November 13, 2017

Greetings! It’s officially been ten years since To Dine For Catering opened its doors and we have you, our loyal customers, to thank for our success. Weddings, holiday parties, corporate gatherings, non-profit galas- we have had a lot of fun over the past decade.

I...

September 18, 2017

This is the second round of hot peppers we picked.  Notice the amount of habaneros, even chocolate ones!   It's going to be a spicy batch of our house made chipotle sauce.  

Recipe to follow. 

Hot Sauce

12 oz mix hot peppers - smoked for 4 hours or more.  

2 Roma tomat...

August 6, 2017

Basil Pesto 

8 Servings

1.5 oz.   Basil leaves - order twice the wieght!

3         Garlic cloves

3/4 C     Parmesan

1/3 C     Pecorino

2 T       Pine nuts

1/2 C     Olive oil

1 1/2 t...

June 16, 2017

We recently had the privilege, once again, of catering a wedding at the Troutdale House. As usual, the staff is on top of everything.  The kitchen was in good working order and the tables/linens were ready for us.  This is an unusual treat as many (most) event sites do...

May 1, 2017

Our take on the Paloma cocktail. 

Mama Paloma
1 egg white - frothed
3 oz blanco tequila
1 oz Cointreau
1/2 ruby red grapefruit - juiced
1/2 oz simple honey syrup
6 crushed mint leaves

After shaking egg white, add the rest and shake with ice, strain over large cube.

Garnish w...

April 28, 2017

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Start making a reader today. 

To Dine for Catering had the privilege of serving a few tasty treats for their meeting last night at the Lagunitas Room.  Fun group and a great space.  Thank you Stephanie!

#startmakingareadertoday #lagun...

April 2, 2017

The sun is out and summer is approaching quickly, time to start planning your company picnic.  

What do you need to get to your favorite caterer ?

Date/start time, location, guest count. 

Also something to consider is what type of event do you want.  BBQ? Sandwiches? Whit...

March 10, 2017

The big question has finally been surfaced!

I can't tell you about Event spaces, photographers, DJ's, florists, or wedding planners, because everyone is different and your needs will dictate what and who.

But I'll give you the low down on catering, bar service and rental...

March 9, 2017

I know we are all thinking about the upcoming summer months and for some of you that means weddings.  But for most folks, especially if you are in an administrative job, it's time to think about organizing your company's picnic.

Many Portland Parks start to fill up and...

February 28, 2017

Most table set ups do not require half of the items here.  Save money and have a cleaner look by only putting out what you need.  No reason to spend money on extra rentals or more labor for clean up.  Your money saving tip for the day on events by To Dine For Ca