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Caribbean Birthday Party Celebration

Posted in: Cary Catering Services, Catering in Raleigh NC, Social Event Catering

Catering by Design was honored to be chosen from among a dozen preferred caterers at One Eleven Place in Cary for a fabulous big birthday party with a Caribbean theme. The birthday celebrant is Nigerian and had friends from all over.

We are a full service caterer and can cater whatever food you are looking for in whatever venue you choose with as little as drop-off and as much as full fledged coordination and arranging of everything.

For this big birthday celebration, we worked closely with the sister of the “birthday girl” who lives out of state. We planned every aspect of the party with her, and created a wonderful tropical event. Guests came dressed in beautiful colors, children performed dances, the Island Music Trio performed island music complete with horns, and the scent of Caribbean food carried us away. You can’t help but be excited when you’re helping create big celebratory events like this.

(The Menu is below the Photo Gallery.)

Caribbean Themed Birthday Celebration Menu

Spinach Salad with Fresh Strawberries, Feta Cheese

Citrus Vinaigrette

Red Beans and Rice

Fried Plantains

Mashed Sweet Potatoes

Saute’ Vegetables in Butter

Caribbean Jerk Chicken

Curried Goat

Teriyaki Salmon

Fried Dumplings

Pineapple and Cheese Cornbread

Key Lime Pies

We’re Catering by Design, one of the top caterers in the Raleigh, Durham, Chapel Hill area of North Carolina. We’re a full service caterer, serving a full area as wide as Pinehurst and Rocky Mount, Pittsboro and Fuquay Varina, Wake Forest and Carrboro. We’ve even been known to cater a wedding on the coast every so often.

What’s your next event? Call us and find out how we can help you. (919) 481-2366. Find out why our customers love us.

 

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Catering Photos

Posted in: Catering in Raleigh NC

Catering by Design is a premier caterer in the greater Raleigh, North Carolina area. We are a full service catering company.

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Catering Fuquay-Varina

Posted in: Fuquay Varina Catering Services

Catering by Design provides catering in Fuquay Varina. We’re proud to be listed in the Fuquay Varina Business Directory, and even prouder that Catering by Design was chosen to be the caterer for the historic Centennial Banquet celebration for the town of Fuquay-Varina.

The town of Fuquay-Varina has a number of parks with picnic shelters:

Falcon Park

Library Park

South Park

There are fancier venues where weddings can be held in Fuquay-Varina. These two provide their own catering:

Chateau Bellevie B&B

The Fuquay Mineral Spring Inn and Garden

Crooked Creek Golf Club

 

We’re Catering by Design, one of the premiere full service caterers in the greater Raleigh North Carolina region. Let us show you what we can do to make your next event wonderful. Call us at 919-481-2366.

 

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Catering Apex NC!

Posted in: Apex Catering Services

Catering by Design has vans delivering catering services throughout the Triangle from their base in downtown Cary, North Carolina. Apex, NC is a frequent destination for us.

Two of the event venues where we are pre-approved for catering services in Apex are the Apex Community Center, a beautiful new building with many different meeting rooms next to the Apex Town Hall, and The Oaks at Salem, also a beautiful new building with many different rooms set on a hill side next to a pond and big beautiful oaks.

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Catering Cary!

Posted in: Cary Catering Services, Catering in Raleigh NC

Catering in Cary! Catering by Design is located in Cary, North Carolina, at the center of  a rich cultural, educational and business region known as “The Triangle”.

We’ve mapped just some of the Cary, NC venue locations where Catering by Design is a preferred vendor and pre-approved to cater events.

Click on the red pins and you’ll see the name of the venue with a live link to the site, and their address and phone number.

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Catering Durham!

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Catering Durham! Durham is home to a vibrant diverse community of businesses, non-profits, universities and artists. Catering by Design is regularly called to cater weddings, business meetings and luncheons and non-profits in Durham.

Durham has a rich variety of event venues. Here are just some of the venues where Catering by Design can cater your upcoming wedding, meeting or social event.

Click on the red pins to see the name of the venue, link, address and phone number.

Durham Arts Council

Edison Johnson Recreation Center

Irwin R. Holmes Recreation Center

McCowan Magnum House

Spruce Pine Lodge (Closed for renovations during most of 2011)

W.D. Hill Recreation Center

Durham Realtors Square

Durham Armory

Homewood Suites by Hilton

Rigmore House

Catering in Durham! There are many wonderful venues for you to hold events in Durham.  Catering by Design would be delighted to give you a quote for your next Durham event.

(Updated 11/28/2011   Rigsbee has closed.)

 

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Catering by Design’s Grilled Marinated Vegetables

Posted in: Catering by Design Recipes, Catering in Raleigh NC

Catering by Design’s Grilled Marinated Vegetables

A favorite, our Grilled Marinated Vegetables

A favorite, our Grilled Marinated Vegetables

Vegetables

1 Zuchini

1 Yellow Squash

1 Portobello Mushrooms

1 Sweet Red Peppers

1 Head Broccoli

1 Bunch Asparagus

Seasoning

½ Cup Olive Oil

1 Tbls Fresh Thyme

1 Tbls Fresh Rosemary

1 tsp Cracked Red Pepper

Salt, Pepper and Garlic to taste

Instructions

Cut all vegetables into desired size and toss with oil and Seasoning

Place on Hot Grill Basket and Grill to Golden and Tender

Let us know how you like it.
Email greg@catering-by-design.com

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Sponsoring the Guardians of Angels Campaign Kick-Off in Pittsboro

Posted in: Catering in Raleigh NC

Do you love pets? Well we do.

Catering by Design was a Corporate Sponsor for Guardians of Angels

Catering by Design was a Corporate Sponsor for Guardians of Angels

One of  the many groups that Catering by Design likes to support is one led by Terry Dorsey, a pastor,  Guardians of Angels.

Saturday September 23 2011 was the big campaign launch for the Guardians of Angels Adoption Center, an evening that was attended by PBS’ Roy Underhill of The Woodwright’s Shop fame, a local to Pittsboro.

At the campaign launch event, it was announced that Roy Underhill would be the Adoption Center’s first Honorary Chairperson.

Roy Underhill at the Guardians of Angels Adoption Center Campaign Kick-Off

Roy Underhill at the Guardians of Angels Adoption Center Campaign Kick-Off (photo courtesy of Guardians of Angels)

When introduced Roy stood up and gave a moving talk about all the rescue animals in our own families, and what they mean to us. He himself has four rescue pets at home.

About one hundred people came. Awards were given out. Two bands played Beatles music, and people got up and danced. Pledges and email addresses were given, and we at Catering by Design are proud to have been a part of it.

We were one of the event sponsors, and donated a gift certificate that was awarded to one of the first people to give a pledge to the Adoption Center.

We’re Catering by Design and we’re one of the top caterers in the Raleigh, Durham, Chapel Hill area of North Carolina. We cater in a wide area that includes Pinehurst and Rocky Mount, Pittsboro and Fuquay Varina, Wake Forest and Carrboro. We’ve even been known to cater a wedding on the coast every so often.

Call us for your next event. (919) 481-2366. Find out why our customers love us.

 

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Catering Raleigh’s Weddings: The Stockroom

Posted in: Catering in Raleigh NC, Raleigh Catering, Raleigh Catering Services, Raleigh Wedding Venues, Wedding Catering Raleigh, Wedding Venues

While Fayetteville Street was lit up with the festivities of the annual SparkCON event, Catering by Design was catering one of Raleigh’s newer downtown event venues, The Stockroom at 230.

Right on Fayetteville Street, with a narrow door that you could easily miss, almost like a secret spot, you enter, walk down the hall, take the elevator to the second floor and turn right twice to enter the hall.

It’s a large space, with an upper landing, where we set out our bar, and the large lower area ending in windows overlooking the street next to Fayetteville Street.

This wedding was for about 150 people. We had a table set with sweetened and unsweetened tea, lemonade and water. We set up a long buffet table serving on two sides to accommodate this larger number of guests. We staffed a bar with wine and beer, had servers walking around offering hors d’oeuvres, and had a carving station where one of our chefs would carve individual servings for guests.

Here is the menu for the evening.

Carving Station

Top Round Beef

Baked Salmon Encroute

Horseradish & Mustard Sauces

Balsamic Onion Marmalade

Sauce Sorrel

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Bow Ties Pasta with Grilled Chicken

Italian Sausage, Fennel

Tomato Cream

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Penne Pasta Portabellos

Roasted Peppers and Basil Cream

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Assorted Grilled Breads with Humus

Olivada, Tomato Basil and Hot Crab Dip

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Meatballs Marinara

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Grilled Fresh Vegetables

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Sesame Chicken Bites

Apricot Mustard Sauce

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Seasonal Sliced Fruit

We’re Catering by Design and we’re one of the top caterers in the Raleigh, Durham, Chapel Hill area of North Carolina. We cater in a wide area that includes Pinehurst and Rocky Mount, Pittsboro and Fuquay Varina, Wake Forest and Carrboro. We’ve even been known to cater a wedding on the coast every so often.

Call us for your next event. (919) 481-2366. Find out why our customers love us.

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Find Raleigh’s Catering by Design at Bridal Shows & Open Houses

Posted in: Catering in Raleigh NC, Raleigh Catering, Wedding Catering Raleigh

Here are just a few of the Bridal Shows and Open Houses at Wedding Venues that we at Catering by Design attends.

Colorful and delicious cheeses and fresh fruit

Colorful and delicious cheeses and fresh fruit

 

2012 Bridal Events

 

White Dove Chapel Bridal Affair & Open House

1:00 pm Saturday, January 14, 2012

 

2011 Bridal Events

 

Homewood Suites by Hilton Cary NC in September

Facebook event link.

 

Shady Wagon Farm Open House in September

Facebook event link.

 

Southern Bridal

See our photo album for the 2011 Southern Bridal Show.

 

The Oaks at Salem in Apex

See our photo album for the June 2011 Oaks at Salem Bridal Fair.

We’re Catering by Design and we’re one of the top caterers in the Raleigh, Durham, Chapel Hill area of North Carolina. We cater in a wide area that includes Pinehurst and Rocky Mount, Pittsboro and Fuquay Varina, Wake Forest and Carrboro. We’ve even been known to cater a wedding on the coast every so often.

Call us for your next event. (919) 481-2366. Find out why our customers love us.

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