PUSH Dayton Catering

    PUSH DAYTON PRESENTS…   Dance the night away at Club Aquarius  to some of the greatest chart toppers from high school, enjoy heavy hor’dourves from Scratch Catering, have your prom photo taken and have a chance to become Prom King or Queen.   Need a dress? Check out Clash Consignment for a great […]

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Cutting Board in the Scratch Food Kitchen

As a Wedding Caterer, the foods I prepare are the whim of my Clients.  If my clients say “We want Grilled Cheese Sandwiches”, I say “do you want them texas toast or regular ? american or cheddar ?  smushed or intact ? To a large extent, my repertoire is dictated by the market and does not […]

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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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Dayton Knockout 2012 Catering

  For those of you who missed Dayton Knockout at Memorial Hall, here is my humble attempt at summarizing…. Dayton History and ARC Ohio teamed up to dream up a one of a kind fundraiser centered around boxing. In collaboration with Drake’s Gym downtown – they set out to fight the good fight and enlisted the participation […]

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Scratch Event Catering was honored to provide an advanced menu of Hors d’oeuvres for the Boonshoft’s inauguration of The Dome, the latest in digital Planetarium technology in the Caryl D. Philips Space Theater of The Boonshoft. What did we serve you ask ?   Dim Sum style Mini Pot Stickers passed in Steamer Basket Gougeres | Puff Daddy’s Small, […]

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Macaroons from Scratch

It has been FORETOLD – The French Macaroon is dethroning the Cupcake as the official sweet of that most special of days. It will certainly keep chef’s on their toes, as the macaroon is decidedly more touchy than its antecedents. I’m not going to lie – I used up nearly $50 worth of Almond Meal […]

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Scratch German Chocolate Cake

After having produced my first, from scratch, German Chocolate Cake – I couldn’t help from imagining my own storefront of the future adorned with all sorts of cakes from a bygone era – when baking prowess was a thing to be respected, honored and envied. I sincerely hope that this particular vignette comes to pass […]

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Loose meat sandwiches by any other name. Created in the 1920’s in Urbandale, Iowa by an butcher named Fred Angell. The style of car hop service provided by their first restaurant was new to the world and shortly after was emulated by all ! Needless to say, they’re awesome and you can grab one at […]

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Kitchen

It is with great expectation that I bring to you my own personal culinary rant.  A midst all the cross talk regarding the current state of the economy; the occupy movement; public opinion bearing on our present commander in chief –  I gladly offer up subject matter that does not engage you from afar.  Food is something that […]

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