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Viva la vida local! Simply Elegant & the Local Food Movement

Your event planner is very aware of how significant the quality and presentation of food is to you and your guests. No matter the size of the occasion, the menu choices at your event are extremely important. At Simply Elegant we know that the rush of flavor and the...

Napkin Folding

We at Simply Elegant know that an important part of ensuring that your event is a success has to do with paying special attention to the details. Those small finishing touches can make a big difference. And that’s why this week, we’re going to look at napkin folding....

Should I Hire a Professional Caterer for my Seasonal Party?

You have finally decided to throw that Big Holiday Bash! There are a million decisions that need to be made, and deciding whether or not to hire a professional catering service is tops on your list. You also have to select a date, determine a budget, decide upon the...

Office Christmas Party Food

At the heart of any successful company or office Christmas party is great food and drink. Usually the hardest part of planning a party is what to serve. Some parties feature appetizers, some offer full sit-down meals, and others will have a buffet that could include...

5 Rules to Rock your Corporate Catering

Those in charge of organizing and planning corporate catering services know that it’s tough to keep things fresh and unique time after time. However, with the company relying on you to make events run seamlessly, it’s useful to keep up with new corporate...

Considerations for Successful Corporate Catering

From a simple deli sandwich to an executive boxed lunch; a hot breakfast to a buffet lunch for large training sessions – corporate catering in Calgary requires careful planning. Understanding your guest demographics and meeting time frame will help direct the menu...

Choosing Your Catering Menu by Event Type

When hiring a catering service in Calgary, it is important to understand the distinction between the various types of catering menu available. Basically, the menu that you choose has to coincide with the type of event that you need catered. There are so many different...

Choosing the Best Caterer for Your Event

There may be no other choice that is more influential to a successful party than that of the perfect caterer for the event. Therefore, careful research and interviewing techniques should be used before making the final selection of any professional catering services....

Setting the Food Mood with Catering at Events

The catering you serve says a lot about you, about your company in case of corporate catering, and how you feel about your guests.  What you serve and how you serve it is setting a mood. So how can you ”food  mood” to set the stage for your event’s success? Know your...

Planning the Food for Holiday Office Party

Your holiday office party planning starts with great food and drink.  Usually the hardest part of planning a party is what to serve.  Some parties feature appetizers, some offer full sit-down meals, and others will have a buffet that could include separate stations...