What went down @ Toronto Catering Showcase 2016!

Presented by EventSource.ca, the first ever  Toronto Catering Showcase happened last Sunday October 16th at the Bram and Bluma Appel Salon. This one of a kind event brought together Toronto’s 12 most notable caterers to provide guests with an afternoon full of food, drinks, music, wine!

Toronto Catering Showcase is ideal for savy food-first couples and their wedding parties, event hosting veterans, corporate planners and all the everyday culinary connoisseurs. During the event, guests  were able to savour delectable culinary masterpieces paired perfectly with exceptional wines and local craft beer. Tickets were priced at $65.00, guests received an all-inclusive pass giving a complete access to an afternoon of pure epicurean indulgence – no food tickets, no drink tickets, no other charges!

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{TOBEN food by design}

Artisan House Smoked Sausage

  • served on a Fuji Apple Crisp with Red Wine Braised Cabbage and House Grainy-Dijon Mustard (Gluten Free)

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Garam Masala Jumbo Shrimp

  • with Maple-Curry House Bacon and Pineapple-Mint Relish (Gluten Free)

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{Eatertainment}

Lemony Panelle

  • with romesco sauce, grilled octopus salad with olives, peppers, frisee, arugula & chorizo crumble

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White Chocolate Arancini in Graham Crust

  • with black pepper cherry compote & lemon balm

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{Presidential Gourmet}

Green Apple and Speculoos Macaroon

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Sushi Taco

  • crispy wonton, sushi rice, miso sake shrimp, pickled ginger, scallion and sesame aioli

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{Daniel et Daniel}

Chicken Cobbler

  • Chicken, Kale, Aged Cheddar, Goat Cheese, Mozzarela Cheese, Sweet Potato Biscuit

Roasted Butternut Squash & Arugula Salad with Brussels Sprout Leaves

  • Figs, Fifth Town Capri Blue and Candied Pecans, Apple Cider Vinaigrette

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Apple Pie

  • Sous Vide Apple, Pickled Apple Gelee, Edlerflower Ice Cream, Pie Crust Ganache, Quinoa Barley Granola

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Oyster Shucking!

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{The Food Dudes}

Shawarma Taco

  • Braised Lamb neck, Greek Yogurt, Hot sauce, Beet Pickled Jicama, Feta, Mint Gremolata, Tortilla Strips

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{P&L Catering}

Chocolate Peanut Butter Cup

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21 Ingredient Calabrese Coleslaw

  • Radicchio, Bibb Lettuce, Kale, Amaranth Leaves, Parsley, Seedlings, Pea Sprouts, Edible Flowers, Red Pepper, Carrot, Fennel, Artichokes, Endive, Dried Fig & Apricot, Sweet Pickle Onion, Parmesan Crisps, Hazelnut, Candied Pumpkin Seeds, Fig Dressing Crispy Capelini

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Branzino Crudo

  • Kimchi, Avocado, Pickled Ramps

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{En Ville}

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{elle Cuisine}

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Handmade Yukon Gold Gnocchi

  • San Marzano Tomato Sauce, Homemade Ricotta Cheese, Micro Basil, Basil Oil, Fried Tomato Skins

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Sticky Toffee Pudding

  • Bourbon Butterscotch, Liquid Nitro Cinnamon Ice Cream, Housemade Caramel Corn

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{Kiss the Cook Catering}

Chinese Pesto Lamian with Lemon Ricotta

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Miso Carbonara Lamian

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{L-eat Catering}

Chicken & Waffles

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{Encore Catering}

Ahi Poke

  • Tuna, Avocado, Scallions, Sesame Seed & Oil, Pea Leaves, Thai Chili, Wakame, Potato Noodle, Soy Sauce & Rice Vinegar

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Veggie Taco

  • Mango, Chili, Papaya, Tofu, Cashews, Tomatoes, Coriander & Onion

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Crisp Wonton Bolso

  • Dungeness Crab, Old Cheddar, Corn, Chili Corn Mayo, Crisp Wonton Purse

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{10tation Event Catering}

Gnudi with Lamb Neck Ragu and Peperonata

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Pumpkin and Ontario Ricotta Cheesecake

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East Coast Duo

  • Seared Scallop, Poached Lobster, Celeriac puree, granny smith apple, bisque, celery leaves, and kale

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There were a lot of amazing items happening at the Toronto Catering Showcase – some of the highlights of the evening for me were: Lemony Panelle by Eatertainment, Chicken Cobbler by Daniel et Daniel and the Handmade Yukon Gold Gnocchi by elle Cuisine.

Special thanks to Eventsource.ca for having us at the first ever Toronto Catering Showcase – can’t wait for the next one 🙂

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