Hot & Spicy celebrates 15 fiery years: hot, spicy, soulful and smouldering!

The summer's most incendiary event will take you on a trip around the globe as we sample hot and spicy food and artistic expression from some of the most fascinating cultures on our planet. Redefinition beats at the heart of the festival as we explore junctures between food and culture. Experience pairings of hot and cool in cuisine, delight in the fusing of food and music and witness the breaking down of barriers between chef, artist and audience.

While we toast to the legacy of one of Harbourfront Centre's most beloved festivals, we will simultaneously cast an eye forward to the next 15 years, as we examine innovations in the local and international culinary scenes.

Discipline:

Venue:

International Marketplace

6:00pm –11:00pm

Shopping

Shop the world this weekend! Our International Marketplace features fab finds from all corners of the globe.

World Café

6:00pm –11:00pm

Food

What are you in the mood for today? Our newly renovated World Café, in the former location of the Lakeside Terrace Tent, features a host of the best cuisine from around the world at affordable prices.

Taco Takedown

6:30pm – 9:00pm

Food

Find yourself at the intersection of food, music and culture in this fun-filled spicy celebration featuring: Sang Kim, Vanessa Yeung, Matt Basile, Luis Valenzuela, Aaron Foster, Paula Costa and Peter Minaki!

Taco Takedown Featured Chef: Sang Kim

6:30pm – 9:00pm

Food

Find yourself at the intersection of food, music and culture in this fun-filled spicy celebration featuring restaurant consultant/writer Sang Kim.

Taco Takedown Featured Chef: Vanessa Yeung

6:30pm – 9:00pm

Food

Find yourself at the intersection of food, music and culture in this fun-filled spicy celebration featuring chef/cooking class instructor Vanessa Yeung.

Taco Takedown Featured Chef: Luis Valenzuela

6:30pm – 9:00pm

Food

Find yourself at the intersection of food, music and culture in this fun-filled spicy celebration featuring chef Luis Valenzuela.

Taco Takedown Featured Chef: Matt Basile

6:30pm – 9:00pm

Food

Find yourself at the intersection of food, music and culture in this fun-filled spicy celebration featuring self-proclaimed "rebel-without-a-kitchen" Matt Basile, a.k.a Fidel Gastro.

Taco Takedown Featured Chef: Aaron Foster

6:30pm – 9:00pm

Food

Find yourself at the intersection of food, music and culture in this fun-filled spicy celebration featuring chef Aaron Foster.

Taco Takedown Featured Chefs: Paula Costa and Peter Minaki

6:30pm – 9:00pm

Food

Find yourself at the intersection of food, music and culture in this fun-filled spicy celebration featuring chefs and food bloggers Paula Costa and Peter Minaki.

Taco Takedown Host: Mary Luz Mejia

6:30pm – 9:00pm

Food

Find yourself at the intersection of food, music and culture in this fun-filled spicy celebration. Mary Luz Mejia hosts.

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