Corporate Events

March 24, 2016

Culinary Crafts’s Next Pop Up Restaurant is Around the Corner!


PopUp_April22_1 Culinary Crafts is SO EXCITED for our next Pop Up Restaurant!  We are happy to be partnering with Wasatch Community Gardens for a very special “pop-up” restaurant in celebration of Earth Day on April 22nd, 2016.  And, we are hosting it at The Falls Event Center venue in Salt Lake City, which we are thrilled to show off to all of you! PopUp_April22_2 Our 6-course menu has been created especially for this Pop-Up and will feature many locally sourced items, as well as a few surprises! This unique feast will only be offered for one remarkable evening - The restaurant pops up for a night and then disappears, offering a once-in-a-lifetime experience.  (You can get your tickets here.)  Another bonus?  Wasatch Community Gardens will receive a portion of the event proceeds.  We love that their mission is a perfect match for the importance of Earth Day as well as the importance of fresh and delicious food! This will be a popular dinner and might sell out quick, so make sure to get your tickets soon.  We can't wait to see you!  Happy dining, everyone! Check out more Salt Lake City, Park City, and Utah County catering at!

December 9, 2015

New Year’s Eve Pop-up Restaurant Extravaganza!


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Your New Year’s Eve celebration will be elevated to new heights by joining Culinary Crafts and Ballet West for a once-in-a-lifetime NYE Pop-up on December 31st. The location is awesome…..the 6th floor of the Rice-Eccles Tower, and the dining will be over the top! The Tower features a breathtaking view of Salt Lake City — and at midnight, when fireworks light up the skyline, you will have the best vantage point in town.

7-10pm Mary’s Outrageous Culinary 10-Course Adventure! Hors d’oeuvres, Dinner, and Desserts

10pm -12:30am Dancing to “Disc Connection” Midnight toast and fireworks overlooking the city

In order to attend this exclusive celebration, you must purchase your tickets in advance.

They are very limited, and they sell out quickly. Don’t delay!


$200   for the evening, per person $250   includes 2 signature cocktails and wine pairings, per person (tax and gratuity are included in the price)

Attire:      Creative Black Tie

When:     Thursday, December 31st, 7pm

Where     The Tower Above the City at Rice-Eccles, 6th Floor, University of Utah


Event profits benefit Ballet West


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November 18, 2015

Traeger Grills Sugarhouse Grand Opening Event!


Culinary Crafts has SO many awesome event videos coming to us right now! We love each and every event we get to be a part of, but we also love being able to share videos of our events too! Check out this one from the Traeger Grills Grand Opening for their new Sugarhouse location!  This is SUCH an amazing event because this location is actually Traeger Grill's new relocation of their global headquarters from Portland to Salt Lake City.  So awesome! Check it out! So great! Thank you to Traeger Grills for letting us celebrate your global relocation and grand opening with you! Happy grilling, everyone! Check out more Salt Lake City, Park City, and Utah County catering at!

October 15, 2015

New Venue: Land Cruiser Heritage Museum


Culinary Crafts had the honor of catering Toyota's “Ever Better Expedition” Tour recently and got to check out a new venue at the same time too!  The Land Crusier Heritage Museum, located in downtown Salt Lake City, is a unique, urban venue setting and although it may be subtle on the outside - make no mistake your guests will be blown away when they walk through the door.  Check it out!


This wide open warehouse space boasts classic exposed brick and showcases the ultimate back-drop, a beautiful, mint condition collection of Land Cruisers.  Spanning across the history of the Land Cruiser from the late 1950's to the present, it is a sight to behold and will make for an absolutely unforgettable event experience.


This place is great for any type of event and has a seating capacity of up to 140 for sit down dinners and over 200 for reception style events.  And how fun is it that your guests can check out some AMAZING land cruisers during the event too!



For this event, this venue was a perfectly versatile setting to create a fun and casual cocktail reception as guests toured the museum - plus we served a variety of local Utah beers, which the guests loved!



After the cocktail reception, we invited guests to enjoy an elegant formal plated dinner menu.  How great does this place look?



Culinary Crafts made sure to keep guests full on delicious eats!  So, we served an array of local foods from grilled Rocky Mountain red trout to toffee cakes with Utah grown pistachios.  Yum!

We loved the opportunity to cater such a lovely event at such a great hidden gem of a venue!  If you'd like to host an event at The Land Cruiser Heritage Museum, contact Culinary Crafts for more details!

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October 13, 2015

Recipe of the Month: Individual Apple Crostata


August 14, 2015

Friday Instagram of the Week!


CC_IGofTW51combo Well, we here at Culinary Crafts had a whirlwind week!  Not only did we have our VERY first Farmer's Market AND announced our upcoming Pop Up Restaurant Series, but we also hosted the Art of Catering Food Conference with Catersource this week!  There were SO many amazing people who attended - and SO many awesome Instagram posts to choose from!  So, I decided to make it a double winner week!  First, we have an awesome capture of the Iced Cilantro Hibiscus Tea-ini bar inspiration that we shared with the attendees, one of whom was @peacockspantry, and the other capture is of our very own Mary Crafts-Homer riding the mechanical bull at one of the activities we lined up, shared by @pbsproul!  We loved all of the fun, inspiration, and food we got to enjoy during the conference and we so pleased to share just as much inspiration to attendees as we soaked up!  Such an amazing week and thank you to everyone who came and made all of the events so memorable!  Remember, for your chance to be next week's Instagram of the Week, add the hashtag #culinarycrafts to your posts or tag us at @culinarycrafts!  Happy weekend, everyone! Check out more Salt Lake City, Park City, and Utah County catering at!  

October 29, 2014

The Tasting Room is Ready to Party!


Last week, we warned you that the holidays were right around the corner.  (Yikes!  They totally are!!!)  Culinary Crafts would LOVE to help you create that perfect holiday party and another great venue option?  Our downtown Salt Lake City space, The Tasting Room!  Intimate and cozy, we love this space for its HUGE character and great urban vibe!  Plus, downtown Salt Lake is AMAZING during the holiday season with all of the beautiful light and it just adds an extra bit of holiday magic to your party!  Check it out! HolidayAtTheTastingRoom This space is perfect for a seated dinner, mix n' mingle party, or a casual get together.  The space really lends itself to festive decor too, don't you think? HolidayAtTheTastingRoom2 Love these rich, holiday details.  Sumptious cranberry with golden accents?  Yes please! HolidayAtTheTastingRoom3 Our bar area is a perfect nook to dedicate to a signature drink, full bar, OR a hot chocolate bar - PERFECT for a winter night! HolidayAtTheTastingRoom4 I also love that The Tasting Room has a separate lounge area for guests to relax, or you can set up action stations, cocktail hour, or a kid's area!  Awesome! HolidayAtTheTastingRoom5 Love this neutral palette with the brick wall!  How simple and beautiful! HolidayAtTheTastingRoom6 Another fabulous color scape?  Wood tones, green and a hint of burnished gold.  Rustic chic at its finest! Dates are filling up fast and we want to make sure that we can create the perfect holiday party for you too!  Give us a call at 801.225.6575 to book Culinary Crafts's catering and to reserve The Tasting Room too!  Happy planning, everyone! Check out more Salt Lake City, Park City, and Utah County catering at!

June 3, 2013

Creative Coverings Linen Preview Party!


We recently had the distinct honor of hosting Creative Coverings's Linen Preview Party at our downtown venue, The Tasting Room!  We at Culinary Crafts LOVE the variety and style offered by Creative Coverings and we simply floored by the new styles they showed off!  From striking graphics, to Gatsby inspired, and every gorgeous detail in between, we just couldn't wait to show you their wares!  And brides, make sure to watch out for the next one in fall!  We'll be holding these twice a year and you'll be invited to check out the new trends, linens, and some delicious bites from Culinary Crafts!  In the meantime, check out our inaugural party! LinenParty Mojitos, anyone?  We also loved this quick pick of the hostesses of the event - Kate of Creative Coverings, Mary of Culinary Crafts, and Mara of Events by LMG! LinenParty2 The high boys we super stars with their various and vastly different linens!  I LOVED the intricate gold and pink overly - perfect for a gal looking for total GLAM!  Oh, and check out that blue tumbler glass- it's STUNNING! LinenParty3 Isn't this chair tie to die for?  Couple that with the ornate overlay and golden plates and you have a ultra-sophisticated take on a natural palette.  Who says natural has to be boring? LinenParty4 Of course we had to bring some TASTY morsels for the party goers!  Passed hors d'oeuvres we a wonderful way to keep guests moving a checking out the samples.  Plus, they were delish! LinenParty5 Another GORGEOUS way to dress up a chair!  I love the woven technique on this Chivari chair that is an unexpected touch of texture.  Plus. its quiet elegance really lets the bold coral runner with the yellow chevron overlay take center stage!  Coupled with the green glass goblet - we are in LOVE!  Have I mentioned that colored glass is one of my newest favorite trends?  Keep your eyes out for more! LinenParty6 This table was perfectly appointed with beautiful aqua silk linens and the Moroccan style graphic overlays are simply perfect.  One way to take a table from pretty to WOW is by adding a punch of a powerful overlay - and this patterned lovely is just the ticket!  With pops of pure white dishes with clean lines - this table is modern, elegant, and AMAZING!  And the white wine glass is another new glassware favorite for this year! LinenParty7 Another FABULOUS chair tie!  Plus, I love the sheer sparkle of the blush pink runner atop a vineyard table.  You don't always have to go rustic with the vineyard tables - they definitely are versatile and can be beautiful in SO many ways - especially this feminine, romantic style - with just a hint of glitz! LinenParty8 Hello bold patterns!  This linen is for one who loves bold, graphic styles and big punches of color!  So, you know I totally dig it.  Plus the texture of the charger is divine and perfectly ties in with this colors in the linen.  A great idea to mix it up by adding a few of these linens to an otherwise solid color linen line-up. LinenParty9 These new dishes are so pretty!  I love the delicate scroll detail and the gorgeous, feminine lines.  Perfect for the vintage bride!  Plus their netural color lends itself to pretty much ANY color palette! LinenParty10 Last but not least, we end with more of the decadent offerings the Culinary Crafts prepared!  Aren't the mini cheeseburgers so CUTE?  And you know we have to end the day with a sweet treat!  Mmm... Such a fabulous day with AMAZING ideas and such great new styles to check out!  Our event design wheels are turning for sure!  Thank you so much to Creative Coverings for allowing us at Culinary Crafts to host this event and for choosing The Tasting Room to showcase these stellar linens!  Happy planning everyone! Check out more Salt Lake City, Park City, and Utah County catering at! Photos by Logan Walker, A Pepper Nix Photographer

September 14, 2011

Wednesday Wisdom: Trend Summit [ For Vendors ]


We have some exciting news!  Culinary Crafts has had the distinct honor of being asked to be a contribute at Trend Summit for 2012 on September 25th!  Actually, we were overjoyed - three times over - because Kaleb Crafts, Ryan Crafts and Jacque Riehl are all presenting!  How awesome is that?!

The Utah Wedding Trend Summit will be held on September 25, 2011 and will be the wedding event of the year! Local speakers will introduce and present the hottest and most current trends in the wedding industry. The latest color palettes issued by the Pantone Institute for 2012 will be displayed and discussed within the framework of all things wedding—from bridal gowns to floral centerpieces, from dinnerware to the newest and coolest beverage concoctions and more. This will be the place for the who’s who of Utah wedding professionals!

The Utah Wedding Trend Summit will be held at Pierpont Place, 163 Pierpont Avenue, Salt Lake City, 84101. Pre-register by September 23rd and the fee to attend is $50, if you register at the door, the fee is $75. Register at:

This event is sponsored by Utah Bride and Groom Magazine, The Utah Professional Florist Association, Pierpont Place and The Wedding Professionals of Utah.  Do not miss this one of a kind event, where you will be sure to learn the latest and best trends in the wedding world, which will set you and your business apart as the place to go for the best a wedding professional can offer!

Ryan and Kaleb Crafts will be presenting on catering trends and Jacque Riehl will be presenting on design and planning!  Not to mention all the other fantastic scheduled speakers!  Another enticing tidbit is that we at Culinary Crafts will be providing lunch (which is included in the cost of registration)!We are so thrilled to be a part of this event and hope to see many of our fellow vendors there!

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Graphic and italicized text re-posted from Utah Bride Blog

September 7, 2011

Pharmacy Cup Polo Match: The Event


Hello dear readers and I hope you all enjoyed your Labor Day weekend!  Today, we'd like to share the last post from the FANTASTIC University of Utah Pharmacy Cup Polo Match - and this time, its all about the hats, polo match, and the legendary "Stomping of the Divots"!  Let's check it out!

A quick overview of the auction, the FOOD (I can't get enough of it!), and even Mary and Rick making sure everything is going off without a hitch!  The Pharmacy Cup was truly THE place to be!

Did I mention the hats!?  There were so many to see - all from chic and stylish to completely fun and whimsical!

One of the most recognized parts of any polo match is the "Stomping of the Divots" and the Pharmacy Cup did not dissappoint!  All the guests were out on the green taking part in this long standing tradition - and having a blast!

Talk about full service catering!  Culinary Crafts made sure all the guests were refreshed during the match and the stomping of the divots!

Lastly, they awarded the best hat a fantastic prize - and may I say it was definitely MY favorite hat as well!  This gent made his hat - complete with a dog biscuit ribbon accent!  A very well deserved win!

The Pharmacy Cup Polo Match was, by far, one of the most outstanding events that Culinary Crafts has had the honor of participating in all year.  Thank you so much for letting us add to the beauty and elegance of it all!  I hope you, our readers, enjoyed it as much as we did!

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Photo credit: Mitch Burt of ZumaPhoto and Keith Westerberg

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