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WHAT WE THINK

Taking a Moment to Spotlight the Downtown Women’s Center 

January 30, 2024

Community Spotlight

We’d like to take a moment to share about the incredible work DWC—the only organization in Los Angeles focused exclusively on serving and empowering women and gender diverse individuals experiencing homelessness—is doing in our community.

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The Art of Immersive Catering: From Omelet Stations to Edible Balloons, Why Investing in Immersive Catering Matters

November 19, 2023

Consumer Trends

The Art of Immersive Catering: From Omelet Stations to Edible Balloons, Why Investing in Immersive Catering Matters

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WEDDINGS WEDDINGS AND MORE WEDDINGS

April 6, 2023

Weddings

As wedding season quickly approaches and couples are tasked with planning their festivities, we are thinking about some tips that may be helpful. As event planners, we have catered and executed hundreds of wedding receptions and thousands of events. In an effort to make your wedding planning less stressful, here is a little expert advice for your big day.

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I DON’T THINK I COULD EVER WORK WITH MY SPOUSE

March 2, 2020

Weddings

As wedding season is upon us, I am thinking about the many weddings Schaffer has catered these past 11 years in business. I always hope that each of these marriages succeed and wish the couples strength and resilience. Many couples we have celebrated with over the years have remained strong and we love hearing from them.

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WINNER WINNER CHICKEN DINNER!

March 18, 2019

Hospitality Industry

We are proud to announce Schaffer has won the 2019 Caterer of the Year Award from International Caterers Association on Monday February 25th, 2019 in New Orleans.

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THE MERRY BERRY

December 12, 2018

Food Insights

The Cranberry has Super Properties, a Tart Taste and a Secret Quality that Brings Magic to Cooking. Learn more with Schaffer catering.

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HOW TO SURVIVE HOLIDAY ENTERTAINING

December 11, 2018

Holidays

Learn how to survive the holidays and dive into Schaffer's Broccoli Pesto Recipe

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‘TIS THE SEASON TO BE JOLLY

December 11, 2018

Holidays

Celebrate the holidays with Schaffer! ‘Twas the holiday season and scurrying about Were the Schaffer employees, time pressed and devout. There were clients to confer with and menus to write Before anyone settled down for a long winter’s night. You think, “hire a caterer” and the planning is done But that’s just our beginning to […]

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THE MAGIC OF MUSHROOMS: IT’S THEIR WORLD AND WE’RE JUST LIVING HERE…

November 12, 2018

Food Insights

Has there ever been a more versatile or important organism than the mushroom? Uncover the magic with Schaffer.

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SKIP THE FLORAL CENTERPIECE — MAKE FOOD THE FOCUS

November 12, 2018

Consumer Trends

Edible centerpieces have a rich history that span hundreds of years. Uncover the history and learn how to make your own with Schaffer.

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SPICY AND WARM: INSPIRED FALL COCKTAILS, INFLUENCED BY THE SEASON

October 29, 2018

Recipes

There are a million opportunities to take classic ideas and put a twist on them with seasonal ingredients.

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IS CAPSAICIN A CURE-ALL? YES — CHILIES BRING MORE THAN THE HEAT

October 8, 2018

Food Insights

Explore the benefits of Capsaicin and try our recipe for Pickled Fresno Chili Peppers.

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CSA SURPLUS GOT YOU DOWN? HERE’S WHAT TO DO…

September 24, 2018

Food Insights

Feeling good about belonging to a CSA, but bad about the amount of wasted food? Here are some strategies to help use up your entire delivery and feel good about buying and eating locally.

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WHAT’S THIS LECTIN-FREE DIET ALL ABOUT?

September 17, 2018

Food Insights

What is this Lectin-free diet everyone is talking about? Cutting Lectins out of your diet may prove to be a successful way to look and feel better.

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LOCATION, LOCATION, LOCATION: THE PROS AND CONS OF PLANNING A HOTEL WEDDING VERSUS OTHER LOCATIONS

September 9, 2018

Hospitality Industry

When deciding on your wedding reception location there are many factors to consider. Let Schaffer guide you on making the right choice.

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GOOD MORINGA!

August 22, 2018

Food Insights

Moringa is something you should know about. A sustainable superfood that has been consumed for generations in Africa has made its way to the U.S. we we love it!

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A SEA CHANGE – NUTRIENT-PACKED VEGETABLES FROM THE OCEAN ARE COMING YOUR WAY

August 7, 2018

Consumer Trends

The world’s seas and oceans offer a huge variety of edible, vegetarian options. While we mostly think of seafood as being fish, crustacean and bi-valve, the category of sea vegetables is incredibly broad.  It includes everything from the nori wrapper on your sushi to the spirulina you take with your daily vitamins. There is kombu, dulse, agar […]

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PICNICS, CONCERTS OR GLAMPING, MAKE IT MEMORABLE THIS SUMMER!

July 24, 2018

Food Insights

There’s no reason to eat unimaginative food when you’re camping this summer. Take some tips from Schaffer hospitality, catering and events.

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JULY 4TH IS ALL ABOUT THE GRILL!

June 20, 2018

Holidays

Charlie and Kathleen Schaffer view holidays as a time to share food with friends and family, and July 4 is no exception!

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ALTERNATIVE PROTEINS

June 18, 2018

Food Insights

Schaffer is interested in exploring alternative proteins like insect protein as a sustainable solution to traditional animal proteins.

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YOU CAN’T GOJI WRONG. GOJI BERRIES!

June 11, 2018

Food Insights

You Can’t Goji wrong with these super berries.

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