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21 Catering Trends For 22- We Got This.

Here is a Silicon Valley, short attention span summery of a very long, but excellent article from

From the Article:

"We can’t wait to share seeing (and hearing about) when it comes to catering trends for 2022. Whether you’re getting married, celebrating a milestone birthday or anniversary, hosting an experiential corporate event, or a gala for good cause, you’re going to want to see our predictions of what’s hot in catering this year.

Hint: Expect to see dishes that evoke nostalgia, super-creative themed fare, fun handheld bites, continued safe service solutions — and many more fun catering trends in 2022.

Not Just Accommodation, But an Experience

More and more, party hosts are realizing that complex and delectable dishes can be made without a meat main course. Rather than having special options for vegans, vegetarians, and those who don’t drink alcohol, these options are being thoughtfully (and deliciously) integrated into menus for everyone.

So, without further ado, here are 21 Catering Trends for 2022:

1. An Increase in Flexitarian & Vegetarian-Focused Options

2. Curated Mocktails are Having a Moment

3. Nostalgic Dishes

4. Breakfast for Dinner

5. Mini Bites of Mom’s Cassics

6. Exquisite Individually-Packaged Entrees

7. Creative Displays Keep it “Socially-Distant”

8. Bites Under a Bubble are Pretty and Protected

9. Party-Perfect Polynesian

10. Throwback-Themed Food Evokes a Decade

11. Crudite Cups

12. Charcuterie Cones

13. Interesting Ice

14. Cocktail Toppers Fill Two Needs at Once

15. Scents Play with Senses

16. Evolving Cocktails Change Over Time

17. Old Standbys with New In-Demand Ingredients

18. Champagne Towers are Chic (Again)

19. 3D Champagne Display Offers Service From All Sides

20. Vertical Displays Make Clever Use of Space

21. Catering Displays That Fit in On the Dance Floor

Although we have been in business for over 40 years (Yikes!) keeping up with and even creating catering trends is what keeps up young. Yes, we are catering nerds and love long articles like this one, and we hope you do, too.

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