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christmas turkey dinner catering company torontoIt's that time of the year again, and with Christmas just around the corner, you might be looking for Christmas dinner catering in Toronto. But what are the things you should look out for when choosing a catering company? While many professional catering services in Toronto are available to cater to party needs, picking, the right one can be a little challenging. But a little preparation on your part can make it all easier.

So here's a shortlist of what to look for when hiring a catering company in Toronto for Christmas dinner.

Excellent Catering Companies In Toronto Qualities:

Communication is Key – When you're looking for a catering company to hire, ensure that they communicate well with their clients. If they can't answer your questions, then it's unlikely that they'll be able to respond to your needs on the day of your event.

Customer Service – Everyone wants to be treated well, including you, when it comes to hiring a catering company in Toronto. Make sure that customer service is top of their priority list. Make sure they are professional, friendly, and there to give you the best service possible.

Check Reviews – Every good Christmas dinner catering company in Toronto has its share of bad reviews. Still, if the complaints involve food like under or overcooked meat or poor service, then it may be a sign that the business needs to start focusing on quality control. Read every review on a catering company before booking them; they will help paint a picture of what type of business they are.

Vary The Menu – One thing to think about is how the food will be served. If you have any dietary restrictions or preferences (vegetarian, gluten-free), make sure that the catering company can accommodate these for you.

Approachable Staff –  When looking for a wedding, corporate, or holiday catering company in Toronto, look for one that is approachable.  One that welcomes your questions and is willing to give you a free consultation on the topic at hand.  A good caterer will be more than willing to say "hey, sure" when invited to a meeting and have an open mind to your questions.


Use Real Ingredients – Look for a catering company that uses fresh ingredients and is willing to work within your dietary restrictions and show you a menu of their food.  Personally, I've had some bad experiences with companies that just want to bring bagged turkey sandwiches or frozen TV dinners.

Go For a Tasting – It's one thing to have an idea of what you want in your head. It's another to taste it. So make sure that you take the time to have a tasting with your potential caterer. Taste is a surefire way to determine if the food you get on the day of your event will be suitable for your needs. Don't hire a catering company that won't give you a sample to try.

Final Thoughts

The festive season is here, and so are the countless parties and events that need catering services. Whether you are hosting an intimate party with your family and closest friends or are planning a corporate event with a large gathering of business associates, these occasions generally call for sumptuous food and drinks. There could be no better way to celebrate such special occasions than by treating your guests to delicious food, while they enjoy the festive cheer, in the company of your family and friends. Contact Smokin Bones BBQ Catering services today to book your catered christmas dinner. 

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Just wanted to thank you all for the delicious Christmas dinner. My family was very pleased with the fresh ingredients and the delicious homestyle turkey and brisket dinner. The presentation and the portions were perfect. The pick-up was smooth, and the staff was friendly. We will definitely recommend you to others and keep you in mind for future occasions. All the best and happy New Year!

Todd D

The food was sooo good, and my family loved it!! My mom was so happy eating the vegan meal, it was not oily, it was just perfect!!! We were so happy, and appreciate you making our special dinner happen:) thanks to your whole team, Merry Christmas!

P Chopra

Thank you for your help last week. Every event you do for us seems to be better than the one before. We love you.

Leila Rosati - Kik Corp

Milton, another great event!

Paul Godfrey - Toronto Blue Jays

You made our barbeque for 1500 guests seem like a walk in the park. Not only was the food outstanding but your ability to process that number of guests so quickly and painlessly was something to see. My compliments to your wonderful, always smiling staff. What a difference that makes.

Dawne Brodlieb - Pop Events

Milt, I've told you how important these events are to us and you have never let us down. I cannot express how wonderful it is to just call and know that everything will be taken care of. Don't ever leave us.

Michi G. Jameson - Cushman & Wakefield LePage Inc.

Milton, thank you for your efforts in making our 90th Anniversary Celebration such a huge success. As you know, our most senior executives flew in from Paris for the event and they were thoroughly impressed with everything you did from the presentation, selection, taste and quality of the food to your professional serving and bar staff. All the best.

Nancy Simpson - Aventis Pasteur

Milton et al at Smokin' Bones BBQ Catering... you guys really made the night a great success. Thanks so much. Will see you again soon.

Jeffrey S. Leon - Bennet Jones LLP

Hi Milton, I just wanted to let you know that I thought you, your partner and staff did a fabulous job on Saturday. Best Wishes,

Christina Kobe - Minden Gross LLP

Dear Milton, Saturday was a wonderful event. Great food and great people to work with. Many compliments from our guests. Thanks Again, Jane & Tim Bates

Jane & Tim Bates

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