Catering Calgary Events & Weddings Since 1996

All catering menus

Download our catering menus. Keep in mind that these menu packages can be customized to suit your wedding, corporate event (breakfast and lunch catering) or private home party in Calgary, Alberta.

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Wedding catering

Looking for wedding catering menu options? This is the right place. Simply Elegant offers wedding catering Calgary admires. Check our menu packages and let us know if you’d like to customize.

Menus, pricing & packages

 

Wedding catering prices in Calgary are crucial especially in this day and age. Simply Elegant has wedding catering menu options for all budgets. Check the menus below and let us know if you’d like to customize.

Sit down dinners

Beautiful weddings are all about the details. We can provide wedding catering, decorations, floral arrangements and planning for your wedding.

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Wedding reception

Looking for hot appetizers or cold h’ordeuvres served by our staff? We know how to make your cocktail event a hit with your guests!

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Custom wedding menu

Over the years we’ve created a lot of custom packages for our clients. Let us know what you’re looking for and we’ll do our best to make it happen.

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Wedding catering gallery

Did you know we have our very own in-house herb cultivator and that we try to source local food for our catering options?

Our chefs know how to make your wedding day special with mouth-watering food. Having fresh food, made from scratch in our kitchen is what makes Simply Elegant a wedding caterer of choice for many Calgary weddings.

 

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Testimonials

 

Simply Elegant is one of a few Calgary wedding catering companies that has rave customer reviews for the way we service weddings and the quality of our food. Here’s a few wedding catering reviews. Check for more at our Testimonials page. Simply Elegant is the wedding catering Calgary loves.

Had a fantastic experience with Simply Elegant for our wedding and recommend them wholeheartedly! Two weeks later, I’m still getting texts and feedback from friends and family telling me that the food was awesome and one of the best meals they’ve ever had at an event.

Erika Donald

It was a pleasure meeting you. Thank you so much for such wonderful service and food. I want to say a special thank you to your staff at the wedding. They went above and beyond to make sure everything was taken care of so we could enjoy the wedding. Thank you.

Betty and Neil

You made our wedding day special – it meant so much! Thank you to each and all. Your team at our reception and dinner were outstanding, serving and pampering our guests! The tables looked “Simply Elegant” and so many commented on the wonderful dinner.

Lou for Corey & Tara

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Frequently Asked Questions

We get a lot of questions related to weddings catering. Here’s a few that we get most often. Planning a wedding in Calgary and don’t see your question answered? Send us a note or get a quote. We answer questions about wedding catering Calgary asks.

 

Do you charge for cake cutting?

No, we don’t charge a cake cutting fee, only for the rentals for plates and forks.

Do you offer tastings?

Yes, once we send you a quote and you like what you see, we can certainly sit down to discuss the details and have a tasting at the same time.

Do you charge gratuity?

No, we don’t pre-charge gratuity. We leave that to our clients’ discretion.

Do you have pricing for children’s meals?

Yes, children under 3 eat for free and children between the ages 3 and 8 get 50% off their meal.

Are the menus posted on the website customizable?

Yes, all menus are ideas and suggestions only and can easily be changed to your liking.

Related Articles

Over the years we’ve noticed a few common topics around wedding catering and wrote a few guides to help brides and grooms. Let us know if your wedding catering questions are not addressed by sending us a quick note.

Guide to portion sizes

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One of the most important considerations in making an event successful is to find the best and most reliable caterer. It is the job of Calgary caterers to offer well presented and tasty foods during the event.

Wedding master’s guide to napkin folding

We at Simply Elegant know that an important part of ensuring that your event is a success has to do with paying special attention to the details. Those small finishing touches can make a big difference. And that’s why this week, we’re going to look at napkin folding.

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Request a custom quote

Wedding catering prices vary depending on your ideal wedding scenario. Curious about what your wedding catering cost might be? Get a quote. Tell us more about your wedding catering needs and let us help you navigate to your ideal catering menu.

Simply Elegant is one of a very few Calgary wedding catering companies that has been around since 1996 and catered to weddings large and small. We’re local, right around the corner and are always there for you.

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Corporate catering

We’ve been catering breakfasts & lunches to Calgary companies since 1996. From value meals to exquisite plated dinners, we have a selection of catering menus to meet your preferences.

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Lunch & Breakfast Catering

Whether it’s an early breakfast catering or a lunch catering order for a client meeting, Simply Elegant is there to assist. We offer options from affordable breakfast and lunch catering packages to customized dinner service in Calgary, AB.

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Testimonials

Lunch & Breakfast Catering Reviews

We’ve served hundreds of lunch and breakfast catering orders since 1996. Here’s a few words from our customers that share our dedication to fast, professional and flexiable corporate catering in Calgary.

We held a professional workshop with a very eclectic group within our industry and our entire audience raved about their experience. These are people who hold a high standard for beautiful things with style and quality. A true success. Thank you team!

Cheers Lulu Bella

Absolutely loved them the two times so far using [Simply Elegant] for corporate events. I love that they drop off and pick up. My department raved about the quality and selection of food! I look like a genius for choosing Simply Elegant.

Sara Cutten

The luncheon was absolutely wonderful – can’t thank you enough for everything you and your staff did. The service was perfect and the food fabulous! I always look forward to working with you and can’t wait for the next year and what that all brings!

Tessy

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Frequently Asked Questions

Over the years we noticed a few questions come up the most. Here’s a few quick answers to those common questions from clients in Calgary. If an answer to your office catering questions is missing, please let us know.

Are chaffing dishes included?

Yes, hot food comes in chaffing dishes so it stays warm, cold food comes on decorated disposable platters.

When do I need to place my order?

We usually require 24 hour notice for orders; however, we will always try to help out on short notice as long as we have the resources available.

Do you offer gluten free options?

Yes, we can prepare most food items gluten free, please ask us about this when placing your order.

Where can I find the catering menu?

All of our menus are posted online at our All menus page.

I have other questions—who do I contact?

One of our catering experts will be happy to assist you. Place your order online or call the office at (403) 242-0598.

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Some of our corporate catering stories turned into articles. We hope these resources will help you make sense of corporate catering. These guides are designed to make your lunch or breakfast catering in Calgary simple.

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5 rules to rock your corporate catering

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 catering trends and tips.

Choosing your catering menu by event type

When hiring a catering service in Calgary, it is important to understand the distinction between the various types of catering menu available. Basically, the menu that you choose has to coincide with the type of event that you need catered.

 

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Request a custom quote

Corporate catering packages for lunch or breakfast can give you a rough idea of the costs. Request a quote below to get a specific price for catering to your next meeting or event in Calgary, Alberta.

Whether you’re looking for downtown catering in Calgary or a caterer in any of the city’s quadrants, we’re just around the corner. Simply Elegant caters to businesses in Calgary and surrounding areas.

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Private party catering

Looking for party catering Calgary families rave about? Need a birthday or a dinner catered? Simply Elegant has catered amazing private parties since 1996. Let us help make your event special.

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Plenty of catering options

Want a variety? Tired of the same old party platters? Simply Elegant creates packaged and customer party catering Calgary actually celebrates. See these menus options below or let us know if you want to customize.

Holiday catering

Having a holiday party and need festive food for your guests? We have a variety of options! From the catering to the decor and rentals – we have what you need.

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Buffet catering

Whether you’re having a private or corporate event, we have delicious menus for you. From a cocktail reception to a full sit down dinner, we know how to help you host a memorable event with delectable food prepared in-house by our chef.

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Custom catering orders

Over the years we’ve created a lot of custom packages for our clients. Let us know what you’re looking for and we’ll do our best to make it happen.

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Testimonials

Party Catering Reviews

See why Simply Elegant provides party catering Calgary actually celebrates. Learn why we bring your events to the next level be it a birthday or a dinner party.

I booked Simply Elegant Catering for my Parent’s Anniversary party and was extremely pleased with the service and the food. Everything on the buffet was delicious and the guests were commenting on the food all night. If I ever need to cater another function, I will definitely be using Simply Elegant again.

Kendra Urzada

I was very impressed with everything. Your staff was extremely organized and attentive. The food was amazing and my guests were very pleased. So thank you for helping to make my Mom’s birthday so special.

SC

THANK YOU so very much for the delicious food that you and your team provided for our event in Calgary! Working with Simply Elegant was a breeze! The pricing was fair, follow-up and contact with us was spot on, and the food did not disappoint!

Chris Judge

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Frequently Asked Questions

Since 1996 we catered to hundreds of parties. There is a few common questions we get. In case you have them too, here’s a few answers. Do you have a Calgary party catering questions we didn’t cover here? Send us a note.

 

Do you require a deposit?

Yes, we require a 35% non-refundable deposit to secure all services for you.

How do you accept payment?

Our preferred method of payment is Electronic Fund Transfer or cheques, but we also accept all major credit cards.

Do you have an environmental policy?

We are committed to environmentally sustainable practices in our work place. We have a full recycling and composting program at our kitchen.

Do you supply servers and bartenders?

Yes, servers are $30/hr and bartenders are $35/hr for a minimum of 4 hours including travel time.

Related Articles

Every once in a while we come across Calgary party catering topics we need to explain in more details. So we write guides and articles to help our customers learn more about ordering private party catering. Here’s a few.

Creative guide to folding napkins

We at Simply Elegant know that an important part of ensuring that your event is a success has to do with paying special attention to the details. Those small finishing touches can make a big difference.

Taking part in the local food movement

Your event planner is very aware of how significant the quality and presentation of food is to you and your guests. No matter the size of the occasion, the menu choices at your event are extremely important.

Guide to perfect portion sizes

One of the most difficult aspects of catering your party is to know how much food you should order. Whether it is a birthday party or a fundraising event ordering foods for your event is not always a straightforward and easy task.

View all catering articles

Request a custom quote

Party catering packages is a great start to price your birthday party catering. However, to have an exact number we need to know more about your plans. Submit the quote request so we provide you with the exact party catering cost.

Whether you plan a birthday party catering or a catering for a dinner party with friends you want to deal with local vendors with good reputation. Simply Elegant has been private party catering in Calgary since 1996. Let us be your party caterer.

All-in-one Hospitality Firm

Simply Elegant is a Calgary catering company that brings clients peace of mind. You can get all the event related services from the same company.

Covid-19 Response Policy Page

With every order you place, you help keep our business operating, build a stronger local economy and support our employees and their families.

Monthly Specials

Due to the Covid-19 pandemic we are asking for patience and more time in placing an order of at least two business days.

Menu Features

Breakfast

Canadian Classic

  • Chive scrambled eggs, oven roasted potatoes, maple pepper bacon, grilled Spolumbo’s chicken apple sausage, mini croissant

$16.75 per person

Simply Continental

  • Mini croissants, muffins, scones, Danishes & seasonal fresh fruit, farm butter, peanut butter & jams

$8 per person

Cold Lunch Selection

Slow Roasted Alberta Beef Sandwich

  • Aged cheddar, greens, horseradish aioli, onion hoagie bun

$10.75 per sandwich

Olive Oil Herb Albacore Tuna

  • Pickled Red Onions, Arugula, Schiacciata Roll

$11.75 per sandwich

Sundried Tomato Roasted Turkey

  • Mozzarella, Basil Aioli, Herb Focaccia

$10 per sandwich

Hot Lunch Selection

Brown Butter Sage Pork Schnitzel

  • Garlic Scallion Mashed Potatoes, Vegetable Medley

$12.50 per person

Peppered Ginger-Garlic Beef Stirfry

  • Jasmine rice

$10.75 per person

Curried Vegetable Strudel

  • Wild rice pilaf, roasted field vegetables

$13 per person

Salads

Alberta Caprese Salad

  • dinner sized local tomatoes and mozzarella cheese, balsamic reduction & basil oil

$12.50 per person

Dijon Herb Potato Side Salad

  • baby red skin potatoes with a creamy grainy mustard dressing

$5 per person

Tuscan Pasta Side Salad

  • tri-colored rotini pasta with a white wine herb vinaigrette

$5.50 per person

  • Includes chafing dishes for warming and service utensils
  • Minimum order is for 8 ppl
  • Orders must be received by 12:00pm two business days prior
  • GST and delivery not included

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At Simply Elegant, our House Made philosophy means our chefs create food on our premises from fresh, local ingredients.

  • We source produce from local farmers
  • We grow herbs, gourmet salad and microgreens in our in-house cultivator
  • We use sustainable seafood and meats

Our partners include: Broxburn Farm, Glengarry Bison, Poplar Bluff Organic Produce, Alberta Cheese and Orchid Pastry.

Order Online & Download Menus

Order online and download some of our packaged catering menus as well as specialty menu items. Keep in mind that these menu packages can be customized to suit your wedding, corporate event or private home party.

Cocktail menu

Cocktail Menus (download)

Looking for hot appetizers or cold h’ordeuvres served by our staff? We know how to make your cocktail event a hit with your guests!

Sit-down dinner

Sit Down Dinners (download)

Beautiful weddings are all about the details. We can provide wedding catering, decorations, floral arrangements and planning for your wedding.

Calgary Stampede event menu

Stampede Menus (download)

Stampede entertaining is a local tradition. We can cater your Stampede event along with the décor and entertainment all in one stop!

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Holiday Menus (download)

Having a holiday party and need festive food for your guests? We have a variety of options! From the catering to the decor and rentals – we have what you need.

Buffet menu

Buffet Menus (download)

Whether you’re having a private or corporate event, we have delicious menus for you. From a cocktail reception to a full sit down dinner, we know how to help you host a memorable event with delectable food prepared in-house by our chef.

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Beverage Services (download)

Simply Elegant is fully licensed to serve alcohol. We offer a full range of bar services that can include beer and wine service or a full bar with a martini luge.

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