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Holidays

Our Festive Menu for 2019 brings creative deliciousness to your yuletide festivities!

There are two things we love most as a catering firm: creating incredible food experiences for our guests that feature superbly delicious dishes—and doing it over the holidays! That’s right, the festive season is our favourite time of the year. Maybe it’s the opportunity to recreate our Festive Menu. Maybe it’s the turkey, the presents, […]

Floral arrangements with white flowers

Cool Green & Shady’s floral magic brings gorgeous inspiration to any event

When Amber Richman, the CEO and creative director of Cool Green & Shady—a full-service retail floral studio in Toronto’s Beach neighbourhood—took on a job at a flower shop in her teenage years, she instantly fell in love. A part-time position to earn a bit of extra pocket money turned into a life-long creative passion for […]

Scotiabank Road Hockey to Conquer Cancer shoots and scores with an uber-successful event—and some tasty eats courtesy of Kiss the Cook

If there’s one thing we love, it’s the opportunity to serve amazing food, play hockey and benefit a great cause all in the same day! Needless to say, we felt like the most fortunate catering firm in Toronto when we were invited to cater for the teams at an event with 1,700 spectators, volunteers and […]

turkey feast

Our Festive Turkey Feast is back for Thanksgiving and the holiday season!

It never ceases to amaze me the degree to which memories are shaped by our senses. Sight is an obvious one, but also smell and taste. Think of the scent of your grandad’s aftershave, the taste of a dish that only your mom could cook to perfection, or the smell of her Thanksgiving turkey roasting […]

Your guide to structuring the perfect daily corporate catering program

One of the first questions that organizers ask after deciding to incorporate a daily corporate catering program into their organization’s lunchtime routine is how it can be formatted. Will it be a buffet? Maybe a quick grab-and-go sandwich bar, or a simple snack set-up that suits a more limited budget? Who will pick up the […]