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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

The ABC’s & 123’s of Rentals

Posted on Wed, Aug 12, 2015 @ 10:41 AM

You’ve decided to throw a memorable, fabulous party. Now it’s time to find that perfect venue for your wedding, bat/bar mitzvah, corporate event, social event, graduation etc.  If you’re a unique person, you are probably looking for a unique venue.  Venues come in a variety of shapes, sizes and locations. Some venues come with catering, tables, chairs, china etc., while others just provide the space and it’s up to you to find a caterer, rent tables and chairs and whatever else you may need to make your party spectacular.   

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Topics: party caterer, nj caterers, party rentals in nj, party rentals in ny, party rentals, tent rentals, wedding caterer nj, caterer with rentals

Labor Day Barbeques Aren’t Just About Hamburgers and Hot Dogs

Posted on Wed, Aug 05, 2015 @ 03:00 PM

With Labor Day fast approaching and summer full of hot dogs and hamburgers, it’s time to try something new for your BBQ. While hot dogs and hamburgers are a summer staple and certainly during the rough weather winter months it’s easy to crave a delicious, juicy burger right off the grill, by this time of the summer it’s probably not as appetizing.   We would like to recommend some BBQ food that may be a little different so that your BBQ guests will be delightfully surprised that you are changing it up for the last big summer hoorah of the year!

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Topics: labor day barbeque menu, catering for labor day bbq, catering for bbq, labor day bbq food, labor day party food, ideas for catering for labor day

Jacques Newest Catering Hall Now Available

Posted on Thu, Jul 23, 2015 @ 08:58 AM

Jacques Exclusive Caterers is pleased to announce their newest offsite venue and catering hall, Jacques Caterers at Jackson Crossing.

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Topics: Jackson Crossing Catering Hall, Catering Hall in Ocean County, Jacques Catering at Jackson Crossing, The Hall at Jackson Crossing

Oktoberfest Planning is Happening Now!

Posted on Wed, Jul 15, 2015 @ 04:00 PM

We know it’s only July, but this is the time of year many of our corporate catering clients and groups start planning their Oktoberfest events, so we thought it would be appropriate to give you the 4-1-1 on this fun holiday so you can start planning too!

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Topics: Oktoberfest menu, catering for Oktoberfest, corporate catering Oktoberfest, Planning Oktoberfest event

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