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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 […]

Event themes: Planning a baby or wedding shower? It’s high time for high tea

One of the questions we get asked most frequently is how to make traditional events fun, exciting and fresh. It’s one we love because—in addition to delivering unforgettable catered fare—that’s exactly our specialty. And most often the question revolves around a baby or wedding shower. Depending on where they’re staged and how, showers can be […]

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 […]

People working in modern agency relaxing during lunch

There is such a thing as a free lunch: Why the Fortune 500 use food services to engage their employees

We’ve all heard the anecdotes out of Silicon Valley—an uber-progressive tech start-up showers its employees with benefits from desk-side massages and unlimited vacation, to free gym memberships and complimentary concierge service to run errands for busy employees. Indeed, these perks—which often include free lunch—are now almost a workplace expectation in some industries, and not just […]

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 […]

Fried Food

Food stations bring creativity and culinary flare to any event

It’s hard to pinpoint when food stations became a popular fixture across the event and catering industry, but what we do know is that this hot trend isn’t going anywhere soon. On the contrary, these live culinary showcases are in high demand. We regularly see clients requesting a food station for their event—be it a […]

Unforgettable lakeside views and outstanding service at The Henley Room

This is the first in a new Kiss the Cook series showcasing some of our favourite Toronto event destinations.   Perched alongside Toronto’s western Lakeshore, the Argonaut Rowing Club has long been home to some of Canada’s top amateur paddlers from gold medal-winning Olympians such as Marnie McBean and Brian Price, to a host of […]

Pink Lady Catered Wedding

A Pink Lady-themed shoot capturing the magic of Fall weddings

We’re often asked to describe the look and feel of a custom-designed Kiss the Cook Catering wedding. A couple of years ago we contributed to a fall photo shoot along with renowned photographer Alicia Thurston. The resulting images capture the very best of our branded events, not to mention autumn’s gorgeous colours, refreshingly cool weather […]