Amy and Joe’s Fall Wedding at DeLille Cellars

Photography by Betty Elaine Joe and Amy's crisp October wedding last year was just perfectly planned and designed with gorgeous autumn colors and decor. From the wine colored bridesmaid dresses, to the cafe au lait dahlias and orange pumpkins, the color theme was exactly fitting! DeLille Cellars, while often seen as a summer venue, was just right for this fall soiree! Betty Elaine captured everything so elegantly and you can just feel the love between these two. 🙂 Tray-Passed Hors d'Oeuvres Caprese Skewer Shooter fresh mozzarella, basil, and grape tomatoes skewered on a vial of balsamic vinaigrette Bacon Wrapped Medjool Dates oven-roasted bite-sized dates stuffed with blue cheese, wrapped in bacon and drizzled with a maple balsamic reduction Mini Grilled Cheese Wedges grilled Tillamook cheddar cheese sandwich triangle Custom Family-Style Menu Northwest Herb Crusted Chicken locally sourced chicken crusted with herbs, pan-seared and served with a Northwest demi Mustard Seed Crusted Pork Loin served on a bed of grilled Radicchio, Canelinni bean and pancetta batons Cavitappi Primavera with seasonal vegetables in a roasted garlic buerre blanc Roasted New Potatoes  baked in fresh herbs, garlic and extra virgin olive oil Seasonal Grilled Vegetables  Mixed Field Greens fresh mixed greens served with candied pecans, dried cranberries, Gorgonzola cheese and raspberry vinaigrette Fresh Baked Sliced Artisan Bread & Assorted Rolls served with butter Photography by Betty Elaine Photography by Betty Elaine Photography by Betty Elaine Photography by Betty Elaine Photography by Betty Elaine Photography by Betty Elaine Photography by Betty Elaine Photography by Betty Elaine Photography by Betty Elaine Photography by Betty Elaine Photography by Betty Elaine Photography by Betty Elaine Photography by Betty Elaine Photography by Betty Elaine Photography by Betty Elaine Photography by Betty Elaine Photography by Betty Elaine Photography by Betty Elaine Photography by Betty Elaine Photography by Betty Elaine Photography by Betty Elaine Photography by Betty Elaine Photography by Betty Elaine Photography by Betty Elaine Photography by Betty Elaine Venue: Delille Cellars Photographer: Betty Elaine Farm Tables: Seattle Farm Tables Catering and Tableware: Twelve Baskets Catering Linens: Cort Party Rentals Florist: Verbena Floral  Hair and Makeup: Posh Styling Invitations and Menus: Designed by the bride through Minted. Bride's Gown: La Belle Elaine's Bridal Shop DJ: Sounds Unlimited Wedding Cake: Macrina Bakery

Allison and David – Trinity Tree Farm Wedding

Trinity Tree Farm | Vail Studio | Twelve Baskets Catering Allison and David had a gorgeous day for their wedding at Trinity Tree Farm. And the couple put together some beautiful decor elements that made such a huge impact on the atmosphere of the celebration, including the florals and centerpieces! The bride also made 1000 tiny folded paper cranes as one of the sweet traditions they included in their wedding day. Check out these beautiful photos from the talented Vail Studio! Menu: Stationary Hors d'Oeuvres: Mini Fresh Fruit Kabobs bites of cantaloupe, pineapple, strawberries and grapes Meatballs served with teriyaki sauce Stuffed Mushrooms sun-dried tomato pesto with creamed goat cheese Dinner: Grilled Rosemary Chicken Breast chicken breast marinated in white wine and fresh herbs, served with a fine herb & white wine sauce Grilled Flank Steak  fresh steaks marinated in red wine, garlic and spices, then seared over an open flame and served with our tri-peppercorn & sherry sauce Stuffed Wild Rice and Vegetable Bell Pepper  stuffed with wild & brown rice, diced seasonal vegetables, and a creamy coconut sauce Herb Roasted Fingerling Potatoes roasted with extra virgin olive oil, salt, pepper and herbs Brown Butter Broccolini steamed and tossed with brown butter Huckleberry Mixed Field Greens fresh mixed field greens with huckleberries, goat cheese, toasted hazelnuts tossed with a light huckleberry vinaigrette Fresh Baked Assorted Rolls served with butter Dessert Buffet Oreo Dream Triangles six layers of white and dark chocolate, loaded with Oreo cookie pieces Brownie Bites a blend of bittersweet chocolate chunks, chips and Hershey's kisses Meyer Lemon Bites with a buttery, melt-in-your-mouth crust Sweet & Salty Blondie Bites chewy, buttery sea salt blondie bites featuring butterscotch and chocolate chips, walnuts piece and shredded coconut Mini Chocolate Mousse Shooters silky chocolate mousse with a dollop of whipped cream, served in square shot glasses with demitasse spoons French Salted Caramel Macarons moist, wheat-free, melt in your mouth almond cookie with salted caramel filling Honey Lavender French Macarons moist, wheat-free, melt in your mouth lavender almond cookie with honey filling Trinity Tree Farm | Vail Studio | Twelve Baskets Catering Trinity Tree Farm | Vail Studio | Twelve Baskets Catering Trinity Tree Farm | Vail Studio | Twelve Baskets Catering Trinity Tree Farm | Vail Studio | Twelve Baskets Catering Trinity Tree Farm | Vail Studio | Twelve Baskets Catering Trinity Tree Farm | Vail Studio | Twelve Baskets Catering Trinity Tree Farm | Vail Studio | Twelve Baskets Catering-67 Trinity Tree Farm | Vail Studio | Twelve Baskets Catering-69 Trinity Tree Farm | Vail Studio | Twelve Baskets Catering Trinity Tree Farm | Vail Studio | Twelve Baskets Catering Trinity Tree Farm | Vail Studio | Twelve Baskets Catering Trinity Tree Farm | Vail Studio | Twelve Baskets Catering Trinity Tree Farm | Vail Studio | Twelve Baskets Catering-80 Trinity Tree Farm | Vail Studio | Twelve Baskets Catering Trinity Tree Farm | Vail Studio | Twelve Baskets Catering-81 Trinity Tree Farm | Vail Studio | Twelve Baskets Catering-83 Trinity Tree Farm | Vail Studio | Twelve Baskets Catering Trinity Tree Farm | Vail Studio | Twelve Baskets Catering-87 Trinity Tree Farm | Vail Studio | Twelve Baskets Catering Photographer: Vail Studio Venue: Trinity Tree Farm Catering and Tableware: Twelve Baskets Catering Flowers: DIY Cinematography: Medici Studios Look at the beautiful video from their wedding here Makeup and Hair: Tanya Hair and Makeup Linens and Cupcake Stand: Cort Party Rentals  

Expertise.com names Twelve Baskets top Caterer

expertise-award Expertise.com looked at 283 caterers in the area and named us one of the top 20 caterers in Seattle! The award was based on:
  • 1. Reputation

    A history of delighted customers as a signal of outstanding service.

  • 2. Credibility

    Building customer confidence with licensing, industry accreditations, and awards.

  • 3. Experience

    Masters of their craft, based on years of practical experience and education.

  • 4. Availability

    Consistently approachable and responsive, so customers never feel ignored.

  • 5. Professionalism

    Providing customers a seamless experience both online and off.

  • 6. Engagement

    Actively engaged with their customers across a number of platforms.

 

Alicia and Eric’s Snohomish Farmer’s Market themed Wedding

IMG_3466 Eric and Alicia were married at Snohomish's lovely Dairyland venue. It was a crisp Saturday in April and the weather held up beautifully! Blue skies and sunshine shone down on this sweet couple's special day. Another sweet unexpected detail - the groom surprised the bride with the super cool Shutter Bus Photo Booth after the ceremony! We were able to supply some beautiful displays to make their market theme really stand out and Dairyland's gorgeous interior and exterior was the perfect backdrop for the day! Stationary Market Display: Fresh Vegetable Display medley of crisp, fresh vegetables colorfully displayed in glass vases served with our signature creamy Parmesan dip Signature Cheese Board assorted domestic and imported hard and soft cheeses served with sliced baguettes and gourmet and GF crackers Fresh Artisan Bread Display Tray Passed Hors d'Oeuvres: Beef Bourguignon Purses Athens phyllo shells filled with local Blue Mesa Ranch beef, caramelized onions, mushrooms, red wine and Gorgonzola cheese Twice Baked Stuffed Baby Red Potatoes Dinner Buffet: Peppercorn Beef Tender peppercorn crusted and served with a juniper Demi glace Northwest Herb Crusted Chicken crusted with herbs, pan-seared and served with a Northwest demi Roasted New Potatoes baked in fresh herbs, garlic and extra virgin olive oil Brown Butter Broccolini steamed and tossed with brown butter Caesar Salad romaine lettuce, freshly shaved Parmesan cheese, fresh-baked croutons, and our house-made Caesar dressing Fresh Macrina Bakery Breads with butter Desserts: Mini Cupcakes miniature chocolate, vanilla, and red velvet cupcakes topped with swirled icing and color coordinated accents Beverages: Seasonally Infused Water, Strawberry Lemonade, Fresh Brewed Iced Tea, and Coffee Service Check out these gorgeous photos from Jon Kaplan Photography: IMG_3487IMG_6369 IMG_3777 IMG_3768 IMG_6461 IMG_3896   IMG_3377-2 IMG_4169 IMG_4220 IMG_7169 IMG_4298 IMG_3467 IMG_6548 IMG_4304 IMG_4306 IMG_4307 IMG_4309 IMG_4072 IMG_4049IMG_7257 IMG_7301   IMG_7251 IMG_7278IMG_4646   IMG_7254 IMG_6843 IMG_6838 IMG_6840 IMG_4033 IMG_4043 IMG_4320 IMG_6831 IMG_4348 IMG_4440IMG_6267 IMG_7307 IMG_7235 IMG_7245 IMG_7314 IMG_7374 IMG_4443 IMG_4438 IMG_7379 IMG_7382 IMG_7387 IMG_7385 IMG_6871 IMG_6873 IMG_4382 IMG_4579-2 IMG_4576 IMG_4460 IMG_7600 IMG_7592 IMG_7610 IMG_4690 IMG_7391 IMG_7395 IMG_7393 IMG_7399 IMG_7640 IMG_7864 Vendors: Venue: Dairyland Photographer: Jon Kaplan Catering: Twelve Baskets Catering Officiant: Annemarie Juhlian Farm Tables and Benches: Dairyland Day-Of Coordinator/DJ: PJ Parsons Flowers and Decor: this was a DIY project Cupcakes: Twelve Baskets Catering Candy Buffet: Sweet Buffet Lady Photo Booth: Shutter Bus Co. Linen Napkins: Cort Party Rentals Vintage Plates, Glassware, and Flatware: Twelve Baskets Catering  

Weddings in Woodinville – Award Winner!

We were thrilled to hear that Weddings in Woodinville has received the award from Seattle Bride Magazine as the Best Wedding Show for 2016! We had such a wonderful time being a part of this awesome production. So many amazing wedding professionals in one place! We are so excited to be a part of the next one and hope you're able to come to the tour in 2017! We worked with some incredible event pros at The Woodhouse Wine Estates to create a PNW Chalet themed winter wonderland. Katie Slayton of Sprinkled in Seattle came up with the luxurious theme, and she along with some fabulous help, worked hard to put together this beautiful event! Photography: David Cho Floral Design: Studio 3 Catering: Twelve Baskets Catering Rentals: Pedersen's  and Grand Event Rentals Specialty Rentals: Make a Scene Calligraphy and Signs: Krisanna Elizabeth DJ: Magnolia Rhapsody Makeup and Hair: Anne Timss Cake: Baked. Valet and Transportation: Butler Valet Photo Booth: Fun Frames Reception Table: Seattle Farm Tables Guest Accommodations: Redmond Hyatt House   93 77 74 72 71 70 68 67 65 64 63 23 16 14 2  

Twelve Baskets Catering featured on local Podcast

Shannon and Kim with From Ring to Veil
When Kim and Shannon from the PNW wedding podcast, Fom Ring to Veil, invited us to be on their show, I was a little nervous! I'm not the type who enjoys public speaking 😉 But since I got to be on the podcast with my dad and Twelve Baskets owner, John Bagge, it was so much fun and we're grateful to have been a part of it! Kim and Shannon made it super easy and great - their blooming podcast is a wonderful tool and resource for anyone getting married or planning a big party. John and Jaffrey Bagge  13_0124_twelve_baskets_EVE_00189-resize Our episode just aired today and you can find it on their website or subscribe on iTunes to get each new episode and never miss a tip! You can also follow along on From Ring to Veil's Facebook or twitter for help planning your big day! -Jaffrey Bagge, Marketing and Social Media Manager for Twelve Baskets Catering

Jodi and Cameron – Green Wedding Shoes Feature

Our owners' daughter, Jodi Bagge, was married last year at the woodsy and natural Woodland Meadow Farms wedding venue in Snohomish. After a beautiful ceremony where guests surrounded the couple in a circle, the entire wedding party loaded into a tractor drawn antique trailor and played instruments and sang songs to the bride and groom while the wedding guests drove caravan style down the country road behind them to Dairyland for the reception waving hand-made ribbon batons from their windows. The whimsical feel of the day was captured beautifully by Green Ginger Photography and we are honored to share the feature on Green Wedding Shoes wedding site here.    

Available Positions at Twelve Baskets Catering! Seattle Wedding and Event Catering

Banquet Cook (part to possibly full time and seasonal ) Twelve Baskets Catering (strictly off-premise) and Executive Chef Phil Collins are seeking to hire talented Banquet Cooks. This position will be a mix of AM and PM shifts preparing and finishing both hot and cold menu items. Candidates with experience in “from scratch cooking” who are detail oriented , reliable, fun to work with, and have a desire to work and learn from a highly trained and skilled executive chef should apply today. The ideal candidate will have at least 2 years line and banquet cooking experience in a busy mid to upscale from scratch kitchen, will be culinary driven and dedicated to their craft, and will work hard with a sense of urgency while having fun in a team environment. Hotel cooking, banquet cooking and a culinary school degree are a huge plus. This is a part time position with flexible hours along with potential growth opportunities for the right candidate. Full time possibility for the right person. Related skills needed: Proper Kitchen procedures and organization knowledge Work in a team atmosphere Strong knife skills Understanding of from scratch cooking Can read and speak English Entry level understanding of pastry and desserts (not mandatory) Fish cookery knowledge + Meat cookery knowledge + Charcuterie Exceptional palette Knowledge of Gluten and Dairy Free cooking + Curious and inspired by food and creating something special Culinary driven and want to take our catering clients experience to the next level Seasonal and On-Call Event Staff

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    

Random House – Outlander Retreat Seattle

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 Seattle

  Last 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                       

Mary and Kerry, Cle Elum WA – Seattle Wedding Catering

Mary and Kerry love their DAWGS so much they decided to have a UW Husky Tailgate themed wedding! Their colors were shades of purple and yellow and every little detail worked right into their theme from the beautiful yellow bridesmaid dresses and purple floral arrangements to the fresh lemonade and sprigs of lavender tucked into the napkins at each place setting. The private cabin they chose for their ceremony and reception was just breathtaking. They were married overlooking Cle Elum Lake and their reception tent was surrounded by tall trees and lots of natural beauty. Seattle Farm Tables was an obvious choice to go with the fun PNW feel the couple was looking for - and the tables added so much to the look of the reception. And the Lemonade stand?! SO cute! You'll need to scroll down right now to look at it... go on, I'll wait... CUTE right!?!?! I could go on and on about all the lovely little details, and the amazing photos taken by One Love Photo, but I should also point out the awesome thing they did for their favors(I guess I should say lack of favors) - they had donations made in their guests honor to an organization in Africa called The Last Ten Kilometers project that is working on improving health care in rural areas of Ethiopia. What a cool idea. With no further adieu, I give you the menu: Pulled Pork from Roro's BBQ Apple Smoked Chicken Breast served with a blackberry balsamic sauce Herb Roasted Fingerling Potatoes Corn on the Cob Strawberry Spinach Salad with toasted almonds, gorgonzola, and sliced local strawberries then drizzled with house made white balsamic and poppy seed dressing Gluten free Corn Bread provided by Crave Bakery Traditional Lemonade Iced Tea Strawberry Mint Lemonade Old Fashions and Premixed Mason Jar Cocktails Signature French Macarons Strawberry Shortcake Shooters Cupcakes and Mini Cake from Crave Gluten Free Bakery

 

Venue: Private Cabin in Cle Elum

Photography: One Love Photo

Catering and Desserts: Twelve Baskets Catering

Florist: Melanie Benson Floral

Cake and cupcakes: Crave Bakery

BBQ Pulled Pork: RoRo's BBQ

Rentals: Seattle Farm Tables, AA Party Rentals, Grand Event Rentals