Posts Tagged ‘food trends’

2017 Food Trends to Watch For

2017 food trends

The start of the New Year marks the turning of a corner, the writing of a new chapter. In many industries, it’s a chance to look ahead at the things we anticipate will change. It’s exciting to predict what new trends will emerge. We’ve been seeing some fascinating projections about 2017 food trends, and thought…

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Kale Recipes: Trend Worthy

By now, nearly everyone has at least heard of the trendy, yet healthy, superfood known as kale. Kale might seem like just another leafy, green vegetable to some people. However, those who keep up with food trends know kale is so much more. Although kale has always been around, kale recipes started becoming officially trendy…

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The Top 8 Food and Drink Trends of the Summer

When it comes to food trends, each season has its own specialties. The summer season brings us hotter temperatures and a variety of fresh produce. Many of the top summertime food trends revolve around satisfying appetites with lighter and cooler foods and drinks. Here are 8 of the top summertime food trends to help you…

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5 Must Have Menu Items at Your Spring Event

At Chef du Jour Catering, we are definitely excited that spring is finally here. For one thing, we have beautiful weather this time of year, making it a perfect season for events and special occasions. We also have three major holidays that occur in the spring: Easter, Passover, and Mother’s Day. And of course, the…

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This Goes With That: Food Pairings – Spring Edition

Are you getting excited about spring? We certainly are – spring is a beautiful time of year here in Portland! With warmer temperatures and flowers blooming, what’s not to love? Spring is also a wonderful time for hosting events. Keep in mind that the food and drinks served this time of year tend to be…

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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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Food Trends to Expect Going into 2015

Happy New Year and welcome to 2015! We hope you had a wonderful holiday season with plenty of great food and fun times with family and friends. Many people like to find out what’s trendy and up-and-coming at the beginning of a new year. In the world of catering and events, we’re also paying attention…

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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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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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5 Must-Have Menu Items at Your Winter Event

When it comes to winter foods, many of us have our favorite seasonal menu items we typically associate with this time of year. The colder weather of the winter season tends to enhance our cravings for “comfort” foods. These include any of the foods and/or drinks that warm us up when it’s cold outside. At…

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