(This is the third in a series of blogs about planning your wedding by bride Shana Lloyd) When you’re planning your wedding day they tell you so many things that are normal experiences. People will be late, your vendors will get lost, you’ll forget a guest table on seating chart (I did that), it will go […]

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Our clients would agree that Scratch Events has a passion for delicious, innovative food.  We use terms like “food forward”, “chef-centric” and “unforgettable” to describe our menus – and truth be told, the cuisine definitely comes first at Scratch Events. With nearly ten years of high volume, high visibility events under our belt, we have […]

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Coffee and wine DIY Country Chic Wedding Chalkboard

Pinterest has definitely changed the game when it comes to planning a wedding. For the crafty and DIY hopefuls like myself, there is a myriad of creative and fun country chic wedding ideas that I would likely never think of on my own.  It has its negatives though. For one, if you’re anything like me […]

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As we look around,  we see all the signs of spring popping up: the weather is warmer, patios are starting to open, and flowers are beginning to peek through the ground. Spring breaks are all but over, and every teacher and student, from elementary school to college, is getting ready for that push to the end of […]

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Wedding Catering

Southern Food Stations Scratch Events Catering has a history steeped in Southern Fare.  Before forming Scratch Events Catering in 2010, Chef Mathew Hayden owned The Chimneys Inn, a Restaurant that specialized in “Southern Metro Fare” with a menu that ranged from New Orleans inspired dishes to classic Texas BBQ. Shortly after forming Scratch Events Catering […]

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Whether you call it Country Chic Wedding, Rustic Chic or Shabby Chic – the vintage charm of this modest genre is heartwarming and nostalgic at the very least.  Over the years, Scratch Events has catered at many unique venues that are now being heralded as Country Chic Wedding destinations. With the help of another industry professional, Carly Short […]

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Dayton Wedding Catering | Scratch Events

2015 will be an epic year for Dayton Weddings ! In 2014 Scratch Events Catering designed and executed Dayton’s most innovative and memorable weddings.  In 2014 we showed our clients an eclectic range of dream weddings. We created quaint backyard settings, nerdy comicon-esque receptions, country chic themes with idyllic woodland surroundings and all out nostalgic affairs. We created events complete […]

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It has been well over a month since Scratch contributed to The Pink Ribbon Girls IGNITE DAYTON fundraiser in the awe inspiring UD ARENA on October 11th 2014. We often hear the Pink Ribbon Girls say that we are their official Chefs, and we consider ourselves blessed to have this mission bestowed on us. The […]

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From the beginning, Scratch Events has been characterized by creative food to suit any request – from exotic and authentic world cuisine to themed meals that reflect our clients whimsical desires.  We have created menus for such interests as: Steampunk, Medieval Fantasy, Star Wars, Revolutionary Period, Science inspired Molecular Gastronomy, Mad Men, Victorian, Western Cowboy, […]

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Canopy Creek Farm Catering

In our 20 years of catering, we have seen some venues…. It is safe to say, that we have catered events in every conceivable venue from laundry rooms and backyards to museums and  national parks.  Im here to tell you brother and sisters, THEY ARE NOT ALL CREATED EQUAL. Late last year, we heard that a […]

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