Bacon and Grits Scratch Events

I honestly had a hard time deciphering whether our tasting was in fact a tasting or a full on catered event. Chef Matt Hayden and the Scratch Events team cut no corners at our shabby chic wedding preview and tasting. It was impossible not to envision how successfully tasty our wedding is going to be! […]

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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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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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  CATS MEOW TOOK A CHANCE AND KNOCKED IT OUT OF THE PARK Simply put, in all our years of catering, no client of ours has ever had the nerve to serve a Seafood Boil to their guests. Despite the fact that most travelled folks look forward with great anticipation to such a communal and […]

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I was raised in family that adored animals.  From an early age I remember all of the Dogs, Cats, Bunnies, Hamsters and even Goats that my family conspired to co-habitate with as a family.  My old friends will tell you about my cat (nostradamus) that hung around with us as teenagers:  He was smart, and strangely […]

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We are proud to announce that Scratch Events has been retained to cater the illustrious grand opening of the Connor Group headquarters on the the Wright Brothers Airport land in Miami Township.  For some time now, the population at large has witnessed with great anticipation the construction of this singular, state of the art building. […]

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Over the years we have seen our client’s idea of upscale food change from simple crab cakes and filet to world flavors and delicate, complex preparations.  At Scratch Event Catering we couldn’t be more happy with this shift: we applaud the new, young epicures for the courage to make a gastronomic stand with the most […]

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Dinner Setting for a gourmet meal

It is not as often as you might think that we serve food to true epicures.  Plenty o’ folks talk the talk to keep up appearances – expound some foodie vernacular here and there for conversation’s sake -but we know the difference.  Last Friday we served one – and with his permission, we pulled out […]

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Wedding Tasting

Another taste test down… I have never really questioned whether or not taste tests are standard practice in the industry – I have simply always offered them.  They way I see it, why wouldn’t a “bride to be” not want to taste the food that they are going to serve to 300 of their closest […]

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Molecular Gastronomy Ice Cream

Yes, making Ice Cream with Liquid Nitrogen is a brazen method of preparation – certainly flashy. With that said, it is undeniably the fastest way to your rich and frosty end. On this segment of WDTN’s Living Dayton segment, I illustrate how it is done.  You simply make a traditional vanilla ice cream base, refrigerate, […]

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