About Angelina

Hotelier - Food & Beverage Enthusiast - Lifestyle Media Personality

With a desire to be one of Canada's leading food and lifestyle personalities, Angelina Williams offers a fresh and unconventional perspective. Her views on classic wines, contemporary cocktails and innovative food fusion draw a young, diverse and hungry audience. A Toronto socialite and accomplished Hotelier, Angelina has managed some of Toronto’s top boutique and luxury hotels. Her expertise in beverages and her exquisite palate granted her access to sample new products at the LCBO before they hit the store shelves. She has been the host of African Fashion Week Toronto, Chair of the BBPA Harry Jerome Awards and named one of “Canada’s Top Black Women To Watch in 2015” by CIBWE, Angelina is often captured in the style pages of The Globe and Mail and fashion blogs. Angelina Williams is also a Food and Beverage Contributor to YYZ Living Magazine where readers await her beverage picks, tips on hosting exciting parties at home and her reviews of the latest restaurant openings. Angelina, a Canadian of Caribbean heritage, from a family of Jamaican Blue Mountain coffee producers, expresses a love for the diversity that is present in Toronto and the unique experiences one is exposed to when cultures can exist inclusively and exclusively at the same time. "I am Canadian and proud and I can equally celebrate the heritage of my ancestry, I love that. It makes for the colourful tapestry that is Canada!” With her passions rooted in the arts, this fashion maven and food enthusiast has a unique perspective on the culture of food and beverage. “I appreciate the history that one can experience with every sip of a vintage wine. I am excited by the creativity provoked when tasting something new; whether it's a New World wine, craft beer or an inventive twist on classic spirits”