Taste of the Danforth: How organizers prepare for Canada’s largest street festival

What is Canada’s largest street festival, attracting approximately 1.6 million people and generating big bucks for Toronto’s economy? It’s Taste of the Danforth – a food festival like no other. /newsrooms correspondent Brian Gasparek took to Toronto’s busy Danforth Avenue on August 8 to find out how the festival comes together, from food preparation with The Forth chef Angelo Ciolfitto to event planning with organizer Howard Lichtman. He also talked to Toronto mayor John Tory about the lasting economic benefits of the festival, and with Taste of the Danforth intern Lillian Tieu, a Centennial Event Management grad, about her experience in the middle of the action. Centennial College’s School of Hospitality, Tourism & Culinary Arts is training the next generation of industry professionals. Looking for a college program that will help you dive into an exciting career in travel, tourism or the culinary arts? Centennial College has you covered.

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