PickNic’s Catering Saskatoon History

PickNics Catering SaskatoonPickNic’s Catering Saskatoon has taken many twists and turns to become what it is today!

PickNic’s was opened in it’s original location in the CIBC building on 21st Street East Saskatoon in April of 2003, operating under the name PickNic’s Bakery and Bistro, in 2004 they then moved to their second location at 212-22nd Street East where they operated as PickNic’s Restaurant and Fine Pastries for 5 years, and are now in their present location (sans dine-in restaurant), PickNics Catering at 210 33rd Street W, Saskatoon where they have turned their focus to Saskatoon event catering and wedding cakes for Saskatoon and area.

PickNic’s Catering is your Trusted Saskatoon Catering Specialist! We are proud to offer a wide variety of affordable and delectable foods for your next luncheon, staff party, convention or wedding! We also provide a range of tantalizing desserts and beautiful wedding cakes carefully prepared by our creative pastry team.

Contact us to book your next catered event or special cake made with the utmost care!


Nicola Lawson

Nicola Lawson Picknics Saskatoon catererNicola Lawson, Owner & Manager of PickNic’s Catering Saskatoon, began her culinary training at the Northern Alberta Institute of Technology, in Edmonton, and completed the required schooling to begin her three year apprenticeship as a commercial baker. Upon graduation from the program, she began her career in the food industry working at a variety of establishments all across Canada.

Nicola has managed and worked at a variety of food and beverage establishments throughout the world. Her travels have taken her to the Yukon, where she managed the pastry shop of a hotel, to the cultural mecca of Capetown, South Africa, managing an in-store grocery bakery and then on to sunny Bermuda, where she took time from her busy sun-bathing schedule to run a classy resort’s pastry department.

She returned to Canada to find her extended family had since moved from Alberta and settled in Saskatoon. So, a short hiatus in the Bridge City turned into a winter job contract commitment and not after too long she was smitten with the city! She and her 2 beautiful children have been living here happily ever since!

Why Choose PickNics Catering Saskatoon as your caterer?

Nicola Lawson is recognized as a leader in the Saskatoon business community. She is professional , organized and talented! In addition she has been nominated for several business awards including:  Saskatoon chamber of Commerce SABEX Awards, YWCA Women Of Distinction Award  as well, she was the 2007 Women Entrepreneurs OF Saskatchewan Member Of The Year recipient .

Most recently she was featured in Flow magazine as an inspiring Saskatoon woman.


Trusted Saskatoon Caterer

In 2012 PickNics was nominated by our clients to Trustedsaskatoon.com. We applied and passed the strict verification process to be a Trusted Partner in the Saskatoon Catering & Bakeries category. 

Check out PickNics Catering Saskatoon listing on Trusted Saskatoon here.

What does it mean to our clients? It means that we are contracted to uphold the 5 TRUSTED GUARANTEES by a third party. We are held accountable by the Trusted team and the Trusted Saskatoon community.


  1. Provide the service and quality promised.
  2. Complete the job on time.
  3. Charge the price quoted with NO surprises.
  4. Communicate honestly and be responsive to customer needs.
  5. Resolve any issues with customer satisfaction in mind.