Preferred Catering

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Preferred Catering offers full-service catering for small meetings, large corporate events and family gatherings for special occasions.  All menu items and recipes are developed by our team of in-house certified chefs.

Make a Purchase, Make a Difference®  All profits donated to enhance patient care at HHS.

Preferred Catering Menu

To view our menu, click on the link to open the .pdf attachment:

Preferred Catering Menu: Preferred Catering Menu

NEW Individually wrapped options – Preferred Catering has developed selection of individually wrapped menu items including salads, wraps, protein boxes and snacks. Each item comes individually wrapped with accompanying individually wrapped cutlery and condiments. To see the full list of menu items see page 2 of the Preferred Catering Menu.

Didn’t See What You Were Looking For? We Can Do It

Our experts will help to develop a customized order to suit your needs. Call or email the Preferred Catering order desk.


Placing Your Order

Order Form

To place an order, click on the link below to open the order form attachment:
Preferred Catering Order Form: Preferred Catering Order Form

Order by Email

Please fill out the order form and forward it by email to:

Order by Phone

  • Preferred Catering Information & Ordering
    Phone: 521-2100 Ext. 76584

The order desk is open Monday to Friday, from 6:30am – 3:30pm.

To place an order after 3:30pm, for next morning delivery, please call the site at which the catering will be taking place directly.

Contact Information

Hospital Preferred Catering Locations

If you have any questions before placing an order or would like to inquire about a special request, please do not hesitate to call.

  • General Hospital
    Courtyard Cafe (cafeteria)
    Phone: 521-2100, Ext. 46835
  • Juravinski Hospital & Cancer Centre
    Nora’s Fresh Cafe
    Phone: 521-2100, Ext. 43015
  • McMaster Children’s Hospital/McMaster University Medical Centre
    Baywest Cafe (cafeteria)
    Phone: 521-2100, Ext. 73904
  • Ron Joyce Children’s Health Centre
    Sunnyside Cafe
    Phone: 521-2100, Ext. 77480
  • St. Peter’s Hospital
    Maplewood Cafe
    Phone: 521-2100, Ext. 12493
  • Preferred Catering Information & Ordering
    Phone: 521-2100 Ext. 76584

Tell Us About Your Experience

We value your feedback, please tell us about your experience with Preferred Catering by completing our online feedback form.

Meet Our Chefs

Our team of chefs bring passion and expertise to their work creating new dishes for the thousands of customers they serve every day. Find out more about what inspires them and even get a few tips for cooking at home.

Sarah Pascal, Chef Manager

Hamilton General Hospital,
HHS Volunteer Association

The Barton Bean, General Hospital Cafeteria, Bean Express, Preferred Catering

Chef Profile – Read more about Chef Sarah Pascal

Dwayne Rutledge, Chef Manager

Juravinski Hospital & Cancer Centre, St. Peter’s Hospital
HHS Volunteer Association

Nora’s Fresh Cafe, The Atrium Cafe, The Hummingbird Cafe, Maplewood Cafe, Preferred Catering

Chef Profile – Read more about Chef Dwayne Rutledge

Jason Gibbons, Chef Manager

McMaster Children’s Hospital/McMaster University Medical Centre and Ron Joyce Children’s Health Centre,
HHS Volunteer Association

Corner Cafe, Baywest Cafe, Sunnyside Cafe, Preferred Catering

Chef Profile – Read more about Chef Jason Gibbons

Eric Wood, Executive Chef

HHS Volunteer Association Food Service
General, Juravinski, McMaster and St. Peter’s sites

Chef Profile – Read more about Chef Eric Wood