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To our esteemed Guest,

Welcome to the Shaw Centre. We are thrilled to provide you with a first-class Canadian dining experience.

We have partnered with true artisans, growers, and suppliers from coast to coast to bring you ingredients of the highest caliber for remarkably transformative culinary memories. Despite climate challenges, we – along with our partners – endeavour to prioritize your dining needs. Our culinary team will deliver a world-class event in accordance with your dietary preferences and restrictions. A Canadian themed menu is only natural for Canada’s Meeting Place. Shaw Centre is proud to integrate local artisans to create an authentic experience.

crEATe Kitchen

Interactive food experiences are deliciously unforgettable.

Food plays a starring role in all events at the Shaw Centre. As the only convention centre in the world with a state-of-the-art, interactive cooking space, we designed our CrEATe Kitchen to entertain you and your guests.

Customized cooking and dining experiences are available for groups of 10 to 20. The crEATe Kitchen is ideal for team building, private functions, corporate events, board meetings, pre-conference planning sessions,post-conference events, or even 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 a 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 Shaw Centre’s extensive cellars.

Whether you want to roll up your sleeves and learn alongside our Chef or sit back and enjoy the show, our crEATe Kitchen is ready to serve you.

Overlooking the Rideau Canal, a UNESCO World Heritage site, crEATe Kitchen offers everything you need for a truly memorable gathering –close to hotels and Ottawa’s best nightlife.

Sous-Chef Sands flambes a dish on a stovetop.

Is the Shaw Centre the right place to host your next event?

Use our easy request form to submit your event information. Our expert team members will be in touch to help with all your planning requirements. We look forward to meeting with you.