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

Leading Caterers of America Executive Summit

LCA Opening Night 1

This past November, Food in Bloom Catering, in conjunction with Vibrant Table Catering & Events and Vibrant Flowers (all part of VT Group) hosted the Leading Caterers of America Executive Summit. The Leading Caterers of America represent 48 of the … Continue reading

4th Annual Northwest Meeting + Events Best of Awards

northwest meeting + events award

We’re delighted to share that Food in Bloom Catering was recently nominated in the 4th Annual Northwest Meeting + Events Best of Awards! This is the first year Food in Bloom Catering has been nominated in the ‘Best Catering Company … Continue reading

We Won ‘Best Caterer’ from Oregon Bride Magazine!

Oregon Best of Award

Food in Bloom attended the always impressive, and way-too-much fun Oregon Bride Magazine Awards on Thursday, June 26, 2014 at the Oregon Golf Club. This industry event is an annual affair that celebrates all of us in the wedding industry. … Continue reading

Lan Su Chinese Garden, A Hidden Gem in Old Town Chinatown

Lan Su Image 2014

There is a hidden gem in Old Town Chinatown that lies within a walled city block, bursting with blooming orchids, perky bamboo, and over 400 other species of perennials, shrubs and water plants.  The Lan Su Chinese Garden houses some … Continue reading

Picnic Season is Here

Summer is nearly here, and that means one very important thing: Picnics and BBQs! Food in Bloom draws inspiration from the summer season and that unique Portland flare for creativity and has whipped up a variety of BBQs to satiate … Continue reading

Springtime is Here

Cupcake Post Picture

Inspired simply by Springtime, the idea of presenting  cupcakes for a recent party blossomed into a unique presentation that is playful, unique, and visually stunning. We took bamboo skewers (you can use chopsticks, too), placed them into the base of … Continue reading

Vendor Spotlight: Corfini Gourmet

Corifni Truck

We are big fans of roasted chicken, house-smoked pork and other meat dishes. When we create a new menu for a client, we always start with the best ingredients. That’s where Corfini Gourmet comes in.  In the words of Corfini … Continue reading

House Made Ice Cream Sandwich

Mint Chocolate Chip Blog 3.26.14 v2.0

This week we spent a lot of time with our amazing Pastry Chef Hillary Naishtat updating our seasonal desserts menu. We are gearing up for summertime, and with an abundance of seasonal fruit and warm weather on the horizon, she’s … Continue reading

Montgomery Park: Portland’s Best Kept Event Secret


                  Montgomery Park is located at the tail end of NW 23rd, an area that has seen recent revitalization, anchored by new condominiums, and a plethora of new shops and restaurants. 93 … Continue reading