The Rader Family
Jerry's wife & business partner, and our daily
inspiration for success!
In 1984, Jerry came home from managing the Zurich arena and announced to his wife Brenda that he was going to quit his job and build a shop with a kitchen behind their home in Zurich.
Jerry's love for entertaining and cooking was his inspiration for his dream - to start a catering company. With the help of family and friends, construction of the shop began.
As more and more customers began requesting Jerry's homestyle cooking on a regular basis, and purchasing meatpies and salads out of the small shop, in 1996, Jerry and Brenda decided to take what was now their joint dream, to a new level. They built the current 4,000 sq ft building in Zurich, which is now home to the main kitchen and a store-front.
Sadly, after a long and courageous battle with cancer, Brenda passed away in September 2012. Jerry decided to step back from the daily operations of the business and together their children Cam, Jaclyn & Deryk stepped up to run the family business.
The next generation of Jerry Rader's has welcomed growth. We have opened our second location in Goderich, ON.