Food allergies are a part of life these days, but if your children have food allergies, you can never be too careful. However, preparing food that is healthy, accommodates food allergies, and is tasty and exciting - especially a healthy school lunch - can be challenging for parents to do day in and day out. We take a look at the best way to provide allergy-friendly school lunches that kids will look forward to every day.
Carrie Mizera, owner and executive director of Renascence School’s Orange County campus, has made healthy meals and a healthy lifestyle a core teaching philosophy for her school. She wanted to be able to provide her students with a school lunch program that met these healthy lifestyle standards, but was struggling to find a vendor that could offer that while still creating tasty options for lunch. What was her solution to this challenge? A partnership with the team at California Creationz.
Healthy, nutritious food should be an important part of everyone’s lives, but it is especially important to try and incorporate it into the lives of children. However, it can be difficult to make sure kids are receiving a healthy lunch while they’re at school for a variety of reasons. We believe that there are many benefits to providing kids with a nutritious meal during school hours, so take a look as we break down those reasons.
Who doesn’t love a fresh warm slice of bread right out of the oven? There’s a reason the saying goes “the best thing since sliced bread” - because bread is the best. However, if you’re following a paleo or gluten-free diet, it can be difficult to replicate the taste and texture of fresh bread while still following your dietary guidelines.
There’s nothing like adding a bar to turn a meeting into a party. However, if you are considering having a bar or serving alcohol at your next corporate event, you may be wondering what type of guidelines you should take into consideration. Besides your own company’s individual policies, there are a few ways to be sure that you are taking precautions to be licensed, insured, and cost-saving when adding a bar to your next event.
The space you choose for your next business event is as crucial to success as the food or entertainment. Depending on the type of event you are having, you will require different things from your chosen venue, including size, location, parking, and available dates and packages. So, how do you know what you will need from your venue depending on the event you are planning?
We’ve all had it happen before - the dreaded last minute catering event or last minute changes. Maybe you had a meeting come up the day before and now need a lunch catered. Maybe you already had an event scheduled, but now you have 15 extra people coming. Or, maybe you had an event planned but something came up and you need to cancel. What’s the best way to handle these last minute requests so that both you and your caterer are happy with the end result?
You’ve heard it said before - location is everything. While this may usually apply to real estate, we think it also applies to the location of your caterer. If your caterer is further away, that means it will take longer to deliver your food and your food will be traveling longer. Food that travels longer tends to lose freshness and you may not be getting the best quality of food when it arrives. So, how far then is too far for a caterer?
We are often asked about the size of event we provide services for and what needs to be done to plan for each event. In most cases, our answer is it really depends on the size and scale of the event and the estimated attendance. Each event requires different preparation from both the customer and the caterer to ensure the event runs smoothly. Take a look as we break down events of every size and the planning required for each.
We’ve all heard the saying that variety is the spice of life, but should that apply to your catering company as well? When choosing a catering company, you will have two basic choices - one that specializes in one style of cuisine and one that offers a variety of styles. When faced with the decision between a single choice or a variety, which is the better option?