Culinary Capers Catering Releases New Health-Minded Menu

Start the work day with a fresh squeezed beetroot pineapple juice, lunch on a gourmet power bowl laden with superfoods, and finish with a vegan, gluten-free sesame date bar.

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Vancouver, BC | For over 30 years Vancouver has turned to Culinary Capers Catering for refined cuisine. Now the award winning catering service is about to get even better. Culinary Capers is rethinking traditional corporate catering fare, and on November 1st the company launches a new delivery menu featuring energizing, clean eating, and mouth- watering dishes.

Vancouver’s known as one of the healthiest cities in the world, with its sea to mountain geography, and mild climate that allows a year round active lifestyle. Culinary Capers new menu of inspired offerings will fit perfectly into the city’s healthy lifestyle, and make it easy for office teams to eat very well.

Other significant additions to the menu include a bespoke sandwich + salad bar for guests to customize their lunches, and several additions of gluten-free and vegan menu items.

Research shows that putting an emphasis on healthy food in the office has a positive impact on employee productivity. Good things happen at work when good food is served, workplace culture is improved and employee morale boosted. Forward thinking companies don’t want poor lunch decisions derailing the day. Culinary Capers power bowls offer a nutrient-rich, easy-to-eat master meal perfect for today’s working lunch, where employees often eat with laptops in front of them.

Executive Chef Stewart Boyles and his team have worked tirelessly to elevate the new delivery menu. Says Boyles, “My team and I, take great pride in everything we do, and are committed to delivering exciting new dishes. We are always looking ahead to understand what people like to eat. In Vancouver, people enjoy a healthy lifestyle, and so we aim to consistently give our clients great food that reflects their needs.” Sourcing the very best local ingredients, Boyles is constantly searching for innovative ways to push the Vancouver catering scene to a new level.

In an effort to contribute to a greener future, Culinary Capers worked tirelessly to source environmentally friendly packaging solutions for delivery of the new menu.
The solution was found in tiffins, a perfect sustainable lunchbox used for many years in South Asia. Tiffins are thermal lunch boxes which consist of 3 stainless steel stacked boxes with a carry handle. They are reusable, hygenic, and compact, and keep meals warm and fresh.


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The Team


Debra Lykkemark, CEO
Stewart Boyles, Executive Chef

About the Business

Culinary Capers Catering is a full service off premise catering company that has been serving the greater Vancouver area since 1986. We cater to a complete range of clients serving every type of function including working lunches, elegant cocktail receptions, distinctive corporate events, formal weddings and company barbecues.

To complement our catering services, Culinary Capers has developed three divisions of the company which offer a full range of optional services for clients. Best of the West BBQ Catering provides an affordable alternative to customers hosting large parties and picnics on a limited budget. PartyArt Design is an independent operating division that offers décor, floral and overall event design. Culinary Cakes produces wedding and specialty cakes and signature confections for events.

Company CEO Debra Lykkemark heads a catering team that is dedicated to producing cutting edge cuisine, innovative presentation, contemporary design and professional service. Culinary Capers creative team has been honoured with many national and international awards by the special events and catering industry. The company was presented with the Caterer of the Year award at the 2016 Canadian Event Industry Awards. This award represents the pinnacle of professional achievement and is the highest Canadian honour for professional caterers. Another prestigious achievement was the 2016 International Caterers Association CATIE Award for Signature Caterer for a Multiple Day Event for our Nordstrom Vancouver Opening events.

Culinary Capers has catered three Olympic Games. During the 2010 Winter Games in Vancouver, Culinary Capers executed Olympic events for high profile clients, including NIKE, Coca Cola, NBC, Royal Bank of Canada, Shaw Communications, VANOC and Sochi 2014 House. The company was chosen as the exclusive caterer for the BC Canada Pavilion in Beijing in 2008 and for BC Canada Place during the Winter Olympics in Torino, Italy in 2006.

Recent Accolades


2016 Canadian Event Industry Awards
Caterer of the Year

2016 International Caterers Association CATIE Awards
Signature Caterer for Multiple Day Events

2014 International Caterers Association CATIE Awards
Best Barbecue or Picnic Menu

2011 International Caterers Association CATIE Awards

2011 Special Events Magazine Gala Awards
Best Off-Premises Catered Event

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