2024 MENU

Preferred Caterer to Mainspace

Take A Hike Market is located directly below Mainspace inside Solara Resort, with a large catering kitchen attached to their retail storefront. 

Founded in 2022 by owners Jonathan and Amanda, their experience and passion for delivering delectable food and excellent service is unmatched. Hailing from Montreal, Jonathan's Québécois influence features on many of the menu dishes.

With Take A Hike Market, you can rest assured that your event will leave your guests talking about their exemplary dining experience for years to come! 

your catering explained

Clients have the choice from plated, buffet, family or cocktail style service. 

Once your event booking is confirmed at Mainspace, your menu choices will be submitted to the venue coordinator 6 months prior to the event date, when a 50% deposit is due based on choices and estimated guest numbers.

The remaining fee will be due 30 days prior to the event date, based on final guest numbers at this time.

The Mainspace venue coordinator will oversee all communication with Take A Hike Market from the booking stage through to the event date, unless a special request is made to discuss further with the culinary team. 

Group food tastings will be available at set times throughout the year. 

All pricing and options listed are subject to change at any given point.

5% GST and 18% gratuity added to all food and beverage bills

How to choose

Who is Take A Hike Market?

Bread, one soup, two salads, one entrée, two sides



Bread, one soup, two salads, two entrées, two sides

Bread, one soup, two salads, three entrées, three sides

Option 1

Option 2

Option 3



Add a dessert $10/person 

Cake Cutting $2.75/person 

The menu prices listed do not include serving staff.
Staff levels depend on guest count and service style chosen. 

Buffet, family style and plated service for any event over 30 guests will incur a food staffing charge of
at least 2 servers ($25 per hour each) for a minimum of 4 hours.

Additional hours will apply for appetizers and late night service.


w/ our handcrafted crostinis, mustards & Preserves


chef selected fine cheeses
& cured meats

w/ smoked salmon, roasted golden beets, crumbled feta cheese dressed in a mustard & sherry vinaigrette

CANAPE options

slow braised alberta beef brisket (gf)


garnished with grana padano cheese & micro basil

grandma’s beef & sausage meatballs

w/ elevation hot sauce

deep fried mac & cheese nuggets (v)

w/ roasted garlic, gruyere cheese & parsley oil

braised escargot

w/ horseradish crème fraîche & preserved lemon on cucumber discs

cold smoked salmon


w/ pickled ginger, cilantro & chili oil on crispy crackers

confit duck (df)

w/ shaved foie gras torchon, caramelized onions, & spicy calabrese salami (+$12 surcharge per dozen)


topped w/ lemon zest & truffle foam on crispy baguette

mushroom preserve (vg)

buffet style
$42/ dozen

grazing table presentation

w/ pickled corn, serrano chillies, cilantro, lime & close des roches cheese
(+$3 surcharge per person)

SOUP options

shrimp, cod & clam chowder

w/ chunks of potato & arugula, mustard microgreen

creamy dill pickle (vg)

w/ truffle oil & truffle parmesan cheese

mushroom veloute (v)

w/ smoked salmon, roasted golden beets, crumbled feta cheese dressed in a mustard & sherry vinaigrette

SALAD options

endive lettuce (gf)

w/ shaved prosciutto, cheddar cheese, toasted walnuts, crispy pork rinds dressed with maple syrup vinaigrette

spring mix (gf)

w/ pickled ginger & cilantro finished with a sesame vinaigrette
(+$2 surcharge per person)

frisee lettuce, confit duck

w/ pickled jalapeño, cilantro, lemon balm microgreens & elderflower vinaigrette

melon salad (v)

w/ roasted carrots, thyme infused almond ricotta, birch syrup vinaigrette

butter head lettuce (vg)

Pancetta, shaved parmesan, croutons & pickled quail eggs

caesar salad

w/ garlic, finished w/ fresh parsley

SIDE options

sautéed cremini mushrooms (vg)

w/ sundried tomatoes & goat cheese cream

roasted brussels sprouts (v)

topped w/ fried sage leaves

pumpkin & cauliflower gratin (v)

w/ shaved grana padano cheese

steamed brocollini (v)

tossed in Québec maple syrup

smoked carrots (vg)

brown butter double mashed potatoes (v)

finished w/ toasted sunflower seeds & capri ella cheese (firm goat cheese)

barley & oat risotto (v)

drizzled w/ smoked buttermilk dressing

smashed potatoes (v)

tossed in olive oil, cream, chili flakes w/ grana padano cheese

pasta (v)

ENTREE options

w/ smoked salmon, roasted golden beets, crumbled feta cheese dressed in a mustard & sherry vinaigrette

seared chicken supreme (gf, df)

w/ gremolata butter

roasted halves of cornish hen (gf)

w/ red currant sauces

confit duck leg (gf)

w/ pan gravy & crumbled pork rinds

spice rubbed pork cheeks (df)

w/ jus

alberta beef brisket (gf, df)

w/ harissa spiced market vegetable stew & crispy tofu

couscous (vg)

topped w/ crème fraîche & spiced rye bread crumble

sole fish (gf)

w/ toasted coriander seed béarnaise sauce

broiled arctic char (gf)

topped w/ crème fraîche & spiced rye bread crumble

braised oxtail & mushrooms on pappardelle pasta

DESSERT options

apple tartlette (v)
chocolate truffle mousse (v)
espresso cheesecake (v)
lemon tart (v)
nanaimo bar (vg & gf)
wild blueberry cheesecake (v)

3 Course
One choice of soup or salad, two choices of main dish, one dessert choice

plated / family style

Option 1

4 Course
Choice of one soup and one salad, two main dishes, one dessert choice choice 

Option 2

4 Course
One choice of salad, two appetizers, two main dishes, two sides, two dessert choices

Option 3

$74/person family style
$79/person plated

$94/person family style
$99/person plated

$124/person family style
$129/person plated

chef's creation soup

artisan green salad with assorted dressings

classic caesar salad 

greek salad with truffle aged wooden barrel feta

OPTION 1 choices

soup / salad

*vegetarian/vegan guests will be offered chef’s choice on an individual case by case basis.

*entire vegetarian dinners can be made available upon request.

*any dietary restrictions will be met and handled on a case by case basis


chocolate mousse cake


salted caramel cheesecake

served with:
roasted asparagus
maple glazed tri colors carrot
mixed seasonal vegetables


slow roasted beef prime rib with horseradish jus
w/ pont neuf potato 

chicken breast supreme, creamy mustard sauce
w/ double smashed yellow potato

seared salmon fillet, cucumber tomato and basil salsa w/ jasmine rice

ricotta gnocchi, parmesan, wild mushroom sauce 

clam, cod and shrimp chowder

smoked tomato, dill and horseradish

white asparagus and tarragon veloute  

truffle and wild mushroom

pea and foie gras soup

OPTION 2 choices


*vegetarian/vegan guests will be offered chef’s choice on an individual case by case basis.

*Entire vegetarian dinners can be made available upon request.

*Any dietary restrictions will be met and handled on a case by case basis


triple chocolate mousse cake 

chocolate lava cake

crème brulee


braised beef cheek w/ parsnip puree , Brussel sprouts, mustard jus

seared duck breast w/ saffron risotto and peas , blueberry syrup 

braised lamb shank roulade w/ harissa sautéed asparagus, duck fat potato, jus 

chicken cordon bleue w/ pont neuf potato, wild mushroom ragu

beef Wellington w/ sweet potato mash, green beans, pepper sauce 

black cod filet w/ truffle mash potato , basil cucumber and cucumber sauce vierge, crispy skin

Arctic char w/ barley and squash risotto ,juniper berry and fruit chutney

ricotta gnocchi w/ blue cheese, pine nuts, herb oil, fried leeks.

artisanal greens: grape tomato, cucumber, strawberry, candied pecan, strawberry and balsamic vinaigrette

whole leaf caesar salad: baby romaine, coppa lardon, truffle pecorino romano tuile, butter crouton

nectarine, burratina , tomato jelly

mix green, shaved prosciutto, pork rind and toasted walnut dressing

beet, smoked salmon, feta, pickled onion and cilantro dressing


apple chamomile vinaigrette salad with charred blue mackerel

nectarine and burrata salad
w/ fermented tomato jelly

tomato and strawberry salad
w/ beet and kefir mousse 

little gem lettuce and pistachio

OPTION 3 choices



sardine avocado marinated saffron oil
pekin coral trout two ways
fish scotch eggs
tuna nduja on toast
uni in soya bechamel sauce
wagyu carpaccio potato
sardine gazpacho
littleneck clam almond and Xo
asparagus/prosciutto poached egg and age balsamic

hamachi crudo
tuna carpaccio with ginger-lime mayonnaise
Spanish mackerel tartar with caviar
salmon poke
crab salad with gazpacho sauce
salmon rillette
shrimp bowl
lobster spring roll
warm scallops with mustard sauce


tuna kofta w/ bbq grapes and sour garlic sauce taboule 
monkfish, green cabbage 
skate, chamomile morel
fig stuffed pork loin
beef stroganoff
braised beef short ribs
sautéed chicken breast w/ tarragon
pan roasted duck breast and jus

halibut en papillotte w/ tomato and basil
pumpkin lasagna w/ blue cheese 
skate w/ brown butter
Provençal fish stew
salmon w/ herb infused extra virgin oil
sofrito glazed mahi mahi
crispy black bass basquaise 
fish tagine
lobster thermidor (*fee will apply at market rate)


jerk cauliflower
red flowering currants
bisque balls 
panzanella salad
asparagus, juniper cured egg yolk, wild garlic
tomato tart
charred peach
corn 3 ways
fried zucchini flower
mushroom and waffle
saffron risotto


nouga erable at amande 
mille feuille
crème brulee
beaver tail
sugar tart
blueberry pie
tarte au syrop durable

*vegetarian/vegan guests will be offered chef’s choice on an individual case by case basis.

*entire vegetarian dinners can be made available upon request.

*any dietary restrictions will be met and handled on a case by case basis

children's menu

Up to 3 choices per event $16 per person, dessert included 
Children aged 2-12 years old

Mac & Cheese
Meatloaf & Mashed Potatoes
Chicken Breast & Vegetables 

Chicken Fingers
Grilled Cheese
Spaghetti & Meatballs
Egg Noodles in Butter and Parmesan
Mini Hot Dogs


Ice cream

late night snacks

One Selection: Price per person $14 
Minimum of 30 people

burger and hot dog station
Montreal smoked meat carving station (made in house)
Mac and cheese bar

Pizza bar different type of pizza 
Poutine bar with different toppings 
Taco bar with toppings 
Chicken wings station and crudite 

candy station available for $10/person

inquire with us

Contact our on-site venue coordinator to find outlearn more about how we can support you in hosting your event today.
We can’t wait to hear from you.