Catering Partner to Mainspace

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

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 with Take A Hike Market. 

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 and are charged per person.

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?

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.


dinner roll, one soup, two salads, one entrée, two sides



dinner roll, one soup, two salads, two entrées, two sides

dinner roll, one soup, two salads, three entrées, three sides

Option 1

Option 2

Option 3



Add a dessert $10/person 

Cake Cutting- $100 flat fee for buffet service

w/ our handcrafted crostinis, mustards & Preserves


chef selected fine cheeses
& cured meats

w/blue cheese, endive lettuce & honey

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 cream on crispy baguette

mushroom toast (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 

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/ cranberry & juniper berry infused jus

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)

gluten free vegan chocolate cake (df/vg)

fruit cup (df/vg/nf)

small group options

gatherings under 25 people

3 Course
Choice of one soup or salad, two main dishes, one dessert choice

plated / family style

Option 1

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

Option 2

$74/person family style
$79/person plated

$94/person family style
$99/person plated

Cake Cutting- $2.75 plated service

No buffet or family style available- inquire for pricing

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

gluten free vegan chocolate cake

served with:
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


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 snack options, can also be seved anytime during event
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

Poutine bar  

Taco bar with toppings 

Chicken wings station and crudite 

pizza bar $28 per pizza

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.