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need italian cold cuts & cheese

coffee_addictt Oct 24, 2008 08:38 AM

need to feed aprox. 80-100 ppl , thinking of making antispasto platters with nice italian cold cuts, marinated veg, olives and cheeses.
any suggestions ? and of course I am on a budget (but dont want to comprimise quality)
I drive so anywhere in GTA before airport or york university or pickering is good

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    NAME Oct 24, 2008 09:51 AM

    Try Grande Cheese, there is one on Orfus Road, but there are other locations around the city. They have a wide selection of cold cuts, cheese, and you can get olives and marinated vegetables too.

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      homebaker Oct 24, 2008 11:04 AM

      Second Grande Cheese.

      It was recommended to us (separately) from two friends--one Italian, and one non.

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      1. re: homebaker
        wontonfm Oct 26, 2008 05:00 PM

        I third the Grande Cheese recommendation. Wide selection and great prices. Service can be kind of surly at times but it doesn't bother me!


      2. finelydiced Oct 24, 2008 11:40 AM

        If you're going to be downtown you can't go wrong with Scheffler's Deli at the St Lawrence Market...marinated everything and cured meats galore.

        1. Dr Butcher Oct 24, 2008 12:07 PM

          Highland Farms might have what you're looking for. They've got fairly well stocked meat and cheese counters as well as olives.

          They're fairly reasonable in the grand scheme. Maybe they could cut you a quantity discount?

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          1. re: Dr Butcher
            carnivore1964 Oct 25, 2008 12:04 PM

            Schefflers is really really good

            you could also try la salumera at yonge and davisville http://www.torontolife.com/guide/food...

            regardless i would tell them that youa re going to buy alot and ask them to give you a breka in the price. You never know what asking politly can get you.

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