Located in Vancouver, British Columbia, The Lazy Gourmet is a leading catering company that specializes in providing quality food options for weddings and other special events. Since 1979, owner Susan Mendelson has been providing deliciously sustainable menu options with the highest level of service you can find. Get ready for a fine dining experience with the team at The Lazy Gourmet!
Local, sustainable food is at the front and center of every dish this talented catering team creates. The services they offer include buffet, cake, cake cutting, cocktail reception, dessert, family style, French service, hors d'oeuvres, outside cake, plated, servers, stations and tastings.
The Lazy Gourmet offers a variety of delicious cuisine options for your wedding reception. Cuisine types include American, Asian, British, Chinese, French, German, Indian, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Latin American, Local, Mediterranean, Mexican, Middle Eastern, Southern, Southwestern, Spanish, Thai and Vietnamese.
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7 Reviews for The Lazy Gourmet
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Kea B. · Married on 18/09/2014
I have used the Lazy Gourmet for many events, both large and small, personal and professional, and would absolutely recommend them. Their team is incredibly personable and has always been willing to work with my themed events. For my wedding shower we created a completed custom menu of appetizer sized french classic dishes like French onion soup, Nicoise Salad, and steak frites just to name a few. I also worked with their talented pastry chef to create a one of a kind Sweets Station inspired by items one would find on Coco Chanel's Dressing Table. All of my guests were blown away by the food at this event and it really set the tone for our wedding we later held in Paris. I can't wait to see what they come up with for my next party.Sent on 29/03/2017
Julia J. · Married on 19/05/2018
Lazy Gourmet is not like other wedding food...
Tracy and Lazy Gourmet are not your average wedding and event caterers...they produce exquisite cuisine that happens to be served to an enormous group of people. No two menus are alike as Tracy creates a new flavor and feel based on everything from your relationship to the time of sunset and moon phase. She even made an egg-free, gluten-free cake that was delicious (allergic bride :). What we tasted in the tasting was exactly how the food turned out for all of our guests on the big night. Not only is the food from Lazy Gourmet fantastic, they also provided some of our place setting items and decor, including a popsicle cart! We highly recommend Tracy and Lazy Gourmet.Sent on 01/06/2018
Christine S. · Married on 03/09/2016
The Lazy Gourmet lived up to its well-established reputation as a high-quality, professional caterer true to its West Coast roots. We really appreciated the attentive service and attention to detail in the planning stages, especially since we were planning from out of town. We were beyond happy with the quality of food and services on our wedding day. Our guests raved about the hors d'oeuvres and buffet-style dinner, and there was plenty of food to go around. We would definitely recommend the Lazy Gourmet for future weddings and catering needs.Sent on 03/03/2017
The Lazy Gourmet's reply:Thank you so much for your great review Christine! Please let me know if there is anything else I can help you with.
Andrea V. · Married on 30/07/2016
Jennifer and the Lazy Gourmet made our special day amazing! We were able to incorporate custom items into our menu that highlighted our South American roots which were very meaningful to us. We also had a kids menu which a few adults snuck in to enjoy as well! The venue was decorated beautifully from flowers to table settings and drapings which created a classy and fun environment for our guests of all ages to enjoy.Sent on 29/05/2017
We definately recommend Jennifer and her team- the whole planning process was very enjoyable and as the date got closer it was a relief that I could pass on a few last minute items their way. Only suggestions to other couples is - enjoy the tasting as much as you can as on the day of you will be busy and celebrating with guests.
Kelsey D. · Married on 28/05/2016
The Lazy Gourmet did an amazing job catering our wedding. They were so easy to work with and went above and beyond. Everyone working our wedding was so professional and the food was incredible! I would highly recommend them to anyone looking for catering.Sent on 23/02/2017
The Lazy Gourmet's reply:Hi Kelsey! Thank you so much for your great review. It was a pleasure to be apart of your special day and you were amazing to work with.
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Hi! Im Jennifer and I am the wedding specialist at The Lazy Gourmet. I have been in the industry for 10+ years and absolutly love what I do.
You will always find me with a daily task list and my day planner attached to my hip. My organziation is what I belive sets me apart - I know that sometimes the smallest details are the most important.
I love being able to create a personal relationship with each client, it truly is the key to executing a unique and special event. I am a very goal driven individual and I will work closley with you to achieve both of our goals. My goal is to achieve your goal - making your vision come to life!
Lets grab a coffee and start planning!