Little Mushroom's

Accolades & Awards

Little Mushroom's Achievements

  • 2024 KW Oktoberfest Woman of the Year – Professional over 40 Nominee (Christie)
  • 2024 YWCA Cambridge Women of Distinction Award Nominee (Stephanie)
  • 2024 Outstanding Workplace Employee Engagement Nominee by the Cambridge Chamber of Commerce
  • 2024 Consumer’s Choice Award for Best Catering in Cambridge
  • 2024 Three Best Rated Cambridge Caterers
  • 2023 Waterloo Region Record Diamond Awards for Best Catering Company, Wedding Planning, Event Planning, and Platinum for Wedding Planner – Erika
  • 2023 Waterloo Region Record Gold Award for Little Mushroom Dining Lounge’s Wine List
  • 2023 Cambridge Times Readers Choice Awards for Bakery, Cakes & Cupcakes, Catering, Event Planning, Wedding Planning, Wedding Services, Wedding Planner – Erika
  • 2023 Cambridge Times Readers Choice Awards for the Little Mushroom Dining Lounge, Diamond for Wine List and Platinum for Best Casual Dining
  • 2023 Guelph Mercury Tribune Readers Choice Awards Diamond for Wedding Planning and Platinum for Catering & Event Planning
  • 2023 Environment & Sustainability Award Nominee by the Greater KW Chamber of Commerce
  • 2023 Three Best Rated Cambridge Caterers
  • 2022 Waterloo Region Record Diamond Awards for Best Catering Company, Best Wedding Planning
  • 2022 Cambridge Times Diamond Awards (Catering) for Best Catering Company, Best Wedding Planner – Erika; Platinum for Best Wedding Planning, Best Event Planning
  • 2022 Guelph Mercury Tribune Diamond Awards (Catering) for Best Event Planning, Best Wedding Planning; Platinum for Best Wedding Planner – Erika; Gold for Best Catering Company
  • 2022 KW Oktoberfest Woman of the Year Nominee in the Professional Category
  • 2022 Three Best Rated Cambridge Caterers
  • 2021 Ontario Tourism Awards: Sustainability in Food Service Sector Finalist (awarded by the Tourism Industry Association of Ontario)
  • 2021 Business Excellence Award for Service Excellence in Hospitality & Tourism with the Greater KW Chamber of Commerce
  • 2021 Cambridge Times Diamond Awards (Dining Lounge) for Best New Restaurant, Best Cocktails; Platinum for Casual Fine Dining; Gold for Best Brunch & Best Local Chef – Matthew Foote
  • 2021 Cambridge Times Diamond Awards (Food Shoppe) for Frozen Food Store, Grocery Pick up & Delivery; Platinum for Best Gift Baskets
  • 2021 Cambridge Times Diamond Awards (Catering) for Best Catering Company, Best Wedding Planner – Ericka; Platinum for best Event Planning, Wedding Planning, and Local Chef – Rachel Nadeau
  • 2021 Guelph Mercury Gold Awards for Best Catering & Best Wedding Planning; Best Grocery Delivery for the Food Shoppe
  • 2021 Cambridge’s Main Street Mentor through Alignable
  • 2021 Waterloo Chronicle Diamond Awards for Best Catering, Best Grocery Delivery, Best Local Chef- Rachel Medeiros, Best Wedding Planner -Ericka Zuana
  • 2021 Kitchener-Waterloo Community Votes Awards in Wedding Planning, Event Planning, Caterers & Gourmet Food Shops
  • 2021 Cambridge Business Person of the Year through Alignable
  • 2021 Three Best Rated Cambridge Caterers
  • 2020 Diamond Award for Best Catering Company and Best Event Planner in Cambridge Times
  • 2020 Gold Award for Favourite Local Chef – Rachel Medeiros
  • 2020 Diamond Award for Best Catering Company and Best Event Planner in Waterloo Region Record
  • 2020 Platinum Award for Best Wedding Planner in Waterloo Region Record – Ericka Zuana
  • 2020 Platinum Award for Best Catering In Waterloo Chronicle
  • 2020 Cambridge Chamber of Commerce Business of the Year Nominee (11-50 employees)
  • 2020 Ontario Wedding Awards Caterer of the Year Finalist
  • 2020 Winterloo Chili Cook-off People’s Choice Award Winner
  • 2020 Winterloo Chili Cook-off Judges’ Choice Award Winner
  • 2020 Three Best Rated Cambridge Caterers
  • 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 Three Best Rated Caterers in Cambridge
  • 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
testimonials

What Clients Are Saying About Us

She always responded promptly and gave her recommendations when asked. I am so entirely happy with our caterer choice and would 100% recommend LMC to any bride or groom without any hesitation!

Chantel NowakBride

As a frontline workers we received delicious meals today at the Radisson. Thank you so so much! These acts of kindness and thoughtfulness lifts our spirits! Highly recommend, the food is amazing.

Hannah Charbonneau

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 Rier

Just finished Thanksgiving Day meal. I think it was by far the best Thanksgiving Day meal we have ever had. Thank you Little Mushroom Catering for a delicious meal with all the fixings. The cookies and pies were also amazing. I think you will be a part of our new Thanksgiving tradition.

Libby Laythorpe

Her food is delicious; we have been always pleased with the quality and quantity of food and the professional service...

Sandra Villaraga

...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