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Order Thanksgiving dinner, because not everything in 2020 needs to suck

Thanksgiving is just around the corner, albeit this season feels a lot different than years past. If you have a family larger than 10, you’ll have to brave the cold weather forecast starting this week and have your meal al fresco. If you’re gathering is larger than 25, you’ll be forced to postpone, divide or […]

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 […]

Introducing our brand new food station – DIY Burrata

If there is one thing we love, it’s creating food stations with that unforgettable wow-factor. Our mission is to have you licking your lips in reminiscence for years to come. To that end, the creative process sometimes means obsessing over the details and overindulging on the practice runs. Hey, what’s a few extra pounds gained […]

Recipe: Valentine’s Day Salmon

In my opinion there is nothing more romantic than a quiet evening at home with that special someone you love and an incredible dinner. The reality is, not everyone perceives themselves to be a decent cook. So, for countless couples Valentine’s day is a holiday best enjoyed at a restaurant or with the help of […]

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A perfect lakeside setting makes for an unforgettable Henley Room wedding

There’s something so inspiring about a wedding with a magical location, a wonderful guest list of family and friends and an absolutely delicious menu. It’s what makes an event extraordinary and what reminds our entire team here at Kiss the Cook Catering why we love doing what we do. That was the case for this […]

Holidays

Our Festive Menu for 2019 brings creative deliciousness to your yuletide festivities!

There are two things we love most as a catering firm: creating incredible food experiences for our guests that feature superbly delicious dishes—and doing it over the holidays! That’s right, the festive season is our favourite time of the year. Maybe it’s the opportunity to recreate our Festive Menu. Maybe it’s the turkey, the presents, […]

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Cool Green & Shady’s floral magic brings gorgeous inspiration to any event

When Amber Richman, the CEO and creative director of Cool Green & Shady—a full-service retail floral studio in Toronto’s Beach neighbourhood—took on a job at a flower shop in her teenage years, she instantly fell in love. A part-time position to earn a bit of extra pocket money turned into a life-long creative passion for […]

turkey feast

Our Festive Turkey Feast is back for Thanksgiving and the holiday season!

It never ceases to amaze me the degree to which memories are shaped by our senses. Sight is an obvious one, but also smell and taste. Think of the scent of your grandad’s aftershave, the taste of a dish that only your mom could cook to perfection, or the smell of her Thanksgiving turkey roasting […]

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 […]