What Is Administrative Professionals’ Day?
Administrative Professionals’ Day is a day in which several organizations all over the world recognize those how who are vital to its success. In the United States, Administrative Professionals’ Day is also celebrated during the last full week of April. Oftentimes, during the day of, the weekend before or after, business owners recognize their support staff by giving gifts, hosting a social gathering such as a company retreat, or having a catered lunch at the office. We are we going with this? As a Philadelphia, PA-based catering company, we at Village Catering have certainly catered our share of Administrative Professionals’…
Looking for Surprise Birthday Party Caterers? We’re Right Here
Surprise birthday parties take a lot of planning and preparation. You have to make sure the person is surprised, the location is right, and the meals are out of this world. You’re busy running around trying to plan the perfect birthday party for your friend or family member, always making sure those who are invited don’t spoil the surprise! We know it’s exhausting. We know you’re tempted to tell the birthday guy or gal what you’re up to. Don’t let the stress get to you! We’re right here, the caterers in Philadelphia, to help you every step of the way….
Food Trends for 2014
Catering trends are always changing to meet the needs of the top food trends of the year. Trends can include everything from how the food is prepared, to which ingredients are used, to how the food is presented. Healthy food is at the top of everyone’s list, especially in the beginning of a new year and using locally sourced and grown meats, seafood, and produce is at the top of the list. There is a growing trend of purchasing farm shares that allows customers to get a weekly supply of freshly and locally grown farm food. For a set yearly…
The Importance of Selecting the Right Catering Company For Your Party
At the center of any party or social gathering is the food. You reminisce over food, meet new people over drinks, and your mood is set by the quality of the food you’re consuming. What often goes unrecognized is the catering company that puts everything together. You don’t want guests of your party to strike up a conversation and complain about how bad the food is or how there isn’t much variety. You want the vibe of the party to be set by satisfied guests. This is true for weddings, graduation parties, banquets, and even corporate parties. When choosing your…
Winter Party Décor Ideas
Decorating for a winter party can become a very fun, festive, and creative process. When you think of a winter party, you think of a few different color combinations including blue, white, silver, red, or green. You can incorporate your party décor with some festive and seasonal food from local caters in Philadelphia, PA. There are many special winter parties that make for a good excuse to put your creativity to good use. There are winter weddings, winter showers, winter birthdays, and of course, holiday parties. Each of these events can be anything from casual to formal, and the décor…
Ideas For Catering An Autumn Corporate Party
Aside from raking leaves and cleaning the gutters, autumn is a beautiful time of year and boasts some of the tastiest seasonal foods. If you’re part of a company that throws quarterly parties to celebrate different achievements and enhance the camaraderie of the workplace, it will certainly be beneficial to spice things up on the catering front. No matter the venue of the party, whether a banquet hall, bar, or even an outdoor picnic to enjoy the weather, there are a variety of different foods to add flavor to the autumn season. We’ll offer some ideas for an autumn themed…
Wedding Catering Trends of 2013
The season is upon us for beautiful fall and winter weddings, decorated in warm colors and often offering some of the most delicious foods of the season. Every year offers their own trends in décor, flowers, fashion, and of course, catering. Within the trends of catering in Philadelphia, we have dinnerware, entrees, cakes, and liquor. Most couples are starting to stray away from the popular colorful weddings and going back to the classic white and ivory themed weddings. Nothing screams wedding more than varying shades of whites and ivory. This year, brides are asking for gold silverware to accompany their…
Reasons to Consider Catering A Child’s Birthday Party
When planning a birthday party for someone special, especially for a child, many people don’t consider having the party catered. They just assume it would be too expensive and possibly not worth it. Planning a child’s birthday party can definitely become a bit overwhelming, especially if you are going to be entertaining a lot of children. Pizza is always an easy option, but can become a bit tired and boring for the kids. Entertaining many kids can be challenging, as kids are always a little pickier than adults and making sure you have food they will all like can be…
Is it Worth it to Have the Caterers Help During Your Party? Yes!
So you have a big event coming up that you have been put in charge of organizing. You have ordered all the invitations, ordered the party favors, figured out decorations such as flowers and balloons, and have been maintaining your RSVP list everyday. The last part you need to take care of is the food. Since you are hosting the event at your house, cooking the food yourself is definitely an option. The other option is to have the party catered, which is highly recommended. When you call the caterer, you will discuss many things. You will discuss the type…
Ideas for Hosting a Charming Back Yard Graduation Party
You have probably said it over a hundred times this year. You can’t believe your “baby” is graduating! You want to make it as special as possible, so you decide to host a graduation party in your back yard. Backyard parties can be beautiful, charming, and more intimate than renting a space at a restaurant. You can really go all out by renting a big tent with lots of tables and chairs. Or you can save the money from the tent and decorate your back yard in a way that will have your guests talking. No matter how much or…