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Brooklyn Wedding & Event Venues That Wow

Posted on Wed, Nov 11, 2015 @ 08:39 AM

If you are planning to become engaged this holiday season, or if your company or family is having an event and you are searching for an exciting and unique venue, we’ve got the scoop on several great places in Brooklyn to consider. Many of these are known as “raw venues”, meaning they can be decorated and utilized in a variety of ways to work with your theme and vision for your event. With amazing views and spectacular spaces, you will surely find your dream venue in Brooklyn. Here are a few of our favorites:

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Topics: Brooklyn Wedding Venues, choosing a wedding venue, wedding venues in ny

Corporate Holiday Event Planning Starts Now

Posted on Wed, Oct 28, 2015 @ 10:51 AM

Many functions and events are planned with a maximum amount of attention to detail, whether it is a family event like a wedding or a corporate event like a holiday party.  In many cases the person doing the planning has an idea of what they are looking for and the overall theme of the event, but what happens when there is not enough time to make decisions on the menu and other details? What if you just have no idea how to proceed?  This can be a stressful situation for the person tasked with the planning, particularly when it is a corporate event. That's when it's time to turn to your caterer or venue for help.

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Topics: corporate holiday catering, corporate holiday party food, corporate events

How to Pick The Best Turkey for Thanksgiving Dinner

Posted on Wed, Oct 21, 2015 @ 09:25 AM

With many families planning their Thanksgiving holiday now, we thought it would be fun to provide some tips on how to pick the best turkey for Thanksgiving dinner so that you can enjoy a delicious dinner with your family and friends this holiday season.

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Topics: planning thanksgiving dinner, Thanksgiving Dinner Menu, thanksgiving catering

Six Weeks Until Thanksgiving: Holiday Party Planning Tips and Tricks

Posted on Wed, Oct 14, 2015 @ 10:02 AM

The countdown to the holidays has officially begun. And with just over six weeks until Thanksgiving, time is running out to get your holiday dinner planning underway. But don’t panic yet, because we have put together this great party planning checklist and tips to make your entertaining the best it’s ever been.  

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Topics: planning thanksgiving dinner, holiday catering, Jacques Holiday Menu, thanksgiving catering

There’s a New Tent In Town: The Latest Trend in Tent Rentals

Posted on Wed, Oct 07, 2015 @ 03:06 PM

Believe it or not, even in the party rental industry, it’s important for caterers like us to stay on top of new products and trends. There’s a new type of tent available for rent called a Sail Tent, which is different than the standard cloth tents available for rent from any party supply store.  A Sail Tent is a real sailcloth tent designed by a New England craftsman and accomplished sail maker.  These are no ordinary rental tents.  Here’s why:

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Topics: party caterer, catering in nj, table rentals in nj, party rentals in nj, tent rentals, caterer with rentals

A Reception Center Is Not Just for Weddings

Posted on Tue, Sep 29, 2015 @ 02:51 PM

Throughout the year there are a multitude of events that many families celebrate, from holiday gatherings to communions and everything in between.  If your family is planning a special event consider a reception center as a potential venue. There are many benefits to holding your event at a reception center, from providing a large enough room to hold all of your guests, to the ease of planning your event.  We would like to share some types of events that we host regularly for families and the benefits of having those events at a reception center.

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Topics: party planning, reception center nj, family events

Take the Mystery out of Wedding Venues!

Posted on Wed, Sep 16, 2015 @ 10:00 AM

After the excitement of becoming engaged settles down and the plans begin to form, it's important that brides and grooms determine what kind of wedding they desire and where the ceremony and reception should be held. There are endless choices, from reception centers to points of interest around New York and New Jersey that can offer a unique, enjoyable experience for both the happy couple and their guests. With so many choices, it might be hard to choose, but we’re here to help.  We’ve broken down and demystified the wedding venue selection process. Whatever your plans (or lack of plans!), we would like to provide some information and tips to help you choose the right venue for your wedding ceremony and reception.

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Topics: jacques reception center, choosing a wedding venue, how to select a wedding venue

Tips for Planning Your Wedding Food

Posted on Mon, Sep 14, 2015 @ 04:23 PM

One of the more challenging decisions to be made in planning your wedding is the choice of foods that you will serve your guests. If you’re wondering “how to select a menu for my wedding” there are so many things to consider including special dietary needs, the preferences of your guests, any allergy concerns along with your personal preferences and what foods will fit with the theme of your wedding.  Many couples make these difficult choices with their caterer or wedding venue at a scheduled “food-tasting” appointment.   There are many benefits to scheduling a food tasting for your wedding, but here are some to note:

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Topics: wedding food tasting, how to plan a wedding, planning a wedding, selecting wedding food, tips for wedding food

Let’s Get Naked…Naked Cakes That Is

Posted on Tue, Sep 08, 2015 @ 05:22 PM

We’re always on top of the latest trends in weddings, from themes to accessories, and everything in-between. And we're sharing the latest wedding cake trends.

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Topics: wedding venues in nj, wedding caterer, wedding cake trends, wedding cake ideas, wedding venues in ny

Summer Wedding Planning Made Simple

Posted on Wed, Aug 19, 2015 @ 11:53 AM

Believe it or not, if you want to have your wedding in the summer, now is the time to start planning for Summer 2016. It’s wonderful to have your wedding during the summer months because there are literally endless options available for venues, food choices, and all the extras that will make your day spectacular.  Here are some of our tips for making your summer wedding planning simple.

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Topics: summer wedding planning, reception center in nj, planning a wedding, wedding caterer nj

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