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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 […]

A trip to Rome in search of culinary ideas delivers a different sort of inspiration

For the better part of, oh, about 2,000 years now, we’ve known that all roads lead to Rome. Or at least that’s what the empire-happy ancient Romans told us. When it comes to preparing unforgettable food, they were definitely correct in that rather bold assumption. Italy has been a culinary hotbed for centuries, a place […]

Homes First provides shelter, support and (Kiss the Cook) meals to Torontonians who need it most

Many of us will never have to rely on a non-profit organization to make ends meet or to help us find food and lodging. We hear about the charities that do this work, we might donate to them or even volunteer hours, but they largely exist on the periphery of our lives. For other Torontonians, […]

Backyard wedding

Your logistical guide to planning the perfect backyard wedding

So, you’re about to tie the knot. First off—congratulations! You’re embarking on the best journey of your life. Now comes the fun part. That would entail planning the wedding, setting a guest list, choosing the décor, the menu and all of the other details that will combine to make your big day absolutely fabulous. Now, […]

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 […]

Leftover food

Liftovers cuts waste and helps feed thousands of Torontonians in need

Think about the last event you attended. Whether a catered corporate luncheon, a wedding or a family barbecue, odds are there were probably a huge table of leftovers and food waste once the festivities ended. Canadians love their food. Unfortunately, we also waste a lot of it. According to the City of Toronto, more than “$31 […]

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 […]

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 […]