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There are many things to consider when planning a corporate meeting. Along with your presentation and materials, it’s important to provide your attendees with good food that does not hinder their ability to pay attention.

When choosing a corporate caterer to work with, you need to ensure that they are able to provide good quality food and service. They should also offer a variety of options so that all of your guests are able to eat. This helps ensure your meeting runs as smoothly as possible. It also ensures that your guests are focused on the meeting, and not their empty stomachs.

The following options are perfect for your next corporate lunch.

Boxed Lunches

Boxed lunches provide a portable, convenient way to serve your guests. Boxed lunches are quick to grab and easy to hold. This helps keep your meeting on track and allows your attendees to remain focused, even while eating.

Silver Spoon Caterers offers a variety of boxed lunches featuring our signature sandwiches and wraps as well as our entrée salads. We offer gluten free and vegetarian options to ensure that all of your attendees are fully satisfied.

Sandwich Platters

Sandwich platters allow you to serve a variety of options to your guests. This ensures that everyone gets exactly what he or she wants. Serving a buffet style meal allows your attendees to talk and get to know each other. This helps increase team morale and build camaraderie in the workplace.

When serving sandwiches, it’s important to consider dietary restrictions. Silver Spoon Caterers offers a variety of vegetarian and gluten free options.

Hot Sandwiches

Hot sandwiches provide a welcome meal for longer meetings. They are the perfect option for all day conferences and events. Silver Spoon Caterers offers several hot sandwiches to choose from. Our hot sandwiches are served with two sides and a cookie platter.

Silver Spoon Caterers is your best choice for corporate catering in Northern Virginia. Our professional caterers are well prepared to serve the attendees at your next corporate meeting. Please contact us for more information about catering options for lunch.

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Casual corporate events provide the perfect opportunity to connect with team members and make important announcements. These events can significantly improve employee morale and workplace productivity.

The right food and catering service can help turn your casual event into a meaningful experience that your team members will talk about for years to come.

Corporate Event Catering

Casual events do not require a full meal. In fact, serving a full meal can make your event feel more formal. Hors d’oeuvres are the ideal choice for casual corporate events. These portable, one-bite snacks allow your guests to sample a variety of food while getting to know each other.

Silver Spoon Caterers provides a wide range of hors d’oeuvres for casual corporate events. We offer vegetarian, gluten free and vegan options to ensure that all your attendees are fully satisfied. The following choices are perfect for casual events.

  • Coconut Shrimp
    Delicious shrimp surrounded in crispy breading with white rum and coconut milk
  • Mini Crab Cake
    A classic favorite, our mini crab cakes are served with lemon-caper aioli
  • Basil and Red Chili Beef Skewers
    These delicious skewers are made from high quality beef prepared with basil, red chili, and ginger
  • House Burger Sliders
    These bite-sized burgers are served on pretzel and brioche buns with sharp cheddar and dijonnaise
  • Puff Pastry Frank
    Similar to pigs in a blanket, our puff pastry franks feature an angus hot dog wrapped in golden pastry and served with a selection of condiments
  • Memphis BBQ Pork Cup
    Our savory Memphis-style BBQ pork served in a cornbread cup and topped with sharp cheddar
  • Yakitori Chicken Skewers
    Japanese-style chicken skewers prepared with Szechuan peppers, soy, scallions, and local honey
  • Black Bean Sliders
    This vegetarian choice features a delicious black bean patty on brioche silver dollar rolls, served with sharp cheddar and dijonnaise
  • Garden Mushroom Tart
    Vegetarian tart made with shitake and cremini mushrooms and manchego cheese
  • Gazpacho Soup Shooter
    Delicious cold soup featuring roasted red bell and jalapeno peppers

Silver Spoon Caterers offers catering for corporate events in Northern Virginia and the DC metropolitan area. We offer a wide range of menu choices as well as vegetarian, vegan, and gluten free options. Our staff is well prepared to handle both large and small corporate events.

Please contact us for more information about corporate catering.

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Every year, it seems like more and more people are choosing organic catering providers. If you’re like many, you’ve probably wondered whether organic ingredients are really better than conventionally grown food. The fact is there’s mounting evidence that organic food is better for your body, mental health and the environment.

What Does Organic Mean?

Organic foods are foods that are produced without the use of GMOs, synthetic or chemical pesticides. Organic livestock used for food is fed an organic diet and allowed access to the outdoors. These animals are typically not given antibiotics or growth hormones.

Understanding GMOs

Genetically modified organisms (GMOs) are bioengineered genes used to make crops resistant to herbicides. GMOs are also used to helps crops produce their own insecticide. GMO crops are sprayed with toxic herbicide up to fifteen times more than non-GMO crops.

There is a lot of debate about whether GMOs are safe. Whatever your opinion, it’s important to consider that more people are choosing to eat organic in an effort to avoid GMOs. Keep this in mind when planning your next event.

Health Benefits of Organic Catering

There are a number of benefits to eating organic. Organic foods have more nutrients than conventionally grown foods. They do not contain chemicals that can be harmful to your health. People with allergies often find that their symptoms subside when they eat an organic diet.

The way that organic foods are produced helps minimize the health risks to farmers and their families. Supporting organic farming helps keep harmful chemicals out of the air, soil and drinking water.

Offering Organic Catering at Your Next Fairfax Event 

When holding a special event or corporate meeting, you need to consider the growing number of people choosing to eat organic. Offering organic choices lets your attendees know that you care about their health and the environment. It also makes it possible to include everyone.

Silver Spoon Caterers offers a wide selection of high quality food for corporate events, weddings and special events. We offer a variety of organic choices. Our catering services are available in Northern Virginia and the Metro DC area. Please contact us for more information about our organic catering options in Fairfax VA.

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The food is one of the most important aspects of any event. Good food helps bring people together and provides your guests with a memorable experience. The right caterer can help make your company picnic, party, or event a success.

When choosing a caterer, you’ll want to select a catering company that has experience with corporate events. Your caterer should be well prepared to handle a variety of situations.

When hiring a caterer, it’s important to watch out for the following catering red flags. These issues could seriously affect the outcome of your event.

Lack of Communication

Good communication is extremely important for any event. The caterer you choose should be able to answer all of your questions and have lots of questions of their own. A caterer needs to know all of the details of your event in order to properly prepare. If you find yourself having to repeat information or if you can’t get the caterer to return your calls, it’s probably best to work with someone else.

Poorly Trained Staff

The service you receive from your caterer can make just as much, if not more, of an impression on your guests than the food. Make sure that the caterer you work with is properly trained.

Hidden Fees

There’s nothing more frustrating than expecting to pay one price but being charged another. The best way to avoid this type of situation is to work with a caterer that is up front about their fees. They should have a clear fee structure and be able to explain how they arrived at your estimate.

Northern Virginia Company Catering

The service your caterer provides can leave a lasting impression on your guests. This is why it is so important to select a caterer you can trust. Silver Spoon Caterers provides catering services for a variety of events in Northern Virginia, Maryland and Washington DC. Our professional caterers have years of experience with corporate events of all shapes and sizes.

We offer a wide variety of menu options and are happy to accommodate dietary restrictions. We understand that planning a company event is stressful. Our company catering services allow you to focus your attention on other important aspects such as team building and special guests. Please contact us for more information about company catering services.

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A company Christmas party provides your employees with a unique opportunity to get to know each other and your company. This can significantly boost employee morale.

When planning your holiday party, the food is one of the first things you’ll need to consider. Planning menus, shopping for ingredients, preparing food and serving guests takes a lot of time and effort. In fact, it’s often the most stressful part of planning a company party.

The right caterer can make your party a success. Hiring a caterer allows you to focus on other important aspects of your event. This makes it possible to throw a Christmas party that your guests are sure to remember.

The right holiday theme can help take your company party from ordinary to extraordinary. Your guests are sure to appreciate the extra effort you put into planning. The following are our favorite company Christmas party themes.

Masquerade Ball

 Throw a truly magical company party with this fun theme. Encourage your guests to come adorned with their own decorative masks. A masquerade ball theme includes traditional Christmas colors with lots of gold and purple thrown in. This type of party calls for appetizers, hors d’oeuvres and finger foods. We have a number of options for you to choose from on our holiday catering menu.

Santa’s Workshop 

Get your employees into the Christmas spirit with a holiday party that encourages giving. Have your employees and their guests each bring a toy to be donated to a local toy drive. Decorate your venue with red and white, twinkling lights and festive greenery. Offer your guests comforting entrees such as Parmesan crusted chicken or bourbon maple glazed ham.

White Christmas

 Transform your party into a winter wonderland. Decorate with white ornaments, white linens, white tableware and sprigs of flocked greenery. Offer your guests light colored dishes for the best effect. Good choices include cauliflower steaks and a roast turkey feast.

Silver Spoon Catering offers holiday catering services for company parties. Our holiday catering menu features a number of choices including gluten free and vegetarian options. Please contact us for more information about holiday party catering.

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For many Northern Virginia residents, autumn means longer nights, warm sweaters and comforting meals. This is the time of year when most of us make the switch from sweet berries and crisp vegetables, to warmer flavors such as sweet potatoes and pears. While produce can be shipped from any location in the world, local seasonal produce is better for the environment and is fresher and more nutritious.

Fall colors provide the perfect backdrop for a number of events. This time of year is ideal for weddings, holiday parties, fundraisers and galas. If you’re looking for something extraordinary to offer at your event, consider the following autumn menu ideas.

Lasagna with Seasonal Squash and Vegetables

With its layers of gooey cheese, noodles and hearty sauce, you’d be hard pressed to find someone that doesn’t like lasagna. Our delicious lasagna is made from a variety of seasonal vegetables. It’s the perfect option for any event.

Silver Spoon Meatloaf

A plate of meatloaf and mashed potatoes has long been known as the “All American Meal”.  Although there is some debate about how it got this name, one thing is certain, meatloaf is an American favorite. Our version of this comforting classic is served with delicious Yukon gold mashed potatoes, veggie medley and dinner rolls with butter.

Seared Halibut 

Switch up the protein this autumn with this delicious dish featuring seared halibut, hazelnut romesco with Yukon gold potatoes, lemon asparagus and a fresh garden salad. This gluten free meal is the perfect choice for fall.

Dutch Oven Short Ribs

Tender, boneless beef short ribs braised in craft beer are just the thing to warm you and your guests up this fall. These delicious short ribs are served with Yukon gold mashed potatoes, garden salad and dinner rolls with butter.

Silver Spoon Catering offers catering services for a variety of social and corporate events in Northern Virginia and the DC metro area. We offer autumn menu items for parties, holiday events, fundraisers, weddings, corporate events and more. We use local and sustainable ingredients whenever possible. Please contact us for more information about our catering services.

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Corporate events provide the perfect opportunity for coworkers to get to know each other outside of the office. These events allow employees to feel like part of a team. This can have a significant impact on morale, work relationships and company loyalty.

Themed company picnics are an excellent way to make your corporate event fun and memorable for your guests. Consider throwing your office a Southern cookout this year. A Southern cookout is all about preparation, great food and family. The following tips can help you throw an unforgettable corporate cookout.

Fantastic Food

Every great corporate event has one thing in common: excellent food. Southern cookouts always have plenty of options for guests to choose from. Popular dishes include:

  • Memphis Style Pulled Pork
  • Barbeque Chicken Sandwiches
  • Burgers

Family-Friendly Corporate Events

Southern cookouts are family events. Encourage your guests to bring their family members to join in the fun. Make sure that you have a variety of games and activities set up for everyone to enjoy. Some ideas include:

  • Flag Football
  • Ladder Golf
  • Bean Bag Toss
  • Go Kart/Mud Races

Southern Cookout Décor

Your company cookout just isn’t complete without the proper décor. Southern décor is robust and rustic and pays homage to the diverse natural landscapes of the region. Create the perfect look and feel by sticking with this gorgeous tradition. Decorate for your event with checkered tablecloths, Mason jar centerpieces and sunflowers.

If you are expecting a large turnout for your event, it might be a good idea to provide your guests with a few menus. Chalkboard menus are a unique way to communicate food options and add rustic décor to your event.

Northern Virginia Catering Company

Silver Spoon Caterers provides exceptional food and service to corporate events of all shapes and sizes in Northern Virginia. We offer a variety of menu items to choose from and we are well equipped to handle special dietary requirements. Our experienced team takes care of all the details so that you are able to focus on the important team-building aspects of your event. We coordinate every step, from menu creation to serving. Please contact us for more information about our corporate catering services.

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There are many decisions that must be made when planning a company picnic. Some of the most important decisions involve the menu and the preparation of the food.

Although you might be tempted to handle the food on your own, there are many drawbacks to this approach. Not only will it prevent you from participating in team-building activities, it can lead to problems if you aren’t used to preparing food for large groups of people. Hiring a professional caterer to handle the food at your company picnic has many benefits.

1. Excellent Food
Perhaps the biggest benefit of hiring a professional catering service is the quality of the food. Silver Spoon Caterers provides exceptional food and mouth-watering side dishes for events of all sizes.

2. Creative Menus
An experienced caterer can help you customize your menu. This allows you to create a unique theme for your company picnic.

3. Consideration of Special Dietary Requirements
When planning an event, special dietary requirements should always be considered. Our experienced caterers ensure that every guest leaves your event fully satisfied.

4. Saves Time and Cost
There is a lot of time and cost involved with preparing the food yourself. When you hire a professional caterer, they handle all of the details from the menu to serving the food. This enables you to focus your time and energy on other important aspects of your event.

5. Ensures a Memorable Event
The food served at a company picnic can make or break your event. Our professional caterers provide exceptional food that your guests will talk about for years to come.

6. Professional Expertise
Catering companies offer much more than just food; they also provide valuable insight on how to ensure a successful event. Our experienced caterers have years of experience and extensive industry knowledge. They can help you create an event that is both unique and memorable.

Please contact us for more information about company picnic catering in the Northern Virginia and DC Metro area.

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You have a lot to consider when planning an event. From weddings to business lunches, Silver Spoon Caterers has you covered! In addition to providing exceptional food and service for events of all sizes, we also offer helpful catering tips in our blog. Our blog posts are designed to help our Northern VA clients create a memorable experience for their guests. Want to find out which of our blog posts were the most popular? Keep reading for a shortlist of our best and brightest.

Corporate Christmas Party Planning

A corporate holiday party can be an excellent way for employees to get to know each other outside of the office. However, creating the perfect corporate event takes careful planning. It’s important to consider issues such as budget, venue and alcohol safety. Silver Spoon Caterers can help!

Spice Up Your Lunch Catering

When hosting an event, the last thing you want is for the menu to fall flat. Our experts can help you spice up your event and create lasting memories for your guests.

Terrific Themes for a Holiday Party

Great food is only one element of a great party. A terrific theme can turn a corporate party into a truly memorable event. Silver Spoon Caterers can help you create a holiday party that your guests will talk about for years to come.

Healthy Catering Options

It can be difficult to eat healthy when you are constantly attending corporate events and banquets. Fortunately, Silver Spoon Caterers offers helpful tips and healthy catering options for all types of events. Our healthy catering options are both original and delicious.

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Silver Spoon Caterers is your premier choice for quality catering in Northern Virginia. Please contact us for more information.

Category: Catering

Whether your conference is just a few hours long or an all-day event, you will want attendees to stay focused and alert. This becomes impossible when they are allowed to become hungry or thirsty.

The right catering company can make or break your event. Good catering can be a welcome relief from a long day of meetings or training, effectively refreshing and recharging attendees for the rest of their day. Bad catering can lead to indigestion, blood sugar crashes and several other problems.

Many catering companies offer corporate catering however, not all caterers are created equal. Finding the right catering company is crucial to the overall success of your conference. The following conference catering tips can help you choose a corporate caterer for your event.

Corporate Catering Experience

Corporate catering is very different from wedding catering. A conference is not the right environment for party food. Your chosen caterer should be one that has ample corporate catering experience.

Special Dietary Requirements

Food allergies can be life-threatening and dietary restrictions should never be taken lightly. When planning a corporate event it’s important that nobody feels excluded. A quality caterer should be able to accommodate dietary requirements so that all attendees can be safe and satisfied.

Quality Food and Service

The food and service at your conference will probably be remembered long after the event. You will want that memory to be a good one. A fantastic corporate caterer always provides high quality food, diverse menus and reliable service.

Corporate Catering in Northern Virginia, Washington DC and Maryland

There’s a lot of planning that goes into a conference. The key to success lies in the details. Every detail needs to be perfect, including your food and beverage selection. When you work with a conference catering company like Silver Spoon Catering, you can let the professionals handle the food while you focus on the most important aspects of your conference.

Silver Spoon Caterers offer high quality corporate catering to Northern Virginia, Maryland and Washington DC. Our experienced chefs and staff can provide your conference with a variety of options guaranteed to please even the pickiest attendee. We have many years of corporate catering experience and we are able to accommodate almost any dietary restriction. Please contact us for more information!