At The Ritz-Carlton, Toronto, couples will discover that their entire wedding can be hosted in one breathtaking venue. In the heart of downtown and overlooking the city’s iconic sights, the hotel designs each wedding based on a couple's wishes with onsite experts building upon its beautiful wedding halls and internationally influenced catering to create one-of-a-kind celebrations.
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The Ritz-Carlton is dedicated to creating a unique wedding experience from intimate to extravagant.
With a selection of romantic wedding venue offerings, The Ritz-Carlton, Toronto is the quintessential setting for elegant wedding ceremonies and receptions. Whether you envision a ballroom soiree where guests dine and dance under the chandeliers, or a more intimate setting where you will enjoy scenic views of the city skyline, our professional wedding planners will create a charming, unforgettable wedding reception for you and your partner to celebrate your love.
The Ritz-Carlton Ballroom is the largest luxury ballroom in the city with 7,400 square feet, dramatic 18-foot ceilings and capacity to host a banquet for 500 guests. The spacious ballroom is the ultimate choice for an elegant wedding with plenty of room to dance the night away.
The Grand Foyer is a beautiful space with floor to ceiling windows overlooking David Pecaut Square and Roy Thompson Hall. It is an elegant space for pre-function receptions as well as an extension to The Ritz-Carlton Ballroom event space.
The Wellington Ballroom is the perfect setting for an intimate wedding, with space to host up to 200 guests for a plated dinner.
The Gallery Room has natural daylight and floor to-ceiling windows with dramatic views of the city, ideal for hosting receptions for up to 80 people.
The Ritz-Carlton, Toronto offers exclusive Wedding Packages featuring the unparalleled service and luxury that is legendary at an extraordinary value. Let our expert Wedding Specialist guide you through every detail in planning your event to make all your wedding dreams come true. Please contact our Wedding Coordinator, Murielle Abou Sleiman at 416.572.8121 or email firstname.lastname@example.org to arrange for a wedding consultation.
Let The Ritz-Carlton, Toronto turn your dream wedding into reality as we assist you with every wedding planning detail. Our luxury wedding packages include set up and staging of your chosen wedding venue, creating a romantic atmosphere catering to your preferred style, whether you favor modern and chic or traditional and sophisticated. Our wedding planners can provide an array of personal touches and specialty items to make your Toronto wedding one-of-a-kind. Let our expert Wedding Specialist guide you through every detail in planning your event to make all your wedding dreams come true. Please contact our wedding expert, Murielle Abou Sleiman, at email@example.com.
What does The Ritz-Carlton provide for weddings and receptions?
The Ritz-Carlton Hotel provides all food and beverages, tables and chairs, table linens, silverware and glasses, a dance floor and staging for your event. The Ceremony fee includes chair setup, staging and rehearsal time for the ceremony.
What is the responsibility of a Special Events Manager?
What other services or items can The Ritz-Carlton, Toronto provide for my event?
The Ritz-Carlton can also provide a wide range of specialty items to help you personalize your event. We can also assist you with welcome baskets, bridesmaid and groomsmen gifts and a variety of other special amenities to help add that personal touch to your wedding. Costs for all items vary.
How do I arrange for flowers?
We suggest one of our florists from our preferred vendors or the Hotel also allows outside florists for events.
May we take wedding pictures at The Ritz-Carlton if we are not holding our reception at the property?
We reserve the privilege of wedding photography at the Hotel for Ritz-Carlton couples exclusively.
May I use outside vendors?
Outside vendors may be used for your music, wedding cake and flowers, etc.
Are there any guidelines or requirements for using outside vendors?
The Hotel requires a certificate of insurance as well as a signed vendor agreement that is provided from the Hotel.
Do you have a list of preferred vendors?
Your Ritz-Carlton wedding professional can offer suggested vendors.
What do I need to know before contacting the Hotel?
You should know the estimated number of guests, a date and an approximate budget for your event. If possible, choose a few alternative dates in case your first choice is not available.
How far in advance should I reserve the date?
Typically, The Ritz-Carlton, Toronto anticipates filling the most popular dates as far as 12 to 16 months in advance. Contact the Hotel for more information about available dates.
When do I need to tell The Ritz-Carlton exactly how many guests will be attending my wedding?
The Hotel requires the final guarantee of attendants to be communicated to the catering office no later than noon at least three (3) business days prior to the date of your scheduled event.
Do the bride and groom get a complimentary room for the wedding night?
The Hotel provides a complimentary Luxury One Bedroom Corner Suite for the bride and groom on the night of their wedding.
Are there special room rates for wedding guests?
For family and friends of the wedding party, The Ritz-Carlton, Toronto will be happy to quote preferential rates, based upon availability.
What local laws affect events at The Ritz-Carlton?
What is the average cost per person for food and beverage?
Wedding packages start at $225 per guest, exclusive of service charge and sales tax. Our wedding packages include canapés and hors d'oeuvres during the reception, a three-course plated dinner with tableside wine service, a buffet style cake cutting and coffee station, and 7 hour hosted Deluxe Bar.
Please note that menu items and pricing are subject to change. Your final menu pricing will be based on your actual selections.
May food or beverage be brought in from the outside?
It is our policy that all food and alcoholic beverages must be provided by the Hotel. However, the Hotel will evaluate the requests for ethnic outside catering on a case by case basis. It is our policy that all alcoholic beverages must be provided by the Hotel although we do allow for wine to be brought with a corkage fee subject to HST. A Special Occasion Permit must also be obtained prior to your event.
What is the food and beverage minimum?
The food and beverage minimum is the least amount of money that you are required to spend on a combination of food and beverage, excluding service charge and sales tax for your selected event space.
Hors d’oeuvres, food display and carving stations, a plated or a buffet meal, dessert display stations, late night stations, wine service with the meal, champagne toast, the bar (including alcohol), cappuccino station and any non-alcoholic beverages may all be factored in to your required total on your food and beverage minimum.
Centerpieces, upgraded linens/china/silverware, décor and specialty lighting would not apply towards the food and beverage minimum.
When do I need to finalize my menu?
Food and beverage selections must be finalized and confirmed with your Meetings and Special Event Manager 6-8 weeks prior to the date of your wedding.
Hailing from Kitchener, Ontario, Chef Shewchuk started his culinary journey with studies at Humber College. He then began his impressive career studying under Chef Michael Stadtländer, the father of Canada’s influential farm-to-table culinary movement, with a placement at the famed Eigensinn Farm, where he further developed his passion for sustainability and quality ingredients. Chef Shewchuk then joined the AAA Five Diamond awarded Langdon Hall Country House Hotel & Spa under the tutelage of renowned Chef Johnathan Gushue, as Restaurant Chef de Partie. Chef Shewchuk moved to the west coast, taking leadership roles in smaller restaurants and resorts before beginning an 8-year progressive tenure with Fairmont Hotels & Resorts. Developing from Restaurant Chef at The Fairmont Jasper Park Lodge, to Executive Chef, at The Fairmont Olympic Hotel, Chef Shewchuk accumulated a number of awards and honors. Playing Host Chef for the James Beard Foundation Taste America: Seattle event (2017), Chef Shewchuk established his place among his peers - some of the top chefs in the world.
Steps from David Pecaut Square and Roy Thompson Hall and set amid the dazzling Toronto skyline, the hotel offers a beautiful party venue for life’s celebrations. Two floors of event space include the city’s largest luxury ballroom, a light-filled foyer and a venue with wall-to-wall windows. Party planners can work alongside the hotel’s events experts to design a layout and select a custom menu, including kosher and vegetarian options, for corporate holiday parties, anniversaries, birthdays and bar/bat mitzvahs.
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181 Wellington Street West,
Toronto, Ontario, Canada, M5V 3G7
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