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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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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  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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Red Quinoa healthy eating

It does no justice to this dish to call it simply “fried rice”.  In addition to traditional, fluffy Jasmine rice, our House Grains and Rice blend includes true wild rice as well as organic Red Quinoa and Green Lentils.  Why bother ?  The way we figure it, every component of your plate, even the humble rice […]

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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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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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Cupcakes

For those of you who are unaware, there is a new sheriff in town.  And by sheriff I mean a saucy, irreverent cupcake maven named BAKED.. (an extra period because they have a period at the end of their moniker) This chica is quickly becoming my go to girl for cupcakes. From what I understand, she […]

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