Posts Tagged ‘venue’

A Perfect Event Venue for Unique Occasions! Castaway Portland

Close your eyes and imagine you have a completely blank slate for a venue to work with…one where you have all the space you need to create the special occasion of your dreams. If this is the venue you have always dreamed about, then Castaway Portland is the perfect place for you. Whether you are planning…

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How to Choose Appropriate Games and Activities for My Event

Did you ever go to birthday parties when you were younger? Other than the birthday cake and ice cream, many of us probably looked forward to playing games. Perhaps you remember playing popular party games such as Pin the Tail on the Donkey, Musical Chairs, and Limbo? Well, who says kids should have all the…

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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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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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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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Setting up a Venue: Tips for Success

Selecting a venue is only one aspect of any event. Arranging and setting up a venue to accommodate everything your event has to offer is another crucial part! Most likely, you will only have a short amount of time to set everything up, and events must start on time. However, you can definitely make the…

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4 Summertime Venue Ideas

Summertime in Portland is truly one of the best times of the year. After the spring rains have gone away, people are ready to see the sun and enjoy the outdoors. Summer venues are especially in demand this time of year. Since average temperatures are in the 80s during the day and around 60 degrees…

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6 Tips for Choosing a Venue

Choosing a venue for an event can easily become an overwhelming task, especially when you have many options to choose from. A venue can very well end up making or breaking your event, so selecting the right place is crucial. You can make your venue selection process go smoothly by researching and understanding your options…

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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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Places to Have Your Business Party

A holiday business party is often a special occasion where your company celebrates its employees’ accomplishments from the past year, as well as providing the opportunity to enjoy a festive event for the holidays. Small and large businesses alike are planning to have corporate parties during the holiday season. In last week’s post, we touched…

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