2016 was an incredible year of growth for Platterz in Toronto, but we couldn’t have done it alone. We owe a great deal of gratitude to the 150+ restaurants & caterers on Platterz that work tirelessly to provide an amazing experience for our customers. Their praise and positive reviews for our hard-working vendors make us proud to come into work every day.
We’d like to take this opportunity to highlight 16 of our top vendors that customers enjoyed most in 2016. We hope that anyone reading this will get ideas for exciting new places to order from in 2017!
So without further ado, we’re thrilled to announce the 16 Toronto office caterers that were the most popular choice for customers in 2016 (along with their most popular dishes!):
Known For: Hearty Italian Sandwiches
Most Popular Dish: Veal Sandwich with Cheese
This legendary Toronto-based chain is famous for their delicious and hearty Italian meat and veggie sandwiches served on kaiser buns. They’re always reliable, very affordable, handle plenty of orders with ease and are exceptional at accompanying last-minute orders. Did we mention they offer really big portion sizes? California Sandwiches will leave your team full and satisfied!
Known For: Authentic Thai & Malaysian cuisine
Most Popular Dish: Famous Pad Thai
This authentic Thai & Malaysian cuisine was a consistently popular choice with our customers throughout 2016 due to their flavourful and authentic Thai menu, friendly service, timeliness, and large portions. Additionally, our customers love that they can fit within any budget with no problem. If you’re thinking of trying Thai in 2017, we highly suggest you try out this tremendously popular customer choice.
Known For: East Mediterranean food
Most Popular Dish: Grilled Chicken Breast Skewers Box
“East Mediterranean food that comes from the heart” is how Me Va Me describes their business, and customers we heard from couldn’t agree more with every word. One of our most requested caterers of 2016, Me Va Me rose to prominence with customers by providing delicious food for any occasion, always being on time, truly listening to their customers and helping in any way they can. This is one you must add to your ordering list in 2017!
Known For: Fresh bagels
Most Popular Dish: Dairy Platter
No list of Toronto’s top caterers would be complete without this Toronto staple for fresh, delicious bagels. What A Bagel is loved by so many across the city for the unique, comforting feeling their meals brings out in every bite. You can always count on consistently fresh-tasting breakfasts, reasonable pricing, and the friendly staff giving their best effort to accompany shorter notice orders.
Known For: Sandwiches & Salads
Most Popular Dish: Pressewiches
Looking for beautifully presented, delectable meals at great rates every time? That’s what you’ll find with Presse Cafe. Not sure what to order for your upcoming Executive Meeting? Presse Cafe is the place to go if you’re not sure what to feed your guests, as they always have something for everyone. We also constantly hear about how professional, punctual, courteous and reliable they are from our customers!
Known For: Asian Fusion
Most Popular Dish: Assorted Sushi Platter
Our most popular sushi caterer of the year has made a real name for themselves with their freshly made sushi, elegant sushi stations and even an optional sushi chef! They’re always timely with deliveries and the owner is involved in all deliveries to make sure everything goes better than expected. Looking for a surefire way to delight your colleagues? Their on-site sushi chef can really make it feel like you’re bringing an authentic sushi restaurant straight to your office!
Known For: Fun Caribbean flavours
Most Popular Dish: Jerk Chicken
In the mood to try some of Toronto’s best Caribbean food? Signature dishes like Jerk Chicken, BBQ Chicken and Rice & Peas have given our customers that warm, sunny feeling! King Catering is also popular for being extremely reliable with quality and delivery, flexibility with menu options, and a willingness to add new offerings based on customer requests. They can serve all sizes but we especially recommend them for large groups – you won’t regret it!
Known For: Traditional Greek family recipes
Most Popular Dish: Chicken Souvlaki
Representing Toronto’s iconic Greektown, it’s Danforth’s very own Mezes! Channel your inner-Greek by enjoying mouthwatering dishes that you’d typically see served in any traditional Greek home. This family-owned business is always providing top-notch food, awesome service, and we’ve heard nothing but the best feedback from customers – they really care!
Known For: Traditional European Style Deli & Pizza
Most Popular Dish: Assorted Focaccia Sandwiches
This traditional European style deli is guaranteed to hit the spot if you’re seeking delicious, old-time Italian catering for your office in Toronto! Over the past year Boccone boasted a very stellar track record as one of our most dependable and cost-effective caterers, all while providing a high level of customer service and food that sings like Pavarotti.
Known For: Homemade Mediterranean food
Most Popular Dish: Sandwich Platter
Since joining Platterz exactly a year ago, this fresh, nourishing and vibrant modern Mediterranean cuisine quickly rose to be one of our most successful and popular vendors. We’re always hearing feedback from employees that truly appreciate the fresh, quality ingredients Mika uses to make unique, flavourful, homemade-tasting Mediterranean dishes. They make everything (including pastries) in house and are able to cater food that fits an Executive meeting or a big team lunch, and so much more.
Known For: Fresh & nutritious meals
Most Popular Dish: Teriyaki Twist Bowl
We’re 2 weeks into the New Year, which means that healthy resolutions are upon us. Are you trying to give your office a healthy start in 2017? There’s no better way to do so than with Toronto’s staple of appetizing healthy food – Freshii! They’ve mastered the art of making healthy food not feel “healthy” with dishes rich in flavours everyone can enjoy. Add to that a reliable service provider that really has something for everyone, and you have your perfect starter to the New Year!
Known For: Outstanding, quality catering
Most Popular Dish: Continental Breakfast
For the past 35 years, this award-winning full-service catering company has been widely recognized as one of Toronto’s premiere caterers. Driven by a passion for excellence and a keen attention to detail in every aspect of their service, en Ville crafts sophisticated and unique experiences few caterers can match. We highly recommend giving them a try for your next Executive or Board meeting, and make sure to try their Continental Breakfast for your next office breakfast!
Known For: Traditional Mediterranean & Middle Eastern fare
Most Popular Dish: Chicken Lunch
This authentic family-owned restaurant is sure to give you a real taste of what Middle Eastern fare is all about. Only the highest-quality ingredients are used every time in the sizzling meats, fresh salads, hearty mezzes and so many other tasty options Mashu Mashu provides. Operated by owners that care deeply about the satisfaction of their customers, you don’t want to miss this fresh, authentic experience.
Known For: Authentic Eastern and Central European food
Most Popular Dish: Chicken Schnitzel
Who doesn’t love Schnitzel? And who doesn’t love the best Schnitzel in Toronto? Schnitzel Hub is a Toronto-based, family-run restaurant that will delight your colleagues’ senses with their mouthwatering schnitzel, very large portions, and fantastic variety of dishes other than schnitzel, such as soups, perogies and sausages. Make 2017 the year of Schnitzel for your office!
Known For: Gourmet style, handheld, savoury meat pies
Most Popular Dish: Beef N’ Beer
The Pie Commission has become an exceedingly popular choice for our customers over the past year. Their gourmet-style, handheld savoury pies are an instant hit for anyone looking for something new and interesting to try. Customers love the exciting varieties and flavours of pies, and they’ve gained a great reputation with their high-quality service and reliable delivery.
Known For: Fresh & delicious food
Most Popular Dish: Breakfast Croissant
This popular downtown caterer’s philosophy is “Keep it fresh. Keep it delicious” – and they really do! Our customers can’t get enough of the aromatic, warm taste of their signature coffees & teas, home-cooked breakfast and lunch specialties. If you’re looking to add a tasty, fresh, healthy and always on-time provider to your mix in 2o17, Craft Kitchen is for you!
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