Our station highlighted some of our favorite cooler weather bites, which would be perfect for a fall or winter gathering or meeting.
-Bacon Wrapped Medjool Dates: dates stuffed with blue cheese, wrapped in bacon, baked and drizzled with a balsamic reduction
-Chimichurri Steak Skewers: seared seasoned beef tender with chimichurri sauce
-Pear and Gorgonzola Crostini: caramelized d'Anjou pear butter, gorgonzola crumbles and crispy sage served on a warm toast point
After enjoying a crisp fall setting on the transparent tent-covered patio, guests stepped into the beautiful "Columbia Room" which was fully decorated for winter with muted Christmas tones and lots of sparkle and flair.
Meanwhile, downstairs in the "Barrel Room" was a fun mix of spring and summer with lots of bright colors and pops of flowers and sunshine! As you can see below, LightSmiths did an amazing job bringing a fun atmosphere to the space. It makes you really see how versatile this room is and you can turn this blank canvas into any setting you'd like!
Amazing team of vendors:
Venue and Wine: Columbia Winery
Catering: Twelve Baskets Catering
Furniture: AFR Furniture Rental
Tent: Alexander Party Rentals
Linen Rentals: BBJ Linen
Transportation: Butler Seattle
Florals: Iris & Peony
Photography: Mike Nakamura Photography LLC
Planning and Design: Tolo Events
Photo booth: The SnapBar
A few words from our happy client: "I wanted to thank Twelve Baskets Catering for helping put on an amazing event! Everyone raved about the food and service. I appreciate all you did with quick responses and making it easy for me to trust a vendor across the country to have a successful event."
Thanks to Danielle Barnum Photography for sharing these wonderful photos with us.
The group enjoyed some tray-passed Encrusted Beef Tip Bites and Goat Cheese Stuffed Mushrooms, then we opened a heavy hors d'oeuvres buffet with a Grilled Vegetable Platter, Herb Roasted Pork Tenderloin Crostini, Brie and Poached Pear Cups, Hummus Stuffed Cucumber Cup, Bacon Wrapped Medjool Dates, Warm Artichoke and Parmesan Dip with house made pita chips, Smoked Chicken and Apple Crescents and Cilantro Spiced Prawns. Their dessert table consisted of our trio of bites: Brownie Bites, Meyer Lemon Bites, and Sweet & Salty Blondie Bites.
"Needing inspiration for your next event? Be our guest as you Experience Corporate Woodinville, your event solution for your next meeting, team building event or corporate celebration! Spend the day being transported in chauffeur-driven luxury vehicles as you are dazzled by the best of Woodinville! Six of the areas top event venues will open their doors as you are inspired by ideas, discover local event professionals, nibble on delicious bites and sip the finest wines!"
We will be located at Columbia Winery on the tour, and would love to have the chance to talk with you about your upcoming event or regular events/meetings you plan! We'll have a few tasty bites for you to taste and there will be all kinds of fun activities and inspiration for you to take in!
Photo by Sean Hoyt Photography
A little bit about using Columbia Winery for your event space:
"We offer both indoor and outdoor spaces to create the perfect environment for any type or style of event, from upscale private dinners or receptions to business luncheons and team building activities.
Columbia Winery's event space can comfortably accommodate groups up to 225 people for seated events, 300 for standing reception-style events. "
Take a few hours off during the work day and have a little fun. Hope to see you there!
Hors d'Oeuvres -- Pear & Gorgonzola Crostini or Herb Roasted Pork Tenderloin Crostini
Entree -- Chicken Marsala with Pasta or Roasted Garlic Wild Salmon & Roasted Root Mash
Vegetable Side Dish-- Brown Butter Broccolini or Grilled Asparagus
Salad -- Mixed Field Greens or Winter Greens Salad
Dessert -- Chocolate Dipped Strawberries or Flavorful French MacaronsPhoto: Kelly Lemon Photography Photo: Lorraine Fisher Photography Photo: Sasha Reiko Photography Photo: Twelve Baskets Catering
Thornewood Castle is pretty much the most unique wedding venue in the state of Washington. Brick by brick, this now 500 year old castle was brought over from England in the early 1900s and rebuilt using the original wood, bricks, paneling, stained glass, and other part. It took three ships to bring everything over to the Pacific Northwest! Not only is this amazing piece of architecture so beautiful, it is also located in the most beautiful, peaceful garden and waterfront setting. We love working at Thornewood, not only for the amazing charm but the current owners take such care in making sure every wedding is flawless. The landscaping is so perfect for the setting and there are countless romantic places to take photographs of the couple; it's a photographer's dream and Megan Montalvo obviously had a glorious time! We just love the images she captured! Continue reading "James and Veronica’s Fairytale Thornewood Castle Wedding"
We love sourcing products and foods that support a sustainable future. Over the last couple years we have been working on getting rid of disposable plastic in our company as much as we can. We've been pleased to find amazing quality eco products that are not only good for the earth, but easy on the eyes too! Since last year we have been sending wood/fallen leaf and sugarcane products for our drop off catering, and it's great to hear from the companies we source our products from that they are choosing to do good work! We love not needing to sacrifice style for sustainability! Let us know if we can provide some lovely platters for a gathering soon.
Here are some photos from some of our recent compostable drop off events (if it looks like plastic, it is not!) :
Here is some news we've received from the company PacknWood about their impact on reducing carbon emissions. We order a variety of products from them and have always been impressed with their merchandise. Click the icon below for more information.
Bat Mitzvah Photo by Twelve Baskets Catering
David Lai Photography
Looking for an interesting and creative way to make your table look extra special? Here are some various folds we have done for clients as well as a few unique new styles we have seen recently!
Vintage Plates with "Waterfall Fold" linen napkins
Sasha Reiko Photography Green Ginger Photography
Flatware tucked into a "Pocket Fold" linen napkin
Alyssa Wilcox Photography Aya Sato Photography
Printed menu on top of a "Rectangle Fold" linen napkin
Twelve Baskets Catering Photograph
Use of greenery or leaves on simple "Rectangle" or "Pocket Fold" linen napkins
Amanda K Photography Mike Fiechtner Photography
The classic "Triangle Fold" on charger or straight on the table
Amanda Lloyd Photography Angela and Evan Photography
DIY (by the bride's father!) Copper Napkin Rings on beautiful blue linen napkins!
Erin and Ray Photography
Calligraphy name tags wrapped around a "Pointed Rectangle Fold" linen napkin
Mariah Gentry Photography
Here are a few looks that we hope to fold for your next event!
"Knotted" napkin fold
Delbarr Moradi via Pinterest
"Pocket Cone Fold" linen napkin with tucked herbs
via DIY Network
"Envelope Fold" with linen napkin
via Martha Stewart
Click here for our Cinco de Mayo Menubeautiful photos by Erin Schedler Photography
A history of delighted customers as a signal of outstanding service.
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Click the link above to see our Fall and Winter packages with new delicious menu items!
We are looking for quality seasonal on call event staff for serving, bartending, and a few lead event captains to work our off premise weddings, social and corporate events. We are looking for team players that are friendly, outgoing, hard working, efficient and who really care about the guests and clients. We are a regional top ten award winning catering company located in Kirkland but we work all over the Seattle Metro area.CLICK ON EACH POSITION FOR MORE INFORMATION ON POACHED
Twelve Baskets Cateringpresents Seahawks Package
|12th Man 12 Baskets Play-Off Package | Only $25 per person for 20 guests|
|This menu will be given to you cold with reheating instructions.|
|All American Mini Burgers served with cheese, lettuce, tomato & ketchup sweet pickle aioli|
|Wild Alaskan Salmon Sliders served with Napa slaw & agave chipotle aioli|
|BBQ Pulled Pork Sliders slow-cooked with BBQ sauce, served with a tangy coleslaw on a soft bun|
|Hawk Wings choice of Caribbean or Frank's Red Hot sauce, served with celery sticks and bleu cheese dressing|
|Meatballs served with your choice of sauce: BBQ, Swedish, teriyaki or marinara (2 per person)|
|Bacon Parmesan Dip served with sliced baguettes and our signature pita chips|
|Macaroni and Cheese penne pasta, baked in our three cheese sauce|
|Pigs in Blanket bratwurst wrapped in puff pastry and served with stone ground mustard and bbq sauce|
|Potato Skins loaded with Jack & cheddar cheeses, bacon, sour cream crema and topped with green onions|
|Fresh Vegetable Platter fresh vegetables served with our signature creamy Parmesan dip|
|Mini Fresh Fruit Kabobs featuring bites of cantaloupe, pineapple, strawberries and grapes|
|Football Sugar Cookies traditional sugar cookies shaped like footballs and frosted|
|Blue and Green Vanilla Cupcakes mini cupcakes with cream cheese frosting|
Thank you so much for taking a look at our page! We have LOTS of ideas for you from more recent events! Check out our current work here:
Random House - Outlander Retreat SeattleLast weekend we had the opportunity of being a part of an awesome event at Fischer Pavillion at Seattle Center. Random House put on a retreat conference to celebrate New York Times bestselling author Diana Gabaldon's new book in her Outlander series and we were so pleased to participate in the fun. We served an assortment of cheese from the British Isles and France, traditional Scottish breads, oatcakes, pickled onion, and chutneys, displayed dramatically with in-period decor, on silver and pewter platters with tartan accents, tray passed Mini Shepherds Pies, Smoked Salmon Oatcake Canape, Scottish Meatballs, Gazpacho Andaluz Shooters, and had Dessert Buffet of Scottish Shortbread Cookies, Lavender Fudge, Traditional Chocolate Fudge, and fruit kabobs with honey yogurt dip. It was a real medieval feast! We also served some fun non alcoholic beverages with ice cubes holding frozen herbs and berries - what a cute look. Our team had so much fun putting this event together and loved being able to create such a dreamy and magical set up. The staff on hand at the event had a blast as well; we even had traditional Scottish outfits on our bartenders - which of course the guests absolutely loved! The biggest compliment we received that day were all of the photographs being taken on handheld devices and guests' smartphones. We knew we had made an impression! Can't wait to check out the new Starz series starting August 9th. But first, need to pick up a copy of Outlander to read 😉 Photos in this blog were taken by Twelve Baskets Catering. For more lovely photos from the event photographers, O'Malley Photographers, click here. Gorgeous floral installations: Love Blooms Event Design
Click the picture above to RSVPWe are so excited about our Open House coming up on Thursday, January 30th at Within Sodo. This is a great chance to come out and try a variety of our menu items, as well as get a feel for the general ambiance of Twelve Baskets Catering. We are excited to also be featuring a few of our favorite local vendors. There will be tunes and ambient lighting from Adam's DJ Service, beer and wine from BevMo, sweets and cakes from The Sweet Side, photography by Colleen Carroll, delicious coffee drinks from Espresso Elegance, creative florals from Bash & Bloom, Invitations and Stationery by Just Milled, photo booth by Emerald City Photo Booth, displays and beautiful rentable contributions from MG Davis Events, Vintage Ambiance, Seattle Farm Tables and AA Party Rentals. We are excited to see you at gorgeous Within Sodo!
Seattle, WA – January 20th, 2014 – WeddingWire, the nation's leading online wedding marketplace, named Twelve Baskets Catering as a winner of the prestigious WeddingWire Couples' Choice Awards™ 2014 for Catering in Seattle!The WeddingWire Couples' Choice Awards™ 2014 recognizes the top five percent of wedding professionals in the WeddingWire Network who demonstrate excellence in quality, service, responsiveness and professionalism. The esteemed awards are given to the top local wedding vendors in more than 20 service categories, from wedding venues to wedding photographers, based on their professional achievements from the previous year. While many industry award winners are selected by the host organization, the WeddingWire Couples' Choice Awards™ winners are determined solely based on reviews from real newlyweds and their experiences working with Twelve Baskets. Award-winning vendors are distinguished for the quality, quantity, consistency and timeliness of the reviews they have received from their past clients. "There's no better way to start the year than by honoring the hard work, commitment and success of the top-rated wedding professionals within the WeddingWire Network," said Timothy Chi, CEO, WeddingWire. "It is exciting to celebrate a sixth year recognizing businesses whose clients believe they are committed to quality, professionalism and all around top-notch service. We are honored to recognize Twelve Baskets Catering for their impressive achievements within the wedding industry." As a Couples' Choice Awards™ winner, Twelve Baskets Catering is highlighted within the WeddingWire Network, which is comprised of over 200,000 wedding professionals throughout North America and abroad. Twelve Baskets is proud to be one of the top Caterers in the Seattle area in the WeddingWire Network, which includes leading wedding sites such as WeddingWire, Project Wedding, Brides.com, Martha Stewart Weddings, and Weddingbee. We would like to thank our past clients for taking the time to review our business on WeddingWire. We value all of our clients and truly appreciate the positive feedback that helped us earn the WeddingWire Couples' Choice Awards™ 2014. For more information about Twelve Baskets Catering, please visit our WeddingWire Storefront today at www.weddingwire.com/twelvebasketscatering. To learn more about the Couple's Choice Awards™, please visit www.weddingwire.com/couples-choice-awards. About WeddingWire, Inc. WeddingWire™, the nation's leading marketplace serving the $70 billion wedding industry, is the only online wedding planning resource designed to empower both engaged couples and wedding professionals. For engaged couples, WeddingWire offers the ability to search, compare and book over 200,000 reviewed wedding vendors, from wedding venues to wedding photographers. WeddingWire also offers a comprehensive suite of online planning tools for weddings, including wedding websites and wedding checklists, all at no charge. For wedding professionals, WeddingWire is the only all-in-one marketing platform for businesses online and on-the-go. WeddingWire offers one simple solution to build a professional network, improve search visibility, manage social media and reach mobile consumers. Businesses that advertise with WeddingWire appear on WeddingWire.com, ProjectWedding.com and other leading sites, including MarthaStewartWeddings.com (NYSE: MSO), Brides.com and Weddingbee.com.