Catering http://specialevents.com/taxonomy/term/7534/more en Peers Fear Plebe Plonk http://specialevents.com/catering/peers-fear-plebe-plonk <div class="field-byline"> Special Events Staff </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p>Britain&#39;s House of Lords has raised a ruckus by rejecting a plan to save taxpayer money by merging its catering services with the House of Commons because the peers feared <a href="http://www.theguardian.com/politics/2014/dec/07/champagne-house-of-lords-reform-taxpayer" target="_blank">they would wind up with inferior champagne:</a></p></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/peers-fear-plebe-plonk" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://specialevents.com/catering/peers-fear-plebe-plonk#comments Catering Mon, 15 Dec 2014 11:44:00 +0000 20651 at http://specialevents.com <p>Queen Elizabeth attends the opening of Parliament.</p> Photo by Getty Images/ ©Chris Jackson 25 blog topic ideas for event and catering companies http://specialevents.com/blog/25-blog-topic-ideas-event-and-catering-companies <div class="node-body blog-body"><div></div>PR expert Anna Wickham of Charm House shares 25 topics for caterer and event planner blogs</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/special-events-blog">Special Events Blog</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://specialevents.com/blog/25-blog-topic-ideas-event-and-catering-companies" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://specialevents.com/blog/25-blog-topic-ideas-event-and-catering-companies#comments Catering topics for catering and event blogs Special Events Blog Tue, 09 Dec 2014 21:27:00 +0000 20551 at http://specialevents.com Cocktails Get Juiced Up at Special Events http://specialevents.com/catering/cocktails-get-juiced-special-events <div class="field-byline"> Susan Cuadrado </div> <div class="field-deck"> From health-conscious, cold-pressed juices to potent, small-batch bourbons, hotel bars are shaking it up every which way to create the perfect cocktail </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>From health-conscious, cold-pressed juices to potent, small-batch bourbons, hotel bars are shaking it up every which way to create the perfect cocktail</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://specialevents.com/catering/cocktails-get-juiced-special-events" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://specialevents.com/catering/cocktails-get-juiced-special-events#comments Catering Sat, 01 Nov 2014 08:32:00 +0000 20341 at http://specialevents.com <p>A whopping four-inch grapefruit ice ball makes a statement in the signature Hop Dog cocktail from the Four Seasons San Francisco.</p> 12-13-14 is a Great Date but No Event Landmark http://specialevents.com/catering/12-13-14-great-date-no-event-landmark <div class="field-byline"> Lisa Hurley </div> <div class="field-deck"> Although the date 12/13/14 isn't bringing in a landslide of business, it is still shaping up as a strong day for a good holiday party season, special events experts say. </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Although the date 12/13/14 isn't bringing in a landslide of business, it is still shaping up as a strong day for a good holiday party season, special events experts say.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://specialevents.com/catering/12-13-14-great-date-no-event-landmark" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://specialevents.com/catering/12-13-14-great-date-no-event-landmark#comments Catering Wed, 22 Oct 2014 15:58:00 +0000 19871 at http://specialevents.com <p>Although the date 12/13/14 isn&#39;t bringing in a landslide of business, it is still shaping up as a strong day for a good holiday party season, special events experts say.</p> Photo by Adam Berry/Getty Images British Reopen: Peyton Events Caters the Relaunch Party for IWM London http://specialevents.com/venues/british-reopen-peyton-events-caters-relaunch-party-iwm-london <div class="field-byline"> Lisa Hurley </div> <div class="node-body gallery-body"><div></div>Peyton Events caters the relaunch party for landmark London venue IWM</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://specialevents.com/venues/british-reopen-peyton-events-caters-relaunch-party-iwm-london" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://specialevents.com/venues/british-reopen-peyton-events-caters-relaunch-party-iwm-london#comments Catering Venues Wed, 01 Oct 2014 16:02:00 +0000 19641 at http://specialevents.com 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>