and introducing local businesses.

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Past Events & Accomplishments

Leslieville Food & Drink Festival 2017

The Leslieville Christmas Pop-up Market (2014 – 2017)

Silver Spoons Wine | Food | Art 2016

The Eastside Pop-up Market, Summer Series (May – October 2015)

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The VandenBerg House Event Space


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