Wedding Taste Plates

No sooner than we’ve cleaned up my kitchen from the deluge of Holiday Catering, the Wedding Taste Tests begin…… I shouldnt be surprised, after all, I proposed to my wife on Christmas Eve. I must be honest here, and not to take away from the countless weddings I have catered over the last 15 years […]

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Glen House Yellow Springs Ohio

    Simply uttering the words “a winter brunch in the woods” has a calming and curative effect on the spirit.  Last weekend we had the rare opportunity to cater in a contagiously relaxing B&B in Yellow Springs called the Glen House. It certainly spares me all of the adjectives I could use to describe […]

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For many years we have preached a mantra of memorable food, instructing our clients to tune out the lure of easy, standardized boredom in favor of thoughtful, unforgettable meals. As our catering capabilities have grown, and with the addition of new talent, we have hit our stride – creating one unforgettable meal after another to […]

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Lord knows I despise the premature observance of the Xmas holiday. This seasonal encroachment that has proliferated of late is intrusive at best – most people agree that even mentioning Xmas before Thanksgiving is straight up sacrilege. However, I have noticed that despite the ever present reminders of Xmas, folks are content to wait till […]

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ARC Masquerage 2013

Over the years, our company been fortunate enough to be aligned with Dayton’s most outrageous and important party. Since 2007, I can consider myself in the company of many dedicated stewards of the great Masquerage ball held by Aids Resource Center Ohio .  The infamous party was conceived long before I came along and has […]

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RMHC Doors of Compassion

This weekend, we are honored to throw our chef, Marshall Bartley into the mix for Ronald McDonald House Charities. As chance would have it, we are once again paired up with the incomparable Fifi and Gary Froelich.  The Froelich’s are quite generous to offer up their beautiful, euro imbued digs for this one of a kind evening […]

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FilmDayton Non-Profit

In support of FilmDayton‘s Dessert with Oscar Party Tonight – we are making Persian Style, Rose Water Ice Cream. Of course there will be lots of other desserts there tonight. What is FilmDayton about you ask…. “FilmDayton is a non-profit, volunteer-driven organization dedicated to building the Dayton region’s film community. We bring together local filmmakers, […]

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The real irony in being a Chef, and what so few people understand, is that despite my proximity to so many delicious foods, I rarely have the time to eat my own handiwork.  Often times I am relegated to some convenience food or I may not eat at all.  In my case, I have been […]

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  It never fails to  impart a warm fuzzy feeling when folks order up Southern Food, Soul Food, Cajun or Creole from me.  I suppose that Southern Fare, more so than other regions, demands a certain amount of love when preparing.  It seems to communicate the attitude of the cook directly to the guests…. In […]

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Brie and Meyer Lemon Puffs

Here I am again…. praising those gifted young individuals that have the courage to steer from the status quo in order to create a truly memorable menu for their special day. As it happens, this young couple celebrates life’s great and magical elixir – BEER. In collusion with these two brew fanatics, we fermented a powerful […]

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