Chau is a Toronto-based boutique catering company that offers unique, creative and custom catering options for weddings and other occasions. In addition to creating unique menus for each wedding, they also offer innovative corporate catering options, supper clubs and food pop-ups throughout the GTA.
Jane Tran, the executive chef and founder of Chau, has over 10 years of culinary experience in Michelin and fine dining restaurants in NYC, London and the world. She ensures the quality of the highest standards for her service, flavour, preparation and presentation, in a variety of international cuisines. Although her primary culinary point of view is pan-Asian cuisines, other specialties include American, barbecue, French, Italian, and Southern dishes.
The team at Chau pride themselves on working closely with their clients to craft and create custom menus that reflect the wedding party’s personality and style, food favourites and dietary needs. The team will deliver, set up, provide efficient and unobtrusive service, and clean up their site at your next event within the GTA. Your delicious fare can be served as passed hors d’oeuvres or as a buffet, French service, or family-style meal.
6 Reviews for Chau
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Fraser P. · Married on 19/01/2019
Couldn't have been happier with Chau!
We got so many compliments on our food! Chau came up with a wonderful custom, all vegetarian menu for us that we just loved. Two food stations: a bao stand and a dumpling stand, plus a salad station and passed appetizers. Plus they staffed our bar with a great bartender who whipped up our custom cocktail menu expertly. It was nothing like any other wedding food we've ever had and it was all super delicious. Highly recommended.Sent on 08/01/2020
Ryan C. · Married on 24/09/2021
Astounding, best wedding food ever!
We contacted Jane at Chau to cater our backyard wedding reception for 60 guests. We were blown away by how amazing the food was! Not a single guest didn't come up to us to rave about how delicious the food was and that it was easily the best food that they'd had at a wedding! Jane was great to communicate with and accommodating for changes we had for the menu. Her and her team also managed to do it all in a residential kitchen, the food was served hot, and it was perfectly cooked. All the dishes were familiar enough for the pickiest guests, but adventurous enough that everyone was excited to go back for seconds. Jane was also extremely collaborative and accommodating when our dates and plans were changing constantly due to COVID restrictions and the service went off safely and smoothly. If I ever get married again, you can bet I'll be calling on Jane and the team at Chau!Sent on 27/09/2021
Chau's reply:OMG!!! We're blushing! Thanks for the very kind review, it was such a pleasure feeding you and your guests. We had a blast putting together your Asian leaning menu and we are glad our Mac and Cheese met your high standards. We hope to feed you again soon!
Tyleen · Married on 04/05/2017
One of the most memorable parts
The food was so delicious. She was really good at understanding what flavours I really wanted and how to make the different foods I liked into dishes I would love. She was so creative with the different flavours playing together. I appreciated that I was able to tell her just what I liked flavour wise and she was able to make the dishes and come up with something that fit perfectly. I had no idea what to have as dishes and I wanted something other than the traditional steak or chicken. Jane was able to come up with something and it was great being able to trust her to do so. I only plan on getting married once hahaha but I would gladly have her cook for other occasions if I can. Would defiantly recommend her to other couples.Sent on 27/09/2018
Louis B. · Getting married on 19/03/2022
Creative and thoughtful
Although our plans for the event changed, our time working with the Chau team was great - they proved themselves to be very helpful and flexible to our requests and budget. We also found Jane to be especially accommodating to us being new to the area and having some basic questions.Sent on 17/06/2021
Jackalyn · Married on 31/12/2019
Choosing Chau as our caterer was one of the best decisions we have ever made! The food was the talk of the party and our guests only made positive comments about the food. Not only did everything taste delicious, the presentation was also beautiful. Jane is full of creativity and good ideas, and not only did she help us customize our food options and menu, but also gave us great pointers with the whole wedding planning process. Jane and her team made an effort to look for us at our wedding, to deliver us our special plate, and even had us open up the Bao Bar before serving our guests - this was a very special touch for us! Everything we requested for was honoured, and the execution was flawless. Chau was an exceptional vendor to work with, and we highly recommended them for your special event!Sent on 09/01/2020
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Team of Chau
Hi, I’m Jane. Well Jane 1 to be exact. I’m the culinary brains behind Chau and have been working in the food industry, basically all of my life. I love attending weddings, but loathe the traditional wedding food. I have a passion for creating custom menus which reflect the couple getting married. When I got married to my husband, we found it impossible to find a caterer which could create a custom Scottish/English and Vietnamese/Chinese menu which reflect our heritage. In the end, I catered my own wedding (yup that's me all dolled up with a butchers apron carving our roast) and decided then and there, that I would specialize in creating custom wedding menus which reflect each couple’s unique ethnicity & palates.
….. And I’m Jane 2. I’m the bumbling brawn and sometimes brilliant assistant at Chau and have been eating all my life. I’ve only attended 2 weddings - both my own - so I come to the wedding catering business with no bad habits. I have always been fascinated with how excellent food affects mood and elevates celebrations. Seeing people relish something that I have helped to craft for them (in whatever capacity) creates a feeling for me that is difficult to describe - I have been honoured to nourish you and be involved in your special moment. Whether at a casual festival or a posh and dignified wedding, the interaction between idea and substance is the same: come and eat - we welcome you.