Archive for the ‘Food and Wine’ Category

How To Properly Set A Table With Simply Fresh Events

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How to Properly Set a Table Where does the napkin go? Which side does the spoon go on? Left or right? Simply Fresh is here to help! When hosting a more formal event, from dinner parties to holiday dinners, a…

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Preparing For A Corporate Picnic

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    Planning for a corporate picnic takes months of preparation, communication, and imagination. This year, one of our clients requested we do an “Escape to the Islands” themed picnic for their “End of The Year” celebration.  Collaboration and discussion…

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Tips for Planning an Outdoor Wedding in the Summer

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     Simply Fresh continues to help clients with outdoor wedding ceremonies, cocktail hours, and receptions. They can be beautiful, but they can quickly become out of hand and unbearable for you and your guests. The following tips are some…

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Katie’s Corner: Peaches & Cream

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Summer is the season of fruit!  Picked at the peak of the season, there is nothing better than fresh peaches. While we now live in a world where you can get anything with free two day shipping, there is actually…

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Vendor Spotlight: Rocklands Farm

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One of our favorite venues to work with is Rocklands Farm! Rocklands is a working farm located on 34 beautiful acres in Poolesville, Maryland. Rocklands also operates as a winery. Currently, they are growing Cabernet Franc, Chardonnay, and Cabernet Sauvignon, among…

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Katie’s Corner: A Devilishly Good Time

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Deviled Eggs for A Crowd The reason people hire caterers is to be able to attend their own party. We pride ourselves in creating fresh food on site when we cater an event. But if you are having a small…

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Chef Katie’s Corner

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The Simply Fresh office is taking a bit of a January breather after a busy Holiday and wedding season. We find ourselves testing new recipes, making new menus, playing with décor and getting ready to wow clients as we head…

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Last Minute Thanksgiving Appetizers

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Did Thanksgiving sneak up on you this year?  Find yourself with empty hands heading to give thanks with loved ones?  Scrambling to get your own menu ready for family to descend?  Simply Fresh Events has some go-to last minute appetizers…

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Choosing Your Signature Cocktail

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One of the easiest ways to personalize your event (and save a little money by not serving a full bar) is a signature cocktail or two.  Most couples select one for the bride and one for the groom – with…

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Food And Wine Pairings For Your Event – The Whites

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When planning your event, think beyond “red and white,” and examine the dishes you’re serving and your cuisine style to create a perfectly paired menu! White Wines Chardonnay Chardonnay – the heated dispute rages on.  Some swear by the oak-laced…

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