GOODS: “The Lazy Gourmet” Shifts Gears With New Menu For The Change Of Seasons

The Lazy Gourmet is located at 1605 West 5th Ave, Vancouver, BC | 604-734-2507 |

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Vancouver, BC | As event planners, entertainers, and hosts rejoice in the soon-to-be arrival of Thanksgiving and the holiday season, Vancouver’s long-standing caterer The Lazy Gourmet unveils a new Fall/Winter catering menu. Turkey confit sliders, kale Caesar salad, spicy cornbread, miso ling cod with spaghetti squash, and mousse cups with peppermint bar are just some of the unique and creative dishes offered this year. “At The Lazy Gourmet, we are always looking to reinvent classics and favourites, but still echo the type of nostalgia people love during the feasting season,” explains Kevin Mazzone, General Manager of The Lazy Gourmet. “Our dishes can be enjoyed at intimate functions, large holiday events, or corporate lunches. There is something to tantalize everyone’s taste buds. We’re excited to see what this season, especially with early Thanksgiving, will bring.”

Other new and notable dishes, created by Executive Chef Jenny Hui, include hors d’oeuvres such as cassis gelee with duck pate, cinnamon rubbed OceanWise BC Albacore tuna on lotus chip with seasame brittle, and squash pancakes with crab fennel salad; platters such as roasted eggplant and charred cauliflower; and desserts like maple bacon cupcakes, cassis macarons, and chocolate espresso cheesecake lollies.

The Lazy Gourmet also offers full event planning services to complement catering. For more information and for the full Fall/Winter menu, please visit

About The Lazy Gourmet

Specializing in truly contagious hospitality while showcasing the finest in local ingredients and outstanding quality, The Lazy Gourmet strives to be Vancouver’s premiere caterer and event company. Our services’ encompass everything from morning baking to fully produced sit down dinners for 800. Quality ingredients, sustainability and the highest level of service have been ingrained in the DNA of the company since 1979 when owner, Susan Mendelson opened its doors as Vancouver’s first catering company.

After a 30-year tenure of delighting Vancouver with a bistro and up to four locations at one time, we now focuses on catering and producing events. Our take out program consists of items such as our house-made lasagna, cookie dough and other specialty items.

Sustainability is one of the main pillars in our philosophy and includes making sure that everything we do has the environment in mind. This means that everything in the front and back of house has a plan of action to reduce our carbon footprint and make sure that the items we serve our guests are local and the best quality. Being a part of the Ocean Wise program helps us regulate the seafood items we use and The Green Table Network assists in reducing the energy we consume and products we use that have a negative impact on the world around us.

The story our food tells is one rooted in true West Coast flavors spanning the past 30 years of food culture in Vancouver. Using only the finest ingredients we find local suppliers that can guarantee its freshness and eco-friendliness.

The secret to the Lazy Gourmet’s success is our people and their drive for un-compromised excellence. We are a tough and determined group who work to ensure that we always remain true to our origins.

These origins can be found in Susan Mendelson herself, as she is vigorous and graciously generous. This has created a robust and seasoned staff whose single-mindedness for quality and contagious hospitality is as distinctive and inviting as Vancouver itself.


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