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10 Cocktail Recipe Ideas for your Holiday Party

10 Cocktail Recipe Ideas for your Holiday Party

You may have planned the food down to the last detail for your Thanksgiving dinner, Christmas party, or holiday themed wedding, but don’t forget the drinks! Here are 10 festive cocktail recipes we’ve found on some of our favorite websites from around the web.   Ginger Apple Cider Brandy This twist on a classic apple cider…

Ideas for Fall Centerpieces

Ideas for Fall Centerpieces

Whether you are a bride having a fall-themed wedding or just planning a Thanksgiving dinner party, here are a few simple ideas for incorporating the cozy yet colorful style of the season into your table settings. Plentiful harvest The produce section at the grocery store is a great and inexpensive resource for fall centerpieces. Obvious…

How to Develop a Brand for your Catering Company

How to Develop a Brand for your Catering Company

This post was originally published on cater.com  If you are a caterer you know how important the quality of the food is to your success, but do you also know how important your brand is? Here at Classic Catering Corp we recently had a “Stories of Success” presentation for our local chamber of commerce. In…

Summer Wine and Food Pairings

Summer Wine and Food Pairings

Burgers Burgers are a classic staple at a summer cook-out and, while beer is often the conventional drink of choice, you may be surprised how well a glass of wine can go with this summer favorite. For pairing with beef burgers, many sommeliers recommend Beaujolais wines for its approachable, earthy, and fruity taste. It’s also…

Ideas for Inexpensive DIY Wedding Centerpieces

Ideas for Inexpensive DIY Wedding Centerpieces

Many brides find that creating their own centerpieces at their wedding reception is a great way to save money and incorporate some of their own personal style into the event. Here are some ideas for inexpensive DIY wedding centerpieces that you can easily customize to reflect your personal style on your special day. Centerpieces and…

The History Behind Five Famous Drinks

The History Behind Five Famous Drinks

With summer in full swing, it’s the time of year for relaxing by the pool or lake with a cool, refreshing drink. But have you ever wondered about the origins of the cocktails you’re enjoying? So set down that Kindle or bestselling book for a second, and read the history behind five famous drinks. The Bellini This delicious wine…

Menu Ideas for Popular Wedding Themes

Menu Ideas for Popular Wedding Themes

Great Gatsby Are you thinking of a 1920’s style wedding? This theme is perhaps best exemplified by F.Scott Fitzgerald’s The Great Gatsby, which was inspired by the extravagant parties the author attended in Long Island during the prohibition era. To capture the style and excitement of this theme at your wedding reception, serve historically appropriate…

Catering Trends for your Wedding in 2015

Catering Trends for your Wedding in 2015

At Classic Catering, we like to stay on top of the latest trends, just like you do. So here are some of the hottest catering trends to keep in mind when you’re planning your wedding menu in 2015.   Tasting Stations Cocktail hour is more fun with everything from pasta bars to make-your-own taco stands….

Five Fun Facts about Popular Wedding Customs

Five Fun Facts about Popular Wedding Customs

If you’re a bride or groom-to-be planning for the big day, you have probably thought about the more traditional parts of the ceremony and reception and perhaps even questioned the point of having them at all. From the identical dresses of bridesmaids to the cake with multiple tiers, there are many familiar aspects of weddings…

15 Questions to Ask when Selecting Your Caterer

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As an established and reputable caterer in Kansas City for over 23 years, we know a thing or two about catering. The most common feedback we consistently receive is how much guests rave about the food, even months following the event. Naturally, an important part of event planning is the food. Providing unforgettable food will…

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