Menu Trends for Your Next Event

Some of the latest ideas for food include the following:

  • Small plates are more popular than ever
  • Food and beverage pairing stations
  • Roaming buffets
  • Miniature anything
  • Locavore menu planning – all items sourced locally
  • Late night snacks for weddings
  • Family style service
  • Carts & food trucks (DeAngelo’s Catering has options for your event)
  • Seasonal food choices
  • Eco friendly concepts
  • Salads served in jars
  • Restaurant style foods for catered events
  • Unique serving vessels for presentation
  • Dessert options rather than cake for weddings
  • Specialty cocktails made by professional mixologists
  • Stylish buffet stations with a theme
  • Boutique beers from true craft breweries
  • Liquor produced locally
  • Sustainable seafood choices
  • Locally raised meats
  • Produce from area farms
  • Gluten free menu items
  • Smaller protein portions
  • Slider stations


DeAngelo’s Catering and Events updates our menus seasonally and annually. We stay abreast of the newest ideas by attending national conferences, subscribing to publications and being a part of local and national organizations that track these trends on our customer’s behalf.  Call our offices at 503-620-9020 to speak to one of our event professionals.


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