Oliver & Bonacini Restaurants (O&B), one of Canada’s leading fine dining restaurant and event management companies, and INK Entertainment, one of Canada’s leading entertainment and lifestyle companies, have joined forces to manage the food services and entertainment operations at the Trump International Hotel & Tower Toronto under the name, Hotel Hospitality Management Ltd. (HHML).
About Trump International Hotel & Tower Toronto
Named to Travel + Leisure Magazine’s “It List” of best new hotels, Trump International Hotel & Tower Toronto has maintained the #1 ranking on Trip Advisor since opening its doors in January 2012. Developed by Talon International Development, Inc., the venerable property located in the heart of the financial and entertainment districts stays true to Trump’s reputation for providing the ultimate travel experience. The property features 118 condominium residences and 261 luxurious hotel rooms and suites boasting stunning views of Toronto’s skyline, 12,000-sq. ft. of spectacular meeting and event space, STOCK™ Restaurant Bar & Lounge, SUITS™ Lobby Bar, and Quartz Crystal Spa®, a two-level spa and wellness facility with a heated indoor Infiniti-edge saltwater lap pool and whirlpool. Amenities include 24-hour concierge, 24-hour in-room dining and valet indoor parking as well as Trump Attaché™, providing each guest with uncompromising personalized service.
About Oliver & Bonacini Restaurants
Oliver & Bonacini (O&B) is recognized as one of Canada’s leading fine dining restaurant and event companies, operating 11 unique and innovative restaurants in Ontario. Operations include à la carte dining, quick service dining, catering and special events. Restaurants include Auberge du Pommier, Bannock, Biff’s Bistro, Canoe, Canteen, Jump, Luma, and Oliver & Bonacini Café Grill (Toronto, North York, Blue Mountain, Oakville). Operations are supported by an in-house bakery and chocolate/confections shop, O&B Artisan. The company’s private dining and events division, Oliver & Bonacini Events, manages a number of large-scale event facilities, including Arcadian, Toronto Region Board of Trade, Malaparte at TIFF Bell Lightbox and Windermere House on Lake Rosseau, Muskoka. Oliver & Bonacini partnered with Hudson’s Bay Company (HBC) in 2011 and completed their first project at Hudson’sBay Queen Street store, Toronto, in spring 2012, with a second project in development and slated to open in late 2014 at Hudson’s Bay Calgary Downtown. In 2013, O&B was named a preferred catering provider to INK Entertainment, Design Exchange and the Royal Ontario Museum, in addition to launching its own direct-to-venue catering service, O&B Caters. Oliver & Bonacini credits its success to the development of a strong company culture, where excellence of food quality and service are valued above all else.
About INK Entertainment
INK Entertainment is Canada’s leading lifestyle and entertainment company. Over the past 28 years, social lifestyle entrepreneur Charles Khabouth has built a hugely successful empire that spans restaurants, nightlife, lounges, music festivals and much more. The Company recently launched several new venues and clubs, and plans are underway for a luxury hotel brand in 2015. Khabouth tops the list of Canada’s most successful lifestyle innovators.
INK Entertainment has demonstrated an acute ability to read the zeitgeist of the times and respond with ground-breaking enterprises, including the Parisian-style bistro La Société (Toronto and Montreal), VELD Music Festival,Canada’s largest EDM event headlined by the world’s biggest deejays, several of Toronto’s hottest nightclubs including Uniun, Product, CUBE, Dragonfly, Toronto’s long-standing Guvernment and Koolhaus Entertainment Complex, Tattoo, Sound Academy – with a musical line-up of the biggest concert and EDM acts, and Cabana Pool Bar, Canada’s first South Beach-inspired lakeside retreat.
INK Entertainment’s innovative approach, fusing dining, lifestyle, entertainment and design, has led the company to team up with several significant industry partners in Canada and the U.S.: Loews Hotel and Resorts for La Société Montreal and several projects across various U.S. Markets in 2014; ICON Legacy for Weslodge, Patria and STORYS Building; and Lifetime Developments for Bisha Hotel & Residences, the newest private label hotel and residence brand to originate in Toronto since The Four Seasons in the 1960s.