Caterers and Personal Chefs

Personalized trays to full size event catering - here are some great local caterers and personal chefs to help with all your catering needs. Ask for their local food options!


Ready for your small gathering or party!

1. Belwood Country Market

This country market is most famous for their outstanding butter tarts, but they also have a full service catering menu. Whether you are looking for party trays or a full events catering, they got you covered.

2. Chef Scotty Cooks

You may know Chef Scott Yates from serving his iconic rabbit poutine gnocchi or other locally inspired dishes at festivals throughout the summer, or touring the Niagara Region with on his iconic 'Bistro Tour' Gourmet Food Truck. He has also lots of experience when it comes to event catering!

3. Fraberts Fresh Foods

This chef run grocery store has every right to be proud of the selections of fresh and prepared foods they offer on their shelves every day. Their expertise goes well beyond retail. Check out their catering menu for some of the great options they offer for your next event.

4. Krisha Indian Cooking School

Cooking Party At Your Home. Enjoy a fun and entertaining experience with loved ones, learning Indian cooking in the comfort of your own home. Cooking events can be lunches or dinners, and typically last 2-3 hours, spent preparing a three to four course meal. Then the rest of the evening is spent with family and friends where you all enjoy the meal you've just made!

5. Laza Food and Beverages Inc.

Laza Food and Beverage specializes in Eritrean/Ethiopian cuisine, offering a variety of stews, ingera, samosas, soups, and drinks. Laza Catering celebrates locally-sourced whole foods and uses exotic spice to bring colour and flavour to your table and to your events. They also cater to vegetarian and gluten-free diets.

6. Magnolia Fine Foods and Catering

Magnolia Fine Foods and Catering has made a name for itself for the excellent, vegetarian, vegan and gluten free meals they create. Chef Arvi Gosmo whole heartily embraces local food ingredients and draws from a wide selection of catering options, including specialized dietary menus.

7. Taste Fine Foods

The fine folks at Taste Fine Foods are possibly best known for their unbelievable charcoal pit roasted whole pig but there is much more to this great catering company. Check our their delicious catering menu.

8. Tim Halley Catering

Tim is a staple at the Guelph Farmers' Market year round offering excellent meats, pies and prepared foods and at festivals across Ontario with his famous 'Rotimon' venture. This veteran chef also offers excellent catering options for any size of event.

9. Valeriote's Market and Butchery

Undoubtedly, one of the best little grocery stores in town (Guelph) with an amazing selection of locally grown and prepared foods. It might not be obvious but they also do some excellent catering. Give them a call to talk about a personalized menu for your next event.

10. Wreckless Eric

This casual cafe in Elora is a great community meeting place known for their delicious coffee and tasty lunches prepared from excellent local ingredients. They also have great catering options for smaller gatherings to full size events. Check out their amazing menus.

Personal Chefs:

Hiring a personal chef is a great option when hosting a party/dinner in your own home. Personal chefs will take care of menu planning, grocery shopping and preparing the meal for you and your guests. Here are two excellent chefs we have worked with in the past.

1. Garnishes Personal Chef Services

Chef Susan Dimma has great passion for sharing culinary skills and healthy eating with her clients of all ages. In addition to hosting kid's cooking classes, she is a great personal chef who will make hosting your event at home a bliss.

2. Savour the Season

Other than in the kitchen, Chef Moe Vidotto feels most at home in his garden growing his own heirloom vegetables or foraging seasonal treasures in the countryside. He takes his philosophy of seasonal eating seriously and it is beautifully reflected in his menus.

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