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Category: Restaurants

INK Entertainment goes green with the gaarden
06/11/19
INK Entertainment just announced its latest partnership with Hoegaarden, a refreshing Belgian wheat beer made with orange peel, by bringing a taste of the tropics to Queen Street West. The gaarden will be Toronto’s go-to rooftop beer garden patio with lush greenery encasing the space, as well as views of the city’s skyline and the
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Weslodge wins Best Restaurant in Dubai
05/8/19
Congratulations are in order for the team at Weslodge Dubai and the JW Marriott Marquis as they have just topped Lovin’ Dubai‘s list of 25 Best Restaurants. INK Entertainment‘s lone property in Dubai is among some of the top names in hospitality: Nobu inside the Atlantis, Armani Amal located in Downtown Dubai, Hakkasan at Atlantis,
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ICONINK readies for warm weather with Summer Series launch
04/29/19
ICONINK announced today its brand new Summer Series that will take place inside Toronto’s hottest dining destinations during the city’s favourite season. “Entertaining our guests with unique and inventive experiences is our ultimate objective,” Hanif Harji, CEO, ICONINK. “Our Summer Series was specifically designed as an opportunity for our guests to enjoy our restaurants in
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STORYS Building partners with Street Haven for lunch & bingo event
04/26/19
This week, the team at The STORYS Building were joined by the women of Street Haven for lunch and bingo. A local organization offering women in need of emergency support, housing, addiction services and learning resources, these ladies were treated to a well deserved day of fun and relaxation.   We extend thanks to our
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Celebrate Happy Hour returning to Ontario with INK Entertainment
04/16/19
Earlier last week, the Ontario government announced updated rules for liquor and gambling across the province. From earlier serving hours to alcohol in parks, big changes are coming to Ontario – specifically Toronto – with the most pertinent to INK Entertainment and its venues being the return of Happy Hour specials. INK Entertainment and ICONINK
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INK Entertainment to open two new restaurants at Celino South Beach Hotel
02/25/19
INK Entertainment is proud to announce the opening of two new culinary concepts – designed by Navigate – inside the new luxury boutique hotel, Celino South Beach, located on Ocean Drive in Miami, Florida. Alongside the property’s unveiling in April 2019, Patrick Ochs, the renowned Corporate Executive Chef for INK Entertainment USA, will launch his
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Charles Khabouth reveals secrets to sartorial success in Forbes interview
01/22/19
Following his EY Entrepreneur of the Year win in the Entertainment and Hospitality sector, CEO and Founder Charles Khabouth sat down with Forbes to discuss INK Entertainment and its properties, his legacy in Toronto’s hospitality industry and all things fashion.  To read more about Charles, his favourite designers and the success of INK properties, head
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Byblos Uptown set to open December 6th 2018
12/3/18
Hanif Harji, hospitality leader and CEO of ICONINK, and Charles Khabouth, Chairman of ICONINK, are pleased to announce Byblos Uptown – the third location of the brand and first uptown venture for ICONINK – will open to the public on Thursday, December 6th 2018. The new Byblos location will be at the helm of ICONINK
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Sofia Restaurant & Bar wins Mark McEwan pasta taste test
11/2/18
Chef Mark McEwan partnered with Post City this month to taste test Toronto’s best hand-crafted ravioli and agnolotti. Sofia Restaurant & Bar had some stiff competition – including runner-up La Palma, Piano Piano, Terroni & many more – but INK Entertainment’s own came out on top! As stated in the Post City article, McEwan loved
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Gabrielle Union celebrates birthday at Byblos Miami
10/30/18
Actress, activist and author Gabrielle Union celebrated her 46th birthday this past weekend inside Byblos Miami. The event had an old school hip-hop theme with guests dressing in attire to match. Union celebrated with her spouse and NBA player Dwayne Wade, family, friends such as Fat Joe, plus a surprise performance by rapper Lil Kim.
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