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Catering Ideas

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Kid Approved: 13 Child-Friendly Dishes for Events

Satisfy little picky eaters (and their parents) with these cute, kid-friendly snacks and sweets.

The Scout Posted July 8, 2014, 7:00 AM EDT

19 Ideas from Spring Benefits

Here's a look at decor, catering, and more from spring benefits across North America.

Event Report Posted June 26, 2014, 6:30 AM EDT

8 Monster Munchies From Fairs, Ballparks, and Festivals

From two-pound pretzels to a 1,249-foot ice cream sundae, here's a look at huge foods that draw hungry crowds and big attention to outdoor events and activities.

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

Event Innovators 2014: Tony Loschiavo

After 30 years in business, the founder of L-Eat Catering continues to shake up his menus and offerings.

Event Innovators 2014 Posted June 17, 2014, 7:00 AM EDT

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