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How dietary restrictions create opportunities (for the right caterer) to shine

Take it from us: there are few things more exciting for a devoted foodie than having the opportunity to develop their dream menu. That could mean conjuring up a list of delectable dishes for a wedding, daily corporate meal program or cafeteria, or a social event such as a birthday, anniversary or even a business […]

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, […]

Sustainability, customization, experience (and deliciousness!): Daily corporate catering trends for 2019

When WeWork—the global shared workspace giant—banned meat for all of its daily catered corporate meals and events last year (fish is still on the menu), not to mention prohibiting employees from expensing any meals that included meat, many online commentators wondered if this was a trend that would take hold across large organizations. Not quite. […]

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 […]

Fresh Mozzarella sliced

Quality Cheese: A supplier we love, serving up excellence for more than 50 years

You may or may not recognize the name Quality Cheese, but there’s a very good chance you’ve tasted their incredible products. The Vaughan, Ont.-based company is home to the Albert’s Leap and Bella Casara brands, and supplies both the retail and food service sectors—including private label brands for major wholesalers such as Costco and various […]

turkey feast

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 […]

Heintzman House exterior

After nearly 200 years, Heintzman House offers a historic setting for your next event

If you’ve ever wanted to enjoy the lavish splendour of a 19th century mansion without the cost of purchasing just such an ultra-expensive property, you’re in luck. Heintzman House, one of Markham, Ontario’s oldest buildings, just might be available to book the event of your dreams. And yes, music aficionados, you can also indulge your […]

Re-introducing Kiss the Cook Express, our new and improved e-commerce platform

It just got easier to order delicious catered food for your next corporate or social event. The new and improved Kiss the Cook Express, our e-commerce platform for ordering everything from our much-loved 8-layer lasagna to our scrumptious artisanal sandwiches on homemade bread—is now live. We created the original version of the website to make […]

barbecue seafood paella

A barbecue party doesn’t need to be boring—New classics can light up your grill

You have to love barbecue season. The joy of cooking outdoors. The smell of burgers and hot dogs sizzling in the open air, filling it with tasty goodness. The sight of a fine paella steaming away on a hot grill. Wait. What? That probably doesn’t sound like the barbecue fare that your family used to […]

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 […]