The 2015 Notable Awards show was held last Wednesday, February 17, at The Carlu, and honoured the most notable millennials from thirty different industries. These annual awards brought together the hottest and hippest in Toronto with all proceeds going to the Canadian Mental Health Association.

Notable.ca and CMHA have partnered up to create the Notable Millennial Mental Health Project, which is a series of workshops geared to helping millennials maintain a healthy life and work balance.

The evening was divided into two parts with the first portion being the awards ceremony & dinner hosted by Notable.ca‘s founder, Julian Brass and catered by Oliver & Bonacini. Guests were treated to entertainment provided by Maestro Fresh Wes and Jully Black (2015 winner for Best in Music).

notable awards 2015 Jully Black and Maestro Fresh Wes
Jully Black and Maestro Fresh Wes

The Notable Awards presenters were all noteworthy including:
Councillor Norm Kelly, Chef Susur Lee (Iron Chef America), Stephen LeDrew (CP24), Jorge Joao (Redken 5th Avenue, New York City), Brad Lamb (Brad J Lamb Realty Inc) and Steven Dixon (Facebook).

Other celebrities in attendance were Joe Mimran (Dragon’s Den; lifetime award recipient), Paul Mason (model and Fashion Santa), Maripier Morin (Hockey Wives; national winner), Chloe Wilde (E! Canada; regional winner), Christopher Bates (fashion designer; regional winner), Jamie Gutfreund (CP24; national winner), Brian Bulcke (CFL Player, speaker) and Patricia Jaggernauth (CP24).

The second part of the night – the after party continued the festivities with guests treated to appetizers from El Caballito (Mexican corn soup), Provisions TO (smoked gnocchi with potato crumble), Island oysters, Bangkok Garden (Sriracha chicken wings), El Furniture Warehouse (mac and cheese) and Squish Candy Bar. Beverages included Station Cold Brew coffee cocktails, Robert Mondavi Private Selection, Steam Whistle beer, Collingwood Whiskey Journey Forth and Pure Leaf tea cocktails. The music kept going until the night ended.

The 2015 Notable Awards winners were:
Best in AdvertisingCindy Fournier
Best in Arts & CultureUmbereen Inayet
Best BarBurgundy Lion
Best BartenderLawrence Picard
Best BlogTaste Toronto
Best CelebrityEmanuelle Chriqui
Best ChefAdrian Niman
Best in DesignKiara LeBlanc
Best Emerging StartupDevon Wright
Best in EntertainmentMaripier Morin
Best in EntrepreneurshipMichelle Berg
Best in Event PlanningMabel Palomino
Best in FashionBrandon Svarc
Best in FinanceMathew Burpee
Best in HealthcareHelen Dimaras
Best in JournalismJamie Gutfreund
Best in LawSandra Zisckind
Best in MusicJully Black
Best in Not for ProfitRafi Yablonsky
Best in Online Business Philipp Postrehovsky
Best Personal BrandSasha Exeter
Best Personal TrainerRyan Caicco & Martin Reader
Best in PhotographyRichard Bernardin
Best in Public RelationsJennifer Kaiser
Best in Real EstateAmy Assaad
Best RestaurantCafé Boulud
Best in SalesDebbie Drutz
Best in Social EntrepreneurshipLisa von Sturmer
Best in Social MediaDaniel Fricker
Best in Style and BeautyJennifer Weinstein
Best in Technology Aman Mann
Best in YogaGrace Dubery

(photo credit: George Pimentel Photography)

2015 Notable Awards

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