Menus for better networking

Menu for networkingIt’s so important for your corporate events to foster successful and lasting networking between attendees.

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Meeting your attendees’ food needs

Event CateringTo think that we can please every attendee at every meeting might be a stretch, but when it comes to meal planning, there are some easy steps you can take to ensure everyone’s food needs are met.

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Love New York, love cheesecake!

NYC CheesecakeIn between events? Finally having some time at home?  How about trying a shot at baking!

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Break Foods that Boost Energy

Snack food for eventsFor your next refreshment break, instead of the typical buffet of pastries, cookies, and cakes, try a balance of whole, colourful, fresh foods.

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What makes the perfect conference cuisine?

Conference foodHowever interesting your conference may be, truth is many delegates will spend much of it wondering what’s on the menu.

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It's Time for Healthy Events

Local FoodThey eat right, exercise, and get quality sleep while at home - is it any wonder why participants are asking for the same considerations when traveling and attending a meeting?

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Breakfast meetings Boost Productivity

Breakfast MeetingsMorning meetings have a more positive outcome than gatherings held later in the day, new research has found with 71 per cent of respondents agreeing or strongly agreinge that early get-togethers have a more beneficial outcome.

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International Snack Ideas for Business Meetings

Refreshment BreaksOn LinkedIn, a new event planner recently asked: "What type of coffee break do you choose for events?"

I responded "It depends," then clarified my answer.

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Top 10 Conference Food & Beverage Trends

Food & BeverageThe International Association of Conference Centres has released its Top 10 Conference Foods Trends for 2015 that are influencing meeting planners when it comes to catering for conferences across the globe.

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Your Attendees' Dietary Restrictions Won't Break Your Budget

Food AllergiesOver $54 billion is spent on food and beverages at corporate meetings and events every year, according to the Convention Industry Council.

More than 15 million people in the US have food allergies.

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US : Trending : Hotels Offer Do-it-Yourself Food Options for Groups

SnacksThe current trends of experiential and authentic travel is extending to the events and groups segment. 

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Africa’s Food & Drink Leaders Are Here

CateringToday, African food is the most diverse cuisine on the planet, says Food Editorials.

“Africa's history is rich and so is its cuisine. With influences from so many other countries – Dutch, English, Asian and Indian, Africa’s new cuisine is the newest global food trend.”

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Serve This, Not That!

AllergiesPlanning for Dietary Restrictions Without Breaking the Budget - in the USA it is estimated that 17 percent of the average diner’s plate goes uneaten.

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Fine dining in the Gauteng sky

Sky DiningSky Events will be taking 22 diners up 40m in the sky at a time for the next few months at the Fairway Hotel, Spa & Golf Resort in Gauteng.

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Food Hospitality World to make Cape Town Debut in May

CulinaryCape Town is set to become the culinary capital of Africa when the internationally acclaimed Food Hospitality World comes to South Africa for the first time in May this year.

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Working with Chefs to Develop an Event Menu

MenuDesigning the menu for an event can be the most enjoyable and creative detail for your client, especially if there is a menu tasting involved.

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Tips on Serving Clients with Special Diet Requests

Special MealThere appears to be a dramatic rise in guest demands for meals to accommodate their special diets eg gluten free, halaal etc

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Food Trends Go to Sea

Food at SeaIt's 10 a.m.

Do you know what your event's attendees are eating? 

Meeting planners know that healthy food options keep attendees alert, energized, and engaged.

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Action Stations

Action StationsWhat’s trending in the food department at events ?   More and more we’re hearing about Action Stations.  If your buffet plans include action or demonstration stations, select foods for these stations carefully.

They should add something more than simply another menu item.

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No shiitake! Meet the Ice Cream Ninjas …

Ice Cream NinjasChing, Chong Cha – the Ice Cream Ninjas are out and about – with a promise to turn any event into an occasion.

Ice Cream Ninjas will meet your expectations with an experience to blow your delegates away. Placing ice cream on a frozen slab and then using their ninja skills to mix in whatever you want from brownies to cookie dough to peanut butter to fudge to popping candy.

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