Planning a large formal event? Need lunch for a board meeting, or having a casual get together? Whatever you need, we’ve got you covered.

Scholar's Catering

Nourishing Minds at UBC

Scholar’s Catering is UBC’s catering company. We specialize in full-service event and delivery catering for the UBC Vancouver campus and community. Food is our passion. No matter how large or how small the event, we cook from the heart. Our focus is on freshness, quality, local ingredients and exceptional customer service.

Catered Events by Sage

Sage, located in the University Centre, is often described as the “perfect setting” at UBC for formal events, offering breathtaking views, attentive service and delicious, West Coast inspired menus.

Sage provides elegant and charming event experiences your guests won’t soon forget, whether a wedding, award ceremony, or private function. Fresh, modern cuisine at Sage is prepared in-house with ingredients that are local, seasonal and organic whenever possible.

Enjoy spectacular ocean views, newly renovated facilities, and eye-catching landscaping by renowned architect Arthur Erickson.

David Speight

David Speight

Culinary Director & Executive Chef

David’s passion for food is rivalled only by his dedication to health and sustainability. Born and raised in Vancouver, David is somewhat of a culinary legend at Rogers Arena where, as executive chef for six years, he developed a nutrition program for the Vancouver Canucks, kept 2010 Canadian Olympic hockey players properly fuelled for their big games, and frequently prepared gourmet meals for visiting celebrities, recording artists, and heads of state. He also implemented an organization-wide recycling, composting, and food donation program.

David has held executive chef positions at Monk McQueen’s Seafood & Oyster Bar and Bridges Restaurant. He is a graduate of the Culinary Institute of America in New York.