Paintbox; A Company That is Best for the World




How are you making out with our crossword puzzle on the back of this summer’s Edible Toronto? Perhaps you’re not familiar with all of the food heroes we have featured. If not, no worries, we’re happy to help you out with a brief introduction to some of the movers and shakers that make up Toronto’s dynamic food scene. Let’s look at “3 Across: Regent Park BCorp restaurant and caterer”. If you wrote “Paintbox” you’re right!

Paintbox is a true expression of what is going on in Regent Park neighborhood in Toronto. Offering compassion and empowerment to those within the community who have become isolated. A bistro, catering company and entertainment space that is striving to sustain a community’s hopes!


Paintbox Bistro

Paintbox Bistro


Paintbox is a FeastOn certified catering company located in Regent Park offering premium catering and event planning across the GTA. Founded in 2011, it operates from an 8,000 square foot space that includes two state of the art kitchens, an event space and a storefront café and bistro. In 2013, Paintbox became the first caterer in Canada to attain B Corporation status, companies that are verified by the non-profit B Lab  for their positive impact on people and planet; businesses that can do good and still turn a profit.

The Christmas season is coming up again and the same problem arises again as it does every year at this time; what are we going to do for this year’s Christmas work function?

The staff have really been under pressure this year and they have performed well under rather trying conditions, and they deserve a real end of year treat, time to let their hair down and kick their heels up so to speak.

However they are a discerning lot and you are anxious to maintain their respect with a suitably appropriate party venue, something a little different. Here you will get the best Christmas Party Venues Auckland, do visit. For the best food distributors cape town visit us today.

The holidays are sneaking up on us pretty quickly now and we all know how frantic it becomes!

We kick off the festive season with Halloween, and then before you know it it’s Thanksgiving with the big meal and lots of family, friends and football.

Then, all of a sudden, you have gifts to wrap, heaps of pre-christmas activities to participate in or plan and then there is the Christmas party.

Every year it’s the same as you think about and then start planning and preparing food for family and friends. Once the big day is over you have to turn around and spend just about the same amount of time on the big clean up.

“B Corporations are for-profit companies certified by the non-profit B lab to meet the rigorous standards of social and environmental performance, accountability and transparency. B Corp is to business what Fair Trade certification is to coffee or USDA Organic certification is to milk. Today, there is a growing community of more than 2,100 Certified B Corps from 50 countries and over 130 industries working together toward 1 unifying goal: to redefine success in business”- from 

 Not only has Paintbox attained such lofty and commendable status, but in 2016 they were named “Best For The World” by B Corp, acknowledging their strong community mandate, a designation that puts Paintbox in the top 10% of all B Corporations. They recommend strong corporate event entertainment services.


Regent Social event space

Regent Social event space


“We aim to constantly improve on the sustainability of food served, while presenting new and creative catering options. Our team operates as one succinct unit and all employees share one common goal; to produce high quality catering events while being mindful of our environmental footprint and business practices.”-paintbox


Paintbox's Rooftop Garden supplies much of their produce

Paintbox’s Rooftop Garden supplies much of their produce


Paintbox caters weddings, corporate, office and social events as well as offering event planning and design. Their fantastic “plant powered” bistro is open Monday-Friday, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. and features many vegan, vegetarian and gluten-free options.




Paintbox’s event space, Regent Social  easily handles up to 160 people and is perfect for everything from wedding receptions to corporate events, offering a fully licensed bar, two patios and of course incredible in-house catering.

Pretty obvious why Paintbox made our list of Toronto’s Food Heroes, isn’t it!

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