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Abrielle at The Sutton Place Hotel: Toronto’s Premier Destination for Events and Gastronomy


Toronto’s landscape offers a dynamic mosaic of venues, each offering its own unique allure. From the enriching architecture of its historic buildings to the extravagant skyscrapers gracing the skyline with their breezy coastal vistas, the city boasts interiors just as breathtaking, with ceilings and floors that captivate one’s imagination and invite exploration.

A notable venue is The Sutton Place Hotel Toronto, an architecturally avant-garde structure providing luxurious spaces, from a boardroom to a ballroom, nestled in the heart of the Entertainment District. Situated at 355 King Street West, this venue offers a bespoke setting for every occasion, featuring a variety of luminous and airy spaces suitable for any event.

Don Sagarese, Vice President of Ascari Group & Director of Events at The Sutton Place Hotel Toronto and an accomplished expert in the events industry, tells us about his knowledgeable team and how they treat each event as if it were their own, excelling in customer responsiveness.

“Porter Ballroom”- The Sutton Place Hotel Toronto


“The Sutton Place Hotel Toronto is a stone’s throw from The Rogers Centre, TIFF Lightbox, The Princess of Wales Theatre and Metro Toronto Convention Centre,” says Sagarese. “For travelers and career professionals, meeting and event planners and patrons of the arts, we really are the perfect location to host weddings & social events, galas & fund-raising festivities. For example, the Porter Ballroom offers a setting for up to 150 guests, with options for seated dining or a mix of plated service and food stations.”

Envision a venue positioned in a cosmopolitan backdrop. Whether planning a bridal party, wedding, conference, or corporate event, the hotel stands out with attentive service and delightful cuisine. This is highlighted by the hotel’s on-site restaurant, Abrielle, ensuring guests a phenomenal experience.

Wedding Ceremony in “Porter Ballroom”- The Sutton Place Hotel Toronto


Porter Ballroom boasts an ultramodern audio/visual setup, including dual screens and projectors descending from 19-foot ceilings. Twelve crystal chandeliers adorn the ballroom, while the generous foyer can be adapted to meet all meeting and event needs. The seventh-floor Executive Lounge, an iconic space within the hotel, can be repurposed into a bridal suite, private cocktail party, or a hybrid boardroom meeting.

“Porter Ballroom”-The Sutton Place Hotel Toronto


Abrielle, a paragon of elegance and sophistication, is a Mediterranean restaurant that offers a diverse menu and global music. We also had the opportunity to take a tour of this new dining destination. It provides the ideal ambiance for an unforgettable wedding ceremony and reception.

Abrielle- The Sutton Place Hotel Toronto


With bright seasonings, vegetable-forward dishes, and exquisite wines, Abrielle champions a joyful celebration atmosphere. The esteemed Executive Chef, Olivier Le Calvez, ensures that each dish reflects Mediterranean traditions. The breakfast menu features items like Avocado Toast and Chia Pudding, while the lunch menu includes Charred Broccolini and Burrata Salad. For dinner, seafood options like Octopus and Whole Sea Bream are available, along with signature cocktails such as Sunset & Serenade and Spa Day.


Abrielle- The Sutton Place Hotel Toronto


Renowned for its meticulous customer service, the hotel guides clients through the booking process, showcasing its luxurious amenities and flexible floor plans. Couples planning their wedding can expect a complimentary room, subject to the hotel’s food and beverage policy. A dedicated event sales manager and banquet managers are available to ensure your wedding day is as perfect as you’ve imagined. They will offer personalized consultations on menu selections, event packages, and third-party vendor recommendations, all tailored to your preferences and budget. For a truly unique dining experience, the hotel presents a customizable wedding menu starting at $250. This includes various dining experiences such as cocktail receptions, buffets, plated meals, and food stations.


With the hotel’s catering partnership with the acclaimed Ascari Hospitality Group, the venue offers exceptional nourishment for every meeting or event. Sagarese adds, “I’m really very proud of my teammates Joanna Balcerak, Chelsea Bragg and all of The Sutton Place Hotel Toronto staff and management because together we’ve created some great offerings here and can’t wait to set a place for you at our table.”


With its in-house restaurant Abrielle, the downtown Toronto hotel offers an excellent location for events, providing secure parking, valet services, pet-friendly accommodations, and premium amenities such as a fitness center and indoor pool.

The Sutton Place Hotel Toronto awaits your inquiry.




Written by: Tosin Ajogbeje
Senior Writer– [email protected]