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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    SICSA’S CATS MEOW IS FRIDAY SEPTEMBER 12th  I just thought I would take a minute of your time to inform you of a once in a lifetime foodie event here in Dayton. I am personally extremely jazzed to be collaborating with Chef Anne Kearney of Rue Dumaine (James Beard Award Winner) to serve […]

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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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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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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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For the third year now, we have had the honor of participating in Ronald Mcdonald House Charities’ Doors of Compassion Dayton event. It has become somewhat of a tradition in our kitchen to spread our wings extra wide for this event, amassing great ingredients and pushing our own boundaries. I guess it is from within […]

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Vintage Wedding

2014 is alive and demanding our full attention. Catering trends and wedding trends for the year send us reeling and leave us full of sentiment(and great food!). She’s an elegant lady, demanding an old world look and feel with a couple contemporary updates to keep the heart and mind stimulated. She understands the subtle touches […]

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