Chef Ric WatsonSince 2001, Elite Catering's Chef Ric has been taking care of Ottawa's catering requirements. Working closely with the Montgomery Legion, Elite Catering offers you the highest quality food and service in either of Montgomery's two halls.

Owner Chef Ric Watson, Chef Sammy Amponash and assistant manager Kristyn Berquist are ready, willing and able to satisfy all your catering requirements.

Head chef and owner Ric Watson has over 25 years experience and has his chef's papers with red seal and hotel/restaurant management diploma.

Chef Ric has catered events from 2 people to 6000 people.

Trained in Hotel and Restaurant Management he received his Chef's Red Seal at Camosun College, in Victoria B.C.

In 2010 he completed the ‘Leadership Ottawa’ program, where he and other active members of the community strengthened their roles as leaders by creating and completing a community initiative program.

Currently Chef Ric sits on the Algonquin College Student Advisory Board and the Just Food Board.

Chef Ric is a member of the CCFCC (Canadian Chef Federation) and is a graduate of the University of Ottawa Leadership Course and the Christopher Leadership Course.

Among his many achievements and accolades, Chef Ric was recognized as one of Ottawa’s ‘Amazing People’ by CTV Ottawa. He was also recently named Chef of the Year by the Canadian Chef Federation and nominated for the Order of Canada.