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Thoughtful Meals for Your Volunteers

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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

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“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

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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

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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

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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

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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

Rocked!

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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

Cocktail Of the Month – February

Cocktail of the Month- February 2015

The Chip Shot Ingredients: • 1 ounce Baileys • 1 ounce Tuaca • .5 ounces Frangelico • 4 ounces coffee • Whipped Cream Instructions: • In a coffee mug, combine all liquids and top with whipped cream • Garnish to … Continue reading

Food in Bloom Hosts Winter Warmer at Eastside Exchange Ballroom

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Food in Bloom recently hosted a ‘Winter Warmer’ at the Exchange Ballroom. It was a great forum for us to reintroduce our team and introduce our new Executive Chef, Paul Bosch. The winter reception included several stations, highlighting some playful … Continue reading

Cocktail of the Month

Cocktail of the Month- January 2015

Smoky Vanilla Old Fashioned Recipe Ingredients: 2 ounces Buffalo Trace 1 teaspoon Raft Smoked Tea Vanilla extract 2 dashes Root Beer Bitters Orange Rind Ice Instructions: In a 10 ounce Old Fashioned glass, combine bitters and orange Add whiskey and … Continue reading

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