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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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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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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: Brunch Mimosa Bar

Category: Cocktail Fridays

Happy Friday! We’re coming up on Easter and we thought we’d share a great idea for an Easter brunch gathering. It’s finally feeling a little warmer out there, and it’s time to shift gears from the heavier fall and winter flavor profiles to the fresh and light flavors of spring and summer. Pretty your brunch, and wow your friends and …

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The Menu: Martha Stewart Real Weddings Feature

Category: The Menu

For this week’s edition of The Menu, we have a perfect match to share with you. We’ve been patiently (well not really patiently) waiting almost a year to share this “winner” of a wedding!! The bride and groom’s “match made in heaven” story was really the starting point for this tennis inspired reception. Every detail, from the tournament bracket seating …

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The Menu: New Orleans Edition

The Menu: New Orleans Edition

Category: The Menu

In honor of Mardi Gras weekend and an ode to our down river friends in New Orleans, we’re featuring a menu from a whimsically, elegant wedding we got to have a little fun with – think 1920’s glitz with a splash of  jazzy, Southern flavor! The bride was lucky enough to transform her historic family home into the reception space, …

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