Charity Partner Spotlight – Supporting the TDSB Student Nutrition Program


Unfortunately, food insecurity has been on the rise in Canada during the pandemic, and food donation programs have become more important than ever. According to a recent report released by the non-profit Community Food Centres Canada (CFCC), food insecurity now affects 1 in 7 Canadians. At the MTCC, we recognize that being a good neighbour and helping others, especially during this challenging time, is very important. We are navigating the pandemic alongside our city, and … Continue reading

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Chef Duff’s Recipe: Creamy Tuscan Inspired Chicken


  With more than 20 years of experience, MTCC’s Executive Chef Duff Lampard is highly respected in the culinary world.  With his passion for global cuisine, local ingredients and classic cooking methods, he has created impeccable restaurant-quality menus not typical of the North American convention scene at the MTCC. While we all navigate our new normal and spend more time at home, Chef Duff is happy to share his delicious one pot recipe for Creamy … Continue reading

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Recipe: Green Onion, Bacon and Corn Scones


Our pastry team, led by Executive Pastry Chef Mia De Ala, consistently impress event and meeting attendees by creating the most delicious and unique desserts in-house. While we all navigate our new normal at home, Mia recently shared her easy yet delicious recipe for green onion, bacon and corn scones. They are perfectly easy to make with many of the ingredients you may already have in your kitchen. An instructional video can be found on our … Continue reading

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Finding Ways to Help – Donating Food During the COVID-19 Crisis


We recognize that being a good neighbour and helping others in this difficult time is extremely important, and today we have positive news to share about how we were able to help those who are the most vulnerable in our city. As a result of the COVID-19 global health crisis, events at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre have been postponed or cancelled. Our centre is navigating these unprecedented times alongside our city, and our focus … Continue reading

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Restaurants Near the MTCC Foodies Will Love


Our centre is truly in the heart of downtown Toronto, located steps away from many of the best restaurants in Canada. For those looking for an unparalleled culinary experience or classic cocktails post-conference, the choices are endless. To narrow down the field, we asked our favourite in-house foodie, MTCC’s Vice President of Food and Beverage Richard Willett, to share some of his top restaurant picks in our neighbourhood. Richard is recognized as a culinary thought … Continue reading

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