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Food Inspiration Magazine is the online magazine for foodservice professionals in search of inspiration and innovation. With the magazine we collect, enrich and spread inspiration. The free subscription magazine is published eight times per year and is an abundant source of inspiration for food and hospitality professionals. Our readers can be found in the U.S., Northern Europe, Latin America and Asia.

FIVE UNIQUE CATERING THEMES

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COOL CONCEPT

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FROM SUSTAINABLE CATERING TO CHARCUTERIE ON CLIPBOARDS

Party & event catering involves more than supplying snacks and drinks alone; it has to contribute to the substance of an event. Some entrepreneurs take it one step further. 5 unique catering themes that raise the bar.

  Julia Daalder   Sander van der Meij

‘The camera eats first’ is Cured Catering’s creed. This catering company from Toronto loads gigantic platters with charcuterie, cheese, sweets, desserts, fruit and vegetables. The bright colors, various textures and most importantly, lots of food, make their platters highly instagrammable. It remains to be seen whether they are observing no waste and sustainability principles, but one thing is for sure: it looks great on Instagram, #nofilter. 


CAMERA CATERING

Manal Kahi left the dangers of Lebanon and came to New York in 2013. She prepared her family recipe for hummus for friends and family. This turned out to be a huge success. She and her brother decided to find other refugees who want to prepare and share recipes from their home countries. This was the start of Eat Offbeat. Eat Offbeat wants to use the course and the preparation of authentic dishes to show how valuable these groups of people really are to a community. From their website: 'Each dish tells a tale of home. Take the trip. Leave the wrap.'

NARRATIVE CATERING

Catering company Gaumen Freundinnen from Vienna has been offering high-quality, sustainable and 100% vegetarian catering since 2014. Co-founder Margherita Putze tells us that demand has been increasing every year and a growing number of clients is looking for a sustainable caterer. 80% Of their client-base currently consists of institutions and businesses while 20% comes from the private sector. 

CONSCIOUS CATERING

No Russian salads, salmon rolls or caprese skewers. Hete Peper Catering from Amsterdam offers catering with a bite, going beyond the food industry to create the most surprising and innovative concepts. They translate trends in fashion, design, tech and health into remarkable event catering concepts. Their secret ingredients? Craftsmanship and creativity. And brainstorming with the entire team as well as performers, artists and fashion designers.

DUTCH CATERING

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Charcuterie on clipboards, desserts suspended by floating balloons and oysters
in a wheelbarrow: Manhattan-based
Pinch Food Design goes beyond culinary bites. In addition to flavor, they are all
about innovative, surprising and interactive presentation that is meant to bring people together and serve as a conversation starter above all else. Without any concessions to flavor and food quality, of course.

CREATIVE CATERING

Charcuterie on clipboards, desserts suspended by floating balloons and oysters in a wheelbarrow

A growing number of catering clients comes with sustainabilty requirements.

From food truck to gastronomic excellence.

  2 min

FROM SUSTAINABLE CATERING TO CHARCUTERIE ON CLIPBOARDS

Party & event catering involves more than supplying snacks and drinks alone; it has to contribute to the substance of an event. Some entrepreneurs take it one step further. 5 unique catering themes that raise the bar.

  Julia Daalder   Sander van der Meij

Offline: This content can only be displayed when online.

‘The camera eats first’ is Cured Catering’s creed. This catering company from Toronto loads gigantic platters with charcuterie, cheese, sweets, desserts, fruit and vegetables. The bright colors, various textures and most importantly, lots of food, make their platters highly instagrammable. It remains to be seen whether they are observing no waste and sustainability principles, but one thing is for sure: it looks great on Instagram, #nofilter. 


Manal Kahi left the dangers of Lebanon and came to New York in 2013. She prepared her family recipe for hummus for friends and family. This turned out to be a huge success. She and her brother decided to find other refugees who want to prepare and share recipes from their home countries. This was the start of Eat Offbeat. Eat Offbeat wants to use the course and the preparation of authentic dishes to show how valuable these groups of people really are to a community. From their website: 'Each dish tells a tale of home. Take the trip. Leave the wrap.'

NARRATIVE CATERING

Charcuterie on clipboards, desserts suspended by floating balloons and oysters
in a wheelbarrow: Manhattan-based
Pinch Food Design goes beyond culinary bites. In addition to flavor, they are all
about innovative, surprising and interactive presentation that is meant to bring people together and serve as a conversation starter above all else. Without any concessions to flavor and food quality, of course.

CREATIVE CATERING

Gaumen Freundinnen
Catering company Gaumen Freundinnen from Vienna has been offering high-quality, sustainable and 100% vegetarian catering since 2014. 80% Of their client-base currently consists of institutions and businesses while 20% comes from the private sector. Co-founder Margherita Putze tells us that demand has been increasing every year and a growing number of clients is looking for a sustainable caterer.

CONSCIOUS CATERING

No Russian salads, salmon rolls or caprese skewers. Hete Peper Catering from Amsterdam offers catering with a bite, going beyond the food industry to create the most surprising and innovative concepts. They translate trends in fashion, design, tech and health into remarkable event catering concepts. Their secret ingredients? Craftsmanship and creativity. And brainstorming with the entire team as well as performers, artists and fashion designers.

DUTCH CATERING

© Twycer

Charcuterie on clipboards, desserts suspended by floating balloons and oysters in a wheelbarrow

A growing number of catering clients comes with sustainabilty requirements.

From food truck to gastronomic excellence.

CAMERA CATERING