Archive for February 2015

There's More Than Just Cake!

The go-to dessert for most events is…cake. And of course, nearly everyone enjoys cake, which makes it a popular option for event food planning. However, there are also plenty of other excellent desserts you can serve along with – or instead of – cake. And many of the latest dessert trends for 2015 look easy,…

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Chef du Jour's Favorite Recipes: Chicken Marbella

This week, we would like to share a version of one of our favorite catering recipes: Chicken Marbella. This recipe has been called one of the most famous recipes from Julie Rosso and the late Sheila Lukins’ Silver Palate Cookbook, which was first published in 1982. Chef du Jour offers a version of Chicken Marbella…

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Balancing Your Event Menu

We have all been to events and/or parties where there was too little variety or a lack of balance with the food choices on the menu. Maybe the host served only veggies…or no veggies. Whenever you bring a group together, regardless of size, each person attending your event has at least slightly different menu preferences.…

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8 Ways to Add Character to Your Next Event

Everyone wants their event to stand out from the rest; but what makes some events more outstanding than others? We at Chef du Jour Catering feel a lot of the most memorable events are the ones with character. Are you currently in the process of planning an event? Whether your plans are for a large…

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