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The Culinary Adventure Company

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Neighborhood: Downtown Toronto
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Address: 26 Dalhousie St. | Suite 200, Toronto, Ontario M5V 3P7, Canada
Phone Number: +1 877-317-4870
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Description: The Culinary Adventure Company is Toronto's No 1 food tour & gourmet...
The Culinary Adventure Company is Toronto's No 1 food tour & gourmet experience company. We are the proud winners of the 2012 Ontario Culinary Tourism Experience Award and recipients of the Trip Advisor Certificate of Excellence for both 2012 and 2013! Take a delicious walking food and cultural tour through Toronto's hottest and most interesting neighbourhoods, eat incredible food, meet the vendors and hear stories about the area and the city. Come on a Canadian Signature Experience - leisurely paddle across the harbour to Toronto Islands in a Voyageur canoe, enjoy a gourmet picnic, and be dazzled by the night skyline as we make our way back. Join us for our annual Seafood in the Sky pop up dinner, a spring or fall mushroom forage in the heart of the city, expertly guided wine trips to Prince Edward County or many of the other fantastic adventures we offer. We strive to ensure that we EXCEED all guest expectations each and every time and provide excellent value. We also love to do custom and corporate events. We have something for the foodie in everyone, locals and visitors alike!
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Chef Scott's stories were completely amusing and engaging, making this trip totally worth it. We just love food tours in general, and we were not at all disappointed by this one... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 9, 2015
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New York City, New York
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6 reviews 6 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015 NEW

We enjoyed our tour very much. It was a very windy day but we managed to duck in and out of several venues on our way around the town. We started out at a coffee cafe, had some shortbread cookies that are a favorite of Mick Jagger's, went to a bread shop, a wine store, a fish store, 2 restaurants... More 

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

Chef Scott's stories were completely amusing and engaging, making this trip totally worth it. We just love food tours in general, and we were not at all disappointed by this one. The food was pretty good with LOTS to eat and great variety, but the real highlights were the many stories and anecdotes Chef Scott shared during our tour.

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Jackson, Mississippi
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

My wife and I enjoyed two of Chef Scott Savoie's tours recently. We selected the St. Lawrence Market Tour and the Leslieville/Riverside Tour. Both are equally excellent. Chef Scott is very knowledgeable of the venues and offers a running dialogue that's both entertaining and fact filled. You will not leave either of these tours hungry. Being from the southern United... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2015

Amazing experience with our son and his girlfriend. Can't wait to bring the rest of the family to this great spot. "The Big Cheese" Kevin Durkee was a fountain of information and a patient teacher. We brought our efforts home with us and look forward to enjoying them in the days to come.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

We did the king and queen west tour. This tour was the perfect way to spend a Sunday even through we arrived on one of the coldest days of the year! Our host Scott was a local chef and very knowledgable about not only the food scene, but the area and history. Amazing value for money, we left completely stuffed... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015

Chef Scott was funny (in a good way) and delivered great stories about the people, food delights and history of Leslieville (and Toronto). I was not sure what to expect before the tour but will take some of there others now I know how good they are. A fab way to learn, eat and socialise.

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Toronto, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015

My husband and I are fairly new to Toronto (10 months) so were quite excited to take a walking culinary tour of Leslieville with Chef Scott. He knows his stuff. Great food, interesting stories and a wonderful history lesson of the area. Chef Scott also went out of his way to accommodate my ridiculous food issues (Gluten Free, Vegetarian). Highly... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2015

We live in Toronto but still learned tons. Kevin was engaging and informative - he knows the city and he knows it's food. We did the naming / Queen west brunch tour. All the stops were fantastic and we ate very well but even better were Kevin's background stories about the places and the city. In each place the staff... More 

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Dallas, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2015

Visiting Toronto in the dead of winter may not be the best choice but if you do this tour it will be the most amazing trip ever!!! I mean doing this tour during any season will be a good idea! We ate mounds of drool worthy food with Chef Scott at 3 different spots on the Ossington tour. Each restaurant... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015 via mobile

Cheesewerk's self proclaimed "head cheese" oozes his obvious enthusiasm for all things Gouda. And cheddar. And blue. The Cheese and Cheers class is a delicious and informative introduction to a world beyond your regular dairy section cheeses. From Artisan cheeses to the secret gems from this country's cheese giants, Kevin, with a little help from his partner in crime Chef... More 

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