It was a great evening! The inimitable hospitality of the Four Seasons Hotel Toronto was on full display at the DINE 2016/17 Launch Party on September 6th, 2016. Hendricks Gin cocktails and Reserve Pinot Gris and Reserve Shiraz-Cabernet, courtesy of Inniskillin Wines, flowed. Over 200 guests enjoyed a magnificent arrangement of dining selections from every food group, as well as uniquely presented passed hors d’oeuvres. DINE Editor-in-Chief, Sara Waxman toasted the 10th anniversary issue of DINE in a brilliant oration, with introduction by DINE Executive Editor, Adam Waxman, assisted by grandson, Asher Waxman. (Photography below by Aline Sandler – except where otherwise mentioned.)Charcuterie table (Photo by Devon Liu). Roast Beef (Photo by Devon Liu). Esteemed Chef Jackie Lin of Toronto’s most refined Japanese restaurant, Shoushin (Photo by Devon Liu). Nick Di Donato, President + CEO of The Liberty Entertainment Group; Ontario Deputy Minister of Tourism, Culture and Sport, Maureen Adamson; National Post CEO, Paul Godfrey and his wife, artist, Gina. Wine Lady, Susanne Seelig-Mense and handsome beau. Strategic Objectives Founders, Judy Lewis and Debbie Weinstein flank author, Si Si Penaloza. Consul General of France in Toronto, Marc Trouyet, DINE Editor-in-Chief, Four Seasons’ Food & Beverage Director, Marc Dorfman. Joanna Whitfield of Zolo Realty (left) and friend. DINE Executive Editor, Adam Waxman, and son Asher. Canadian Defence Lawyers Executive Director, Randi Glass; Ryan Goldhar, producer and agent at The Characters; renown agent and manager, Catherine McCartney, and husband and musician Michael Cadogan. Producer Sudz Sutherland, Dee Dee Heywood of the Toronto Mayor’s Office, Porter Airlines President Robert Deluce, Janese Kane, Producer Jennifer Holness and President of Chestnut Park Realty, Catherine Deluce. President of Barter Network Patti Falus and friend. Renee Welling; Classical Guitarist, Liona Boyd; Christine Bentley of “What She Said” Radio; Karen Gruson of MediaBlitz. Mr. and Mrs. Alex Zarubin Andy Bodey, Catherine Nugent, Alan Hanlan (Photo by Jody Glaser). Artist, Kelly McCray; PR Specialist, Mary Symons; Artist, Tobaron Waxman. Musician and Jazz FM Radio Host, Jaymz Bee; Adam Waxman (Photo by Jody Glaser). DINE Editor-in-Chief, Sara Waxman with writer and editor Toby Saltzman (Photo provided by Toby Saltzman).
Adam Waxman is an award winning travel journalist focusing on food, wine and well being. As well as an actor in film, television and formerly, the Stratford Festival, he is the Associate Publisher and Executive Editor of DINE and Destinations magazine.