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City Gourmet Welcomes Chef Michael Davis

City Gourmet has expanded their team with chef Michael Davis! Chef Davis has over 22 years of experience in the kitchen, beginning as a Sous Chef, advancing to Executive Chef and General Manager. He worked and trained under highly acclaimed chef and restaurateur Toni Pias. He was the Executive Chef for Erie Insurance Corporate Dining Facility, where he was responsible…

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Celebrating Two Years in Etna

City Gourmet is marking two years in their Etna headquarters and going strong. Looking back on this anniversary allows us to reflect on our many loyal customers, including ones who knew us when we were located downtown at City Deli. Focusing our business on catering has allowed us to reach new levels of customer service and innovation. We look forward…

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Cheer for Charity

Host a party at Santa’s Workshop, where employees are encouraged to bring a gift for a selected charity, such as The Salvation Army, Animal Friends or Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh. Have a hot chocolate station where guests can stay warm and doctor their drinks with unique ingredients. Integrating a cookie decorating station adds fun for the whole family. Alternately, your…

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Christmas Movie Classics

Make your party fresh and engaging by choosing a theme of a beloved holiday movie. A Chinese Food Station is perfect for a Christmas Story themed party. Cocktails with edible flowers are a delightful take on Zuzu’s petals from It’s a Wonderful Life. Who Hash is just as delicious for your employees as it was for the Grinch and all…

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Rose Ice Cubes

Presentation is everything! We love this idea from Ruffled for rose ice cubes. Excellent for a wedding reception or formal event.

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Think of Us for Corporate Receptions

Here’s a photo from a recent client reception we catered for Dollar Bank. We’d love to cook up some ideas for you!

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Administrative Professionals Day

Administrative Professionals Day is quickly approaching on Wednesday, April 27, 2016. Say thank you to the people who keep your company running with an appreciation luncheon. Contact us today to reserve a date and select a menu.  

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Employee Appreciation Popping Up

We firmly believe the properly executed, corporate catering makes meetings and events more functional and facilitates interactions. What better way to draw employees to a meeting or happy hour than with the small of freshly popped popcorn? Consider having a popcorn machine at your next employee appreciation event.

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Hearty Party Mix

Roasted nuts are not just the stuff of Christmas songs, but an excellent way to stay warm and satisfied all winter. A simple nut mix can be elevated by adding spices and integrating uncommon ingredients. For example, Wolfgang Puck served a Rosemary Pineapple mix for his Oscar party a few years ago. Whether you’re planning a mixer at the office…

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Pantone Colors of 2016: Rose Quartz and Serenity

Every year renown color authority Pantone releases their projected colors of the year. These are colors we will see trending around through a variety of areas, including weddings. This year, they are pinpointing Rose Quartz and Serenity. Rose Quartz lends itself very well to weddings. These can be easily integrated into the food and drinks (why not a rosé or a rose…

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