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Guest Book Ideas for Weddings – Traditional, Fun or Both?

Category: Wedding

Times have changed from the traditional “check-in” guest book to fun and creative guest books. With the stress of wedding planning and the overwhelming ideas from Pinterest, it is difficult to choose a guest book that fits but keeping something like your guest simple will help! The ideas for a guest book are endless… Our wedding coordinators have picked some …

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A Super Sweet Sixteen! Food Stations

Category: Birthday

Sweet Sixteen Parties have become increasingly more and more fabulous, and last fall we were asked to cater one doozy of a party for a really fun girl! Like many of us, Kayla loves the movie “Frozen” so a Frozen Winter Wonderland party was definitely going to be fun! Guests were welcomed into NEO on Locust with a red carpet entrance, …

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Carnival Themed Food Stations

The Menu – Carnival Food Stations

Category: Past Events

When your job turns into a carnival, you know it’s good! This 250 guest open house event, hardly felt like work for us. The catering was food stations, complete with carnival treats, like cotton candy and fresh popped corn. We had a blast playing “carnies” for the evening. We even brought in a customized food truck, to serve our tasty Mac …

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Engaged & Confused – 10 Things to do After Getting Engaged

Category: Wedding

It’s exciting, it’s blissful, it’s a but of a whirlwind. And after the fact, you may be a a little, how should we put this… confused? Yes, you are engaged and what a wonderful time in life for you and your honey! However, it can spark a wave of panic, stress and questioning, “What did I just say yes to?!” …

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Top 5 Fall Catering Trends

Top 5 Catering Trends for Fall

Category: Holiday

As summer comes to a close, and a consistent–yet chaotic–routine is established, we can’t help but get excited for a new season. Fall brings opportunity for new flavors, ingredients, colors and themes. As a caterer in St. Louis and the Midwest, we have the awesome opportunity to utilize incredibly fresh ingredients in our recipes. Weddings, corporate galas, business luncheons and Bar/Bat Mitzvahs are …

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On The Grill - Hot Dog Station

On The Grill – Summer Hot Dog Station

Category: Hosting

National Hot Dog Month may be coming to a close, but there’s still plenty of grilling to be done this summer! Today, we have some great ideas when offering a Hot Dog Station at your next barbecue, birthday party, or even your wedding. Most people don’t think of hot dogs as “fancy food,” but we’re willing to give them a new rep. The …

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Ces & Judy's Catering • Fourth of July Bash

On The Grill : Tips for Hosting a Fourth of July Bash

Category: On The Grill

Because the patriotic holiday fell on a Friday, most people will carry the celebration on throughout the weekend. This means 3x the fireworks, 3x the red, white and blue outfits you’ll have to put together, and 3x the food you’ll be eating or cooking. If it’s last minute and there’s no time for a caterer, it’s time to pull out all …

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On the Grill. Crazy Corn On The Cob

On The Grill : Crazy Corn on the Cob

Category: Holiday

It’s almost primetime for a St. Louis summertime favorite, corn on the cob! We’re praying it’s THIGH-high by the Fourth of July so we can try out these Crazy Corn on the Cob recipes developed by our head chef, Mary. These are a gourmet spin on a classic that will be a hit at your Fourth of July celebration. And the …

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On The Grill: Grilled Chicken Wings Recipe

Summer Series: On The Grill

Category: On The Grill

In honor of the first day of summer this weekend, we are debuting a summer grilling blog series! Each week we will feature some of our favorite grill recipes and grilling tips to keep your BBQs fun & your grilling skills fresh. Today we are featuring a grilled wing recipe that can serve as a base for your favorite sauce, …

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Cocktail Friday: Rum Punch

Category: Cocktail Fridays

Last night we spent the evening jammin’ at Wells Fargo Advisor’s Team Member of the Year Awards. Complete with a lively crowd, an appearance by Fredbird and steel drums by Steel Drum Flavor, the event put us in the mindset for summer. Today’s drink we wanted to feature the Signature Drink from this event, which was more than well received …

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