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TIFF Weekend Recap: Hustlers Premiere at Sofia, The Friend Premiere at KOST & more
09/9/19
A busy weekend for INK Entertainment and ICONINK venues Sofia Restaurant & Bar, KOST, Patria and Bisha Hotel & Residences as the opening weekend of TIFF hit Toronto’s entertainment district. Sofia, KOST and Patria played host to premiere parties and Bisha had many a star sighting from Friday to Sunday. The Friend – based on
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TIFF Recap: The Personal History of David Copperfield Premiere at Weslodge
09/6/19
Some of Hollywood’s biggest stars were spotted at ICONINK’s Weslodge last night to celebrate the world premiere of The Personal History of David Copperfield – Hosted by CÎROC Vodka. Directed by Armando Iannucci, the film stars Dev Patel, Academy Award Winner Tilda Swinton, Golden Globe Winner Hugh Laurie, Emmy Nominee Gwendoline Christie, Peter Capaldi and
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Your guide to star-spotting at INK venues during TIFF ’19
08/26/19
The Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF) is back for 2019 and a star-studded list of guests will flood the city for the festival’s 10-day duration. With TIFF comes the parties, events and interviews, which means the city will be on high alert for the best in celebrity sightings. INK Entertainment venues have been known to
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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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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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