Two days of fun-filled activities, seminars and performances are planned for Halal Food Fest TO!

Saturday May 21, 2016


12:00pm – 5:00pm Mina’s Indoor Kid’s Zone

Reptillia Animal Show and Encounters


1:00pm Main Stage

Welcome to Halal Food Fest TO 2016! OPENING ADDRESS


2:00pm Main Stage

Halal Food Seminar by Shaykh Omar Subedar, HMA Canada, Verifying Halal; whose responsibility is it?


3:30pm Main Stage

Food Start-ups; what does it take to get into and run a food business. Hosted by Hodan Nalayeh


4:00pm – 7:00pm Mina’s Indoor Kid’s Zone

Character Meet and Greet: Iron Man, Captain America, Anna and Elsa!


4:30pm Main Stage

LIVE on stage! Paramount Fine Foods Executive Chef William El Dbaissy


5:00pm – 8:00pm Mina’s Indoor Kid’s Zone

Magic Show!


4:30pm Outdoor Street Stage

BBQ Hacks by Chef Russell Auckbaraullee, Sponsored by Mina Halal


5:30pm Main Stage

Cooking Demonstration, Kitchen Hacks by Chef Russell Auckbaraullee


6:00pm Main Stage

Sushi Demonstration with Chef Russell Auckbaraullee


6:45pm Outdoor Street Stage

How hot can you handle? Hosted by Aman Ali, Sponsored by Showtime Bistro


7:00pm Main Stage

Spoken Word Performance by Radiyah Chowdhury


7:30pm Main Stage

Nasheed Performance by Mustaqeem


8:00pm Main Stage

Comedy Performance by Aman Ali


8:30pm Main Stage

Raptors Vs. Cavaliers LIVE STREAM!


Sunday May 22, 2016


11:00am Main Stage

Cake Walk, Live Cake Decorating Competition, Hosted by Amanda Saab, Sponsored by Betty Crocker


12:00pm Main Stage

Learn Icing Techniques + Special meet and greet with Amanda Saab


12:00pm – 5:00pm Mina’s Indoor Kid’s Zone

Reptillia Animal Show and Encounters


1:30pm Main Stage

Gluten Free Baking with Chef Haifa Zeitoun


1:30pm Outdoor Street Stage

BBQ Hacks with Chef Russell Auckbaraullee


2:30pm Main Stage

Halal Food Seminar, Q&A with HMA Canada, Hosted by Azhar Usman


3:30pm Main Stage

Tae Kwon Do Demonstration with Saud Juman of Energy Athletics


4:30pm Main Stage

Cooking Demonstration with Chef Aleem Syed


4:00pm – 7:00pm Mina’s Indoor Kid’s Zone

Mina’s Kid’s Zone: Iron Man, Captain America, Anna and Elsa — Meet and Greet!


4:00pm – 7:00pm Mina’s Indoor Kid’s Zone

Mina’s Kid’s Zone: Face Painting and Balloon Art!


4:00pm Main Stage

Grilling Demonstration with Chef Ahmed Baig, Hosted by Aman Ali


6:00pm Main Stage

Comedy Performance by Azhar Usman