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Topic Archive: Catering

Ask the Editors: the Craziest Food Stations We've Ever Seen at Events

BizBash editors and contributors share the most unusual ways they've seen food served at parties.

Catering Week Posted December 5, 2014, 7:30 AM EST

Why Guests Ate Shoes at This Gala

The Chicago History Museum's Costume Ball had a fashion-theme custom cake.

Event Snapshot Posted December 5, 2014, 7:15 AM EST

The Hottest New Ingredients in Catering Right Now

Some of the country's top catering companies say octopus and anise are big on today's menus.

Catering Week Posted December 4, 2014, 7:30 AM EST

How to Pick the Right Food Setup for Your Event

Service style can impact your guests’ satisfaction with their meal and can also help you achieve your event objectives.

Catering Week Posted December 4, 2014, 7:15 AM EST

Season's Eatings: 9 Festive Dishes for Events

These seasonal snacks are appropriate for end-of-year celebrations.

Catering Week Posted December 4, 2014, 7:00 AM EST

Eat Dirt, Glass, and More: 12 Dishes That Are Unexpectedly Edible

From "bloody" cupcakes to bitable spoons, these whimsical hors d’oeuvres, desserts, and snacks find catering companies thinking outside the box.

Catering Week Posted December 3, 2014, 7:45 AM EST

The Wildest Drinks to Serve at Events Now

Here's a look at 15 unusual drinks to serve at holiday parties, corporate events, and meeting breaks.

Catering Week Posted December 3, 2014, 7:15 AM EST

5 Tips for Donating Food After Events

There are safe, efficient, and legal ways for event professionals to provide leftover food to charitable organizations.

Catering Week Posted December 3, 2014, 7:00 AM EST

5 Innovative Ways to Serve Large Crowds

Mealtime for the masses doesn’t have to mean a standard buffet or plated meal. Consider these options for your next trade show, convention, or other large event.

Catering Week Posted December 2, 2014, 7:30 AM EST

20 Catering Chefs and Their Freshest Ideas

Food is no longer a halfhearted element of events and meetings, but a carefully considered, integral part of creating engaging experiences.

Catering Week Posted December 2, 2014, 7:15 AM EST

19 Wacky Menu Ideas Inspired by Famous Artists

Artists like Vincent van Gogh, Jeff Koons, and Andy Warhol—and their work—inspired the dishes and drinks at events from galas to pop-ups.

Catering Week Posted December 1, 2014, 7:30 AM EST

12 Smart Ways to Label Food and Drinks at Events

Fun and festive labels, tags, and menu cards can make event catering even more appetizing.

Catering Week Posted December 1, 2014, 7:15 AM EST

What Catering Menu Items and Presentation Styles Have Got to Go?

Planners and other event pros dish on what they're sick of seeing, and caterers spill the requests they'd like to retire.

Catering Week Posted December 1, 2014, 7:00 AM EST

25 Ideas From Fall Benefits

Here's a look at decor, entertainment, catering, and more from the season's biggest benefits across North America.

Event Report Posted November 26, 2014, 7:45 AM EST

How Performa's Guests Destroyed the Benefit—on Purpose

The nonprofit arts organization once again invited attendees to get hands on—by throwing dishes and wielding hammers—at its fund-raiser.

Event Report Posted November 7, 2014, 7:30 AM EST

What Happens When a Chef Plays Event Planner

Media company Swoop partnered with Marc Forgione to create a no-rules dinner for its clients. Shoes optional.

Event Report Posted October 22, 2014, 7:30 AM EDT

Foodie Fusion: 10 Hybrid Dishes for Events

These food mash-ups are like a culinary chemistry experiment.

The Scout Posted October 15, 2014, 7:15 AM EDT

Headdress Ball Combines Flashy Entertainment With Meaningful Tributes

See how the 25th anniversary gala honored its history while staying true to its reputation as the Orlando’s most outrageous black-tie event.

Event Report Posted September 25, 2014, 7:15 AM EDT

21 Holiday Party Cocktail Ideas

Here are fresh ideas for cocktails and nonalcoholic drinks from restaurants and catering firms across North America.

Holiday Ideas Season Posted September 24, 2014, 7:30 AM EDT

13 Ideas From Summer Food Events

From serving ideas to staff uniforms, here are inspired ideas from this summer's food-centric events.

Idea File Posted September 2, 2014, 7:15 AM EDT

10 Tips to Minimize Food Waste at Events

Consider these ideas to make your food and beverage service more sustainable—and save money.

Event Intelligence Posted August 21, 2014, 7:15 AM EDT

8 Ideas for Back-to-School-Inspired Catering

Get inspired by these nostalgic, right-for-the-season catering ideas.

Idea File Posted August 18, 2014, 7:15 AM EDT

14 Clever Ways to Serve Desserts

Whether you're dishing out cake, cotton candy, cookies, or more, here's a look at unique yet effective ways to distribute desserts.

Idea File Posted August 1, 2014, 1:16 PM EDT

Meet and Eat: 5 Recent Trends in Hotel Catering

Get inspired by the latest trends for your next corporate gathering.

The Scout Posted July 29, 2014, 7:15 AM EDT

Tents and Trucks: a Hamptons 2014 Event Summary

Mega tents and gourmet food trucks are all over the East End this year.

Opinion Column: Ted Kruckel Posted July 25, 2014, 1:28 PM EDT

Hot Wheels: 6 New Food Trucks for Outdoor Events

Deliver tasty fare to guests at your next outdoor gathering from some of the newest food trucks on the road.

The Scout Posted July 23, 2014, 7:30 AM EDT

See a Six-Tier Wedding Cake Suspended From a Ceiling

Event Snapshot Posted July 23, 2014, 7:15 AM EDT

Lollapalooza V.I.P. Catering by the Numbers

The music festival caterer expects to serve 25,500 meals and tons of boozy popsicles.

News Posted July 17, 2014, 7:45 AM EDT

10 Inventive Ideas for Frozen Desserts

Here are fun ideas for frozen snacks at summertime events.

Idea File Posted July 14, 2014, 7:30 AM EDT

Kellogg's Pop-Up Puts Fresh Twist on Breakfast

The Kellogg's Recharge Bar pop-up in New York served new takes on familiar brands such as Rice Krispies, Frosted Flakes, and Raisin Bran.

Event Report Posted July 10, 2014, 7:49 AM EDT

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