Catering Blog

New Years Eve Catering Ideas

Posted by Andrew Marno in Catering Blog.

22nd December

New Years Eve is just around the corner, and private parties can be one of the most enjoyable, affordable and stress free ways to welcome in the New Year with the people that matter most. Unless you’re planning a dinner party, finger food is often the focus for the food side of things during New Years. Not only is it faster to prepare it can also complement the many different cocktails, champagne and other aperitifs you’ll be enjoying throughout the night. As one of the leading catering companies in Brisbane, the team at Standing Room Only share some fuss free food creations and food matches to celebrate with this New Years Eve.

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What’s hot and what’s not in food and catering!

Posted by Andrew Marno in Catering Blog.

9th November

Food courts are being replaced with food halls, there are lots more farmer’s markets, weekend popup markets, food fairs, food & wine festivals, food trucks and mobile catering.

How did it come to this?

I guess we got wise.  After all we are living longer so we are looking at what food we are putting in our mouths.  Nowadays people are more adventurous about food and fusion flavours – it’s a great way of taking something that we love and making it healthy or tasty. We have also had to take into account the amount of people who suffer from food allergies, so that too has affected our choice of food.

Food halls now offer much fresher product, speciality foods and more memorable eating experiences. As consumers we have become much more savvy – with a large number of celebrity chef restaurants opening … Read More »

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What does your caterer do for you?

Posted by Andrew Marno in Catering Blog.

10th September

Working with a caterer is a very important aspect of planning your wedding cocktail party or special party event.   Its a bit like the “first date” in some respects.

Think about the type of events you have attended and what you really liked about them.  Obviously the food is going to be the main thing, but what was it about the whole event that made an impression:

Menu choices
Great food recommendations for themed events

When choosing your caterer you will probably have a plan in mind of what you want your party or event to be like.  Nowadays we are all in the habit of doing our research especially if you are on a budget.   So the dilemma is where to start?

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