Category Archives: Special Events

The Design is in the Details

If you’re looking for catering companies, people often look to the food first to determine what kind of event it is. Events that are high-end have the same food elements as casual – a combination of meats, vegetables, and carbs. …
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Rehearsal Dinner 101 – What to Do Before the Big Day

Rehearsal dinners have become the norm in the wedding tradition. With the addition of another day of hosting, it can become a stressful endeavor all on its own. Before the big day, take into consideration these tips that will help …
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Lessons from Corporate Events from a Catering Company

Corporate events often get a bad wrap. Depending on your company they’re often viewed as something that has to happen rather than something people want to go to, but they shouldn’t be. They’re critical times for your company to come …
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Affordable Catering You Can Trust

When it comes to catering an event, you might be surprised at the prices. Whether you have a business event you’re planning for, wedding, anniversary, or birthday party, catering can be an option. You don’t have to lose quality when …
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Questions To Ask When Looking For In A Catering Company

When it comes to your special event you’ve been preparing, everything should be just right. You’ve gone through the work of prepping, planning, stressing, inviting, organizing, and probably stressing some more. What you shouldn’t be doing is trying to figure …
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Should You Cater Your Own Event? Probably Not.

Having a party/event/wedding on a budget is a balancing act. You want the best quality for the most affordable price. You look for ways to shave cost without compromising on the experience. Because of this, many consider catering their own …
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Planning a Surprise Engagement Party

Post-engagement parties have grown in both popularity and size in recent years. What was once a humble gathering of parents and a close friend or two is now a full-blown celebration of what’s to come. It’s a wonderful time when …
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How Gingerbread Became a Christmas Tradition

With Thanksgiving past, almost everyone can agree it’s officially the Christmas season. With that comes all of the magical sights and sounds (and smells) we associate with Christmas. Many Christmas traditions date back so far, we’re not entirely sure where they came from or why they’re associated with Christmas.  Being …
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Common Party Planning Mistakes (and How to Avoid Them)

“It’s just a party. What can go wrong?”  These are famous last words.  For the unexperienced, planning a party might seem like a simple, even enjoyable task. But things can quickly become overwhelming as the day approaches. Even basic parties turn into stress-inducing …
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Choosing Food for a Party (That People Will Enjoy)

One of the most difficult parts of party planning can be the food. It may sound simple at first, but once you actually get into the decision-making process, you’ll quickly realize you’ve been deceived.   Everyone’s tastes are different. Their favorites are different. The things they …
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True barbeque as practiced in the American South has 4
main ingredients- quality meats, low temperatures, wood
burning for flavor enhancement, and lots and lots of
patience, which is exactly what we do here at Rudy’s
Smokehouse.
All Glory be to God!