The Caterers: Martha’s Catering
What is most important to you as a caterer?
Most important to me as a caterer are professionalism, presentation and flavor! These are all essential to WOW our guests!
Do your dishes and recipes vary per season, and if yes, how so?
While our dishes don’t really vary per season we have the ability to customize the menu to fit you’re the time of year upon request. I have one fall bride looking to take the standard house salad and add cranberries and apple slices to the salad, topped with an apple vinaigrette dressing. These types of requests are what set us apart from other caterers. We also have a menu that is 100% customizable based on the local, fresher ingredients.
What would you say is your best:
Appetizer: Ahi Tuna Taco’s- Tuna tartar in a sesame shell with avocados and ginger soy
Entrée: Boursin Stuffed Chicken- Breast of chicken filled with garlic herb Boursin cheese and walnuts, baked and topped off with tangy raspberry sauce
Dessert: Flourless Chocolate Torte with Raspberry Sauce
What is your most popular selection for: (entrée)
Corporate Events: Chicken Jerusalem- Six ounce Chicken breast sautéed in olive oil topped with roasted garlic, sour cream sauce and artichokes
Weddings: Petite Filet with Rioja infused demi glaze- Seared choice beef tender served on crostini topped with Rioja infused demi glaze
What is your best advice for couples planning their wedding menus?
While most people think it’s best to stay safe and pick a chicken and a beef, it’s your wedding, it’s your special day! Pick menu items that represent you.
Do you find that most Corporate Events request heavy appetizers, entrees or both?
The most popular style for Corporate Events this year has been a strolling dinner.
Could you describe a situation where one of your entrees has been significantly altered for a client (and resulted in the best success):
I created a whole Asian style meal for a bride in 2015. We took their recipes and mixed it with Chef’s ideas and created an authentic Asian style meal for their reception. Chef has also done raw vegan entrees for events before too.
We thank Martha’s for taking to time to answer the Ballroom’s questions to help our future couples decide on their caterer! Martha’s has years and years of experience in the catering industry, as well as incredible tastes and service to match.
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