Posts Tagged ‘catering’

The Do's & Don'ts of Throwing a Company Party

Even though the calendar says it is still technically “summer,” the best time to start planning your annual company party is right now.  This is especially true if you plan to host a holiday party and recognition event for your employees by the end of the year. As we mentioned in one of our recent…

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What Should I Look For in a Caterer?

One of the most important decisions you’ll probably have to make when planning an event is deciding whether to hire a caterer. As we mentioned in one of our earlier posts, there are several good reasons for hiring a caterer to help make your event successful: Saves you time and stress Keeps everything organized and…

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Start Preparing for Your Holiday Employee Event

Although everyone looks forward to it each year, the annual corporate holiday party is probably one of the last things you are thinking about right now. For one thing, we’re still suffering through the “dog days” of summer. As well, many people are planning their back-to-school activities. The reality, however, is that unlike planning for…

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Portland Event Venue: The West End Ballroom

Are you seeking a completely unique wedding experience in the Portland-Metro area? If so, you may consider taking a closer look at The West End Ballroom. The venue is a historic theater, which has been converted into an incredibly beautiful venue, that is located in the middle of downtown Portland. We have gladly included this…

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Counting Down to the Wedding: A Timeline of To-Dos

Are you currently preparing for a wedding? If so, you probably already know that you have a long list of “to-dos” to work through before you can finally say, “I do.” In the months, weeks, and days leading up to your wedding day, you will find there are specific tasks that you must complete in…

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Matching Your Food to Your Event

Are you currently planning an event? Whether it’s a black tie wedding or a backyard barbecue – or anything in between – your event planning almost always involves planning what foods to serve. And, without a doubt, choosing the right foods for your event can be a little stressful. Why? Well because, regardless of the…

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A Wonderful Wedding at Ainsworth House

We always enjoy catering events at Ainsworth House and Gardens. The venue, which includes an historic property that sits upon two acres of lush gardens, is located in Oregon City, OR. With beautiful views and both indoor and outdoor facilities, it is truly a premiere location for events of all sizes and for every season.…

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A Favorite Chef du Jour Recipe: Prime Rib

We love sharing our favorite recipes with you. Most recently we shared one of our favorite seafood recipes, Cedar Plank Salmon. This week, we have something for our meat lovers: prime rib. There is nothing quite like the taste of a succulent and flavorful prime rib. It is a popular entrée at many catered events…

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5 Must-Have Seasonal Menu Items at Your Summer Event

Although the first official day of summer is still a couple of weeks away, it feels like it’s already arrived here in Portland. We are definitely enjoying the warmer temperatures and beautiful weather, and looking forward to a gorgeous summer. Summertime is such a fun season for events and we’re excited about the opportunities that…

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15 Questions to ask Your Wedding Caterer

Questions to ask a wedding caterer

One of the most important parts of any wedding is the menu. Choosing the right wedding caterer for a successful event is essential, but need not be stressful. You may have questions about menu-related issues such as what types of food you should serve your wedding guests and how much. A good wedding caterer will…

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