Why Office Catering is More Than Just a Good Meal

January 2nd, 2014

How many times per week do you bring your own lunch to work? Most workers who bring their own lunch eat at their desks. This saves money and saves time, but may make some individuals feel like hermits who don’t interact with coworkers. As a business owner, or office manager, sometimes you have to be proactive and encourage communication in the workplace. Have employees bounce ideas off each other. Adding a little socialization during work hours can lead to more production for the company.

When is the best time to encourage communication during work hours? If you guessed lunch, then you’re absolutely correct. Office catering is a trend that continues to gain popularity and is something that boosts employee morale, bringing your team of employees into a close-knit environment. Try to cater the office for lunch with a good meal from a friendly and professional catering service in Philadelphia.

With Eatible Delights, we will provide you with premier office catering, offering high-quality, delicious meals that fit your desired budget. Whether your office is in Bucks County, Montgomery County, or Philadelphia, we will deliver our delicious meals, specials, and sandwich trays to provide you with a convenient meal amongst coworkers.

We will serve your Philadelphia area office with breakfast, lunch, or dinner, providing a detailed and wide array of dishes or sandwiches to please every employee. If you want to make an event out of the catering, our employees will be happy to set up linens, tables, silverware, and chairs, breaking everything down when the meal concludes. We work within your budget and offer quality food at affordable prices. No matter what meal you desire, chances are we have what you’re craving. Check out our extensive corporate catering menu here.

Make the most of your office’s lunch hour and provide your hardworking employees with a fresh, healthy, and delicious meal. Your employees will appreciate the notion, and you’ll see interactivity and communication increase. When you see production rise and coworkers start to socialize, then you’ll know why office catering is more than just a good meal.

 

Hiring The Right Catering Service

December 26th, 2013

With the hectic holiday season here, feeding a large group of people can be a bit stressful. Which is why considering catering services in philadelphia can make this difficult task easier with the assistance of a qualified professional caterer. Not to mention your holiday feast will be a memorable one. As you search for the right caterer for your event here are a few tips to keep in mind.

Begin by searching for an accredited catering service. You can also visit their website for services offered that meet your needs. Another option is to obtain referrals from friends and family that have used a service catering in philadelphia for their experience with the company.

Once you have obtained a list of caterers then decide whether you want full or partial-service. Keep in mind that some caterers provide the linens, center pieces, and decorations while some do not. So be sure to budget accordingly in case you need to purchase these items on your own.

When you have selected your catering of choice get the name of the person who will be in charge of your event. You may also want to meet them face to face during the planning stages so that you will have a good working relationship before the day arrives.

It is very important to get a written, signed and dated copy of your contract. Review the contract and make sure it includes the cost per guest, total price of the service and a list of specific menu items. The contract should also include which beverages will be included, and the date and time of delivery of any set-up or take-down charges.

Finally, make sure you understand the deposit and refund agreements. In addition, keep in mind that you will be charged if there are any changes to the number of guests, menu selection or cancellation.

 

Eatible Delights Catering is Preparing Full Thanksgiving Meals!

December 1st, 2013

Anyone who has ever been lucky enough to cook Thanksgiving dinner understands just how much time and preparation is involved. Sure, conquering the iconic Thanksgiving turkey is a feat in and of itself. However, the typical Thanksgiving meal consists of a great deal of side dishes and desserts. Everything that touches the table on Thanksgiving dinner requires hard work and dedication. Nearly 50 million turkeys will be consumed this year on Thanksgiving. Thankfully, Eatible Delights Catering can make sure you don’t have to spend the whole day slaving away in the kitchen. This year, Eatible Delights Catering is offering holiday catering and preparing full Thanksgiving meals.

 Thanksgiving is ultimately about spending time with loved ones and being thankful for the many joys in life. However, the Thanksgiving meal is just about as big as the holiday itself. Unfortunately, the person hosting Thanksgiving is often left in the kitchen while everyone else is spending time with one another. Eatible Delights Catering wants all of their customers to be able to spend the holidays focusing on things more important than cooking. This year, Eatible Delights is preoparing a Thanksgiving Day feast that will blow guests away. A minimum of twenty guests is required and the dinner is $27 per person.

 The Thanksgiving Day menu includes roast turkey with a delicious sage stuffing. For those who aren’t fans of the big bird, a top round roast beef with mushroom gravy is included. Plus, a variety of gourmet side dishes come standard with the Thanksgiving Day meal. Of course, the meal also comes with enough bread, assorted rolls, and various beverages for everyone. To finish the whole thing off is a dessert selection of carrot cake, pound cake, and cookies.

Do We Really Love the Taste of Pumpkins?

October 26th, 2013

The fall is a beautiful time of year. The vibrant colors of the trees and foliage create breathtaking landscapes. The cool temperatures inspire a style of comfort cooking not seen during the summer and spring months. Every October, restaurants and coffee shops around the country begin offering pumpkin flavored treats. Certain foods and beverages have become somewhat of a fall staple. For example, the pumpkin flavored lattes are an American favorite. However, pumpkin is making its way into everything from potato chips and pasta to chocolate and brownies. With the overpowering presence of pumpkin as an ingredient in the fall months, Eatable Delights catering began to wonder if people truly love the taste of pumpkins.

 There is no debating that pumpkin inspired foods sell in the fall. However, is it really the flavor of pumpkin that people are craving? How many people are jumping at the chance to eat the remains of pumpkins after a Halloween carving session? The truth is pumpkin flavored foods really encompass ingredients that many people enjoy all year round. In fact, most pumpkin flavored food items have little or no actual pumpkin at all. The pumpkin flavoring that Americans have grown to love is typically composed of sugar, cinnamon, nutmeg, ginger, vanilla, and a touch of salt.

Some people may feel violated and others not so surprised about the lack of actual pumpkin in these autumn goodies. However, the end result is that most of us love the flavors that accompany the fall and we should embrace the creativity that comes with the season. Eatible Delights have been catering in Bucks County for years and they love seasonally inspired menus. Whether someone is looking for wedding catering in Philadelphia or another catered occasion, Eatible Delights is happy to help make any event unforgettable.

Fall Equals Weddings and Weddings Equal Hungry Guests

September 27th, 2013

The recent end of summer is giving way to the fall or, as Eatible Delights likes to say, we are entering wedding season. The most popular month for weddings in the United States is June. However, the early fall marks the time of year where most couples finally tie the knot. In fact, between September and October, about 20 percent of all weddings take place. That’s over 450,000 weddings taking place in the United States over the span of two months! It’s not an overstatement to refer to this time of year as a wedding season of sorts. Regardless of religion and ethnicity, one thing every wedding has in common is a bunch of hungry guests. Thankfully, Eatible Delights can make the menu selection process easy for the bride and groom.

 Any couple considering a catering company in Philadelphia for their wedding need not look further than Eatible Delights. In fact, Eatible Delights offers much more than typical catering companies in Bucks County. When a couple decides to take advantage of Eatible Delights unparalleled service, they aren’t just receiving a menu. Eatible Delights actually supplies everything a couple could possibly need on their special day. Everything from tables and chairs to linens and flatware, Eatible Delights can turn any wedding into a fine culinary affair.

 In addition to an enormous selection of menu options, Eatible Delights can also provide alcoholic beverages. Eatible Delights has designed four great menu packages for weddings. For as low as $49.50 per person, a couple can offer their guests a 3 hour open bar, a host of different entrée options, a variety of side dishes, and even a sweet tray. Regardless of the time of year, Eatible Delights catering will make that special day even more unforgettable.

Eatible Delights Catering Wants to Help You Have a Great Labor Day Party

August 28th, 2013

The summer of 2013 is almost over, but we can’t welcome the fall season until one last celebration takes place. Labor Day weekend is probably one of the most bittersweet holidays in America. What once started as a holiday celebrating the economic contributions of the working class and laborers, has now become a final send-off to the summer season. Nowadays, most people are unaware of the origins of Labor Day from its introduction in 1894. However, Labor Day is celebrated by vacationing, hosting parties, and barbequing. Yes, barbequing and Labor Day are about as good of a combination as apple pie and ice cream. Oh, and apple pie and ice cream are certainly welcome at Labor Day barbeques.

 Labor Day weekend means a little something different to every family or group of friends. Some families can’t wait for the arrival of college football and others are on the lookout for the best sales. However, one thing almost everyone has in common on Labor Day is the desire for good company and even better food. Eatible Delights has an endless amount of menu options to make your Labor Day party the best in the neighborhood. Whether you want to pick from a pre-packaged menu or choose a variety of items a-la-carte, Eatible Delights can cater to your every need.

 Eatible Delights also has a wide variety of summer barbeque menu options. Traditional barbeque, Southern-style barbeque, and Creole-inspired barbeque menus can all be a great way to make a Labor Day party memorable. Eatible delights will deliver everything from grilled chicken and barbeque ribs to potato salad and cornbread. This Labor Day, don’t be bothered with hours upon hours of preparation, simply call Eatible Delights and enjoy the holiday weekend.

Eatible Delights Catering Has Cooked-Up a Special Philly Menu

July 24th, 2013

History buffs and tourists love visiting the city of Philadelphia. The city of brotherly love spawned our nation’s Declaration of Independence. Furthermore, Philadelphia represented one of the most important cities for early national economic growth. In fact, to this day, Philadelphia is the fourth largest economic city in the U.S and the ninth largest in the world. Being that Eatible Delights Catering operates within Philadelphia, they felt it was only appropriate to dedicate a special menu to the great city. Not only does Philadelphia have a long and rich history in terms of American progression, but Philly has become synonymous with great food.

One of the major misconceptions about Philadelphia cuisine is that it’s all about cheese steaks. Yes, the Philly cheese steak has become a staple for Philadelphians and tourists of the city. However, Philadelphia has become home to some of the finest culinary minds in the world. Boasting chefs like Marc Vetri and restaraunteurs like Steven Starr, Philadelphia has become a feeding ground for foodies all over the country. Long gone are the days where Philly is only good for pretzels, water ice, hoagies, and a cheese steak. The staff at Eatable Delights Catering has designed a dedicated menu to the city of Philadelphia and it features a full spectrum of fine food items.

 Now, customers can select from five different Philly themed options for their corporate catering events. The first option is the Liberty Bell option, which features a delicious grilled chicken breast sandwich and a brownie for dessert. The second option is the Independence Hall option and offers a Caesar salad with grilled salmon and pound cake. The William Penn option includes a delicious salad with grilled shrimp, apples, walnuts, and smoked gouda cheese. The fourth option is the Love Park option and features a Philly favorite, roast beef with horseradish. The final option is known as the Rittenhouse Square option and is a fully vegetarian dish. The best part is that all of the special Philly menus are less than $14 per person!

Eatible Delights Catering Talks Cajun and Creole

June 27th, 2013

Philadelphia has a long and rich culinary history. Although most people across the United States think of the famous Philly cheese steak when they hear Philadelphia, the city actually has a lot more to offer in terms of food. Eatible Delights Catering is proud to serve the greater Philadelphia area with a variety of delicious food items. Although many of Eatible Delights menu items have been inspired by the Philly food culture, other regional influences have certainly played a role. In fact, Eatible Delights has designed an entire menu based on southern Creole and Cajun cuisine.

Not everyone understands the difference between Creole food and Cajun cooking. Although travelers may find a mix of Creole and Cajun foods throughout the South, Creole is primarily associated with New Orleans. Cajun cooking also finds its roots in Louisiana, but more from the outskirts of the city and in Louisiana’s bayous. Both Creole and Cajun cuisine, offer some of the tastiest food items. Creole and Cajun cooking are both influenced partially by French cuisine along with Southern ingredients.

Creole cooking became increasingly popular through the emergence of New Orleans based chef Emeril Lagasse. Chef Emeril burst onto the television scene with a variety of cooking shows. Prior to Emeril’s successful television career, he was the executive chef at one of New Orleans most famous Creole themed restaurants, Commanders Palace. Now, New Orleans is full of celebrity chefs and fabulous restaurants that feature both Creole and Cajun foods.

Thankfully, foodies don’t have to travel all the way to Louisiana for some authentic Cajun and Creole cooking. Now, customers can call upon Eatible Delights Catering for a full line of Cajun and Creole foods. In fact, Eatible Delights Catering is now featuring a menu that includes items such as: Creole Crab Cakes, Cajun Chicken Pasta, Grilled Shrimp Remoulade, Seafood Gumbo, Blackened Catfish, Sweet Potato Cheesecake, and much more. The next time you get a craving for some great Cajun or Creole cooking, make sure to give Eatible Delights Catering a call.

Eatible Delights Catering Has Just Announced their New Mother’s Day Menu

May 29th, 2013

Eatible Delights Catering has prepared a menu that will leave every mom happy. Mother’s Day is always held on the second Sunday of May and this year it lands on May 12th. Many people are unaware of the origins of Mother’s Day. As far as nationally recognized holidays are concerned, Mother’s Day is a relatively new holiday. In fact, Mother’s Day doesn’t find its roots in older celebratory events from ancestors in the past.

In 1914, after an extensive campaign from Anna Jarvis, Mother’s Day was finally recognized as a national holiday. However, Jarvis never intended Mother’s Day to become a heavily commercialized holiday. Eatible Delight’s Catering understands the importance of a loving mother and what it means to celebrate the gift of motherhood. Eatible Delights Catering is equipped to accommodate all catering events. To ensure the mom’s are the center of attention, Mother’s Day is a particularly important day to have properly planned and Eatible Delights Catering can make sure of that.

 Eatible Delights Catering has four unique menu options for Mother’s Day on May 12th, 2013. The first option, Star Glazer Lily, is a barbeque theme featuring brisket and chicken. Along with corn muffins, potato salad, and collard greens, the Star Glazer Lily is completed with a delicious triple death chocolate cake. The second menu option is being called Burst of Gladiolus. This menu includes southern cooking items. Featuring items like buttermilk fried chicken, catfish, and sweet potato pie, this menu is sure to leave every mother with a southern comfort feeling.

 The third menu option featured on Mother’s Day is the Celebrating Life menu. A mix of American contemporary cooking and southern foods, the Celebrating Life menu is a great option for those seeking variety. The final menu option, Lovely Pink, features turkey and salmon as entrees. The Lovely Pink menu also includes apple and key lime pie. This Mother’s Day, Eatible Delights Catering is ready to make a day to remember for mothers all around the Philadelphia area.

 

With High School Graduation Rates Increasing, it’s Time to Start Planning the Parties!

April 8th, 2013

Students and parents may not have known, but high school graduation rates are at their highest level in nearly thirty years. In fact, over seventy-eight percent of high school students graduated in 2010. A rate of seventy-eight percent of students graduating is the highest since 1974. Additionally, the graduation rate has been steadily increasing over the past decade. In 2006, a little over seventy-three percent of U.S students graduated from high school.

 

Perhaps even more important to customers of Eatible Delights Catering, is the graduation rates of Pennsylvania and New Jersey students. Thankfully, more students are graduating in Pennsylvania and New Jersey than the national average. In Pennsylvania, over eighty-four percent of high school students graduated after the 2010 school year. New Jersey far exceeded the national rate, graduating over eighty-seven percent of high school students. New Jersey had one of the highest graduation rates in the entire U.S. The show-offs in Vermont graduated over ninety-one percent of students.

 

With so many students graduating in Pennsylvania and New Jersey, families need to begin planning the parties. Eatible Delights Catering is excited about the upcoming graduation season and has a multitude of menu options to make any graduation party one to remember. Appetizers, hors d’oeuvres, buffet style food items, and an endless selection of a la carte menu items are all available to view on Eatible Delights Catering’s website.

 

High School students tend to be huge fans of the wings, mozzarella sticks, chicken tenders, and miniature egg rolls. However, there are so many options available for any event through Eatable Delights Catering and everything can be catered to your specific needs. Barbecue themes have been increasingly popular for graduation parties and other events. The school year will be over before we know it; make sure to call Eatable Deilights Catering and plan the party early.

 

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