Little Mushroom's

Accolades & Awards

Little Mushroom's Achievements

  • 2019 Caterer of the Year by Food Awards Ontario 
  • 2019 KW Oktoberfest Woman of the Year Nominee in the Entrepreneur Category
  • 2019 Diamond Award for Best Event Planner in Waterloo Region Record
  • 2019 Diamond Award for Best Catering Company in Waterloo Region Record
  • 2019 Platinum Award for Favourite Local Chef – Rachel Medeiros
  • 2019 Diamond Award for Best Catering Service in the Waterloo Chronicle
  • 2019 Business of the Year (11-50 Employees) Award by the Greater KW Chamber of Commerce
  • 2019 Small Business of the Year (1-50 Employees) by Cambridge Chamber of Commerce
  • 2019 Nominee for Service Excellence in Hospitality & Tourism (GKWCC)
  • 2018 Diamond Award for Best Catering Service in Cambridge Times
  • 2018 Diamond Award for Favourite Wedding Favour in Waterloo Region
  • 2018 Platinum Award for Favourite Caterer in K-W
  • 2018 Three Best Rated Caterers in Cambridge
  • 2018 People’s Choice Award at the Winterloo Chili Cook-off
  • 2018 Nominated for Young Professional of the Year (GKWCC)
  • 2018 Nominated for Service Excellence in Hospitality (GKWCC)
  • 2017 Recognized as a Living Wage Employer
  • 2017 Business Excellence Award in Sustainability
  • 2017 People’s Choice Award from FoodPages.ca
  • 2017 Diamond Award for Nom Nom Treats as Favourite Wedding Favour in Record Reader’s Choice
  • 2017 Platinum Award for Favourite Catering in Record Reader’s Choice
  • Steph Soulis - Award2017 People’s Choice Award at the Winterloo Chili Cook-off
  • 2017 Best Meatballs at Meatballs & Manhattans for K-W Habilitiation
  • 2017 Best Soup at the CNOY Kick-off
  • 2017 Nominated for Young Entrepreneur of the Year (GKWCC)
  • Received Feast On Certification (Culinary Tourism Alliance)
  • 2016 Diamond Award for Best Full Service Catering in  the Cambridge Times
  • 2016 Diamond Award for Nom Nom Treats as Favourite Wedding Favour in Record Reader’s Choice
  • 2016 Platinum Award for Favourite Catering in Record Reader’s Choice
  • 2016 Energy+ Excellence in Energy Conservation Recognition
  • 2016 People’s Choice Award from FoodPages.ca
  • 2016 Libro’s Growing Prosperity in Southwestern Ontario Award
  • 2016 Business Excellence Award – Cambridge Young Entrepreneur of the Year
  • 2015 Voted #1 Favourite Catering Company in Waterloo Region
  • 2015 Inducted into the JA Entrepreneur Hall of Fame as an Alumni of Distinction
  • 2015 Featured in the Women of Merit magazine
  • 2014 Business Excellence Award in Hospitality & Tourism
  • 2014 Best Savoury Award at Best Bites
  • 2014 Diamond Award for Best Catering Company in Waterloo Region
  • 2013 The People’s Taco Award at CSC-MOW TacoFest
  • 2013 Platinum Award for Best Catering Company in Waterloo Region
  • 2012 & 2014 JA Entrepreneur of the Year Nominee
  • 2012 Gold Award for Favourite Catering Company in Waterloo Region
  • 2012 Gold Award for Best Wedding Caterer in Record Reader’s Awards
Publications & Media Attention
  • 2019 Exchange Magazine Spotlight on Little Mushroom Catering
  • 2019 Good Work Waterloo Region Spotlight
  • 2019 Why JA Volunteers Do What they Do
  • 2019 I Love Cambridge Blog
  • 2019 Featured on 570News Mike Farwell Show
  • 2019 Kitchener Today – Cambridge Catering company Sees benefits of Living Wage
  • 2019 CTV News – Best & Brightest Honoured by Chamber
  • 2019 KW Record for the Winterloo Chili Cook-off
  • 2019 CBC – Superbowl Foods
  • 2018 The Small Business Show on Rogers TV
  • 2018 GKWCC Blog – Employer Insights: Working with Students
  • 2018 Waterloo Region Record Community Support Connections
  • 2018 Cambridge Times for the Mayor’s Souper Sampler
  • 2017 TheWeddingRing.ca Review article
  • 2017 The Record: Chili tops Chilly
  • 2017 Women of Merit: Elizabeth
  • 2017 Wedding Reality Story in The Wedding Ring Magazine
  • 2016 Rogers Daytime
  • 2016 Social Media for Business Performance
  • 2015 Rogers Daytime
  • 2015 Exchange Magazine JA Award Coverage
  • 2015 Women of Merit: Stephanie
  • 2014 Women In Food Technology: Successes & Challenges Speaker
  • 2014 Sign Depot Client Spotlight
  • 2014 Rogers Daytime
  • 2014 Local Dish Blog
  • 2014 How to Reach Clients by Pixelsmith
  • 2013 Wedding Tips in the Parent Child Guidebook
  • 2013 MeerSocial Interview
  • 2012 Fluxible Conference Intro
  • 2012 Alfredo Friday with Novella Photography
  • 2012 SMB From Farmers to Foodies Series (at 7min)
  • 2011 Ignite6 The Wine Talk 
  • 2011 140Conf Ont Speaker Line-up
  • 2013-2016 Various articles in Neighbours of Grand River
  • 2011, 2013, 2015 Various articles on Waterloo Region Eats
  • 2014-2016 Various spots on Rogers Daytime
testimonials

What Clients Are Saying About Us

I found myself getting as excited that Little Mushroom was catering as I was for the event itself!

Martin Zimmerman

What I most appreciate... is her ability to listen to our catering and event needs and come up with creative ideas to fulfill those needs... She provided exactly what we needed, in the time we needed, at the quality we need, all on budget, and our guests raved about the food!

Christine RierHouse of Friendship

Emails were always answered fast and questions answered. The day of, the food arrived right on time and it was delicious. They also care about the environment which is a huge plus.

Heather KrickMilestone Birthday

Our guests shared many compliments on her creative and delicious Hor D'Oeuvres. Her staff were friendly, efficient and provided great service.

Lynn CameronLibro Financial

...your team did an amazing job and everyone just loved the food... you guys really made the night fun and hassle free!

Jade & MattWedding Couple

Everything was delicious, elegant and obviously prepared with care and pride. All of the staff at Little Mushroom Catering were professional, yet out-going and energetic.

Troy Nowe