About Chef Greg Butler:
Greg has a plethora of culinary experience. Dating nearly 20 years ago, Greg got his first introduction to an authentic Ontario experience, which took place at a rustic cottage resort in the Halliburton Highlands. Given the relatively remote location, Greg was pleasantly surprised by the resorts upscale and classical meals. As a Toronto native, Greg found the move to the Highlands to be a resreshing change and fell into a new rhythm with life.
After several years in the Highlands, Greg returned to Toronto to pursue his culinary passion and secured various roles in some of the cities best fine dining restaurants. It was here, that Greg was able to absorb valuable knowledge and further develop his skills by working with some of the areas most talented culinary practitioners. Following years at the likes of North 44 and Oro, Greg found his way into the world of private catering. This more intimate, but elevated dinning experience provided Greg with the perfect medium to implement his ideal culinary experience. Greg’s vision expands beyond providing great meals. His goal is to provide his clients with an unforgettable experience which is provided by establishing a mood, creating an atmosphere and delivering the full experience of a perfect evening which centers around quality food, drink and friends.
Greg and his wife Christine, are now the proud owners of Northern Guild Catering along with the Sharbot lake Cafe. Greg’s life experience and push and pull from the city and country living has now aligned to inspire his creative and unique menu. Greg loves to blend the familiar with unique / unusual flavors and is eager to provide a one of a kind dinning experience. Greg is looking forward to foraging the Back Forty farmstead and eager to work with the farms quality heritage meats, fruits and garden produce.
- Vegetarian option available. Please notify in advance
- Gluten Free can be accommodated upon request in advance
- No dairy free options.
- Optional wine pairings available