Interactive food experiences are both delicious and unforgettable. At Ottawa’s Shaw Centre, food plays a starring role in all our events and with our unique crEATe kitchen, we are the only convention centre in the world to have a state-of-the-art, interactive cooking space for our guests to enjoy.
Customized cooking and dining experiences are available for groups of 5 to 50. crEATe kitchen is ideal for team building, private functions, sporting activities, corporate events, board meetings, pre-conference planning sessions or post-conference events, as well as a venue to film cooking shows or host culinary demonstrations.
In addition to a private, lavishly-appointed cooking and dining area, the crEATe space also includes an adjacent dedicated reception area, ideal for drinks, hors d’oeuvres and mingling before the main event. Each aspect of your crEATe experience can be customized, including menus and wine selections from the Centre’s extensive cellars.
Whether you want to roll up your sleeves and help the Chef, or sit back and enjoy the show, our kitchen is ready for you.
Overlooking the Rideau Canal, a UNESCO World Heritage site, crEATe kitchen offers everything you need for a truly memorable gathering. Conveniently located in the heart of downtown Ottawa, you’ll be close to hotels and all the nightlife.
Just like our main kitchen, crEATe kitchen is committed to culinary excellence which starts with fresh seasonal, regional, organic and sustainable ingredients, and extends through preparation, plating and service.
crEATe kitchen is an innovative offering that demonstrates Shaw Centre’s focus on being relevant and engaging. We take great pride in our role as part of the emerging and thriving Ottawa culinary scene, truly making us Canada’s Meeting Place.