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Pathways on Pleasure Valley: A magical setting with horses, great food and a few life lessons

They say that people and horses often form a special bond. As a boy, Michael Chen–the co-proprietor of Pathways on Pleasure Valley in Uxbridge, ON–had that very same experience. The only difference in his case was that he’d never seen a horse in his life. Chen grew up in an urban neighbourhood in Taiwan. His […]

Memories from our first Toronto Catering Showcase—and a hint of what we have planned for this year

It may be hard to imagine, but there was a time before the Toronto Catering Showcase, an event of such importance to our industry that it now seems like it’s been held forever. In truth, it’s only been happening for four years—and Kiss the Cook Catering has been there for all of them. As we […]

Bangarang: An electric cocktail bar we love built on comfort, fun and … cornhole?

There’s nothing quite like a venue where you can enjoy everything from games to drinks to dancing with friends and never feel like you’re out of place. You know—the kind of fun, engaging atmosphere that has the vibe of a super-charged house party but with the design aesthetic of a hip nightspot. Look no further […]

Hello 2019! Kiss the Cook Catering named one of Toronto’s best by BlogTO

What a way to start the New Year. It seems like Santa delivered a late present to our team when, just a few days ago, we were named one of ‘The Best Catering Companies in Toronto’ by BlogTO. While it’s always an honour to be recognized as a leader in your industry—especially when doing business […]

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We have a brand-new Festive Menu for 2018—and it’s our best yet! Here’s why

One of the most exciting aspects of running a fast-paced catering firm is the chance to put an innovative new twist on traditional dishes. It’s a fun challenge that we relish (pun intended!), especially at a time of rapid growth for our company, when we’ve been able to make some amazing new additions to our […]

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, […]

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 […]