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7 Valentine’s Day Treats Your Office Will Love

With Valentine’s Day just around the corner, we’re here to help you plan a lovey V-Day event to let everyone in your office know just how much they’re appreciated.

It goes without saying that delicious snacks are the key to your employees’ hearts… so we compiled a list of the sweetest treats that are sure to spread love in your office this Valentine’s Day.

1. Valentine’s Day Pastries by Dufflet

Dufflet has all the decadent and divine Valentine’s Day staples you’re looking for this year, ranging from classic heart-shaped butter cookies to Valentine’s-themed chocolate fudge tarts!

2. Beer Sessions, Wine & Spirits Bar by SIPBAR

Pour a little love into your employees’ glasses this Valentine’s day with a visit from SIPBAR, a pop-up bar service for all occasions. Their team will customize cocktails and beverages for any function; we’re thinking pink and red drinks for Valentine’s Day!

3. Chocolate Dipped Strawberries by Fresh & Wild

It doesn’t get more timeless than this. These beautiful long-stemmed strawberries dipped in a bittersweet dark chocolate are a classic crowd-pleaser that will have everyone in the office asking for seconds.

4. Valentine’s Tray by The Chocolate Messenger

This tray from The Chocolate Messenger will have your entire office swooning over their milk chocolate-covered almonds, almond bark, strawberry and raspberry truffles, dipped Valentine’s pretzels, and mini hearts.

5. Valentine’s Dessert Cups by Junked Food Co.

These Valentine’s Dessert Cups from Junked Food Co. include a base of cake and icing layered with a lovely mixture of treats throughout including cinnamon hearts, chocolates and sweethearts. Yum!

6. Chocoberry Popcorn by Toronto Popcorn Company

This handcrafted gourmet Chocoberry Popcorn is the perfect combination of chocolate and strawberry flavours that imitates the taste of fresh strawberries dipped in chocolate. Surprise your co-workers on Valentine’s Day with a bowl full of Chocoberry Popcorn as a quick and delicious snack for your next meeting.

7. Heart-Shaped Ice Cream Sandwiches Sweet Sammies

Your team will love these heart-shaped ice cream sandwiches from Sweet Sammies. They come in a variety of delicious flavours including Red Velvet with Coconut Cheesecake Ice Cream, Vanilla Cake with Strawberry Cheesecake Ice Cream, and Brownie with Vanilla Bean Ice Cream.

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The 10 Most Popular Toronto Office Caterers of 2017

2017 was another big year for Platterz, but as always, we couldn’t have done it alone! We owe a big thank you to the 389 Toronto-based caterers who worked around the clock to provide amazing experiences and delicious cuisine to all of our customers across the city. Special thanks to the 284 new caterers that joined the Toronto Platterz family in 2017!

To help you get some new and exciting ideas for places to order from in 2018, we dug into our order data to share with you the top caterers and dishes of 2017:

10. California Sandwiches

Known For: Hearty Italian Sandwiches
Most Popular Dish: Chicken Sandwich with Cheese

Legendary Toronto-based Italian sandwich shop California Sandwiches are back on our list this year serving up the most delicious Italian meat and veggie sandwiches in the city. Be warned – these sandwiches are HUGE, but don’t worry, we’re sure they’ll leave everybody in your office feeling nice and full! If you’re ordering for larger parties, we recommend trying their Stuffed Pasta Shells or Veal Lasagna.

9. Mika

Known For: Healthy Homestyle Dishes
Most Popular Dish: Lemon Chicken

Mika does healthy home cooking and baking from scratch with flavours that borrow from Mediterranean, Israeli and Middle Eastern influences. If your office appreciates high quality cuisine made from fresh ingredients, Mika’s unique menu is sure to appease their taste buds.

8. King Catering

Known For: Explosive Caribbean Flavours
Most Popular Dish: Big King Lunch

Spice up your next office event with some bold flavours from the Caribbean! King Catering is known for their Big King Lunch special that includes a flavourful assortment of mains, sides and salads. If you need some help with your next order, our customers have been loving King’s Jerk Chicken, Rice & Peas and Coleslaw.

7. en Ville

Known For: High-end Catering
Most Popular Dish: Continental Breakfast

For over thirty years, en Ville has been recognized as one of Toronto’s most premium caterers. Their attention to detail and sophisticated menus are perfect for events of all shapes and sizes, from large corporate events to small office lunches. Surprise your staff with en Ville’s famous Continental Breakfast. There is no better way to start your morning than with this fresh mix of muffins, croissants and danishes.

6. Boccone

Known For: Traditional European Style Deli and Pizza
Most Popular Dish: Assorted Focaccia Sandwiches

Boccone proves that you can still get top quality Italian delicatessen at very reasonable prices. This traditional European style deli offers an assortment of freshly made focaccia sandwiches, pizzas and pastas that will have your entire team saying mamma mia! Their popular Assorted Focaccia Sandwich platter includes options like Grilled Vegetable, Chicken, Turkey, Ham and Prosciutto.

5. Per Se Catering

Known For: Presentation and Quality
Most Popular Dish: Assorted Sandwich Platter

Per Se is a top-notch caterer best known for using only the finest ingredients and putting the utmost precision in every culinary creation. When you need an entertaining and memorable twist at your next corporate event, Per Se’s beautiful food stations are sure to leave a lasting impression. Our customers have been loving their Grilled Cheese and Poutine Stations.

4. Thai Room

Known For: Authentic Thai and Malaysian Cuisine
Most Popular Dish: Famous Pad Thai

Thai Room is universally loved by Thai food lovers first time triers alike. If you’re looking for authentic Thai & Malaysian cuisine, Thai Room has you covered. We recommend their Famous Pad Thai. It comes in a gigantic portion that’s jam packed with flavour. The best part? Their affordable menu can accommodate mostly every budget!

3. Mezes

Known For: Traditional Greek Family Recipes
Most Popular Dish: Chicken Souvlaki

Mezes is a one stop shop if you’re looking for authentic Greek fare in the heart of the Danforth. Each bite transports you straight to the heart of Greece with its robust flavours and traditional spices. We hear nothing but the best feedback from our customers about their Chicken Souvlaki and Elliniki Salad.

2. Craft Kitchen

Known For: Fresh and Delicious Food
Most Popular Dish: Continental Breakfast Platter

Craft Kitchen serves up grab-and-go eats such as sandwiches, wraps and salads, plus a variety of breakfast bites. They practise what they preach with their motto being “Keep it fresh. Keep it delicious” and their flexible menu is able to accommodate all dietary restrictions. Their popular Continental Breakfast Platter includes everything you need to start your day such as bagels, muffins, croissants and coffee.

1. What A Bagel

Known For: Fresh Bagels and Sandwiches
Most Popular Dish: Assorted Sandwich Platter

What a year it has been for What A Bagel! They were the most ordered caterer on Platterz in 2017, and they’re showing no signs of slowing down in the new year. Their Assorted Sandwich Platter includes a generous offering of WAB’s mouth-watering signature sandwiches that the whole office is sure to love. What A Bagel is a must-try caterer for any occasion and their friendly staff always tries their best to accommodate shorter notice orders.