Catering

What is the Difference between Off-Premise and On-Premise Catering?

October 17, 2018 | Catering

 

In order to understand the pros and cons of on and off-premise catering, it is important to understand what each means. On-premise caterers provide food that is prepared for the event in a kitchen at the same location, while off-premise caterers transport the food from an off-site kitchen to the event venue.

 

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Finding the Right Tent for Your Next Event

September 12, 2018 | Catering, Décor, Party Planning, Weddings

 

We always love summertime events, because we get to enjoy the beautiful Chicago summer weather while we work! For those of us in the event industry, the good weather means events can take place under open air tents. Here, we’ve rounded up some of our best advice for finding the right tent for your event.

 

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How to Incorporate a Chicago Experience into your Event

August 22, 2018 | Catering, Paramount Events Inspiration

 

Nothing beats summer in Chicago — we love watching the city come alive, and seeing all the beautiful sites to explore when the temperatures soar! 

 

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Paramount Events Featured on Crate and Barrel

June 22, 2018 | Catering, Press, Weddings

 

  We’re so excited to see one of our favorite couple’s weddings featured on Crate and Barrel’s blog this week. Bill and Bill got married last year at the Chicago Cultural Center and Paramount Events had the pleasure of catering their big day. For this edition of Crate and Barrel’s Real Weddings series, they sat down […]

 

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Catering to Summer: A Blackberry Thyme Spritzer Recipe

June 15, 2018 | Catering, Mixology, Recipes

 

  The weekend is right around the corner and we’ve got the perfect cocktail recipe to help you celebrate summer- A Blackberry and Thyme Spritzer.   Blackberry Thyme Spritzer Recipe – Makes 4 cocktails 1 c. blackberries 1 c. Water 1 c. sugar 1 bottle of champagne 4 ounces or 1/2 c. gin 4 long […]

 

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Catch Up with this Unbelieva-BOWL Catering Trend

June 5, 2018 | Catering, Drop Off Catering, Paramount Events Inspiration

 

What do smoothies, burritos and sushi have in common? They’re all being served in bowls! Paramount Events is thrilled with the idea of catering all-natural bowls filled with the freshest ingredients, such as our spring poke bowl with salmon, edamame, and avocado over sesame rice.

 

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Pride Month at Paramount

June 1, 2018 | Catering, Paramount Events Inspiration

 

With the start of summer comes Pride Month, where all of us here at Paramount Events come together to celebrate diversity, inclusivity and being proud of who you are. Here at Paramount, we have pride for our LGBT+ employees and our commitment to equality across our brands and values.

 

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Tips for Planning Your Catered Event

May 30, 2018 | Catering, Events, Paramount Events, Paramount Events Inspiration, Party Planning, Venue Category, Weddings

 

Timing the booking of a caterer can be difficult when planning an event due to considerations such as budget, the number of guests, the type of event, and the venue itself. For most events, however, choosing the venue is the most important priority in order to make sure enough time is allocated for securing the space.

 

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How Much Catering Staff is Needed for Your Event?

May 24, 2018 | Catering, Events, Paramount Events, Paramount Events Inspiration, Party Planning, Weddings

 

Determining the amount of staff needed at an event all comes down to budget, the number of guests, the type of event and the chosen venue. Find out how Paramount Events properly staffs the events we cater.

 

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Interactive Catering

May 22, 2018 | Catering, Events, Paramount Events, Paramount Events Inspiration, Party Planning

 

Interactive Catering is one of the latest food trends that allows guests to interact with their meals in a completely new way. Find out how our chefs here at Paramount Events have created dishes to bring customization and a personal touch to your Chicago catering experience.

 

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