Posts Tagged ‘locally-sourced’

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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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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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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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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3 Ideas for Your Corporate Catering Menu

Are you planning an appreciation luncheon or dinner for your employees? Or perhaps you’re hosting a meeting with new or potential clients and would like to serve a nice meal? If so, you may consider learning more about corporate catering options. Sure, sandwiches and pizza are usually acceptable for your more casual corporate meetings. However,…

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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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Adding a Touch of Portland to Your Event

If you’re making plans to host a Portland themed event or to hold an event in the Portland area, then you are definitely making a great choice. Portland, itself, offers over 1,200 event venues for weddings, business meetings, and parties. There is indeed something for everyone and for every budget – and there are many…

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The Latest Food Trends

Just like fashionistas keep track of fashion trends, foodies keep track of food trends. Trends can be influenced by current events, medical and nutritional information, and an awareness of how we fuel our bodies. Here’s what we’re seeing as some of the top food trends in 2014: Locally Sourced The National Restaurant Association’s recently released…

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