Oh, For the Love of Linens!

By |July 9th, 2014|

With the seemingly limitless linen options available these days – from feather-light organza overlays to sumptuous damasks, and from fun textures to funky prints (zebra stripes anyone?) – it’s never been easier to use the humble tablecloth to really make a statement at your reception. Whatever your palette and whatever your theme, there’s a […]

Let’s talk cake!

By |March 27th, 2014|

Here at The Casual Gourmet, We LOVE, LOVE, LOVE CAKE!!! All Cake Colors, Styles and Sizes! This year are we seeing so many different types coming through the door from the Great Gatsby Throwbacks to Midas Metallic Touches and everything in between.

Some of our favorites are the classic elegant styles with pearls and bling […]

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    The Casual Gourmet…Your New “GFF” (Gluten Free Friend)

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The Casual Gourmet…Your New “GFF” (Gluten Free Friend)

By |February 21st, 2014|

Gluten-free requests have increased from about one per month in years past, to one per week last year, to almost daily. One of our priorities this winter was to do more research, educate our staff and source some of the exciting new products and ingredients that have become available. Although we were offering quite […]

Thank You, Thank You, Thank You

By |January 14th, 2014|

 As the New Year begins, we have a lot to be thankful for here at The Casual Gourmet. Over the course of the past year, couples from all over the country invited us to play a part in one of the most memorable moments of their lives, their wedding day on Cape Cod. We appreciate […]

Highlights from a Highfield Hall Wedding

By |December 23rd, 2013|

Boy, does Highfield Hall deliver. I know I’ve said it before, but when I’m right, I’m right. Highfield Hall is one of the most unique, intimate, and amazing places to get married on Cape Cod. Luckily for us, we have an exclusive invitation to all Highfield weddings.
This past summer, during a beautiful Saturday in […]

Wedding Trend: Simple Elegance

By |May 14th, 2013|

We are always on the lookout for the latest wedding trends here at The Casual Gourmet. Glitter was all the rage a few years ago, adding an element of flash and fabulous to any event. Fast forward to today and we are seeing a different vision from many of our couples.

Many couples are seeking an understated, simple elegance for their special day. […]

Cocktails and Connections 2013

By |January 30th, 2013|

As many of you know, last night was the annual Cocktails and Connections party hosted by the Casual Gourmet and The Cape Cod Chamber of Commerce . It was a great success with over 175 wedding industry professionals at the Cultural Center of Cape Cod !

Once again, Rentals Unlimited […]

Catersource Scholarship Winner!

By |January 21st, 2013|

We are happy to announce that our very own Kristin Shaner has won the prestigious Chef David Keener Memorial Culinary Scholarship award and is going to to Catersource this March! The ICAEF established this scholarship after David passed away in 2010, with the goal of creating an on-going Chef’s scholarship to deserving ICA chefs to […]

Dreaming of Cape Cod Weddings!

By |January 3rd, 2013|

Here at the Casual Gourmet we are dreaming of summer Cape Cod Weddings!
Here’s a few photos from one of our favorite weddings from last year beautifully captured by Kelly Hike, one of our favorite photographers. She did a wonderful job capturing this perfect Nauticus Marina wedding! We loved this brides classic style of her seaside Cape Cod wedding! Style Me […]

ICA comes to Cape Cod!

By |October 31st, 2012|

Last weekend Olive and the Casual Gourmet hosted the International Caterers Association’s (ICA) annual Board of Director’s retreat. Despite the poor weather that Hurricane Sandy brought to us, the group managed to wine and dine while seeing the sites of Cape Cod.On the first night, Olive hosted a cocktail party at Heritage Museums and […]