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Hawaiian themed event, poke party

From James Bond to Hawaiian Luau, themed events are all the rage!

Everybody loves a good party, but the ones we tend to remember are those with a unique and memorable angle. They might involve a toga (think back to your university days), a movie (“The name’s Bond, James Bond”) or a destination (get your leis ready, Hawaii lovers!). The fact is themed events are always a […]

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 […]

Large scale catering

Wonder what it takes to cook for 500? Here’s a behind-the-scenes look at our large-scale catering in action!

Anyone who’s ever cooked a big Thanksgiving or Christmas dinner for a large family gathering knows how tough it can be to get everything from the preparation to the tabling of dishes exactly right. In my house growing up, those meals were usually for 20 people or more. Putting a smile on all those faces […]

Vegetable frittatas

Yes, breakfast is the most important meal of the day—and our corporate meal service is the perfect way to get it started!

When I was growing up breakfast was a big event for our family—especially on Sundays. My detail-obsessed mom would put together an early-morning feast of pancakes or omelettes or French toast. Oh, and I can’t forget the bacon. In addition to all of that, she’d also be sure to lay homemade jams and other breakfast-friendly […]

Sicilian style mackerel

Turning up the heat: 2018 Summer menu inspiration

No matter what plans you have for the remaining days of this record-breaking hot summer, we think your best memories will be made sharing an exquisite meal with family, friends or colleagues. That could be at a backyard barbecue, a family picnic, an experience at a top restaurant or simply around your air-conditioned dinner table […]

The Markham Museum: 19th century country charm in the heart of the GTA

As the Greater Toronto Area and its satellite cities have continued to expand, everyone from brides and grooms to the region’s top event planners are finding they have an embarrassment of riches at their fingertips. Specifically, we seem to have new, ever-more impressive event venues popping up virtually by the week—some traditional banquet-style halls, others […]

Jam Factory

The Jam Factory: a versatile brick-and-beam masterpiece on Toronto’s east side

If there’s an architectural trend we can all stand behind, it would surely be the one aimed at reclaiming, repurposing and revitalizing glorious former factories and industrial buildings. These unique spaces—typically of the brick-and-beam variety if built before the 1950s—are like open canvases; the options to customize them are virtually limitless. It’s no surprise, then, […]

Spring is just the first course: 2018 Spring menu inspiration

Even though the year rolls over on January 1st, spring feels like it marks the New Year to me. Finally, the darkness and frigid Toronto winter starts to fade away as the daylight glows longer and the blossoms start blooming! For caterers, spring marks the beginning of wedding and BBQ season, inspiring us to dream […]

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 […]

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 […]