Underwood’s is a full service catering company operated in Toronto by Andrew Underwood and his talented team since January 2000. During that time he and his staff have consistently created incredible food and extremely memorable events for a long list of satisfied clients.
Andrew’s well-known culinary expertise and the specialty menus he personally designs ensure every event, big or small, is unique and memorable. With his personalized attention to detail every client can feel confident their next event will be a resounding success.
“We use only the finest ingredients we can source in our food.”
“We use only the finest chefs in Toronto to prepare your food.”
“We use only the finest service staff in Toronto to serve you that food.”
Andrew and his team continually strive to expand their extensive culinary knowledge while finding inspiration in fresh local ingredients as well as culinary trends from around the world. Having his pulse on Toronto’s internationally renowned culinary, arts and design scene helps him further develop his great sense of taste and style.
And it shows in every event Underwood’s cater….from Fried Chicken and Waffles to Grilled AAA Alberta Beef Tenderloin with seared Quebec Fois Gras and a rich Bourgogne Demi-Glace served with complementary sides of Yukon Gold Potato Tourne and Shiitake Studded Haricots Verts…whatever you choose, from simple to sophisticated, Underwood’s will make it happen.
“Don’t lift a finger. Let Underwood’s let you enjoy yourself too.”
After all it is your event why shouldn’t you enjoy it with your friends, family or co-workers? Let us take care of your needs, whatever those may be. Every member of our staff is a highly trained service professional who takes the initiative without having to be asked. Whether it’s a single server to help clean and organize or a team of twenty or more to help execute a large corporate event, we are here for you, from the set-up to the clean-up, working diligently so you can relax and enjoy the experience.
Head Chef or Floor Supervisor
$50 per Hour
Chefs, Service Staff or Bartenders
$35 per Hour
(All staff minimum 4 hours)
“Let Underwood’s help you get what you really want.”
Either arrange for rentals yourself or let us do it for you. We’ll walk you through what needs to be rented for your event to go off without a hitch. We have a special arrangement with Chairman Mills to get you what you really want. An extensive selection of plate ware, cutlery, service equipment and anything you may need for your event is readily available.
“Let Underwood’s help you lift your guests’ spirits, too!”
Red, white or rosé…dark, light or amber…Cabernet, Chardonnay or Champagne… lager, ale or draught single malt, sour mash or pure potato…oh man, where does it end? Right here!
Let us navigate you to the right destination. Let us help you and your guests enjoy the night responsibly. Let our bartenders lend their ears while you relax and enjoy your own event. We can coordinate a fully-stocked classic bar, a creative martini bar, beer and wine or simply soft drinks. All our bartenders and servers are Smart Serve registered and are highly trained professionals.
“Let Underwood’s help you create the total look.”
At Underwood’s we believe the palate is sparked by the eye. And the ambience starts with the décor. We truly believe it’s equally important to make a great visual impression that will match the standard set by the taste and smell of the cuisine. Our team can make any room look wonderfully special. Whether it’s a few simple centerpieces with river rocks and Lily of the Valley, or a grand entrance way, we can help make any room look more beautiful. Remember to coordinate the whole look of the event with your event planner to make sure you get exactly what you want. After all, it’s your event. So we’re happy to assist you in any way we can. If a visit to the event location will help determine what works best for you, your type of event and your budget, then we’ll go the distance to ensure your event is a success.
“Let Underwood’s help you find that perfect venue.”
Over the years Underwood’s has had successful events in almost every nook, cranny and corner of Toronto…some of those locations include Massey Hall, the ACC, Toronto Island, University Of Toronto, Princess Margaret Hospital, Downsview Park…just to name a few. We are currently working on becoming the preferred caterers for a number of locations and have some fabulous venues that we have built solid relationships with over the years. We would be more than happy to offer you a variety of options of where to hold your next event.
" We have been trusting our events to Underwood’s for 8 years. We constantly receive accolades about the superb catering from our guests and attendees. The level of service and professionalism of Underwood’s Catering is only surpassed by the flexibility and personability of Andrew and his staff. It’s an absolute pleasure to have them on our team! "
Lili Litwin, ED
" Underwood’s always provides exceptional food at a fair price. Meals are prepared with the utmost attention to quality, taste and presentation. Our event guests are always impressed. "
" Personal service, delicious food and consistent attention to detail makes Underwoods my ‘go-to’ caterer. I appreciate the quality of food, performance of staff and especially the professionalism and warmth of Andrew Underwood. "
" Thanks for the great catered food you provided for our meeting last week. Everyone at the meeting (and the staff that later launched into any leftovers) remarked how good the food was. Thanks for everything and we look forward to catering with you again. "
" Underwood’s is a pleasure to work with! Their menus are always popular and we’ve heard nothing but rave reviews from guests. "
" Underwood’s at work…only the best food and service. "
" Thank you so much for a great night. We talked this morning and agree – we had a great time, did nothing – which meant you and your team were AWESOME! Food was great, servers fun…all in all, a great night. "
" Underwood’s Catering has catered for us many times for the last seven years. Our parties range from our Annual Company Holiday Dinner Parties for fifty people, to Grand Opening Events for two hundred and fifty people. Without exception the food has been fabulous and the service impeccable.
Our priority is not only beautiful looking and tasting gourmet food but service that ensures all our guests are well looked after. Underwood’s has always provided us with this and more.
You will be very satisfied hiring Andrew and his staff for any event where great food and great people serving is your priority. "
" Excellent service and fabulous food! Underwood’s is a hit at all my corporate functions! "
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