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sophisticated soups

Catering Trend: Sophisticated Soups

The childhood favorite for lunch is all grown up.  Americans have graduated from tomato bisque to global soup flavors, and on many catering menus, the trend is to make soup the star of the show.  For good reason.  Soup’s versatility, unique flavor profiles, and fun serving options make it a natural item on catering menus. 

Messina's gluten-free cupcakes

Best Options for Gluten-Free Catering Menus

Gluten-free diets are here to stay.  According to the Celiac Disease Foundation, one in 100 people worldwide are affected by the disease and face two times the risk of coronary artery disease and four times the risk of small bowel cancers than the rest of the population, so sticking to a strict gluten-free diet is

Salmon Appetizer

Picture-Perfect Food Shots for Instagram Posts

We’ve all salivated over food photos in our Instagram feed. The colors, the textures, the lighting, the mouthwatering detail; they all come together to create a photo that you can almost taste.  But clearly, some photos are better than others.  Following are some tips from the pros on how to shoot food pics that will