Culinary Capers Catering and Special Events

  • 620 Clarke Drive
  • Vancouver, BC V5L3H8
  • Phone: 604.875.0123
Culinary Capers Catering is a full service off premise catering company that has been serving the greater Vancouver area since 1986. We cater to a complete range of clients, serving every type of function from working lunches to elegant cocktail receptions, distinctive corporate events, formal weddings to company barbecues.

To complement our catering services, Culinary Capers has developed three divisions of the company which offer a full range of optional services for clients. Best of the West BBQ Catering provides an affordable alternative to customers hosting large parties and picnics on a limited budget. PartyArt Design is an independent operating division that offers event design and production. Culinary Cakes produces wedding and specialty cakes and signature confections for events.

Company President and CEO Debra Lykkemark heads a group of top professionals dedicated to producing cutting edge cuisine, innovative presentation, contemporary design and courteous service. Culinary Capers creative team has been honoured with many national and international awards by the special events and catering industry.

In 2009, the company was the recipient of the prestigious International Achievement in Catering Excellence (ACE) Award. Accolades include The Special Event Gala Award for Best Off-Premise Catered Event and the Chef of the Year Catie Award for our Executive Chef Margaret Chisholm from the International Caterers Association. This celebrated award honours Chef Margaret's leadership with our company, the community, and the culinary industry.

Culinary Capers has catered three Olympic Games. During the 2010 Winter Games in Vancouver, Culinary Capers executed Olympic events for high profile clients, including NIKE, Coca Cola, NBC, Royal Bank of Canada, Shaw Communications, VANOC and Sochi 2014 House. The company was chosen as the exclusive caterer for the BC Canada Pavilion in Beijing in 2008 and for BC Canada Place during the Winter Olympics in Torino, Italy in 2006.

Making a Measurable Difference Environmental and sustainability issues are of paramount importance to our team and we endeavour to minimize our social, environmental and economic impact. Culinary Capers is proud to partner with the Vancouver Aquarium’s Ocean Wise program in providing sustainable and ocean-friendly seafood choices.

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