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Our Weddings at Cost Pricing Explanation

Please Contact  By phone, 905 708 4328 

An approx 20 min conversation to answer the below questions

is required in order for Chef James to prepare a proper quote.


If It is more convenient for you

Kindly E mail the answers to the questions and allow Chef 48 hours to reply with a quote.



 What style of Event you have selected


Tapas Experience 

Buffet Dinner

Family Style

Plated Dinner



Chef will discuss the menu with you to determine how many courses you wish to have

and price it at cost to him.......that is what you will pay no mark up!


Menu Example

Begin All events with 

1 hour tapas upon guests arrival to venue



Buffet  or  Family Style

Salad Bar to create Greek, 

Garden or Caeser

Vegetables & Starch

Pasta in Giant 4 foot Pan

1 Seafood 

2 Meat (Chicken / Beef/ Pork)


coffee, tea, de caff station


coffee, tea station





entree choice of 3 with r.s.v.p system

2 sides vegetables & starch


coffee, tea, de caff Served


cofee, tea station


Served Individually




Then Buffet Style / Family Style

Vegetables & Starch

Pasta in Giant 4 foot Pan

1 Seafood 

2 Meat (Chicken / Beef/ Pork)

Served Individually


coffee, tea, de caff station



coffee, tea station


Then you will discuss Rentals Needed Based On your Venue


Tents, Lighting, Tables, Chairs, Washrooms

Dance FLoor, Linens, Skirting, Napkins

Stemware, Cutlery & Dishes 


~The items you require are charged to you at cost, no mark up~



Next we alocate Staff  


We  will Discuss The Head Chef Fee, how Many Bar Keeps, Servers and Cooks are required, 

based on your Guest Total, Wedding Vision and Timeline



Kitchen and Equipment Rental 


My Commercial Kitchen Is charged to me Daily

to aid in offering you a fantastic price, My kitchen is rented as I require it....therefore producing

less overhead and better pricing for you


As we prepare all of your Food LIVE onsite, there is a charge for each piece of equipment 

required to prepare your selected Dinner.


 ~example ~

Propane Powered Convection Oven, Paella Pan, Chaffers & Feul, Heat Lamps, Burners, Plate Warmers


I have purchased these items and charge 1/3rd the price that a rental store would



We add everything up 


Food and Staff are charged with 13% tax and 17% gratuity

Rentals, Equipment, Linens are only charge 13% tax no gratuity is charged on these




Booking your wedding with T.H.I.O.


Chef will prepare a private FREE tasting for 8 people, of your selected menu in the privacy of your own home.

Upon Completion of this tasting you have 2 choices


Select us as your Caterer and Pay 10 %Deposit, Cash and Cheques only accepted


If you require more time to think and discuss this very important decision, Simply pay $250 for the tasting.

This will be deducted from your Final Balance if you decide to Select us as your caterer after all.


When Booking T.H.I.O as your caterer,

we will present you with a Stag & Doe Gift to auction off

and you will receive a 3 course Chef Table Bistro Dinner for 2 for our happy couple to celebrate later in the year


~ 6 Month Prior to Wedding Date ~

We will schedule a meeting in and around this time to design an Outline of your day

from waking up to last call


This will be our communication to ensure a FLAWLESS event.

2nd Depoist will be required at this meeting


Chef is more than happy to have you contact him anytime via phone or e mail with any questions or concerns 


~ 1 Week Prior To Wedding Day ~

This will be our final meeting to solidify all details.


Wedding day outline will be discussed and set

Final guest count will be adjusted and Final Payment will be collected

Staff's Smart Serve Numbers and all legal documents wiil be in order



~ You will receive a discount if you have selected us as your wedding day Caterer on Below Services ~


Bachelore/ette Parties

Stag & Doe Meal

Wedding Shower

Rehearsal Parties 



Thank you for Considering The Heat Is On Catering & Personal Chef Service 

for your very special day.


Best Wishes


~ CHEF ~

Packages and Pricing


Plated Buffet or Family Style



 1 hour while guests arrive 5 selections a mix of hot and cold recommended.

$5 per guest


Antipasto Bar

Cantaloupe, Proscuitto, Bocconcini, Seafood Salad, Pickled Veg, Rustic Breads, Roast Garlic Puree, Bruschetta

$7 per guest


Mediterranean Dip Sampler on every table prior to sitting

Assorted breads dip and herb butter

$1.50 per guest



$5 per guest


Soup or Salad

$2 per guest


Entrée you may offer up to 3 choices to your guests

$12 per guest


Starch and Vegetables

$2 per guest



$4 per guest


Coffee Tea Decaf

Served or station

$1 per guest



Grilled Assorted Pizza, Pastries, Fruit Platter, your -Wedding cake Portioned and displayed. (cake separate)


Rentals – Linens – Stemware – Equipment would need to be discussed in order to rent the proper items and amounts


Please contact James to discuss and a quote can then be provided


On average The Heat Is On is happy to say weddings usually average


100  to 120 per guest inclusive of

Food, staff, linens, equipment, stemware, dishes, tax and gratuity….


Tables – chairs and tenting not included – these items are up to be discussed

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