Fashion Meets Food: The 2018 Met Gala

May 8, 2018 | Catering, Paramount Events Inspiration

What does New York’s famous Met Gala, often called the “Oscar’s of fashion,” have in common with the Chicago catering scene? More than you might think. We always say fashion and food go hand-in-hand, and tonight’s gala was a prime example. It appears fashion’s elite have been drawing inspiration from the same sources our culinary team has been referencing recently. From ombre to metallics, classic black to the Pantone Color of the Year– Here are the looks giving us some delicious déjà vu. 

Catering NeoCon’s 50th Anniversary

June 13, 2018 | Events, Paramount Events Inspiration

The catering we provide at the Merchandise Mart during NeoCon makes this week one of our favorites of the summer. This year is even more special, because Paramount Events was thrilled to cater NeoCon's 50th Anniversary Party, helping them celebrate the past, present and, most importantly, future of a vibrant industry.

Catering The Royal Wedding

May 17, 2018 | Catering, Paramount Events, Weddings

While we love the story of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle, we’re even more focused on the catering for the big day and the amazing dishes and ingredients likely to be enjoyed by Britain’s elite. Here’s a quick preview of what cuisine can be expected at the most celebrated wedding in years.

2018 Spring Trends and Event Inspiration

February 28, 2018 | Décor, Garden, Paramount Events, Paramount Events Inspiration, Party Planning, Seasonality, Venue Category, Weddings

After a long winter here in Chicago, Spring is the moment we’ve all been waiting for. Our team of trend forecasters and event experts have gathered upcoming motifs from near and far to take things like the Pantone Color of the Year, New York Fashion Week, and the upcoming royal wedding to show you how they influence our menus, and can inspire your upcoming Spring wedding or event.