Catering http://specialevents.com/taxonomy/term/7534/more en Desserts On the Move: Caterers Create Sweets that Let Guests Roam http://specialevents.com/catering/desserts-move-caterers-create-sweets-let-guests-roam <div class="field-byline"> Susan Cuadrado </div> <div class="field-deck"> Tray-passed, stationed, even paired with booze, dessert--like its cousin course, the appetizer--is decidedly less sit-down and more up-and-mingle today </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Tray-passed, stationed, even paired with booze, dessert--like its cousin course, the appetizer--is decidedly less sit-down and more up-and-mingle today</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://specialevents.com/catering/desserts-move-caterers-create-sweets-let-guests-roam" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://specialevents.com/catering/desserts-move-caterers-create-sweets-let-guests-roam#comments Catering Wed, 17 Sep 2014 15:25:00 +0000 19391 at http://specialevents.com <p>The Harvest Trio from Abigail Kirsch. Photo by&nbsp;Andr&eacute; Maier Photography.</p> Photo courtesy Abigail Kirsch Toledo Pros Keep Events Afloat Despite Water Ban http://specialevents.com/catering/toledo-pros-keep-events-afloat-despite-water-ban <div class="field-byline"> Lisa Hurley </div> <div class="field-deck"> The event industry in Toledo, Ohio, was left high and dry over the weekend when city fathers—alarmed by toxins in the water supply caused by an algae bloom—imposed a two-day ban on drinking and washing with city tap water </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>The event industry in Toledo, Ohio, was left high and dry over the weekend when city fathers—alarmed by toxins in the water supply caused by an algae bloom—imposed a two-day ban on drinking and washing with city tap water</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://specialevents.com/catering/toledo-pros-keep-events-afloat-despite-water-ban" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://specialevents.com/catering/toledo-pros-keep-events-afloat-despite-water-ban#comments Catering Wed, 06 Aug 2014 16:15:00 +0000 18951 at http://specialevents.com Photo by Benkrut / Copyright ThinkStock Food for Fetes: The Great Small Plate http://specialevents.com/catering/food-fetes-great-small-plate <div class="field-byline"> Susan Cuadrado </div> <div class="field-deck"> From recipes using soda pop (hello, Coca Cola brisket!) to ultra-fancy hors d’oeuvre (welcome back, caviar!), appetizer-based menus make the meal </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>From recipes using soda pop (hello, Coca Cola brisket!) to ultra-fancy hors d’oeuvre (welcome back, caviar!), appetizer-based menus make the meal </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://specialevents.com/catering/food-fetes-great-small-plate" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://specialevents.com/catering/food-fetes-great-small-plate#comments Catering Tue, 22 Jul 2014 01:43:00 +0000 18591 at http://specialevents.com <p>From Epicurean, Caprese spoons with fresh mozzarella, pear tomatoes, nut-free basil pesto and white balsamic foam. Photo by Laurie Smith.</p> Recommending Reading for June 25, 2014 http://specialevents.com/catering/recommending-reading-june-25-2014 <div class="field-byline"> Special Events Staff </div> <div class="field-deck"> Top articles worth a look are Classic's move out of New York market, Pittsburgh's move to shift trash costs to planners, and the importance of pretty food presentation </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Top articles worth a look are Classic's move out of New York market, Pittsburgh's move to shift trash costs to planners, and the importance of pretty food presentationTop articles worth a look are Classic's move out of New York market, Pittsburgh's move to shift trash costs to planners, and the importance of pretty food presentation</div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://specialevents.com/catering/recommending-reading-june-25-2014" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://specialevents.com/catering/recommending-reading-june-25-2014#comments Catering Tue, 24 Jun 2014 16:30:00 +0000 18161 at http://specialevents.com Copyright Anatolly Bably, ThinkStock What You're Reading: Top SpecialEvents.com Articles for May 2014 http://specialevents.com/archive/what-youre-reading-top-specialeventscom-articles-may-2014 <div class="field-byline"> Special Events Staff </div> <div class="field-deck"> The top trends--from food to AV--are hits with Specialevents.com readers in May 2014 </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>The top trends--from food to AV--are hits with Specialevents.com readers in May 2014</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://specialevents.com/archive/what-youre-reading-top-specialeventscom-articles-may-2014" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://specialevents.com/archive/what-youre-reading-top-specialeventscom-articles-may-2014#comments archive Catering Tue, 27 May 2014 18:01:00 +0000 17691 at http://specialevents.com <p>An array of spring appetizers from Occasions Caterers.</p> Committed to Catering: John Crisafulli of Behind the Scenes Catering and Events http://specialevents.com/catering/committed-catering-john-crisafulli-behind-scenes-catering-and-events <div class="field-byline"> Lisa Hurley </div> <div class="field-deck"> A head for figures and an incredible work ethic have led to catering success for John Crisafulli of Behind the Scenes </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>A head for figures and an incredible work ethic have led to catering success for John Crisafulli of Behind the Scenes</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://specialevents.com/catering/committed-catering-john-crisafulli-behind-scenes-catering-and-events" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://specialevents.com/catering/committed-catering-john-crisafulli-behind-scenes-catering-and-events#comments Catering Mon, 19 May 2014 18:32:00 +0000 17311 at http://specialevents.com Down by the Seashore: 709 Beach Creates a Wedding Showcase http://specialevents.com/venues/down-seashore-709-beach-creates-wedding-showcase <div class="field-byline"> Special Events Staff </div> <div class="node-body gallery-body"><div></div><p>Inspired by <a href="http://thespecialeventshow.com" target="_blank">The Special Event</a> in January, Regina Paolella, catering director at <a href="http://www.709pointbeach.com/" target="_blank">907</a> &nbsp;in Point Pleasant Beach, N.J., creates a wedding showcase that shows off her seaside venue. Photos by <a href="http://www.contemporaryimage.com/#!/HOME" target="_blank">Emil Bartsche/The Contemporary Image.</a></p> </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://specialevents.com/venues/down-seashore-709-beach-creates-wedding-showcase" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://specialevents.com/venues/down-seashore-709-beach-creates-wedding-showcase#comments Catering Event Types Photo Galleries Venues Wed, 14 May 2014 16:36:00 +0000 17261 at http://specialevents.com Big Caterers Share Top Food Trends for 2014 http://specialevents.com/catering/big-caterers-share-top-food-trends-2014 <div class="field-deck"> Among the trends shared by the biggest caterers in business--ancient grains are new again, and gin is in </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Among the trends shared by the biggest caterers in business--ancient grains are new again, and gin is in</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://specialevents.com/catering/big-caterers-share-top-food-trends-2014" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://specialevents.com/catering/big-caterers-share-top-food-trends-2014#comments Catering Wed, 14 May 2014 16:00:00 +0000 17251 at http://specialevents.com <p><em>An array of elegant bites from Occasions Caterers.</em></p> Artful Evening: Occasions Caterers Cooks up the 59th Corcoran Ball http://specialevents.com/catering/artful-evening-occasions-caterers-cooks-59th-corcoran-ball <div class="field-byline"> Special Events Staff </div> <div class="node-body gallery-body"><div></div><p>For the 17th year in a row, Occasions Caterers teamed up with Perfect Settings for rentals, Jack Lucky Floral Design and Design Foundy for room decor to produce the 2014 Corcoran Ball--where fine art meets fine dining. Photos by Pepe Gomez.</p> </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://specialevents.com/catering/artful-evening-occasions-caterers-cooks-59th-corcoran-ball" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://specialevents.com/catering/artful-evening-occasions-caterers-cooks-59th-corcoran-ball#comments Catering Photo Galleries Wed, 07 May 2014 00:23:00 +0000 17171 at http://specialevents.com Catering Down Cold: BTS Shares How it Served the Winter Olympics in Sochi http://specialevents.com/catering/catering-down-cold-bts-shares-how-it-served-winter-olympics-sochi <div class="field-byline"> Special Events Staff </div> <div class="node-body gallery-body"><div></div>San Diego-based caterer Behind the Scenes shares its inside story of serving thousands during the Sochi Olympics.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://specialevents.com/catering/catering-down-cold-bts-shares-how-it-served-winter-olympics-sochi" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://specialevents.com/catering/catering-down-cold-bts-shares-how-it-served-winter-olympics-sochi#comments Catering Photo Galleries Wed, 30 Apr 2014 15:30:00 +0000 17071 at http://specialevents.com