Yearly Archives: 2013

Pix This Rockin Holiday Party

We so love catering events for Picture This Production Services and Stage…they always have great lighting and sound effects on the movie stage.  At this holiday party we got to enjoy the live blues music as we passes savory hors d’oeuvres and bartended fine Northwest Wines and Microbrews to their clients and employees.

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Posted in Holiday Party


Company Holiday Party Catering

Gourmet server-passed hors d’oeuvres, Northwest wines, micro-brews, and classic cocktails were all hits at this year’s holiday party for the employees of CH2M Hill.

Just like for their party in 2012, Exec. Chef Tamara developed a unique menu to meet the varied needs of an evening standing cocktail party for 300 guests. 

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Posted in Holiday Party


Elegant Wine-Paired Plated Dinner

 

 

To plan this menu, Exec. Chef Tamara met with the Winemaker and the Winery Owner to sample each wine and discuss the attributes that they wanted to highlight.  Chef Tamara developed a menu item to pair perfectly with each wine.

 

Menu

First Course:

Sautee Lobster Tail Medallions on Golden Duchess Potatoes sauced with a Black Truffle Beurre Fondue served with an Estate Riesling

Second Course:

Seared Duck Breast on braised French Lentils with a Fall Fig Port reduction and with a Foie Gras filled Calimyrna Fig served with an Estate Pinot Noir

Third Course:

Braised Lamb Cheeks with  creamy Rosemary Polenta,

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Posted in Chef Plated Elegant Dinner, Food and Wine Paired Events, Wine-Paired Dinner


Leach Gardens: A Bright Rainy Day for Carmen and Gavin

 

 

Yes, it can rain in Oregon.  And when you have an outdoor event planned with guests coming from around the world, you do want it to be perfect.  However, nature does not always cooperate and sometimes it will rain.  One advantage to working with the professionals of Weddings By Voila and Voila Catering,

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Posted in Leach Botanical Garden Weddings and Receptions


Kelley & Tyler’s Happy Valley Wedding

Brooke and Sean were thrilled with the services of Voila Catering, so when Sean’s sister Kelley got engaged to Tyler two months later, they had no trouble in deciding who to call!   The first question is “where to have the event?”  With their beautiful landscaped home in Happy Valley, it seemed like the natural choice. 

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Posted in Private Venues and Homes


Portland Garden Wedding for Amber and Jeremy

 

A wonderful couple, Amber and Jeremy took the weather forecast for their September Portland wedding in stride.  We had already reserved a canopy and the set-up crew just in case of bad weather.  While the prior six months we had focused on the sunny day plan,

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Posted in Leach Botanical Garden Weddings and Receptions


Bridal Veil Lakes Wedding and Reception for Elizabeth and Brian

 

September 9th, 2011  was a beautiful day for Elizabeth and Brian’s wedding at Bridal Veil Lakes about 40 minutes east of Portland in the Columbia Gorge.  A big fan of our Café Voila in Portland, Elizabeth’s mother Carol was very excited to have the wedding planners of Voila Catering managing the event.

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Posted in Bridal Veil Lakes Wedding


Double Wedding at Bridal Veil Lakes!

 

 

Cristin and Adam came to Voila in the summer of 2012 to plan their 2013 wedding at Bridal Veil Lakes in the Columbia Gorge.  What a wonderful surprise when Cristin called later that winter to inquire about doing a double wedding! 

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Posted in Bridal Veil Lakes Wedding


Jerri & Tim’s Wedding and Reception

 

 

Jerri was a long time customer of Café Voila in downtown Portland and when she got engaged, she knew exactly who she wanted to use for food!  The planning team of Voila Catering met with Jerry and Tim for their wedding and reception being held at their good friend Ian’s rural family property near Sandy.

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Posted in Private Venues and Homes


Gallery 903: Kristina and Devin’s Wedding Reception

 

Gallery 903 in the Pearl District of Portland was the location of the Kristina and Devin’s wedding reception.  As destination wedding, we only corresponded with Kristina and Devin by phone and e-mail up until they arrived in Portland the week before the wedding.

 

As they had never visited the venue,

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Posted in Gallery 903 Special Events


Roza and Steve’s Wedding and Reception at Bridal Veil Lakes

 

From our first meeting with Roza and Steve, we knew it was going to be a great event!  We started with a 2 hour consultation to discuss all their ideas and the options we could offer.  During the meeting, Executive Chef Tamara provided a complimentary lunch of two seasonal options for their dinner. 

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Posted in Bridal Veil Lakes Wedding


Stephanie and Brandon’s Wedding and Reception in Estacada Oregon

 

A perfect Saturday in Mid-July provided a sunny and warm day for their celebration of their love and their Portland Wedd.  Introduced by her mother, Brandon was reluctant to ask Stephanie on a date.  After their third date, Stephanie knew she had met her future husband.  Working with their family for 13 months on all the details and possibilities,

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Posted in Private Venues and Homes


Leach Botanical Gardens: Sovathana and John’s Wedding

Sovathana and John were a wonderful couple to work with in planning their mid-June wedding at Leach Botanical Gardens.  As a omen for their marriage, they were blessed with perfect weather!  When bringing two families with different cultural backgrounds, it is always a wonderful to recognize the differences and make sure that everyone is acknowledged. 

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Posted in Leach Botanical Garden Weddings and Receptions


Laurelhurst Club Wedding and Reception for Nancy and Joe

 

Nancy and Joe were a little unconventional…..for their honeymoon  they took their two month vacation to Africa before their Laurelhurst Club wedding!  They were confident that they were in good hands returning only a few day before the wedding with having Weddings By Voilarunning the show. 

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Posted in Laurelhurst Club Portland