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Embrace Weddings

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About

Embrace Weddings is based in Toronto and offers their services throughout Ontario. This is a dynamic team that enjoys crafting wedding menus that will exceed the expectations of your loved ones and leave a lasting impression. Their bespoke catering options serve as a complement to your celebration, be it a refined rustic, contemporary, or a legacy celebration. They don't just cater weddings - they tailor your event to your style, tastes and budget.

Services Offered

Working with your budget and vision, the expert team of Embrace Weddings will tailor your day. From assistance in wedding planning, venue searches, personalized menu creations, decor elements & rehearsal needs, this team will take expert care of your affair.

Cuisine

Taking into consideration your traditions, tastes, and budget, the culinary experts of this team will customize a menu to suit your needs with style. They take great pride in serving up a range of delectable dishes. From hors d'oeuvres, great appetizers, and mesmerizing entrees, Embrace Weddings will create a menu that guests will remember.

Highlights

Event Services

Delivery, set up, clean up

Catering Services

Cocktail reception, dessert, hors d'oeuvres, plated, server(s), stations, tastings

Plated Service (per head)

$70

Buffet Service (per head)

$55

More information

What types of cuisine do you cater?

American
British
French
Italian
Latin american
Local
Mediterranean
Middle eastern
Southern

What dietary needs can you accommodate?

Gluten free
Kosher
Lactose free
No pork
Nut free
Organic
Vegan
Vegetarian

What bar services do you provide?

Bartender(s)
Limited bar
Cash bar
Champagne toast
Open bar
Liquor license
Outside alcohol ok
Premium liquor
Signature cocktail
Specialty beer
Specialty wine

Which of the following items can you provide?

Chairs
Tables

Which of the following items can you provide?

Barware
China
Chocolate fountain
Flatware
Glassware
Linens

What is the average catering price per person for stations?

$85

What is the average catering price per person for hors d'oeurves?

$15

Which of the following are included in the cost of your full service wedding catering?

Delivery
Set up
Server(s)
Dessert
Tastings
Chairs
Tables
Linens
Flatware
Glassware
China
Clean up
Cocktail reception

What is the starting price per person for bar service?

$12

Which of the following are included in the starting price for bar service?

Limited bar
House beer
House wine
House liquor
Signature cocktail
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    Jessica E. Married on 13/08/2021
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    Everyone could not stop talking about the food & the service.

    We hired Embrace weddings for our intimate backyard wedding and they blew all of our expectations out of the water. The dining experience was 10/10 and so was the food. Renee's attention to detail is astounding, we had ordered decor for the dinner and she caught that there wasn't quite enough forks for all the courses. I was able to contact the decor company with enough notice and everything worked out perfectly. They helped set up the plates and name settings for the seating arrangement.

    We are wedding photographers and have eaten many meals at many different weddings, this was by far the most delicious meals I've had. Renee and her partner Igor really know what they are doing when it comes to gourmet food. The 4 course dinner was amazing, we loved the food and the menu options that they had available. We were easily able to accommodate the vegans and vegetarians with delicious alternatives they offered. I loved every course.

    The staff left our kitchen and everything clean, tidy and organized. They even packed up the leftover food and we had it for dinner again the next night (still amazing!!)

    Will be recommending them to my clients and anyone who needs catering.

    Embrace Weddings's reply:

    Hello Jessica and Tim!
    It was such a pleasure to witness the joy within your families at you wedding celebration. We will always remember your sweet son saying with pride "Mommy and Daddy are getting married." We very much appreciate your compliments and look forward to connecting with you both in the future. We wish you all a lifetime of love and laughter ❤
    At your service
    Renee and Igor
  • Thomas
    Thomas K. Married on 01/09/2020
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    Embrace Weddings

    If you want your special day to be a seamless, stress-free and beautiful experience I can definitely recommend Embrace Weddings.
    They manage everything so that you can relax and enjoy your once in a life time moment.
    Their attention to detail and commitment to making your day fabulous is truly impressive.

    Embrace Weddings's reply:

    Thank you Thomas! Yes, We really go the extra mile to embrace every event, making it memorable for the clients and the guests!
  • Patrick
    Patrick Getting married on 04/06/2022
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    Amazing and Understand

    Although we had to cancel our event with Renee and the Embrace Wedding team we left the experience feeling grateful, appreciative, and excited for an opportunity to work with them in the future! Every step of the way Renee made us feel supported and fulfilled our wildest dreams with the proposal she put together. My only regret is that we weren't able to see it all the way through. Even with the cancellation of multiple venues and finally the event as a whole Renee remained understanding and flexible. When we did cancel we received our deposit back in full and left the relationship extremely positive.

    Embrace Weddings's reply:

    Thank you so much Sarah & Patrick!
    Here's to a great elopement and a life full of love and laughter!!
  • Jessica
    Jessica N. Married on 31/07/2021
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    La Vie en Rose

    Our wedding was a roller coaster ride, to say the least. Thanks COVID! We planned several versions of our wedding, from booking at a venue in Cambridge for 50 people, to having to cancel, to having no wedding at all, to 10 people and no reception, to 25 people at home and then lastly, 75 people, a full wedding in my parents backyard. Since we could not make any real moves or planning without knowing where restrictions would fall we ended up having only 4 weeks to make it all happen, and let me say how it would NOT have been possible without Renee & Igor, and Embrace Weddings. Our wedding was an ABSOLUTE DREAM COME TRUE, and that is because we found Embrace Weddings.

    Renee & Igor, you brought our vision to life for a wedding that people will talk about for years to come. Filled with magic, romance, ambiance, stunning decor, and delicious food, it was a day that we will cherish forever.

    Renee, you go above and beyond to make sure your clients are heard, and looked after. That every aspect of their vision is honored, all in a professional and human way. This is a very unique attribute and one you should be very proud of.

    Igor, Hats off to the Chef! Incredible is the only word. Guests said they were making love to their food, and wanted to runaway with their dessert. A new standard of excellence was set, as I have never and will never enjoy fine dining like this at a wedding venue. I do not know how you can create a fine dining experience with such a high level of quality for a large group of 75. Our guests were in awe!

    I would hire embrace weddings to handle any wedding or major event in a heart beat. Highly recommended! Wishing you all the success in the world Renee & Igor - you deserve it!

    With love and gratitude,
    Jessica & Geo

    Embrace Weddings's reply:

    Dear Jessica, Geo and Family

    The pleasure of taking care of your details was all ours. It was a honor to bring La Vie En Rose to life for you. Myself, Igor and the entire Embrace Weddings team wish you all a lifetime of love & laughter.
    XO
    Renee & Igor
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    Zen T. Married on 01/08/2020
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    Pros and Artisans

    Whenever we attend an Embrace Wedding event, we know we're going to capture some beautiful stuff. Whether it's a wedding, baby shower or corporate event it's always a photographer's dream!

    Embrace Weddings's reply:

    Thanks Zen! We love it when you photograph the weddings we bring to life for our clients. Your style is incredible!
  • Samantha
    Samantha Married on 14/06/2020
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    Made the impossible possible

    Renee and Igor helped make my wedding absolutely spectacular. The team was able to overcome any of the challenges that were present due to COVID-19 restrictions, risks, and reservations - all within the very short timeline of 2 weeks. Every detail from the menu, to decor and rentals was exactly as I had envisioned. They were also a pleasure to partner with. They were patient and handled my many inquiries, changing mind, and inquisitive nature with professionalism. I can’t thank them or recommend them enough - they gave me the wedding of my dreams when I thought it wasn’t possible. Thank you!

    Embrace Weddings's reply:

    Thank you Samantha! It was a pleasure to bring your vision to life. Congratulations on the birth of your daughter!
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    Sarah Married on 24/08/2019
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    Speechless!

    Renee and Igor! Thank you for putting in your all (and more) and for making our wedding so wonderful! Our wedding was SO beautiful and SO flawless! You helped turn our wedding (during a pandemic) into one that would have exceeded our expectations if it were a “normal” wedding day. ❤️

    Embrace Weddings's reply:

    Dearest Sarah
    Thank you so very much for taking the time to write this review, we appreciate it whole heartedly! We had such a wonderful time catering your wedding, yourself and Fady are such lovely people. The energy at your wedding was off the hook :) Sending you both lots of love and happiness. XO Renee & Igor

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Meet the Team

Igor Schneider
Igor Schneider
Executive Chef

Hello To All The Engaged Couples!

Congratulations on your upcoming wedding! It is my pleasure to connect with you and discuss your special day. My expertise in creating menus comes from my over 20 years of working in fine dining restaurants and catering operations. I love to exceed guest expectations in not only in menu presentations but in taste! We all know that the guests remember the food served at weddings so trust me, I will deliver a night your guests will speak of for years to come.

My passion for catering comes from the love of being a part of fantastic celebrations that are based on a partnership of solid logistics and quality team players. At Embrace Weddings, we have created a team off experienced staff, who excel in their specific wedding day roles. We are ready to bring your vision to life not only with the food but the whole event. I am very proud to be part of Embrace Weddings as our philosophy in planning and catering your wedding is that we treat it as if it was our own. No detail too small and no guest consideration overlooked!

I Am Ready to Embrace Your Wedding! Connect with us today ~I look forward to hearing from you today!

Text 416.659.7006

IG @embrace_weddings

Web: www.embraceweddings.net

At your service,

Igor

Renee Foote
Renee Foote
Lead Planner

Hello Lovebirds!

I am so excited to learn more about your love story! My expertise in planning your wedding menu comes from from my over 20 years of working in fine dining restaurants, hotels and catering operations.

My passion for planning your special day comes from the love of being a part of your fantastic celebration that is begins with understanding your dream vision. I am an experienced, WPIC certified, lead wedding planner, who truly loves bringing wedding visions to life!

The best thing about having your catering & wedding planning under one umbrella is that it really saves you so much in time and money. Instead of hopping from vendor to vendor, piecing it all together, imagine the ease of working under one wedding boutique umbrella! This is what we do best.

Lovebirds, We Are Ready to Embrace Your Wedding! Connect with us today~ here's how!

Text 416.659.7006

IG @embrace_weddings

Web: www.embraceweddings.net

At your service,

Renee

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