Weddings, Catering, & Facility Rentals


Meet the Chef

Nicholas Loshak brings a wealth of experience to Batawa Ski Hill. Schooled in England, he apprenticed at the Dorchester Hotel, Lloyds Insurance Head Office and in Switzerland.

After working in such places as Antigua, Bahamas and Alberta, he settled in Ottawa and worked at the National Arts Centre, Chateau Laurier and the Ritz Restaurant. He cooked at the Prime Minister’s House, Governor General’s House and then worked for the United States Ambassador where he served two Presidents and six Prime Ministers.

More recently, Nicholas worked at the Waring House in Picton, had his own catering business in Kingston, was featured in the LCBO Food & Wine Magazine, the Women’s Culinary Network Cookbook and did recipes for the Meat Marketing Board. He also worked aboard the Oasis of the Seas for the Royal Caribbean Cruise Lines and at Waupoos Winery in Prince Edward County.

Nicholas likes to let his multi-cultural experience to inspire menus using local produce and ingredients. He likes to communicate with local farmers in order to bring the freshest and least travelled products to your table. Nicholas will be happy to work with you to design a menu to fit your budget and preferences.

Facility Rentals

We are delighted that you are considering Batawa Ski Hill, the home of Batawa Grill, for your event.

Let our staff assist you in creating an event you and your guests will never forget. Whether you are planning a birthday or an anniversary, a family reunion, staff appreciation event or a wedding, we can offer the perfect setting and prepare an unforgettable meal.

This information will assist you to plan your event, from the rental of our Chalet, to irresistible menu ideas.

Batawa Ski Hill is a unique location in a beautiful natural setting that makes any celebration relaxing and enjoyable.

Available for rental year-round, our rustic chalet offers flexible event space to accommodate special celebrations like birthdays and weddings, or corporate retreats, exhibitions and workshops.

At 4,500 square feet and with an upper level mezzanine offering open views to the lower level, the entire chalet can accommodate up to 200 people. (Photos below)

Other features include:

  • abundant natural lighting with big, picture windows
  • rooftop patio
  • enhanced Wi-Fi
  • accessible washrooms
  • free parking for up to 300 vehicles


To schedule a viewing or for more information, please contact us at 613-398-6568 or

On Site or Off site Catering Services


Or Chef is happy to work with you to customize a menu for your event.

Please contact us if you would like more information on catering services: 613-398-6568 or

Supporting Local Farmers

The Batawa team support local farmers by purchasing a variety of items for our brunch and catering menus directly from local farms. If you are a local producer interested in working with us, contact us at  613-398-6568 or


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