Healthy Food for Children, Catering for kids, Child Care Catering | Food for Tots

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Our Story

Established in 1994, Food for Tots is the leading children’s caterer providing affordable, high quality meals and snacks for children attending day care and child care centres, and schools.

Food for Tots was founded to make a difference in the lives of children by providing quality, healthy and delicious food children love. Food for Tots understands the importance of children developing good nutritional habits at an early age.  We help families and educators by providing children with the right nutrition for their growth and developing minds.

Learn more about our Healthylicious philosophy

  • Offering customers the opportunity to choose the menu that best fits your needs and budget:


The option to customize your menu by choosing between two meal entrées each and every day!


A simplified, affordable and practical menu with a set lunch entrée served daily.

  • Allergy Management – As allergy management experts, we can accommodate most allergies, multi-allergy requests, and religious and dietary restrictions.
  • Food Emergency kits – Should a customer need a replacement item in a hurry, every centre is equipped with an emergency kit to ensure every tummy is filled.
  • Customer-Focused – Every Food for Tots customer has a dedicated customer services representative who works closely with each centre to ensure their needs are met.

Over the years we have grown to a 10,000 sq. ft state-of-the art cooking facility. Our facility is 100% nut-free, pork-free and shellfish-free and all allergy-free meals are prepared in a separate area by a Red Seal Chef.

Food for Tots services child care centres and schools in the city of Toronto, York, Durham, Peel, Halton and Simcoe Regions. We have grown to serve over 2.5 million meals annually. Contact us to inquire about our specific service areas.