2016 Hart House Winter Buffet

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Celebrate the season and enjoy a festive lunch with your friends and colleagues at our famous Winter Buffet.


Details: Come in from the cold for an elegant, culinary experience next to a roaring fire, and enjoy the warmth and comfort of one of our most architecturally rich spaces.

Held annually in our historic Great Hall, the luncheon will feature Chef Marco Tucci’s bountiful selection of locally sourced dishes including traditional stuffed turkey, Ontario slow-roasted beef, pasta, sustainable seafood catch of the day, vegan entrées, assorted sides and a decadent medley of desserts.

When: Tues. Dec. 13, Wed. Dec. 14 and Thurs. Dec. 15
Seating times: 11:45 am or 12:45 pm
(the Winter Buffet ends at 2:45 pm)
Where: Great Hall, Hart House

Box Office: www.uofttix.ca / 416. 978.8849 / In-person, lower level at Hart House

Winter Buffet / Single ticket rates:
Non-students: $47 tax incl
Students: $37 tax incl*
*valid student ID required at the door

Group rates:
Receive a 10% discount on groups of 10 or more people, available by phone and in person.
Please note: to ensure that you will be seated together, your tickets must be purchased at the same time.

The Hart House Winter Buffet always sells out, so book early!
Gratuity included in the ticket price. Cash bar available.
Please note – Patrons attending the 11:45am sitting may stay until the Winter Buffet ends at 2:45 pm.

REMEMBER: U of T Faculties and Departments can be invoiced directly.

The Menu

Soup of the Day A Selection of Hot Entrées
Charcuterie and Salad Table
A selection of cured meats, cheeses and pickled vegetables
A variety of salads
  • Roast turkey, sage stuffing, served with cranberries and pan gravy
  • Slow roasted Ontario beef (Halal), carved to order
  • Maple glazed sliced ham with grilled pineapple
  • Sustainable seafood catch of the day
  • Chef’s daily vegan entrée
Pasta Station
Chef’s daily creation
Decadent Dessert Station
An array of cakes, flans, mini sweets, plum pudding and sliced fresh fruit
Coffee, tea and eggnog

The Venue

For over 90 years, the breathtaking setting of the Great Hall at Hart House has been host to some of the city’s most memorable events.

The room features a travertine floor, oak wainscoting, timber arches supported by carved stone corbels and a Gothic Tower complete with windows and crenellations masking a circular stone staircase.

Marco Tucci

The Chef

The Executive Chef for Hart House Events & Catering, Marco Tucci creates a true culinary experience for each of the 1200 events he oversees annually.

A Red Seal Certified chef, Marco holds a degree in hospitality from Ryerson University.

His education combined with years of experience as chef’s assistant, sous chef and Executive Chef allow him to bring a fresh approach to each of the wide range of events that take place at Hart House.

Marco has had the honour of preparing meals for a host of diplomats and celebrities including Margaret Atwood, Donovan Bailey, Romeo Dellaire, Irshad Manji, Vivien Miller, Bob Rae and Mary Walsh as well as for events such as the Toronto International Film Festival and Royal Agricultural Fair.

Sponsored by the University of Toronto Affinity Partners

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With U of T MasterCard® credit card Priority Access, you may purchase tickets that are reserved exclusively for U of T MasterCard® credit card holders, before tickets go on sale to the general public.

Visit www.uofttix.ca, 416.978.8849, or go to the UofTtix Box Office between September 26–29, 2016 to secure your tickets to this sell-out event.

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