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barbecue tasting

The elegant barbecue: How to turn your next grill-fest into an upscale event

You’ve got to love a good barbecue. There’s something about the smoky scent of fresh-grilled fare that automatically reminds you of summer fun—and spring and fall, too. We’ve even done winter barbecues, so I stand corrected. Barbecues are perfect any time of the year! When done right, they simply have a way of putting everyone […]

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 […]

Event themes: Planning a baby or wedding shower? It’s high time for high tea

One of the questions we get asked most frequently is how to make traditional events fun, exciting and fresh. It’s one we love because—in addition to delivering unforgettable catered fare—that’s exactly our specialty. And most often the question revolves around a baby or wedding shower. Depending on where they’re staged and how, showers can be […]

Hall Crown Event Venue

Toronto’s diversity on display at the Hall Crown Event Venue

Toronto’s civic motto—Diversity: Our strength—has become emblematic of this city’s ability to attract the best and brightest from around the world. Indeed, Toronto is one of the most multicultural metropolises on the planet. A walk down Queen Street or through any of the city’s distinct neighbourhoods can offer exposure to hundreds of different cultures and […]

Wedding menu

7 tips for planning the perfect wedding menu

You have the venue, the dress, the flowers, the DJ and have a vision of exactly how you want your wedding day to unfold. In fact, you may have been dreaming about it for decades. Now’s the chance to make it all happen, but there’s one more—very important—detail to consider: the meal There’s no disputing […]

great hall

The Great Hall brings historic charm and superior style to Toronto’s Queen West

If walls could talk, the Victorian-era bricks and plaster that give The Great Hall its historic flare would have countless stories to tell about one of Toronto’s most talked-about neighbourhoods. Built in 1889, The Great Hall has lived many lives, starting as a YMCA and a social and recreational hub for the working-class community that […]

Holidays

Wishing you the best in 2018 as we reflect on a successful year at Kiss the Cook Catering

As we settle in for the holidays, take time to relax with family and friends and reflect on the year gone by—not to mention resting up and getting ready for the New Year—we wanted to take an opportunity to look back on a successful and blessed year in 2017. Indeed, it’s been an incredible year […]

Fried Food

Food stations bring creativity and culinary flare to any event

It’s hard to pinpoint when food stations became a popular fixture across the event and catering industry, but what we do know is that this hot trend isn’t going anywhere soon. On the contrary, these live culinary showcases are in high demand. We regularly see clients requesting a food station for their event—be it a […]