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Category Archives: Event Catering

Allow Design by Desire to Design a versatile Heavy Appetizer Menu for your Next Event

Let us Create the Appetizer Menu for Your Next Event… Can’t decide between a chicken skewer or pulled pork tacos? Have both! A heavy appetizer menu allows room for an assortment of culinary delights. If there are guests attending your event that have specific dietary requirements or diverse taste, a heavy appetizer party is always a crowd pleaser. What a better way to incorporate options for all your guests by having some Vegan or Vegetarian options that they too can enjoy. Heavier appetizers menus are great for both large and small parties. These menus add flexibility and diverse. Since the

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Design by Desire Catering with Valentine Advice

With Valentine’s Day approaching Design by Desire wants to know what your choice of drink says about you. We thought it would be fun and perhaps educational to list and decode some of the signals. After years of going out you start to deduce the way a night will go based on drinks ordered. So here is our guide to decoding your date or a night of fun when your planning your own Valentine’s Day Celebration. Red Wine: A traditional, seductive choice. If you order for your date, make sure you know what your doing. Don’t try and swirl and

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Design by Desire has 3 Steps for a Corporate Catering

Set a Schedule When planning a corporate event there are a lot of variables you will need to consider. One important variable is sticking to the schedule you have created for the event. Whether it is a client appreciation event, an open house to the public, or an exclusive staff party, keeping to your schedule is key. Most guests will have other priorities to get to. Some may have worked all day and are just stopping by to show their support. Others may have families at home that they have to get to.  A few might be there for the

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Everyone needs a Great Graduation Caterer

The Prom or Graduation is a very important night to every high school student. It’s a night to celebrate the four years of hard work and to celebrate the next step in there life. To help make the night and graduation reception be even more mememorable hire Design by Desire Catering  for your graduation caterer. We have all kinds of great food menu packages that will work for any high school graduation throughout the Fraser Valley and Greater Vancouver. We understand that you have a budget to work with and we can be respectful of that budget at the same time

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Don’t plan your rehearsal dinner. Let Design by Desire do it for you…

Rehearsal Dinners A rehearsal dinner is becoming more of a celebration in it’s own right. It is a great opportunity for your two families to spend time together before the wedding day in a not so hectic setting. Take advantage of Design by Desire Catering great rehearsal dinner packages and let us cater your dinner. Set the Tone with your Rehearsal Dinner Find a relaxed environment, let us bring in all the food. We think the style should be a family style . Simple, but elegant and GREAT FOOD! The ultimate goal for us is relieve some pre-wedding tension and make

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Design by Desire Loves Tofino

As owners of Design by Desire Catering we have to share with you our first trip to Tofino. I was 8 month pregnant with my first child. Marcel had decided that he would like to take one last trip together before we had our baby, and he knew that I had never gone to Tofino before and really wanted me to see it.  He had so many memories of when he was in his 20’s that I think, he wanted me to experience it too! Although I am a far cry from my 20”s at this point…Let’s just say early 30’s. So

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The Importance of Dietary Options

As a company dedicated to providing premium catering services throughout the Lower Mainland and Greater Vancouver area, Design by Desire understands the importance of dietary options, allergies and specific menu preferences for clients. Our aim has always been to accommodate any specific dietary preferences upon request without sacrificing the client experience. Whether you are hosting a buffet dinner, plated dinner or holiday party, it is important to consider the specific dietary requirements of your guests. Before you book a catering company for your next event, be sure to consider the following items. Ask your guests to disclose any dietary, allergy

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Seasonal Menus to Satisfy

One of our favourite things about the Holiday season is of course, the food. Classic holiday meals and seasonal menus are a great way to bring people together. From corporate events to family gatherings, holiday cuisine is something we all look forward to. There is something especially nostalgic about seasonal cooking and baking around Christmas time. Unfortunately, the holidays can also be an extremely busy and stressful time for many of us. Because of this, it isn’t always feasible to handle all of the cooking and food preparation for events. Thankfully, Design by Desire offers a wide selection of seasonal

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