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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With nearly 300 weddings under our belt, we have accumulated a knowledge of the basics that we are happy to share with you.  You won’t be surprised to learn that the choices you make, from the table size and shape, the linen material, the china, glassware and flatware all have a practical reason for being […]

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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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  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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An intriguing  young couple contacted me last year to cater their wedding in Yellow Springs at the Beautiful Birch House in Glen Helen Nature Preserve. We have had to overcome some time zone issues, being that they are currently living and working in Cambodia !  To add to the intrigue, they requested an authentic Middle Eastern […]

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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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It has been well over 2 years since I was first contacted by the Pink Ribbon Girls.  What are they all about you ask ? They are a non-profit whose mission is to provide personalized support to young women throughout all phases of the breast cancer journey. They accomplish this through education, outreach, awareness, and one-on-one […]

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Matt Hayden

Cooking with Dad

It has been quite a spell since I lived at home, and despite the innate desire of a young adult to get the hell out of dodge, there are some things I certainly miss. Other than the occasional sandwich making, I think there was an arrangement that Dad was not permitted to use the kitchen […]

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