Archive for December 2014

When to Serve Hors D'Oeuvres

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When it comes to menu planning for an event, one of the most common questions people have is about hors d’oeuvres. First, event planners may question whether they should serve them at all. Then, if they decide they should serve them, they may wonder which hors d’oeuvres they should offer. In this post, we’ll cover…

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A Favorite Chef du Jour Recipe for the Holidays: Buche de Noel

We’re in a festive mood here at Chef du Jour Catering, especially since Christmas Day is this week! We have really enjoyed the season so far. The holiday events and parties have been delightful, along with the many seasonal festivities one can find all around the Portland area. And of course, we’ve enjoyed preparing and…

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Choosing a Caterer: How to Choose a Great Caterer

If you’ve ever been involved in the process of choosing a caterer for an event, you know it’s not always easy. Once you decide upon a venue and start researching caterers in the area where you’re hosting your event, you’ll probably find many caterers from which you can choose. And of course, most of them…

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This Goes With That: Food Pairings for Your Holiday Party

The holiday season is in full swing here in the Portland area. Look around and you’ll see the natural beauty of winter, along with the hundreds of holiday lights and decorations we proudly display in our neighborhoods and city streets. It’s also fun this time of year as many people have begun hosting and attending…

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Foods to Avoid Serving at Your Wedding

With every wedding comes the stress of selecting the appropriate foods to serve at the reception. Often, the catering ends up being one of the most memorable aspects of your wedding. Of course, you hope for guests who rave to their friends and families about the foods you served. But mostly you want guests who…

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