Show your employees you care this holiday season

Unique Catered Company Holiday Party Ideas

Create an Event that your Employees will Remember for Years to Come [caption id="attachment_22180" align="alignleft" width="300"] Pink peppercorn crusted Halibut topped with a mango micro green salad over a coconut sticky rice cake, saffron cream sauce, & chive oil[/caption] [caption id="attachment_22181" align="alignright" width="300"] Pan-seared prime ribeye over a Kobacha squash puree, seasonal butter braised vegetables, roasted heirloom potatoes, Buerre Blanc sauce, & balsamic reduction[/caption] [caption id="attachment_22198" align="aligncenter" width="300"] Sous Vide farm fresh asparagus & egg yolk with black truffles & a micro green salad with fried leeks[/caption]   Hosting a company holiday party with the help of a Bay Area corporate catering company shows your staff how much you appreciate them. Here are three powerful and underutilized ideas to make your party memorable and fun, inspire better performance and get 2016 off to a winning start.  1. Set up a fun gift exchange. Get all of your employees involved in the festivities. Structure it like a Secret Santa, or make things even more interesting with a Yankee Swap/White Elephant exchange. Appoint one person to do the hard, unforgiving work of collecting everyone’s gift choices via email and pairing people off. Cater the gift exchange with Secret Santa themed noshes, like reindeer shaped cookies or peppermint chocolates. 2. Choose...

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The Top Foods to Eat This Fall

Flavorful Fall Event Catering Here at Handheld Catering, we are gearing up for fall flavors and comfort food. Fall is the start of our holiday eating season. Even now, before the holidays kick off, pumpkin, squash, pears, cranberries, and other flavors are all in season and are ready to be a part of your next great meal. Our team of event caterers in Palo Alto has been working on fall inspired recipes sure to get your taste buds tingling: Butternut squash. Festive and quintessentially fall, butternut squash has a great nutty flavor perfect for savory dishes. Handheld’s winter squash cakes use butternut squash, seasonal vegetables, and sage aioli for a great, savory fall flavor. Pumpkin. Clearly the queen of fall, pumpkins make any dish instantly seasonal. Pumpkin offers a host of health benefits like antioxidants and Vitamin A, making it a great ingredient to incorporate into your culinary repertoire. If you're feeling adventurous, skip the canned stuff and try making this year's pumpkin pie from scratch! Pear. This versatile fruit can transform anything from savory dishes to cocktails. Handheld Catering uses pears in our Pork and Poached Pear Fennel Crostini; the mix of spicy pork and sweet pear chutney makes this the perfect fall...

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