Halloween Party Tips From Our Event Directors

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Our Event Directors and Chefs have no shortage of creativity when it comes to themed foods. From our brand new ¡Havana! Cuban Nights Cocktail Station and the life size Bento Box Japanese Station, we are constantly evolving and creating really fun food. Halloween is one of our favorite holidays to create events for. There is so much inspiration to be …

A Culinary Journey | Italy

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For the past 10 years, biannually, Tom is fortunate enough to join a group of incredibly talented caterers who immerse themselves in the local cuisines of a chosen region. It’s an exciting time for the members, who come from all over North America, to get to spend this time together. It’s a privilege for Tom, as a board member for …

All About Fall Vegetables & The Best Ways To Cook Them (by Chef Peter)

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In Spring we look forward to the rebirth of life. Part of this are the young shoots, whether peppery or sweet, they are intense with flavor and awaken our palates to remind of the things to come. In the Summer, we harvest the “fruit” of plants, for example zucchini or cucumbers. But in the Fall we look to the stalks, …

Tips For Throwing The Perfect Party This Fall From TPC’s Event Directors

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Autumn is one of our favorite seasons at Thomas Preti Caterers. The charming inspiration from the crisp weather, the colorful produce at the farmers markets, and the excitement before the Holidays has everyone at TPC abuzz! With autumn arriving, we thought we’d share some fun ideas and a homemade recipe from two people who know how to party, Thomas Preti …

Back To School Food Planning

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Once the sandy feet and suntanned faces start to clash with chilly mornings and early sunsets, it can only mean one thing…back to school season has arrived! We’d like to share a few of our favorite back to school food & drink ideas to make the transition from summer solstice into harvest equinox a delicious one! For your little Starving …

Our Fall Wedding Ideas & Menu Suggestions + Autumn Inspired Sweets By Pastry Chef Paul Nolan

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When you think of the fall season, you might start to smell the spicy aroma of apple cider, and taste the rich flavors of pecan pie. Autumn is one of the most gorgeous seasons in New York City, which is why the months of September to November are being considered the “new” wedding season. However, that doesn’t mean that your …

Foods To Keep You Cool (by Chef Peter)

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Whether we are making a conscious decision or not, our diets change during the summer, and we don’t have to be chefs or nutritionists to figure out that certain foods “agree” with us during the warmer months. Foods that are higher in water content are easier to digest, therefore our bodies work less and keep our heart rate down, keeping …

Warm Weather Cocktails

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After a long day at work, a hot day at the beach, or at a backyard barbecue, everyone is craving a cool, refreshing bevy – preferably a nice cocktail! There are all sorts of ways to create the perfect summer drink, using fresh ingredients like lime, lemon, mint, cucumber, fruit and more. Here are some of our personal favorites for …

A Sit Down With Chef Peter: How To Grill Like A Pro + Great Ways To Prepare Your Meats For The Barbecue

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Grilled, broiled, fried, roasted, baked – when it comes to cooking meat everyone has their go-to method. But in the summer, there is no method we love more than barbecuing, and the way you prepare your meats for grilling can make all the difference in flavor and texture. We sat down with our Culinary Concept Chef Peter to get some …

Staff Picks | Favorite Summer BBQ Foods

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Summer and barbecues go together like ice cream and cake. Everyone has their own idea of a perfect barbecue and this topic is hotly debated in our office. Whether it be burgers vs. pulled pork, hot dogs vs. sausages, beer vs. sangria, or s’mores vs. gelato, everyone has their preferences. So we’ve asked around here at TPC to determine our …