Down On The Farm With Blue Plate & Pairie Crossing
Follow Blue Plate to the farm! On a recent trip to Prairie Crossing in Grayslake, IL, the Blue Plate staff had the opportunity to see first hand where food really comes from. Take a closer look at Blue Plate's sustainable philosophy, learn more about Prairie Crossing and get inspired to understand the food you eat. We learned a lot and can't wait to pass our knowledge on to you!
Welcome To Our Home
Take a behind-the-scenes look at Blue Plate! Our clients mean the world to us, and we hosted this Open House as a way to celebrate creative, delicious food as well as introduce them to the people that make all of our events an amazing success.
Bringing An Event To Life At The Field Museum
Watch the Field Museum transform into a memorable event. The food was a big hit, especially the dessert - Blue Plate's Pumpkin Bavarian Cheesecake!
Follow That Truck!
We're always good to go! Blue Plate delivers made-to-order gourmet food Direct to you. From mini-sandwiches to cupcakes, hor d'oeuvres to seasonal specials, we have a solution that's fresh, hassle-free and delicious!
Your Something Blue
When it comes to weddings, we all know the saying, 'Something Old, Something New, Something Borrowed, Something Blue'. At Blue Plate, we will help you create the wedding you've always imagined. Our delicious, seasonal menus will be the perfect 'Something Blue' for your special day.
Best Thing I've Seen At A Blue Plate Event
We love being asked for menu recommendations. It's always fun to share our favorite dishes and show clients what Blue Plate is all about! Watch as our Executive Chef Paul Larson and members of the Blue Plate team highlight some of the best they've seen.
Tour of a Sustainable Event
Join Laura Lukas, Blue Plate's very own Sustainability Coordinator, as she gives a tour of a recent sustainable event and shares how you can incorporate these eco-friendly options into your next party!
Journey of the Leftover Food
When you're a busy caterer, you will inevitably be faced with finding the best way to handle your excess food. Follow Laura Lukas, Blue Plate's Sustainability Coordinator, as she explains what happens to anything left over at the end of an event or in our kitchen.
A Chef, a Farm and Sustainable Food
There are many ways to incorporate seasonal, sustainable food into your diet. Listen to tips provided by Laura Lukas, Blue Plate's Sustainability Coordinator, and find how you can make healthy choices at home and for your next Blue Plate event.
Urban Home Composting Made Easy
Let's face it, we don't all live on a farm or have huge backyards. But, not to worry! Laura Lukas, Blue Plate's Sustainability Coordinator, is an expert when it comes to living green in the big city. In this fun "How To", Laura shares tips on how to compost with limited space and highlights some of the great strides Blue Plate has made with our own composting program.
It's the Little Things
Sustainabilty is important to us here at Blue Plate. Take a tour of our office to see how we work to live green everyday!
Field Museum Virtual Tour
Willis Tower Virtual Tour
Museum of Broadcast Communication
The Chicago Symphony Center
Civic Opera House Virtual Tour
'Live Green' with Hosea Sanders
Creating a Holiday Spread
Green Scene with Ginger Zee