Wedding Showcase and Tasting at Robinswood House Bellevue

Join us at Bellevue's historic Robinswood House wedding and event venue in a beautiful garden and park setting. We will be sharing some bites and treats along with some other vendors at this Venue Open House. This event is free to all. Here is a link to information on their website. Saturday, January 26th at Robinswood House in Bellevue from 10:30am til 1:30pm. Hope to see you there! Feel free to give us a call to ask any questions you might have. 425.576.1000 Twelve Baskets Catering | Julianna J Photography Continue reading "Wedding Showcase and Tasting at Robinswood House Bellevue"

James and Veronica’s Fairytale Thornewood Castle Wedding



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"

Alissa and Dan – Green Gates at Flowing Lake

Adina Preston Photography | Green Gates at Flowing Lake | Twelve Baskets Catering Dan and Alissa were married on a warm September day at Green Gates at Flowing Lake in Snohomish. So many sweet touches at this wedding (which Adina Preston captured beautifully!), but one of my favorite parts was their inclusion of a  "family table" instead of the traditional sweetheart table, to be able to include a daughter. So sweet! Also, fun to note, this wedding was pretty much entirely gluten free besides the rolls. Even the wedding cake! Also, don't you just love the color theme? The muted grays and blues are so gorgeous. Continue reading "Alissa and Dan – Green Gates at Flowing Lake"

Experience Corporate Woodinville 2018

Seattle Farm Tables | Pink Blossom Events | Grand Event Rentals | Fena Flowers | The Fix Photo Group We had the honor of participating in the 1st Annual Experience Corporate Woodinville tour this past May and had so much fun meeting all kinds of event planners and working with an incredible team of pros. Most people think of weddings when they think of Woodinville venues, but many of these beautiful spaces also host great events for corporate or social gatherings and meetings! The day of the tour was perfect... nice and sunny, not too hot, blue skies and sunglasses all around. All the guests were saying how much they enjoyed viewing the venues, drinking wine, and eating all the tasty food at each location. One of the coolest parts of the event was that they asked guests to bring items to donate to local school programs who would give the items to those less fortunate in our communities. It was a huge success! We hope that we will have the opportunity to be a part of your next special event in Woodinville, so give us a call today! Continue reading "Experience Corporate Woodinville 2018"

Twelve Baskets added to Local Wedding Resource Guide

Twelve Baskets Catering was interviewed a couple years ago in the Pacific Northwest podcast, From Ring to Veil, a wedding planning resource. Since then, we have been added to their recent Resource Guide in the catering category! If you are interested in seeing a list of great event professionals and venues in our area, as well as an awesome guide to planning your wedding including Checklists and Timelines, you should check out this book! It's reasonable priced on Amazon in paperback and Kindle version, and the proceeds go towards helping keep this super helpful podcast running! Check it out! From Ring to Veil Resource Guide

Caterers uniting for a Cause

Cater4Cans logo red (1) PUGET SOUND CATERING NETWORK JOINS FORCES TO HELP FEED SEATTLE’S HUNGRY 16 PUGET SOUND CATERERS WILL PARTICIPATE IN A “CATERROUND FOOD DRIVE” THIS AUGUST   (Seattle, WA) During the month of August, 16 regional caterers will help give back to their neighborhood food banks of choice via the collection of non-perishable items for #Cater4Cans.  Food will be donated by staff members, their vendors, and neighbors, who can drop off contributions to the participating businesses.  Each Friday, the caterers will record the number of items they’ve collected along with the respective weight. Final weigh-in will be Thursday, August 31.  Shortly thereafter, distribution will be made to food banks across the city.    The collection idea was hatched last summer, when catering company, DSquared, hosted an internal employee food drive and were able to collect about 500 items of food that was donated to Seattle’s YouthCare.  The contribution provided a big win for both DSquared’s 150 employees and the organization.   In 2017, company owners, David Haggerty, Meg Haggerty, and David Meckstroth, decided to engage the entire Puget Sound catering community to see if they could make an even bigger impact.  They reached out to their colleagues, via their industry group called CaterRound, and within a few days, 15 caterers jumped at the chance to join them.  The catering companies are located across the region: from Georgetown to the south and north to Edmonds, Kirkland and Redmond on the Eastside, and even Puyallup. Nancy Donier, of Kaspars Catering and Special Events in Magnolia is an enthusiastic participant: “Giving back always sounds good to us and to do it with our peers…so much better.”  Shelby Sewell of Foodz Catering in the SODO neighborhood says: “Our company is excited to participate. Cater4Cans will be great for team building while also helping our immediate community.” “We really don’t know what to expect in terms of how much food we can collect in August,” says David Haggerty. “But we do know that giving is contagious and that the employees from all of these companies are really excited to take part in this friendly competition and most worthwhile endeavor. We hope that residents in these neighborhoods will help pitch in and drop off a can, or 4, to boost the impact that we can make.”   PARTICIPATING CATERERS AND FOOD BANKS: Please drop off non-perishables to these local businesses and they will deliver to the corresponding food banks!   BALLARD Cameron Catering University District Food Bank CENTRAL AREA Ravishing Radish Catering Pike Market Food Bank EDMONDS Shooby Doo Catering Edmonds Food Bank GEORGETOWN/COLUMBIA CITY Gourmondo Catering & Café Company Food Lifeline KIRKLAND Twelve Baskets Catering  Hopelink Redmond MAGNOLIA Kaspars Catering and Special Events- Interbay Tent City Terentinocatering.com Queen Anne Food Bank PUYALLUP Toscanos Italian Grill Edgewood Foodbank QUEEN ANNE Madres Kitchen Union Gospel Mission REDMOND Green Apple Events and Catering Hopelink Redmond SODO  DSquared Company- White Center Food Bank Foodz Catering Ballard Food Bank Herban Feast Catering Vashon Maury Community Food Bank On Safari Foods West Seattle Food Bank WEST SEATTLE Duos CateringHighline Area Food Bank Nolas Events West Seattle Food Bank

Open House Tasting at Within Sodo 7.11.17

Colleen Carroll Photography Come join us for a fun night of food, drinks, and festivities with some of the best event professionals in the area! We are so pleased to be a part of this evening that Sarah with Eventful Moments has put together at Within Sodo. Click on this link to register your party! Please invite anyone you know who is in the market for catering for their wedding or special event!

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  Here is a list of the fabulous vendors who are a part of this special event! Venue and Bar: WithinSodo Planner: EVENTful Moments Caterer: Twelve Baskets Catering Photographer: Melissa J Soule Photography Florist: En Fleur Event Design DJ: Otto-Matic Mobile Music Rentals: Pedersen's Event Rentals Vintage Rentals: Vintage Ambiance Chalk Art: Chalk Boss Cake: The Cakewalk Shop Hair and Makeup: Yessie Libby Makeup and Styling   Here are a few photos from some of the many fun events we have worked at Within Sodo!

Colleen Carroll Photography

Colleen Carroll Photography

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Ashley Mae Scott Photography

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Mike Fiechtner Photography

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Bat Mitzvah Photo by Twelve Baskets Catering

Bat Mitzvah by Twelve Baskets Catering

Napkin Folds for Special Events and Weddings

David Lai Photography
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
Sasha Reiko Photography                                                              Green Ginger Photography

Flatware tucked into a "Pocket Fold" linen napkin

Alyssa Wilcox Photography  Aya Sato Photography
Alyssa Wilcox Photography                                                   Aya Sato Photography

Printed menu on top of a "Rectangle Fold" linen napkin

Twelve Baskets Catering
Twelve Baskets Catering Photograph

Use of greenery or leaves on simple "Rectangle" or "Pocket Fold" linen napkins

Amanda K Photography  Mike Fiechtner Photography
Amanda K Photography                                                  Mike Fiechtner Photography

The classic "Triangle Fold" on charger or straight on the table

Amanda Lloyd Photography  Angela and Evan Photography
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
Erin and Ray Photography

Calligraphy name tags wrapped around a "Pointed Rectangle Fold" linen napkin

Mariah Gentry Photography
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

The Cone Fabric Napkin Fold
via DIY Network

"Envelope Fold" with linen napkin

Envelope Napkin Fold via Martha Stewart
via Martha Stewart

Tiffany and Jeremy Robinswood House Wedding

© Alyssa Wilcox Photography 2016 Tiffany and Jeremy’s ceremony and reception at Robinswood House in Bellevue was a lovely coral, gold, and gray color theme with rustic modern accents and little succulent favors that tied into the floral design of the arrangements and bouquets. From the sweet little flower girls in white dresses and the bride and groom’s modern style to the glow stick dance party and late night snack sliders, this celebration was a perfect blend of the couple’s elegant yet fun-loving style. Besides having some great kid-friendly activities and books, the bride and groom also had some of their favorite yard games available post-ceremony for guests to enjoy the early summer weather, and by the end of the night you could tell that everyone was having the best time thanks to the thoughtful planning that went into this soiree! Thanks to Alyssa Wilcox Photography for the beautiful images! Stationary Hors D'oeuvres Signature Cheese Display assorted domestic and imported hard and soft cheeses, tiered on slate tiles served with sliced baguettes and gourmet and GF crackers Tray-Passed Hors D'oeuvres Northwest Wild Salmon Cakes fresh wild Northwest in-house apple wood smoked salmon, served crisp, topped with lemon dill aioli Bacon Wrapped Medjool Dates oven-roasted bite-sized dates stuffed with blue cheese, wrapped in bacon and drizzled with a maple balsamic reduction Custom Buffet Menu 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 Taro Cake With Wild Mushrooms crispy taro cake topped with oven roasted asparagus and wild mushrooms, nestled on a bed of sautéed spinach Roasted New Potatoes baked in fresh herbs, garlic and extra virgin olive oil Brown Butter Broccolini steamed and tossed with brown butter Spring Wild Baby Greens & Strawberry Salad wild baby greens, fresh strawberries, Feta & walnuts tossed in a Champagne viniagrette Fresh Baked Sliced Artisan Bread & Assorted Rolls served with butter Late-Night Snack All American Mini Burgers served with cheese, lettuce, tomato & ketchup sweet pickle aioli
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Grace and Tai Jardin Del Sol Wedding

© Shane Welch Photography Grace and Tai tied the knot at Jardin Del Sol in Snohomish on a lovely Saturday in August. Katie Slayton from Sprinkled in Seattle helped plan and coordinate this beautiful celebration and we just love the way it turned out! Twelve Baskets provided hors d'oeuvres and a family-style dinner al fresco. Shane Welch did an amazing job on the photos; they are absolutely stunning! The couple chose a PNW color theme of blues, greens, white and taupe with rustic elegant decor and light airy florals. Tray-Passed Hors D'oeuvres Italian Stuffed Mushrooms Andouille sausage, garlic and Parmesan Watermelon, Feta, and Mint Skewers fresh cubed watermelon layered with Feta cheese and mint leaves Crab Cakes crisp sweet crab cakes, golden brown & topped with a fire-roasted poblano creme fraiche Stationary Hors D'oeuvres Cedar Plank Brie double cream Brie grilled on a cedar plank, topped with our raspberry chipotle glaze, served with house made herb crackers and sliced fresh baguette Custom Family Style Menu Roasted Garlic Wild Salmon wild salmon basted with slow-roasted garlic, fresh thyme, flash seared and served with a meyer lemon beurre blanc Peppercorn Beef Tender peppercorn crusted and served with a juniper Demi glaze Stuffed Sun-dried Tomato Bell Pepper stuffed with a creamy sun-dried tomato risotto Mashed Cauliflower and Potato Puree Seasonal Grilled Vegetables Garden Salad fresh mixed greens with English cucumbers, grape tomatoes and assorted dressings on the side Fresh Baked Sliced Artisan Bread & Assorted Rolls served with butter Shane Welch Photography Shane Welch Photography Shane Welch PhotographyShane Welch Photography Shane Welch Photography Shane Welch Photography Shane Welch Photography Shane Welch Photography Shane Welch PhotographyShane Welch Photography Shane Welch Photography Shane Welch Photography Shane Welch Photography Shane Welch Photography Shane Welch Photography Shane Welch Photography Shane Welch Photography Shane Welch Photography Shane Welch Photography Shane Welch Photography Shane Welch Photography Shane Welch Photography Shane Welch Photography Shane Welch Photography Shane Welch Photography Shane Welch Photography Shane Welch Photography Shane Welch Photography Shane Welch Photography Shane Welch Photography Shane Welch Photography Shane Welch Photography Photographer: Shane Welch Photography Venue: Jardin Del Sol Planner: Sprinkled in Seattle Caterer: Twelve Baskets Catering DJ: Bugsie Productions Florist: Studio 3 Floral Design Linen Rentals: Grand Event Rentals Tableware Rentals: Twelve Baskets Catering    

Weddings in Woodinville 2017

We are so excited about being a part of Weddings in Woodinville again this year. We will be stationed at Woodhouse Wine Estates with a great team of incredible wedding professionals. Come sample our food and chat with us about your special day - We hope to see you there! Give us a call or email us at info(at)twelvebasketscatering(dot)com for special show pricing. 🙂 Weddings in Woodinville 2017

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  

Alison and Keith’s Garden Wedding

webjennystormentphotographyak-003 Keith and Alison had a beautiful, intimate, un-plugged May wedding at Robinswood House in Bellevue on a quiet Thursday evening(weekday weddings are becoming more and more popular!) and their color palette highlighted the natural beauty of the garden surrounding their ceremony and reception. After a tray-passed app and cocktail hour, the couple celebrated their wedding with a delicious dinner with friends and family and danced into the still-lit night of our late northern sunsets.  Gorgeous photos from the talented Jenny Storment Color Palette: Silver, Dusty Blue, Lavender, Dusty Rose Tray-Passed Hors d'Oeuvres: Watermelon, Feta, and Mint Mini Skewers and Bacon Wrapped Medjool Dates Dinner: Northwest BBQ - Maple Syrup Glazed Salmon Skewers, Rosemary Baked Chicken Breast, Herb Roasted Fingerling Potatoes, Greek Greens Salad,  and Assorted Fresh Baked Macrina Rolls Refreshments: Berry and Herb Infused Water, Lavender Lemonade, and Fresh Brewed Iced Tea Desserts: Brownie, Meyer Lemon, and Sweet & Salty Blondie Bites webjennystormentphotographyak-008webjennystormentphotographyak-007webjennystormentphotographyak-006webjennystormentphotographyak-001webjennystormentphotographyak-004webjennystormentphotographyak-011webjennystormentphotographyak-013webjennystormentphotographyak-014webjennystormentphotographyak-010webjennystormentphotographyak-019webjennystormentphotographyak-018webjennystormentphotographyak-028webjennystormentphotographyak-026webjennystormentphotographyak-027webjennystormentphotographyak-021webjennystormentphotographyak-023webjennystormentphotographyak-025webjennystormentphotographyak-024webjennystormentphotographyak-029webjennystormentphotographyak-030webjennystormentphotographyak-032webjennystormentphotographyak-033webjennystormentphotographyak-035webjennystormentphotographyak-034webjennystormentphotographyak-040webjennystormentphotographyak-039 Did you happen to notice there were NO CAMERA PHONES in the shots from the ceremony??? LOVE un-plugged weddings! See more of the story on Jenny Storment's Blog Venue: Robinswood House Photographer: Jenny Storment Photography Caterer: Twelve Baskets Catering Rentals including Vintage Plates: Twelve Baskets Catering Day-Of Coordinator: Muse Dezign Officiant: Rev. Ray Van Winkle Hair and Makeup: Kat Green - MakeupLove Wedding Gown: The Wedding Bell

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

Brittany and Jake Swan Trail Farms Wedding

View More: http://joshnewton.pass.us/brittanyandjakeView More: http://joshnewton.pass.us/brittanyandjake Jake and Brittany were married at Swans Trail Farms in Snohomish on a lovely August day surrounded by friends and family. What a sweet and genuine couple! We were honored to be a part of this special day. Beautiful photographs provided by the talented Josh Newton. Dreamy color palette of Blush, Peach and Gold. Take a peek at this amazing video from RP Imagery showing off the beautiful day! Wedding Menu: Stationary Hors D'oeuvres Crab Rangoons Crab and lightly spiced cream cheese wrapped in a crispy wonton, served with a sweet Malaysian sauce Roma Tomato Bruschetta Roma tomatoes marinated in a variety of savory spices with onions and fresh herbs & feta cheese, served with sun-dried tomato crostini Custom Buffet Menu Grilled Flank Steak local Blue Mesa Ranch steaks marinated in red wine, garlic and our special blend of spices, then seared to perfection over an open flame and served with our tri-peppercorn & sherry sauce Grilled Rosemary Chicken Breast chicken breast marinated in white wine and fresh herbs, served with a creamy Camembert sauce. Roasted New Potatoes baked in fresh herbs, garlic and extra virgin olive oil Seasonal Oven Roasted Vegetables Garden Salad fresh mixed greens with sliced carrots, English cucumbers, grape tomatoes and assorted dressings on the side Fresh Macrina Bakery Sliced Artisan Bread served with butter View More: http://joshnewton.pass.us/brittanyandjake View More: http://joshnewton.pass.us/brittanyandjake View More: http://joshnewton.pass.us/brittanyandjake   View More: http://joshnewton.pass.us/brittanyandjake View More: http://joshnewton.pass.us/brittanyandjake View More: http://joshnewton.pass.us/brittanyandjake View More: http://joshnewton.pass.us/brittanyandjake View More: http://joshnewton.pass.us/brittanyandjake View More: http://joshnewton.pass.us/brittanyandjake View More: http://joshnewton.pass.us/brittanyandjake View More: http://joshnewton.pass.us/brittanyandjakeView More: http://joshnewton.pass.us/brittanyandjake View More: http://joshnewton.pass.us/brittanyandjake View More: http://joshnewton.pass.us/brittanyandjake View More: http://joshnewton.pass.us/brittanyandjake View More: http://joshnewton.pass.us/brittanyandjake View More: http://joshnewton.pass.us/brittanyandjake View More: http://joshnewton.pass.us/brittanyandjake View More: http://joshnewton.pass.us/brittanyandjake View More: http://joshnewton.pass.us/brittanyandjake View More: http://joshnewton.pass.us/brittanyandjake View More: http://joshnewton.pass.us/brittanyandjake Venue: Swans Trail Farms Photography: Josh Newton Videography: RP Imagery Florals: Kay from Seven Sister Designs DJ: Radio Parties Catering: Twelve Baskets Catering Bridal Gown: Hayley Paige Bridesmaid Dresses: JCrew Bridal Hair: Charlotte Ware Makeup Artist: Chelsey Matley Makeup Rentals: AA Party Rentals    

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.

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The Knot’s Fall Mixer Event | Networking with the Industry’s Best | Seattle Catering

Our team had a blast at The Knot's Fall Mixer event a few weeks back. Getting to work alongside some of the Seattle event industry's finest is one of the reasons we love what we do! We provided some delicious Fall inspired appetizers that our fabulous staff tray passed throughout the evening. Think about choosing one of these wandering friendly hors d'oeuvres at your next event! - {Strolling Wrapped Field Greens} a Winter twist on the classic summer roll - {Stuffed Mushrooms} hearty sun-dried tomatoes - {Flat Iron Steak Crostini} two bite bruschetta - {Filo Wrapped Asparagus with Caesar Dip} one of our popular new Signature shooters ------------------------------------------------------ Gorgeous Venue: 1927 Events Planning and Beautiful Florals and Design: Jen's Blossoms Beverages: BevMo Bartending: Invisible Hostess Furniture: Rented Elegance Rentals: American Party Place Lighting and Ambience: Green Light Event Design Photography: Hildebrand Photography Photo Booth: Drunken Pixel among others! See photo below for full vendor list... .  

Northlake Wedding and Events Tour – November 9th – Seattle Wedding Catering

  We can't believe the Northlake Wedding & Events Tour is just under a month away! If you, your friends, wedding party, business associates, vendors, or clients haven't purchased your tickets yet, don't miss out! This tour  will be amazing! A number of great vendors and venues are signed up for a day full of fun! Twelve Baskets will be stationed at the Center for Urban Horticulture, which also happens to be the first stop on the tour as well as registration, so please make sure to come and see us. We'll be passing out some treats and beverages and would love to see you. Each venue along the way will have their own team of vendors and their own special theme showcasing their talents. We'll have a terrific group of event professionals working alongside us to create a festive elegant Circus themed party, or  Cirque du Soiree, as we're calling it! Think, Big Top! Can't wait to see everyone there. For more information and to purchase your tickets, go to www.northlakewedding.com

Mike and Lauren, Red Barn Studios – Seattle Wedding Catering

  Lauren and Mike's wedding at Red Barn Studios in Southern Washington was full of color and fun DIY details. Their wedding planner, Sarah Swanson from EVENTful Moments, helped everything run smoothly and it was such a beautiful day! The fabulous photos are from Gabriel Van Wyhe Photography.         Venue: Red Barn Studios Catering: Twelve Baskets Catering Planner: EVENTful Moments Cake: Celebrity Cake Studio DJ: Otto-Matic Mobile Music Photography and Photo Booth: Gabriel Van Wyhe Photography Florist: Jen's Blossoms Mini Pies: Pie - Fremont Makeup and Hair: Off White Makeup and Hair  

Open House Tasting at Within Sodo

 

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We 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 EventsVintage AmbianceSeattle Farm Tables and AA Party Rentals. We are excited to see you at gorgeous Within Sodo!
 

Wedding Wire Couples’ Choice Awards 2014

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.