TORONTO — Queen’s Cross, a new chef-driven dining concept created in partnership with Oliver & Bonacini Hospitality (O&B), is coming to CF Toronto Eaton Centre.
Slated to open in fall 2023, Queen’s Cross will transform 19,000 sq. ft. of the south side of the shopping centre into a modern-day food emporium with seating to accommodate 300 guests. Featuring a collection of 15 unique food stalls along with a bar and café, the new concept offers high-quality and meaningful food experiences that reflect the diversity and vibrancy of downtown Toronto.
Designed by Solid Design, Queen’s Cross features an industrial chic aesthetic, colourful neon accents and lush greenery. The globally inspired food stalls will feature a mix of new quick-service brands as well as playful offshoots of established local restaurants including Leña and Maison Selby.
Concepts at Queen’s Cross include:
- Le Petit Cornichon
- Captain Neon Sushi + Bowls
- Gil’s Fish & Chipperie
- Red Sauce
- Swanky Burger
- Lala’s Cantina
- Underground Sandwich
- Happy Tangle
- Beauty’s Fried ChickenCross Bar
“As a landmark destination in the city, we are constantly evolving our retail and dining mix to suit the needs of our visitors, and we are thrilled to collaborate with the visionaries at O&B to bring Queen’s Cross to CF Toronto Eaton Centre,” says Sheila Jennings, general manager, Cadillac Fairview. “The addition of Queen’s Cross not only amplifies, but also greatly expands, the dining options across the north to south ends of the centre, and we’re delighted to deliver this elevated and approachable food hall experience to our guests.”
“Our team has been busy flexing our creative muscles to come up with a fresh and fun mix of fast-casual concepts and menus,” says Anthony Walsh, corporate executive chef at O&B. “We are excited to create an approachable dining destination within an iconic location that matches the energy of downtown Toronto, as well as welcome food lovers from all over the city.”
CF Toronto Eaton Centre features a wide array of food and dining options, including full scale restaurants Joeys, Trattoria Mercatto, Hendricks, Leña, and Bazille and Bar Verde at Nordstrom, as well as speciality food-and-beverage retailers throughout the centre, and the Urban Eatery located at the north end of the shopping centre. The Constance Taverne, another new restaurant concept by O&B, will be opening at CF Toronto Eaton Centre in spring 2023.