Media Advisory

2nd Annual Best Bar None Awards

Toronto - June 16, 2014

It’s your second chance to be part of a unique event featuring Toronto’s best run bars, pubs, restaurants and clubs. It’s the Best Bar None Ontario Annual Awards Ceremony. Best Bar None is an industry-led annual accreditation program for liquor sales licensed establishments. The event will reveal the 7 awards being given out for the second time in Toronto’s downtown to licensed establishments that have achieved top status in the Best Bar None Ontario accreditation process.

Come and find out who won Best Over All, Best Club, Best Restaurant, Best Bar/Lounge, Best Hotel Lounge, Best Members’ Club and Best Pub. Other establishments will also be granted their accreditation in these inaugural awards and accreditation ceremonies.

Where: Hyatt Regency, 370 King Street West, Toronto, The King Street Social
When: Wednesday June 18th, 2014 3:30-5:30 pm

Businesses that obtain Best Bar None Ontario accreditation have achieved the highest operating standards. These businesses also manage the sale and service of alcohol responsibly, and work with their neighbours and hospitality industry partners to improve the community.

Best Bar None Ontario is led by the Ontario Restaurant Hotel & Motel Association (ORHMA) in conjunction with a diverse group of organizations from the hospitality industry, community organizations and government who have the common goal of improving and rewarding responsible liquor service and operational excellence.

Participants include:

  • Ontario Restaurant Hotel & Motel Association (ORHMA)
  • Alcohol and Gaming Commission of Ontario (AGCO)
  • Toronto Entertainment District Business Improvement Area
  • Toronto Police Service
  • King Spadina Residents Association
  • Liquor Control Board of Ontario (LCBO)
  • Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD)
  • Municipal Licensing and Standards Division, City of Toronto
  • Prime Restaurants Inc.
  • Crocodile Rock
  • Greater Toronto Hotel Association

Sponsors include: Labatt, Molson Coors, Spirits Canada, LCBO, The Beer Store, Pattison One Stop, Smart Serve Ontario, Sleeman, the Wine Council of Ontario, Ontario Craft Brewers and the Winery and Grower Alliance of Ontario.

For further information, call: 1-855-BBN-9500 or 1-855-226-9500