Calgary catering with ease

Award-winning menus. Renown attention to detail. 25+ years of stand-out catering services in Calgary.

Professional chef putting a final touch on a meal

All-events catering

Simply Elegant is Calgary’s go to catering company for fabulous parties, well run conferences, unforgettable weddings and for every occasion.

Ice cream cones at a social catered event

Social

A Table for Every Occasion.
Consistent and delicious small group catering for 25 years. Home parties, backyard gatherings, friends and family get-togethers.

Plated salad on a wedding catering menu

Weddings

Your wedding. Your vision.
Wedding catering is made exquisite by our detail-oriented catering team. Cocktails, buffets and anything in between.

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Corporate

A to Z Corporate Catering.
Breakfast, lunch and dinner buffet catering for companies large and small. With attention to budget, details and outcomes.

Catering by occasion in Calgary

Occasions

Catering for any Occasion.
Find catering options for holidays throughout the year. Be it Calgary Stampede or Christmas catering. We’ve got you covered.

Looking for a caterer?

Talk to us about your event requirements. We have catering packages but can also create an entire menu for your unique event.

Resources

Useful resources about planning, coordinating and managing catering at events, weddings and private parties.

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Frequently asked questions

What’s the catering cost in Calgary?

The price of catering (like the price of a car, for example) depends on a great number of things. It includes things like your party size, date and time of the event, service staff requirements, etc. Check our Menus and let us know if you’d like to customize them.

Where can I find the catering menu?

All of our menus are posted online and are updated regularly. Make sure to check our Menus section.

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 require a deposit?

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

Do you have pricing for children’s meals?

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

When do I need to place my catering order?

We usually require 48-hour notice for orders; however, we will always try to help out on short notice as long as we have the resources available.

What are my payment options?

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

Do you offer gluten-free options?

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

Do you charge for cake cutting?

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

Do you charge gratuity?

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

Are the menus posted on the website customizable?

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

Are chaffing dishes included?

Depends, on casual events; hot food comes in tinfoil and cold food on disposable platters. Quality events are presented a whole lot nicer.

Do you supply servers and bartenders?

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