Two Year Anniversary Winter Tasting Event at Hawthorne Food & Drink

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Last year they baked us a cake, this year they’re hosting the party!!

Toronto Common will be hosting our Two Year Anniversary party Monday January 25th at Hawthorne Food & Drink for a special private Winter Tasting event with the entire restaurant just for us!

Host of our popular Holiday Mealshare, Hawthorne is a “Farm-to-Fork City Food” social enterprise with a focus on local, seasonal, and sustainable ingredients.

Hawthorne will be offering 6 courses of new seasonal dishes off their winter menu by Executive Chef Ricky Casipe, plus a house soda and the return of our Orange & Black Sesame anniversary cake for $35 tax and tip included!

Beet Salad
Sous vide red beet, creme fraiche, balsamic sand, goat gouda

Duck Waffles
Everspring Farms confit duck, rice flour waffles, burnt orange gastrique

Crispy Sisig & Deep Fried ‘Knish’
Roasted VG Farms pig’s head, fingerling potatoes, sous vide egg, with sweet potato wontons, creme fraiche, sauerkraut, matzo meal crumble

Pork Bone Cassoulet
Neck-tail-shoulder stew, Ontario bean medley, kimchi, grilled VG Farms pork belly

Double Down
Bread Stuffing ‘steaks’, smoked sweet potato, apple butter, mushroom rice gravy

Fried Chicken Banh Mi
King Capon Farms 5-spice fried chicken, chicken liver pate, kimchi, grilled baguette, garden pickles

Orange & Black Sesame Cake
Black sesame cake with orange icing, this cake was custom created for our 1 year anniversary and we’ve been craving it ever since…



Hawthorne is the enterprise arm of the Hospitality Workers Training Centre. The HWTC is an independent non-profit organization dedicated to skills training for new entrants and current workers, in support of a healthy industry and workforce in Toronto. The HWTC is an initiative of UNITE HERE Local 75, local hotels & food service employers.

Serving ‘Farm-to-Fork City Food’ using local, seasonal and sustainable ingredients; they pride themselves in being a designee of OCTA’s FeastON program. And change their menus often to take inspiration from the farms of Ontario and the neighbourhoods of Toronto.




All tickets must be purchased online before 11pm Sunday, January 24th, 2016.

No tickets will be available at the door.

Maximum attendance: 22 people

Guests should arrive 5 minutes prior to event to check-in.

Tickets must be presented (printed or electronically) to check-in.

Each ticket is a unique one-time use code and cannot be shared.

This is a communal event, guests will be seated with other guests.

If you have any questions about this event or Toronto Common events in general please visit our FAQ or Contact us directly.