At Zest we are not only about creative food, we also offer full service catering and event planning to design a range of events from small, private entertaining to large corporate functions. We take a personal approach when working with our clients whether you are entertaining 10 or 100 guests. Our goal is to make your event a comfortable and memorable affair.

Our services include:

  • Event Concept & Styling
  • Personalized Menu Creation
  • Wine and Food Pairing
  • Venue Selection
  • Rentals, Pick up & Delivery
  • Chefs, Servers and Bartenders
  • Flowers, Photography, Entertainment and much more!


There are a number of variables to consider when creating the perfect menu for your event. With your guidance, Zest will create a custom designed menu to ensure that you have the ideal menu and the perfect amount of food for your guests.

Zest is sensitive to the increasing requirements of restricted diets, including gluten and specific food allergies. Let us know of any special food requirements and we’ll offer wonderful options that give you the confidence your guests’ needs are taken care of.

Please contact us if you would like assistance in creating an extraordinary menu for your event.


One of the most important decisions in planning your special occasion, wedding or corporate event will be your venue. We’ve provided some specific event venues our clients have had a positive experience with.

Billings Estate Museum
2100 Cabot Street
Ottawa, Ontario
Contact: (613) 247-4830
CUBE Art Gallery
7 Hamilton Avenue North
Ottawa, Ontario
Contact: (613) 728-1750

Great Canadian Theatre Company
1233 Wellington St. West
Ottawa, Ontario
Contact: (613) 236-5192

Le Petit Chicago
50 promenade du Portage
Vieux-Hull, Quebec
Contact: 819.483.9843

Paul’s Boat Lines
Contact: (613) 225-6781

Wall Space Art Gallery
358 Richmond Road
Ottawa, Ontario
Contact: (613) 729-0003

Please contact us if you would like assistance in selecting a venue that will be distinctive and memorable.


Need wine glasses or plates? Not enough chairs? Don’t feel like doing the dishes?

Zest offers clients a wide variety of rentals and upgrades to add that special touch to your event. We will be happy to assist you to sort through the available options.

Zest works with a number of local suppliers such as, Party Time Rentals and Cody Party Centre to offer:

  • Glassware, Dishes and China
  • Cutlery and Serving
  • Linen
  • Tables & Chairs
  • Tents and much more!

Please contact us if you would like assistance in selecting rental options for your event.

Staff and Service

The Zest team will make your event a friendly and pleasant success, and will look after every detail from set-up to tear-down and everything in between. We provide:

  • Catering coordinators
  • Chefs
  • Servers
  • Bartenders

The Zest team comprises of professional, friendly and qualified foodies who are highly knowledgeable of our food, service and set-up/ take-down expectations. Whether your event is large or an intimate gathering, a catering coordinator will be present to ensure all aspects of the event flow seamlessly.

Please contact us if you have any questions about staffing or service requirements for your event.

Bar Services

Zest can provide options to suit your beverage needs. We offer wine pairing and sommelier services to assist in making your event successful. We’re also avid fans of regional wineries and microbreweries.

We can take care of the following for you:

  • Provide comprehensive help in liquor and wine requirements/quantities
  • Coordinate sommelier services for wine pairing
  • Obtain a special occasion permit
  • Setup, supply and handle all aspects of your bar requirements
  • Supply all the bar equipment, mixes, garnishes and ice
  • Provide fully trained experienced, “Smart Serve” staff

Please contact us if you have any questions regarding bar services or obtaining special occasion permits for serving alcohol at your event.

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