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Congratulations to Roman and Sherry for winning the March edition of the Toronto Public Health Community Food Challenge. Their winning dishes included: Appetizers: Shrimp Dumplings & Tuna Bread Entree: Vegetable Lasagna, Vegetables (Eggplant) & Cheese, and Baked Chicken Legs Salad: Mushroom Salad w/ noodles

Toronto Storytelling Festival

Over the last couple of days, members of the Catering Collective have been doing a pop-up shop at the Toronto Storytelling Festival‘s Storytellers Camp, three days of creative story-exploring with an international faculty of workshop leaders.

Dabo Kolo

Written by Roman, member of Regent Park Community Catering Collective Dabo Kolo is a crunchy, spicy snack, a sort of bread balls / crackers that is popular in Ethiopia. Dabo Kolo are usually made from wheat flour but can also be made from teff flour. Teff flour is more commonly used to make Ethiopia’s famous […]


In February, we had placement students from the University of Toronto’s Urban Studies department interview some of the members of the Catering Collective. These are some of their thoughts they record When asked about if they would like to have a business on their own, everyone rejected the idea without a doubt. To them, working […]

CBC article about Catering Collective

Since October 2013, we have created opportunities for 31 Regent Park residents to receive their Food Handlers Certification via a partnership with Toronto Public Health (who delivered the training at no cost) and three community partners – Artscape Daniels Spectrum, Paintbox Bistro, and Yonge Street Mission – who provided access to their commercial kitchens to carry out parts of the training. […]

Who are the members of the Regent Park Catering Collective?

All members of the Regent Park Catering Collective have their Food Handlers Certificate issued by Toronto Public Health. Most members live in Regent Park, or previously lived there but had to move due to the Revitalization, or one of neighbourhoods surrounding Regent Park (St. James Town, Moses Park, South Riverdale).


Welcome to the Regent Park Catering Collective new website. As you can see we’re in the process of updating all our information. Thank you for you understanding. These pictures were taken at our recent holiday celebration in December 2014.