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Villa Charities has a partnership with the Toronto-based food services company, The Food Dudes, as the exclusive provider of all retail and catering food operations on the Villa Charities campus.

Pantry Lawrence West

We are excited to announce that Pantry – the innovative quick service eatery from The Food Dudes – has opened its new location inside the Columbus Centre.  Pantry Lawrence West brings its signature brand of convenient, healthy, and customizable meals plus food offerings with an Italian focus to our patrons and the community at large.

Pantry Lawrence West is open Monday – Friday from 9am to 3pm for pick-up and delivery service. Dine-in service to be introduced according to public health and safety standards.

Click here to order online or for more information, visit orderpantry.com

Ristorante Boccaccio – Restaurant operations at Ristorante Boccaccio has closed however the space will continue to be used for Villa Charities and Columbus Event Centre clients, and then be further transitioned into a new event venue.

We wish to thank our loyal Ristorante Boccaccio customers for their patronage and support over the years and look forward to seeing you at future events.

To book Ristorante Boccaccio for a social or corporate event, please email events@villacharities.com.

Columbus Event Centre – The Food Dudes manages the food services for all Columbus Event Centre events.

To book an event or for more information about your upcoming event, please email events@villacharities.com.

Click here to read the Press Release.

For more information about The Food Dudes visit thefooddudes.com.

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Our meeting and event spaces are currently closed. To read more about the measures, please click here.

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Whether you are celebrating a wedding reception, planning an on-site garden ceremony, booking a corporate meeting or hosting a special celebration, at Columbus Event Centre we ensure your event is extraordinary.