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December 10, 2019

4 Things to Do in Chicago this Christmas

December 10, 2019

4 Things to Do in Chicago this Christmas

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Christmas in Chicago is certainly something to be excited about! The city offers something for everyone looking to enjoy and spread the cheer. This happy holiday mood starts at Thanksgiving and lasts all through New Year’s Eve.

You will definitely find seasonal fun in the many magical traditions; from the displays, to the ceremonies, and the food (ah, yes, the food!). If you’re torn when it comes to deciding on things to do with your loved ones celebrating Christmas in Chicago this year, get inspired by these activities to provide a memorable holiday experience.

#1: Attend top Christmas shows and concerts

Attend concert in Chicago during Christmas Season

Is there a better way to spread the cheer than to sing along to Christmas carols, jingle bells, and Handel? While some of the most high-profile concerts of the season don’t happen until the last day on New Year’s Eve, there’s still plenty to see during the rest of the Christmas season.

One of the most interesting shows to attend is Joffrey Ballet’s “The Nutcracker”. Showing at the beautiful Auditorium Theater, from November 30 to December 29, The Nutcracker is an annual holiday ballet that pays homage to the city and its inhabitants. It has been showing since 1987!

Additionally, Mannheim Steamroller, the top-selling holiday act of all time, continues to spread the Yuletide cheer throughout the US and luckily, they will be performing in Chicago.

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December 3, 2019

Here’s What to Do If You Get Engaged This Holiday Season

December 3, 2019

Here’s What to Do If You Get Engaged This Holiday Season

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In case you didn’t notice, we’re in the thick of wedding proposal season.

With so many holidays to celebrate, this is a very family-oriented time of the year. People tend to be more whimsical and happy and couples capitalize on the opportunity to add an extra fun edge to the holiday.

And what better way to amuse the family than with a marriage announcement? However, after you say yes, a lot of wheels will start turning. To keep your sanity, order is crucial.

Lock in the big details right away

So how soon after getting engaged should you start the initial planning steps?

It depends on when you want to get married. If you’re engaged in the Fall and want to plan for a May to October wedding, you’ll need to start moving fast.

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November 26, 2019

Holiday Party Delivery: The Easiest Way to Plan a Holiday Party

November 26, 2019

Holiday Party Delivery: The Easiest Way to Plan a Holiday Party

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It’s never too late to host a great holiday party.

Whether it’s a holiday (we’re looking at you Christmas, Hanukkah, and New Year’s!) or any other excuse you may have for getting your friends and family together, you can still have a great party even with a busy schedule.

As host, the greatest and most time-intensive task inevitably revolves around supplying the food. Whether you go for a full spread or settle on snacks and appetizers, having to plan a party during the holidays can seem like an impossible task for many.

Catering by Michaels can offer a convenient solution to this problem by preparing and delivering your holiday meals to any location within Chicago. All you have to do is tap a few buttons.

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November 25, 2019

Carving a Turkey

November 25, 2019

Carving a Turkey

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Thanksgiving is all about quality time with family and friends, with delicious food to fuel the conversation of memories and current events! While some prefer to show off their skills in the kitchen, most of us feel stressed and anxious about our culinary contribution.

Everyone knows the common centerpiece of Thanksgiving is the turkey, so you gotta get it right.

This Thanksgiving, we’ve prepared a simple video and revamped our tips to make your turkey carving less stressful and more successful.

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November 20, 2019

Catering Sales Concierge, Isabella Ospina, Employee Spotlight

November 20, 2019

Catering Sales Concierge, Isabella Ospina, Employee Spotlight

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Catering by Michaels comprises a spectacular team of employees who we love to brag about in our blog. We sat down with Isabella Ospina, Sales Concierge, to learn more about her role and life outside of work.

Catering sales concierge

What did you do before working at Catering by Michaels?

Before I worked here, I was a student at UIC studying business management. I was working in various student employment jobs at the university (data analytics was one role).

I was at UIC for two years, then I took a semester off and transferred to Roosevelt University. Towards the end of that semester, I found work at Catering by Michaels.

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