Thrill of the Grill 2019

Celebrating its tenth anniversaryThrill of the Grill has become a Toronto tradition. An event that offers menu choices to excite every palate. This year, eight distinct Danforth restaurants and food shops will fire up the BBQ’s in a saucy, sumptuous celebration of summer. You won’t want to miss it.

Thrill of the Grill 2019 kicks off on June 22 from 6:00 – 10:00 p.m.

All-inclusive $25 tickets go on sale May 16th

Historical Highlights – A look back at a Decade of Decadent BBQ!

  • Thrill of the Grill got off to a modest start in 2010, serving sliders on a vacant lot at the corner of Danforth and Ellerbeck Avenues.
  • Since 2012, when Thrill of the Grill first started raising money for kidney cancer research, over $120,000 has been donated to the Sunnybrook Foundation.
  • The Food Network Celebrity Chef and best-selling author Lynn Crawford emceed her first Thrill of the Grill in 2012. Chef Lynn will take to the mic again this year.
  • In 2015, Thrill of the Grill was held on the Bloor Viaduct to celebrate the City of Toronto’s official lighting of the luminous veil. It was Thrill’s first night time event.
  • Mystery bags-for-sale made their debut in 2017. This year the popular bags will be back and better than ever.

Cocktail shaker: To celebrate 10 years, a special Tenth Anniversary Thrill of the Grill cocktail will be available for purchase. Created by our sponsor Select Wine, the Thrill Me, Chill Me Anniversary Cocktail will be a perfect sparkling toast to 10 Years! 

Live Performance by Toronto band Fat Head Hazel. 

Photo credit: Cat Grant

 Fat Head Hazel puts their unique spin on hits from your favourite artists from Van Morrison to ACDC

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