Catering Trends: July 2nd, 2019

Who’s been in the summertime mood lately? We sure have! There’s so much to celebrate this month: from warmer weather to creating better workplaces to even (gasp!) holiday planning. Before you go back to enjoying life in the sun, read on below. We have so many goodies to share with you from recommended venue website features to Instagram caption tips you can use to document the rest of your summer. Because if it’s not on Instagram, did it even happen?

10 Venue Website Must-Haves for Venues & Caterers

By: nuphoriq

When people reserve a date for an event at your venue, what exactly are they booking? Not only are they signing on for your expert line of services, but they’re signing up for the experience portrayed on your venue website. This article discusses the challenge of inviting people into a space they've never seen and the specific things that will make people want to visit your venue. And what better way to do that than by including these 10 venue website must-haves!

Event Spotlight: 30 Years of Joy Wallace

By: World Red Eye

Just what kind of party do you get when celebrating a renowned Miami catering company? Well, that’s easy! You get the most wow-worthy party of the year. Celebrating 30 years in business and representing the latest trends was the goal for the Joy Wallace team. The only way that made sense to do so was with a “Museum of Party.” This soirée consisted of individual themed rooms with (you guessed it) themed food installations and fun party add-ons that made this evening one for the books!

Mental Health: How to Make Room for it in the Workplace

By: Small Giants

Although Mental Health Awareness Month took place in May, we need to take a minute to give it the attention it deserves, especially during the busy season. Small Giants lays out the importance of creating a workplace fit for your employees’ professional AND personal growth. Here’s how some of the best companies are making space for mental awareness in the workplace.

Creating Strategy Around Engaging Instagram Captions

By: Shopify

When scheduling posts for Instagram, all you need are pretty photos, right? Believe it or not, captions are just as important. That’s your chance to truly connect with your followers. With these actionable Instagram caption tips, you’ll be engaging and creating connections with your followers in no time!

Trends for Your Early Holiday Planning

By: Catersource

It’s beginning to look a lot like… the holidays? Really? It’s never too early to start planning. Before we know it, it’ll be fall and almost too late! See what our fellow caterers have to say about trends for very merry holiday planning.

As always, we hope what we share in this newsletter is helpful, entertaining or inspiring. Do you have any special events, trends or news you want to share with us? We’d be happy to feature it. Send it along to [email protected].

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Jamie Pritscher