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Corporate Catering. Time. Morale. Money.

Corporate Catering.  Time. Morale. Money.

Are you contemplating bringing office catering to your business? Convincing your boss? Weighing the pros and cons? Are you in charge of the next employee appreciation event? Decisions…decisions. Time. Catering lunch to an office keeps your associates in the building instead of leaving the premises. Does this save on time? Sure it can. Clearly, the…

A Day In The Life Of A Caterer

A Day In The Life Of A Caterer

                Bethany Neal (Position: Catering & Sales Director) “My weeks are filled with lots of planning and organizing. Mondays are work days to wrap up financials from the prior week, payroll, sales packets, invoice payment and check writing. Throughout the week, keeping an eye on execution in the…

The Do’s & Don’t’s of Summer Weddings

The Do’s & Don’t’s of Summer Weddings

              The Heat Do: Dress light! As a bride, groom, or guest, the last thing you want to do is sweat through your dress, tux, or formal attire. Make sure you have a light dress, light colored clothing, and allow your guests to dress more casual, especially if you’re…

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…

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