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The Urban Element

Ottawa, Ontario View map

About

On the most memorable day of your life, enjoy hand-crafted food by the urban element, Ottawa’s premier culinary event management company and caterer.

We create delicious menus that reflect your vision and our understanding and love of food. the urban element team brings over 16 years experience in event planning, hospitality and service to your celebration.

Our professional wedding expertise ensures a flawless event. Each couple is issued a lead coordinator who will work with you from concept planning all the way through to late night revelry! Making sure each and every guests needs are met.

our food.

We are not only a caterer. We are food educators. We are food activists. We are foodies. Nothing brings people together like good food. We live by these words! Our menus are carefully crafted to reflect the authenticity of the season, ingredients harvested at their peak of freshness and enjoyment.

our people.

We love what we do, and we love weddings. With 16 years of experience we have built one of the most respected culinary brands in the city based on quality of food and service. Our team will go above and beyond to ensure all of your guests are well taken care of, having great staff ensures great service.

our values.

We will work hard to make sure your wedding celebration is flawless. We deliver what we promise; we don’t hide fees or spring extra charges on you after the fact. We estimate accurately and update supplier pricing on a regular basis, and offer the option for package pricing so you can keep on budget.

our pricing.

Each couple’s vision is unique and our event team is here to assist in bringing your dream celebration to life.

We create customized proposals for all our clients because no two events are the same. Our proposal is based on details. These details are of course, subject to change (and likely will), and that is a part of the process.

Our services are structured to allow for flexibility and flow. What you can rely on, is that our experts are here to guide and support you through every step of the way, providing accurate estimates and communicating all changes.

Highlights

Event Services

Delivery, set up, clean up

Catering Services

Buffet, cake, cocktail reception, dessert, family style, hors d'oeuvres, plated, server(s), stations, tastings

Plated Service (per head)

$130

Buffet Service (per head)

$150

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What types of cuisine do you cater?

French
Italian
Local
Mediterranean

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
House wine
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?

$120

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

$30

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

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

What is the starting price per person for bar service?

$18

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

Limited bar
Open bar
Specialty beer
House wine
Specialty wine
Champagne toast
House liquor
Premium liquor
Signature cocktail
Bartender(s)
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  • Katrin
    Katrin Married on 14/09/2019
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    The most amazing and professional experience we've ever had

    Urban element has been with us from the start. We chose to go with them because they were willing and very excited to help up put on a rustic, creative, boho, all vegan wedding. They were so gracious and welcoming and even though they had other work, it felt like they were purely focused on us. Payton, Heather, and Joanne were so kind and as excited as we were. They were prepared and provided the best service we could have imagined. The food was absolutely superb (my guests continue to talk to me about it!) and they did everything to make the day absolutely perfect. I would not hesitate to recommend them to anyone looking for luxury service.
  • Shannon
    Shannon S. Married on 04/12/2021
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    Food was amazing for a special catered party. Guests explained as all of their favorite things in one meal.

    Would definitely recommend this team for a catered event. Excellent service and owner was very accommodating. Perfect!
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424 Parkdale Avenue K1Y 1H1 Ottawa (Ontario)

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