Purple: the Color of 2017 Food

Photo Credit: The Holistic Ingredient The health food giants Whole Foods, is predicting that purple food is what will be appearing on consumers plates in 2017. From acai to purple cauliflower, corn and even cereal will be popping up everywhere in the food world. But why purple you may ask… not only is the color…

Why serve Canapés for your next Event?

A canapé is an hors d’oeuvre, or bite sized appetizer that was originally made with a base of a small piece of bread with decorative toppings. Throughout the years, canapé’s base has evolved from bread to a variety of choices, such as: cucumber, tartlettes, blinis (small pancakes), wonton cups and more. So, why should you…

Tips for a Magical Holiday Party

Party Season is here, its time to start planning for the celebration. Here are a couple of tips to having a joyous celebration. 01 Check your List, Check it Twice and Send out those Invites: Send invitations at least a month ahead. The holidays are a busy time and it’s best if your party appear…

Weddings Do’s & Don’ts

Weddings are a wonderful celebration of a new beginning. Here are some tips for making your BIG day an unforgettable one. Plan your day around your interests, hobbies and favorites. In other words, make it about you. Include your groom in wedding plans by involving his opinions and attractions. It’s a big day for him…

BIG CHEF: The Veggie Shoot

Here is a sneak peak at our Vegetarian Display. We wanted to have some fun with our vegetarian party food and show various ways of displaying them for events. All products shown were freshly made and handcrafted from BIG CHEF. No food was wasted in the making of these photos, they were happily eaten afterwards…

The Proper Setting for a Casual Affair

In a previous post we have showed you how to set up a Formal Table Setting, great for large dinner parties or for the Holidays. Here is a more Less Formal Setting for a Casual Affair. 01 Allow for 24″ to 30″ for each place setting. This will help avoid over crowding. 02 Place settings…

The Ultimate Party Planning Guide

When Planning a Party even the smallest of details can make a BIG difference! 01 DECIDE & ANNOUNCE: You made the decision to entertain, make sure it will be well attended. Announce it to your guests early to create the expectation of your party and make sure the people you really want to invite will…

How to set a Formal Table Setting

01 Utensils are to be placed on the table in the order it will be used. Silverware that will be used first should be on the farthest left or farthest right of each side of the plate. 02 Knives should be placed with their cutting-edge towards the dinner plate; except the butter knife, which should…

Getting Your Home Ready For The Party

Planning a party? No matter what the size, planning an occasion can be stressful. Especially, when you are not the one making the mess, but you are the one doing the majority of the cleaning. The key to getting ready for your next event, is to de-clutter the main areas and do the “heavy lifting”…

Rejuvenate with these Anti-Aging Ingredients

It’s Monday, and we need to rejuvenate from our weekend toxins. You do not need to go buy fancy cleansers or go on a diet, just simply add these ingredients into your meals for a feel good week. 01 Avocado – One of the most alkalizing foods, avocados are pumped up with Vitamin E. Vitamin…

Planning a Party? It’s all about YOU!

Let’s face it. Planning a party can be stressful. When really it should be FUN!I mean, you get to be surrounded by people who’s company you enjoy. You get to eat food you enjoy and you get to introduce your favorite people to your other favorite people. You get to decide the date and time…

BIG CHEF hosts Foodservice Gastronomic Soiree

BIG CHEF hosted a Foodservice Gastronomic Soirée on August 8th, 2016 for the culinary industry, when the attendees experienced the taste of delectable hors d’oeuvres, fresh canapés, hummus and Mediterranean dips, sushi, dim sum, gourmet desserts, cakes, pies, brigadeiros and other items featured. Guests sipped boutique wines, toured the USDA & FDA inspected facility and…