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Wedding Bouquet by Jade

Having the perfect bouquet for a bride completes her outfit. Here’s Jade making a perfect bouquet....

Help the People of Fort McMurray

  Hey Calgary businesses, Fort McMurray needs our help. Tens of thousands of people have been displaced from their homes and are at risk of losing everything. See the story here. Simply Elegant has made a $500.00 donation to the Canadian Red Cross and we invite,...

Simply Elegant at Hike for Hospice

Simply Elegant is proud to once again partner with Hospice Calgary  for the annual Hike for Hospice. This year’s Hike was a huge success generating over $130,000 in donations! It was a beautiful sunny day in Calgary’s Fish Creek park. Over 600 happy hikers...

Simply Elegant and Hike for Hospice Calgary

Hike for Hospice Calgary Simply Elegant is a proud sponsor for the Hike for Hospice. It is that time of year where we start preparing another amazing day for our charity of choice. Sign Up Today!   Sunday, May 1, 2016 9 a.m. – Pledge Drop, 10 a.m. – Hike Start...

Hospice Calgary Christmas Lunch

Hospice Calgary Christmas lunch. For the 9th year Simply Elegant’s Sharon Barwick and Robert Vidra have been proud to provide and serve the food for Hospice Calgary’s Day Program Christmas Lunch. Special thanks to the volunteers from the Canadian Cancer...

Tasty Compotes

We love innovation! When our clients request either a European cheese board or a Charcuterie platter we make our compotes fresh. Here are three tasty product currently being developed; Tequila Hot Pepper Jelly     Watermelon & Hot Pepper Coulis  ...

7 Highly Effective Ways to Personalize Your Wedding Flowers

Your wedding is one of the most important days of your life.  You want everything to be perfect: your dress, your hair, the venue, even the seating arrangements have taken hours of planning and thought. Adding beautiful flowers to the ensemble is important as well –...

2015: ways to save $ with a wedding planner

Wedding planning is such an exciting time, filled with love, anticipation, financial stress, endless planning, coordination, more stress… Yikes. Sadly, due to the laundry list of demands brides-to-be deal with, anxiety can leave you wanting to ditch your...

5 Rules to Rock your Corporate Catering in 2015

Those in charge of organizing and planning corporate catering services know that it’s tough to keep things fresh and unique time after time. However, with the company relying on you to make events run seamlessly, it’s useful to keep up with new corporate...

Oil Has you down? Good news!

Good news from Calgary: Order your corporate breakfast or lunch catering and save on the delivery Order from our Corporate...

Hike for Hospice Calgary, Sunday, May 3, 2015

Simply Elegant is proud to be one of the fantastic sponsors for the Hike for Hospice. The following information has been provided by Hospice Calgary. We ask all interested people to follow the links in this blog for more information. Best wishes and Good luck from the...

So You Wanna Be a Chef? Written by Anthony Bourdain

(from Medium Raw: A Bloody Valentine to the World of Food and the People Who Cook) I am frequently asked by aspiring chefs, dreamers young and old, attracted by the lure of slowly melting shallots and caramelizing pork belly, or delusions of Food Network stardom, if...

4 MUST-haves of Successful Event Management

Events are theater. It’s as simple as that. Whether you are planning a wedding, a catered meeting or a special event for any occasion, you need to think like a stage manager. Although there are many creative people involved in each theatrical event, the stage...

Wedding Trends for 2015

As Calgary's foremost expert on weddings and florals, we're often asked by clients, "What's in, what's fashionable?" It's a question on wedding trends we don't take lightly. After all, next to the bridal gown there's nothing as...

News: Small business owners concerned…

Earlier this month Robert Vidra was featured in Calgary Herald. For those of you who didn’t have a chance to catch it, here’s a shortened version of the article. We hope you like it and share it with your friends. Let us know in the comments what you think...

News: Calgary Event Planners Swamped

Hey everyone! Just wanted to share an article that recently appeared in 660 News, written by Jonathan Muma. It features both the company and one of our own Sharon Barwick commenting on the catering trends this holiday season. Thank you all for your support! For a lot...

Simply Elegant’s Crew at Calgary’s Model Milk Restaurant

Stampede is a fun but an incredibly difficult time for everyone who works in creating all the atmosphere in Calgary. Hats of to all the companies who make it happen. Simply Elegant’s crew was no different, everyone went above and beyond to make it seems...

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