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Making Your Summer Event an Experience

August 15, 2018 | Décor, Party Planning

 

Planning a party takes a lot of time and commitment. While summer can be the perfect season to put unique event ideas into action, here are some ways to make that job just a little bit easier.

 

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Incorporating Summer Colors into Your Menu

August 1, 2018 | Party Planning

 

Summertime brings some of the best colors: clear blue skies, freshly cut green grass and juicy ripe fruit. Let your next event shine with these tips for incorporating summer colors into your menu.      When it comes to planning your event, ditch the neutral tones and play with some colorful schemes for the summer […]

 

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Tips for Planning Your Catered Event

May 30, 2018 | Catering, Events, Paramount Events, Paramount Events Inspiration, Party Planning, Venues, 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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Tasting 101: With Chicago’s Premier Caterer

May 7, 2018 | Catering, Events, Paramount Events, Paramount Events Inspiration, Party Planning, Weddings

 

Choosing the menu for your event can be stressful due to the sheer variety of menu possibilities and the uneasiness that can come with deciding on dishware and cutlery. At Paramount Events, we design your menu around personal tastes and build a flavor profile that incorporates your favorite foods and dishes from top-tier restaurants around Chicago.

 

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Is Your Chicago Caterer Outsourcing Servers and Staff?

May 3, 2018 | Catering, Events, Paramount Events, Paramount Events Inspiration, Party Planning

 

The difference between in-house and outsourced staffing can be monumental to the overall success of an event. Between knowledge of the food served and the venue itself, staff must be able to assist or redirect the client and guests with any arising problems at all times.

 

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Finding the Perfect Chicago Caterer

April 25, 2018 | Catering, Events, Paramount Events, Paramount Events Inspiration, Party Planning, Weddings

 

Choosing a caterer can be a monumental task. Even though a company may boast staff, the food quality and culinary execution might be lacking, or a delicious restaurant may have the finest cuisine, but lacks the experience to adequately cater at a wide variety of off-premise venues.

 

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Make Your Event POP!

March 26, 2018 | Décor, Events, Paramount Events, Party Planning, Weddings

 

For many of us, the first thing we think of when hearing “wedding décor” is all the florals involved. From large bouquets to extravagant table centerpieces, the flowers can often steal the show at a wedding. Décor doesn’t have to be all about flowers though, and many events are incorporating balloons as the central aspect of their decorating scheme.

 

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Choosing A Plated Dinner vs. Food Stations for Your Catered Event

March 19, 2018 | Events, Paramount Events, Paramount Events Inspiration, Party Planning, Weddings

 

Plated or Stationary dinner? It’s a question that most people don’t give much thought to when planning their event, but the truth is the two are very different and can affect the flow and feel of your event. So what’s the difference? We compare the two types here.

 

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