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Catering By Michaels
October 2, 2019

Why Food & Celebration Are Inexorably Tied Together

October 2, 2019

Why Food & Celebration Are Inexorably Tied Together

Catering By Michaels

Everyone loves a celebration! And there’s no celebration without food, it seems. Regardless of their culture or religion, people love to eat when they are celebrating. Food enhances the experience, promotes interactions between people, and prov...

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Catering By Michaels
September 26, 2019

How Do Non-Food Elements Affect the Look and Cost of An Event?

September 26, 2019

How Do Non-Food Elements Affect the Look and Cost of An Event?

Catering By Michaels

Here at CBM, we spend a great deal of time talking about food. However, when planning an event, we know that food is but a part (a great part, but a part nevertheless) of the whole experience. With this in mind, let’s talk about the non-food elemen...

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Justin Frankenberg
August 27, 2019

The “Wow” Factor of Action Station Catering

August 27, 2019

The “Wow” Factor of Action Station Catering

Justin Frankenberg

It might have started in the 50s and 60s with tableside service. Towards the end of the 90s and the beginning of the 21st century, people looked back on tableside service and laughed. But from the 2000s on, caterers wanted to bring it back to add to ...

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Nathan Printz
August 16, 2019

Chicago Venues We Love: The Fairlie

August 16, 2019

Chicago Venues We Love: The Fairlie

Nathan Printz

The team behind the shared-use commercial kitchen space, Kitchen Chicago, presents The Fairlie —  Chicago’s newest wedding venue. Located on Bell Avenue in the West Loop neighborhood, The Fairlie opened its doors to the public this spring, just ...

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Catering By Michaels
June 21, 2019

Restaurants Have Food, So Why Hire a Caterer?

June 21, 2019

Restaurants Have Food, So Why Hire a Caterer?

Catering By Michaels

You look at the calendar and you see the Big Red Circle around that special day. It could be a once-in-a-lifetime event like a wedding, graduation, a Bar/Bat Mitzvah, or Aunt Millie’s 100th birthday celebration. Or it could be that family reunion, ...

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