The Treasury Ballroom Relaunch

“People who have been there before were blown away and new people who had never walked down those stairs were shocked!” – Kurt Beadell, VT Group Creative Director & Principal On Thursday, April 21, The Treasury Ballroom located in downtown … Continue reading

Thoughtful Meals for Your Volunteers

Volunteers are the most effective resources you can utilize for your nonprofit fundraisers. While they put in their hard work and time for your well revered cause, it’s important for you to remember to acknowledge their efforts. Some volunteers like … Continue reading

Shrimp: A CEO’s Weakspot

“Serve passed items that are easy to eat, not messy, that you can pick up with one hand always contribute to a great event”. Says Annessa Hartman, senior coordinator for Food in Bloom Catering. Some say it’s a dog-eat-dog world  … Continue reading

Food in Bloom Moves Across the River

PORTLAND, ORE. FEBRUARY 09, 2016 VT Group, the company behind two of Portland’s largest and most successful catering businesses, today announced it is fully operational at its new location at 2010 SE 8th Avenue in Portland. The freshly renovated 43,000-square-foot … Continue reading

Cocktail of the Month – September

Dry Sharona Ingredients: 2  oz. rum (dark or light) .5 oz. fresh lemon juice .5  oz. simple syrup 4 raspberries (can be frozen or fresh) Instructions: Muddle raspberries, rum, lemon and simple syrup Shake with ice and strain over fresh … Continue reading

Cocktail of the Month – August

Lillet Rosé Ingredients: 2 ounces Lillet Rosé 2 ounces grapefruit juice 1 ounce gin 1 edible flower Instructions: Combine the ingredients with ice and shake Strain into a glass and garnish with edible flower

Lan Su Chinese New Year

Lan Su Chinese Garden concluded their Chinese New Year celebration with a dramatic lantern viewing. Food in Bloom was on hand to caterer and participate in the event on Sunday, March 1. 250 floating lanterns and 150 hanging red lanterns, … Continue reading


Food in Bloom was on site at The Nines Hotel on Sunday, March 1st participating in Rocked, Portland Bride & Groom’s annual bridal event. Slated as one of Portland’s premiere wedding trade shows, Rocked provides ideas and connections to help … Continue reading