A picture of Reyna Salad from The Assembly Chef's Hall. Includes beet, cucumber, avocado, fennel, radish, tomato, quinoa, purple kale, fried chickpeas, crispy shallot, and serrano tahini dressing.

It’s been the talk of the town for the last few months and today it finally opens its doors to the public. Everyone’s been wondering: who is in the Assembly Chef’s Hall; when are they opening; what are the dishes being served; what else is the Chef’s Hall selling. Well lucky for you, we have the scoop. Here’s what you can expect:

Seventeen vendors, three bars, 400 seats and a huge patio opening in the Spring means that customers can expect a crazy cool vibe from the second they walk in. The restaurants taking part include famed chefs Nick Liu of Dailo, Ivana Raca of Raca and Ufficio, Vittorio Colacitti of The Good Son (and Top Chef) as well as a number of other top Toronto restaurants. Each vendor in the hall is serving up something different so there is definitely a large variety of cuisines to choose from.

A dish from Mira Mira Restaurant in Toronto.

Brownies from Short and Sweet restaurant in Toronto.

“Assembly will transform Toronto’s gastronomic landscape by bringing together seventeen acclaimed local chefs under one roof,” says Andreas Antoniou, Developer and Principal of Assembly. “For a city that loves authentic food experiences, our design forward, fun and fully liquor licensed environment offers an unrivaled collection of Toronto’s best.”

With the “official” grand opening geared for early January, the Chef’s Hall will be in soft opening through December, onboarding vendors slowly so they can perfect their menus and flow of service.

Pulled pork and beef brisket tacos from Los Colibris in Toronto.

A snack entrée from Bar Reyna in Toronto.

You might not get to taste all the specialties in December with only a select number of vendors opening this week including Reyna, Ramen Isshan, Colibris, Mira Mira, Short & Sweet Bakeshop, Nutbar and Tokyo Smoke. Don’t worry, come January, all seventeen vendors will be rocking their full menus giving you a reason to visit now and later.

The Assembly Chef’s Hall is located at 111 Richmond Street West. Let us know what you think.