For over a quarter of a century, Canadian Honker Catering has taken great pride in our family serving yours. Founded in 1984 Canadian Honker Catering and Powers Ventures has become one of the largest catering companies in Minnesota. Annually our organization produces more than 250 weddings per year and an estimated 1,500 corporate and social events.
Canadian Honker Catering, is part of Powers Ventures and proudly serves southeastern Minnesota, Wisconsin and Iowa by building relationships on trust, respect and honesty. Powers Ventures is one of the largest caterers in Minnesota that annually produces more than 250 weddings and over 1,500 corporate events. The brand family includes; the Canadian Honker Restaurant, Canadian Honker Catering, Rochester International Event Center, Canadian Honker Events at the J. Powers, Mayowood Stone Barn and Pinnacle Catering.
The way we see it, our job is to passionately serve our customers and the greater Rochester community by providing services and products with the highest quality and freshest ingredients at a fair, value added price each and every day.
In 2014 CaterSource, one of the world’s largest industry resources honored our organization with the designation of being a top-five finalist in the U.S. for the Achievement in Catering Excellence (ACE) award. The ACE award is considered the Oscars of the catering industry and represents the best of the best in areas including culinary, business, community and professional development.
At Canadian Honker we’ve established a corporate culture of teamwork, growth and innovation. We encourage employees to grow both professionally and personally with company sponsored trainings and seminars. All employees are cross-trained and have solid foundations that broaden and deepen the overall team skill.
We truly strive to create a positive family culture. We have examples of multi-generations of employees working for our organization and we celebrate and take pride in the fact that many of our employees celebrate 10, 15 and nearly 30 years of employment with us.
With our principal philosophy on excellence and personal accountability we are committed to 100% guest and customer satisfaction and we empower our teams to ‘do what it takes’ to help our belief come to life.
Our staff culinary team of experts rises to the challenge of pleasing the most discerning pallets. Our professional and courteous wait staff prides itself on impeccable hospitality and expert attention to details.