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 […]

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 […]

When is it the right time to launch a daily corporate catering program?

In past installments we’ve looked at ways to build a winning corporate catering program, and the many reasons why it makes sense to make such a substantial culinary investment—think improved employee engagement, retention, attraction, the joy of seeing smiles on your people’s faces after an awesome lunch. I could go on about the many benefits, […]

Sustainability, customization, experience (and deliciousness!): Daily corporate catering trends for 2019

When WeWork—the global shared workspace giant—banned meat for all of its daily catered corporate meals and events last year (fish is still on the menu), not to mention prohibiting employees from expensing any meals that included meat, many online commentators wondered if this was a trend that would take hold across large organizations. Not quite. […]

Pulled pork and rice

Mealtime done right: How to avoid daily corporate catering program pitfalls

Creating a daily meal or cafeteria program for your team is a great way to help boost engagement, improve employee retention and position your organization as an employer of choice. After all, who doesn’t love the idea of the boss paying for lunch every day? But it can also be a disaster if it’s not […]

Buddha bowl

Five fun ways to spice up your daily corporate meal program

Canadians spend a huge portion of their time in the workplace–whether at a corporate office, a job site, in a retail environment, at an institution such as a school or hospital, or at another work environment. In 2017, nearly 7 million of us worked 40 hours a week or more. That’s a lot of hungry […]

Corporate Lunches

Today’s workers want more from a corporate cafeteria. Here’s how to deliver a nutritious staff meal program

Our recent blog on why Fortune 500 companies use free employee meals to help attract, engage and retain top talent apparently struck a nerve with our corporate clients across the Greater Toronto Area. From executive assistants to procurement managers, their reaction to the piece was unanimous and immediate—they agreed with its premise—but also wanted to […]

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There is such a thing as a free lunch: Why the Fortune 500 use food services to engage their employees

We’ve all heard the anecdotes out of Silicon Valley—an uber-progressive tech start-up showers its employees with benefits from desk-side massages and unlimited vacation, to free gym memberships and complimentary concierge service to run errands for busy employees. Indeed, these perks—which often include free lunch—are now almost a workplace expectation in some industries, and not just […]