Bytown Catering is excited for this opportunity to deliver our full range of catering options to the Carleton University community. As a local company we have built up our business as a result of word of mouth. Our business has flourished thanks to our sincere commitment to customer service and a desire to offer the best high quality food to price ratio in the market. By choosing us, Carleton University can expect:

  • Great food, at a fair price
  • Meals to be delivered on-time, as requested, each and every time
  • An array of menu choices and options from our extensive menu, along with a willingness to adapt to any request. Our chefs can also develop and suggest new creations for unique events.
  • Nutritious and healthy options
  • Friendly and knowledgeable office staff to answer your calls and take your orders
  • Professional and courteous wait staff and attendants
  • A commitment to do whatever it takes to meet your needs, including responding to special and urgent requests to the best of our abilities.

At Bytown Catering, we are consistently recognized as being a reliable and reputable company as demonstrated by the awards we receive. Our leadership team have been recognized by many awards including 19 consecutive Consumer’s Choice awards from 2001 to 2019. We are a Better Business Bureau Accredited Business with an A+ rating and in 2010 we were recognized with the prestigious BBB Torch Award for Marketplace Trust.

Carleton University can also be proud of doing business with a local company that operates in a manner that supports ecological, social and environmental ethics.  Some of the initiatives and practices we undertake include:

  • Supporting community groups and organizations.
  • Hiring a diverse workforce and providing good working conditions and fair pay.
  • Providing employment opportunities for individuals with developmental disabilities.
  • Buying local wherever and whenever possible.
  • Exploring new recipes and/or ingredients that promote healthy food choices.
  • Consulting with nutritional experts to create healthy and appealing menus.
  • Developing and implementing a comprehensive environmental and sustainability policy. Each year we undertake initiatives to reduce energy and water use and waste. In 2019 we implemented an innovative new technology to handling food waste (see for details).

We offer a wide variety of breakfast, lunch, dinner, and break options, including service for everything ranging from informal meetings to formal receptions and dinners. Please consult our menu (available at and contact us today to place your order.

We look forward to serving you!

The Team at Bytown Catering

Note: Bytown Catering is now an approved vendor for catering services on campus where the cost of food and beverages does not exceed $2,500.  A 15% facility fee will be applied to an order deliver on campus.  For more information about the arrangement with Carleton University, visit the Vendor List on the Procurement Services website.