Toronto, ON – December 18, 2023
In a dazzling celebration of Toronto’s vibrant nightlife scene, the 22nd Annual Toronto Nightclub Awards took place last night at the illustrious Silent H. Sponsored by Dusse and hosted by Tony Monaco, the event brought together the who’s who of the hospitality industry for a night of revelry, recognition, and, of course, unforgettable moments.
The highlight of the evening was the announcement of the Best Owner award, a prestigious honor that went to none other than Peter Girges. Known for his exceptional contributions to the nightlife landscape with Mademoiselle and Marbl, Girges not only walked away with the coveted trophy but also treated the entire venue to a round of his signature concoction, aptly named ‘Peter Bombs.’ The crowd erupted in cheers as the golden elixirs flowed, marking a memorable moment in the history of the Toronto Nightclub Awards.
Silent H, the chosen venue for the night, clinched the coveted Best New Venue award. Best Venue went to 44, the sleek and sophisticated space has become a staple in the Toronto nightlife scene, hosting some of the city’s most exclusive events and gatherings. The award was a testament to 44’s commitment to excellence and its undeniable impact on the local entertainment landscape.
Acknowledging the behind-the-scenes players who make Toronto’s nightlife thrive, the awards ceremony also crowned Matt Mogul as the Promoter of the Year. Mogul’s knack for curating unforgettable experiences and bringing together diverse crowds was celebrated by peers and partygoers alike.
Kostya, a charismatic figure in the nightlife scene, earned the title of Best Manager. With a magnetic personality and a talent for creating an inclusive and welcoming atmosphere, Kostya stood out among the nominees, leaving a lasting impression on attendees.
The Best Supper Club award went to Mademoiselle, an establishment that has redefined the dining and entertainment experience in the city. From exquisite cuisine to a vibrant atmosphere, Mademoiselle continues to set the standard for supper clubs in Toronto.
Taking the title for Best GTA venue was NUVO, a nightclub located near the York University Campus outside the core of the city that deserved to be recognized for showing that you dont need to be located in downtown Toronto to be successful.
Another special moment was when Julian Parentela presented his father, Carlo Parentela with the Lifetime Achievement Award. It was truly an honour to acknowledge him for what he has brought to the GTA over the years.
Cabana, known for its picturesque setting and lively ambiance, claimed the title of Best Patio. As the city’s go-to destination for al fresco fun, Cabana’s win was a nod to its commitment to providing an exceptional outdoor experience.
Winning his 5th straight title, 3 for Best New Generation Promoter and Back to Back Best Host, Deshae Maitland of Dynasty Events celebrated with the largest group of supporters at the event producing the loudest cheer when he was announced the winner.
For a comprehensive list of winners across various categories, enthusiasts and industry insiders can refer to the complete list below. The 22nd Annual Toronto Nightclub Awards not only celebrated excellence in the nightlife scene but also served as a reminder of the city’s dynamic and ever-evolving entertainment landscape.
Complete List of Winners:
Best Nightlife Photographer Chris Reign
Best MC Breezy
Best Radio Personality Ricochet
Best Marketing Manager Mike Henry
Best Club DJ DJ Wikked
Best Promo Models BOMBSHELLS EXCLUSIVE
Best Bartender Grace Kim
Best Server Alexandra Katina
Party of The Year 50 Cent at 44
Best Nightlife Entertainment Medusa Ent.
Best Weekly Party SUNDAYS AT 44
Security Of The Year Cassius (Soluna)
Best Gogo Dancers TopNotch Entertainment
Best Host DESHAE MAITLAND
Best New Generation Promoter Mosy
Latin Promoter Of The Year GUSTO
Best Patio CABANA
Best GTA Venue Nuvo
Best Supper Club Mademoiselle
Best Bar ESCOBAR
Club Owner Of The Year Peter Girges
Manager Of The Year Kostya (44)
Promoter Of The Year Matt Mogul
Best New Venue Silent H
Best Upscale Venue MADEMOISELLE
Venue Of The Year 44