Give bubie a break this Passover.
While no cook on earth could ever contend with your mishpacha, Toronto Jews are not without options should they find themselves bubie-less, short on time, lacking oven space, or, without any culinary aptitude.
Here are 6 Toronto kitchens ready to cater your Seder so you can sit down to this ceremonial feast and just, relax. Passover is, after all, a holiday all about the liberation from slavery.
Worry about the seder plate, salty greens, and maror, and let this smokehouse take care of the entrees and desserts. Selections include smoked brisket ($16 per portion), citrus-smoked salmon ($16 per portion) or whole smoked chickens ($30 each), plus family-style sides such as za’atar roasted broccoli ($40) and smashed potatoes ($40).
Order by: Order must be placed by Monday, April 3rd at 5 pm
Pick-up: Barque Events, 2198 Dundas Street West, Toronto
This kosher fine foods purveyor makes Pesach easy with an abundance of entrees, salads, various side dishes, soups, even seder plates! All the essentials are accounted for; charoset (nut-free btw), gefilte fish, chopped liver, matoh balls, soup, and so much more.
Order by: March 31, minimum $100
Pick-up: 3537 Bathurst Street, Toronto
The Passover menu from this established Toronto catering company is fully customizable. Call to discuss pricing on options like sweet or savoury gefilte fish, chopped liver, red velvet beet crepes, chicken soup, matzoh balls, salads, sides, poultry, beef, or fish entrees, vegan options, and desserts including lemon meringue. Seder plates, charoset, and kugels available too.
Order by: April 4
Pick-up: 5000 Dufferin Street, Toronto
Seder Catering from this Jewish joint on Dupont is a multi-course affair. Open with pickles, olives, and coleslaw followed by chopped liver, gefilte fish and matzoh ball soup, brisket, roast chicken, potatoes, and peas and carrots with honey and raisins. For dessert, flourless chocolate cake and vanilla custard. The feast is $44 per person, minimum order 10.
Order by: Last day for orders is April 4 with credit card deposit
Pick-up: 414 Dupont Street, April 10 or 11
All the must-haves for Pesach are on offer from this catering company. Chopped liver ($12.50/500 ml), gefilte fish (risket au jus ( haroset ( orseradish (
Order by: April 4
Pick-up: 3829 Bathurst Street, Toronto; delivery available from $25
Lean on Chef Toben to customize menus for you seder. Options essential starters like Matzoh ball soup ($6/per order) plus entrees ($12 to $16 per person) like brisket “bourguignon”, whole roasted chicken, and braised lamb shanks, along with an abundance of spring salads and side dishes ($4 to $13 per person). Delivery, wait staff, bartenders and rentals (glassware, plates, tables, etc.) can all be arranged.
Order by: Last day for orders is April 4; 8 order minimum
Pick-up: 2700 Dufferin Street, Unit 13, Toronto