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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 […]

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 […]

Argonaut Rowing Club

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 […]

Jeff and Giulia’s Jam Factory wedding: A tasty affair that hit all the right notes

When bride-and-groom-to-be Giulia and Jeff were planning their dream wedding, the first thought on their minds (after what delicious meal they’d be serving!) was the venue. The couple knew they wanted to tie the knot in Toronto. Would they choose a traditional banquet hall setting? Perhaps one of the city’s beautiful parks followed by an […]

Hawaiian themed event, poke party

From James Bond to Hawaiian Luau, themed events are all the rage!

Everybody loves a good party, but the ones we tend to remember are those with a unique and memorable angle. They might involve a toga (think back to your university days), a movie (“The name’s Bond, James Bond”) or a destination (get your leis ready, Hawaii lovers!). The fact is themed events are always a […]

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 […]

From a unique theme to branded edibles: Creating a wedding that’s totally ‘you’

It’s springtime and wedding season is in full bloom and about to gain momentum as we head into the summer months. The recent nuptials of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle, now the Duke and Duchess of Sussex, have only heightened our collective attention on all things wedding-related. As noted in our recent blog on the […]

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle

Planning to watch Prince Harry and Meghan Markle’s wedding? Here’s how to host a party even a royal would love

We’re just a week away from the royal wedding of Prince Harry to actress Meghan Markle (a former Toronto resident!) and speculation is rife as to how their nuptials will unfold. Who will be on the guest list? Any surprises or snubs? What will the bride wear? We can surely count on the usual regal […]

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 […]