More and more over the years National Event Supply has increasingly gained additional customers in the catering / foodservice industry – particularly in the Greater Toronto area with respect to their catering supplies such as porcelain platters & bowls, melamine platters & bowls, porcelain wonton spoons, porcelain tasting spoons, amuse-bouche spoons & amuse-bouche forks. And because so many folks know our thoughts (from this website) on quality products and great service, they often ask us who would we classify as the best catering supply store and competitors that sell catering supplies in the area.
We like to be as transparent as possible with our customers and because of this, here is a list of some of the companies that have a solid catering supply history in the Toronto area:
1. Nella Cutlery:
Nella Cutlery (also known as Nella Food Equipment & Nella Cucina) started in the Toronto area in 1952 and is located in North York, Ontario. With a 55,000 sq foot showroom, they sell their own line of knives, pizza accessories, scales & cutting boards as well as reselling additional catering supplies such as buffetware and serveware from Johnson-Rose, Browne Foodservice, Vollrath, Cambro, Rubbermaid Commercial, Winco & Tableware Solutions.
2. Dinetz Restaurant Equipment Ltd:
A long standing fixture to the Toronto catering scene, Dinetz Restaurant Equipment Ltd has been around since 1912. They supply cook & bakeware, heavy equipment, kitchen knives, appliances, smallware, glassware, flatware and china to hotels, caterers, hospitals, offices, schools, entertainment facilities, culinary students and households throughout Ontario and Canada.
3. Williams Food Equipment:
Based in Windsor, Ontario, Williams Food Equipment is a 100% Canadian owned and operated family business (much like National Event Supply) and supplies high-quality cookware and kitchenware. They believe in 100% customer satisfaction, the latest kitchenware products and getting those products to you fast.
4. Gordon Food Service:
North America`s largest family-owned broadline foodservice distributor, Gordon Food Service supplies restaurants, hotels, caterers, convenience stores, camps, daycare centers, churches, amusement and recreation facilities, jails, and prisons with meat, seafood, dairy, produce, bakery and tabletop supplies. Instead of focusing on a few core areas of competency they focus on providing broadline distribution of foodservice products.
5. Browne Foodservice:
Browne & Co. is a Canadian company that provides the global marketplace with foodservice and retail housewares products. They focus on product innovation and outstanding service with their own proprietary brands while also marketing and distributing other brands such as Arc International, Emile Henry, Bamix, T&S and Global in the Canadian Market. They distribute and sell bakeware, bar service, buffet service, coffee service, cookware, dinnerware, flatware, food preparation, glassware and tabletop essentials.
So there are 5 companies to consider if you’re getting quotes or pricing for your catering business. At risk of sounding like a broken record, the key to a great experience with purchasing from a catering supply store is:
- The durability of the product
- The value of the product
- The quality of the product
Hopefully, in your case, your experience with the best catering supplies stores in Toronto will be an exceptional one.
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