Crave Catering Blog
Alright, we’ll admit it, the only thing that makes this a “margarita” is the tequila–but does that matter?
We all love the holiday classics, but if you’d like to try and warm up with something a little different, try our Asian-Style Chicken Stock.
Have you ever wondered what happens to excess food left over from our events?
We’ve got some spectacular new menu items for the sunny days ahead! With items like our Smoked Pork Loin (with a hard cider-brine and an apple-bacon cognac reduction)...
You’ve never had a Caesar like this before! We amp up the lemon flavors with lemongrass, and swap the anchovies for fish sauce.
We’ve swapped the vodka for bourbon, and the copper mug for a mason jar. The glass actually insulates way better than copper – keeping your beverage cool and refreshing.
When it comes to tacos, fish tacos are in a league of their own. The iconic ingredients used to make a traditional fish taco create a combination you can’t help but crave.
This isn’t a traditional “cocktail” recipe, because it doesn’t contain any alcohol – but if you’re picking up a bottle of tequila any time soon, you’ll want to remember this one! Sangrita is traditionally served as a palette cleanser .
We’re going to Vegas, baby! The Crave team is headed to CaterSource, one of the world’s most extensive tradeshow and conference for the catering and special event industries.
It’s July and the Crave Family Farm is in full swing! There’s more to sustainable practices than just keeping our crops free of pesticides and chemical fertilizers.
It wouldn’t be summer without this refreshing punch from across the pond. Learn how to make it at home, and watch your guest list grow with each outdoor soiree!
A bright and fresh take on a beloved classic, our citrus slaw is a great addition to any picnic or barbecue. Perfect on a hot summer day!
Finalizing your Holiday Party Plans? Save yourself the stress during the busy holiday season and plan your holiday party now!
Have you thought about hosting a food cart at your company picnic? We can help! With two food carts at your disposal, and the unlimited resources of a seasoned catering company?
We know time is precious and we want to spend it wisely, which is why we would love to help you plan for your busy month all at once. Join our preferred clients who know and trust us to deliver the tastiest meals in town, quickly and efficiently.
In this menu, our culinary team has decided to use Crave Family Farm's tomatillos, tomatoes, potatoes, farm fresh herbs and eggs. All of the fresh produce selected for this menu was harvested last fall and preserved at each item's peak freshness for impeccable flavor, color, and aromatic qualities. All these flavors combine perfectly to create this eclectic fusion style menu.
We were honored to work with Henry V Events as they helped the famous Tillamook Creamery chose Crave Catering as its partner for this year’s FEAST Portland events. An incredible crowd showed up to each of the 3 events we worked on and they were all raving about the fun, food, and displays!
Your Wedding Day will be one of the most important days of your life! You know, the day you dreamed of - where you are swept off your feet, with your closest friends and family celebrating with you. You will profess your love to the person you have chosen to spend the rest of your life with, and, well, that day is coming quickly!
20 Great Holiday Party Planning Tips We know that the holidays are fast approaching. We’re all watching our pennies, but that doesn’t mean that we can’t host a holiday party for employees and still keep it all in the budget! Whatever your party budget, it will serve you well to show your appreciation for your workers’
2013 Picnic Season Has Begun! Guess what??? There’s little time to start planning your summer events! It’s hard to imagine… didn’t it just snow a couple of days ago? Yes, summer business is in full swing, so if you are going to have a “Fun in the Sun” picnic event, it’s time to call and
Incredible spring on the Crave Family Farm! We tripled the size of last year’s garden plot onto our back acreage and we will be growing the most incredible organics this year. We already have six varieties of specialty potatoes planted that we will be harvesting along with five varieties of heirloom rainbow carrots. Even more
When seeking bids from caterers, ask these questions (and thanks for checking out Crave’s answers): Where does your catering company source its food? Crave’s own farm now grows more than 20 varieties of our own fruits and vegetables plus five different herbs. We’ve also built relationships with local farmers, bakeries, and artisans to support the
We’re embarking on a new era and a new year. Although everyone’s watching their pennies, that doesn’t mean Crave Catering can’t host a beautiful wedding for you and your guests — and still keep it within your budget. With more than 15 years of experience, we definitely can! Regardless of your wedding budget, this will
Money-Smart Wedding Catering 101 Every couple headed down the aisle wants to know what the caterer will cost. And with good reason. The simple answer is, IT DEPENDS! The old joke about caterers is, “Do you want it good, prompt, or cheap. Pick two!” At Crave Catering, we know this is no laughing matter. We
Planting time is in full swing at the Crave Family Farm! Here’s some info and tips we have been using from our friends at Millennium Farms. Millennium Farms is located in Ridgefield, Washington and has the largest selection of heirloom vegetable, flower and herb starts in the greater Portland area. Specializing in heirloom or old-fashioned, open-pollinated
It is our absolute pleasure to welcome Keri Bursa, Pastry Chef Extraordinaire to the Crave Catering Team! Keri comes from the world renowned Aria Hotel in Las Vegas, where she created symphonies of decadence all the while in sustainable elegance. The Aria Hotel being only one of two LEED Certified Hotels in Las Vegas. Be