A Super Evening with Superman

Applause Kosher Catering

– An Interactive Dinner With Kevin Pillar –

On Thursday, July 28th 2016, Applause Catering had the distinct pleasure of catering a formal dinner and passed hors d’oeuvres at Rosehill Venue for Canadian Friends of Tel Aviv University. Kevin Pillar of the Toronto Blue Jays was on hand, who sat down with VIP guests for an intimate and interactive conversation over a delicious three-course kosher meal between 6:00 – 7:30 PM. Also on hand was Sportsnet 590 Host & Radio Broadcaster Mike Wilner, who hosted the Q&A session with Kevin Pillar at 8:30 PM.

– Toronto Kosher Catering Dinner Menu –


Chilled Watermelon & Peach Gazpacho


Ahi Tuna Tataki on Bibb Salad

Watermelon Radish, Wasabi Kewpie, Shisho Sprout


Micro Pizzete

Summer Peas, Heirloom Tomato, Romesco Paste

Trio Appetizer


Slow Roasted Short Rib

Chimichurri Saddleback Potatoes, General Tao Cauliflower, Honey Glazed Stem on Carrots

Pearl Onion, Teardrop Pepper & Red Wine Jus

Slow Roasted Short Rib

Slow Roasted Short Ribs


Dacquoise Mango Passion Fruit Crema

Blueberry Sabayon

Churros Doughnut

Blueberry Sabayon

Trio Dessert Plate

– An Inspiring Dinner Conversation –

Kevin Pillar conversed with guests throughout the dinner hour about his exciting baseball career, advice for aspiring baseball players and his grandfather’s legacy. Applause is proud to be front and centre of the Toronto kosher catering scene, showing time and time again why we are one of the best kosher caterers in Toronto.

Both Kevin & Amanda Pillar were highly impressed at the creativity of our kosher catering throughout the meal, as well as the prompt service by a staffing company – AE Hospitality.

Other special guests in attendance included Paul Godfrey – President and Chief Executive Officer of Postmedia Network and Stephen Adler – Executive Director for Canadian Friends of Tel Aviv University.

– The Photo-Shoot –

The evening continued with Kevin Pillar posing for photos and signing various souvenirs for the VIP guests in attendance.

Kevin Pillar & Cary Silber

Applause Catering Vice-President – Cary Silber and Grandson – Ethan Silber with Kevin Pillar

Kevin Pillar & Guests

Kevin Pillar signing his “Jewperman T-Shirt” for a VIP guest

Kevin Pillar Photoshoot

Kevin Pillar Photoshoot

From 7:30 – 8:30 PM, guests were treated to a creative assortment of bite-sized passed hors d’oeuvres/sweets for children and adults of all ages.

Hors D'Oeuvre

Spring Vegetable Jicama & Mango

Hors D'Oeuvre

Reuben Spring Rolls, Served with Dijon Dipping Sauce

Hors D'Oeuvre

Faux Mac ‘N’ Cheese – Stuffed Brine Fried Wing, Served with Spicy Ketchup

Applause Catering Pastries

Assorted Choux Pastries

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– Q & A with Mike Wilner & Kevin Pillar –

At 8:30 PM, Mike Wilner hosted a Q&A session with Kevin Pillar on a variety of baseball-related topics that included the current state of the Blue Jays franchise, what it takes to be a baseball player, life as a professional baseball athlete and how it feels to fly in the outfield.

Applause is proud to be COR certified, serving Toronto and the GTA with our premier kosher catering for guests of all ages. From Bar/Bat Mitzvahs to Shiva Meals and Corporate Events, we are committed to using the highest quality of ingredients at any event throughout the city.

Need Toronto Kosher Catering?

Give us a call at 416.628.9198, or email us at info@applausecatering.ca.

For more info on Canadian Friends of Tel Aviv University, visit: http://www.cftau.org.