Agave on the Rocks

We were happy to be invited to join the Agave on the Rocks Event again this year at the Desert Botanical Garden. The 2011 theme was Southwestern and Mexican dishes. Guests were greeted with specialty margaritas as they entered and visited all of the different booths. Everyone brushed up on their salsa dancing skills with [...]

Paris James is “Singin’ the Blues” Every Month at The Urban Barn

“Well, I’ve never felt more like singin’ the blues” was the beginning words to the No. 1 chart hit written back in 1956 performed by Guy Mitchell.  This song was on the top of the charts for thirteen straight weeks and become even more popular when Marty Robbins recorded a similar version that same year. [...]

Banner Ironwood Hospital Grand Opening Event

Artisan by Santa Barbara Catering has once again been chosen by Banner Hospitals to be the catering company for Banner’s grand opening event for their newest hospital.  Banner Ironwood is a state-of-the-art facility located in gorgeous Queen Creek, Arizona and serving many residents all around the East Valley.  Banner Ironwood is not only a full [...]

2010 Design Awards for AIA Arizona

The Arizona chapter of the American Institute of Architects (AIA Arizona) held its 2010 AIA Arizona Design Awards Ceremony and annual gala in September at the Phoenix Art Museum. Before the ceremony began, guests gathered in the Great Hall to relax, enjoy cocktails and hors d’oeurves while discussing the local architecture industry. The event matched [...]

Pro Em Open House

Artisan by Santa Barbara Catering is proud to announce that Pro Em, the Southwest’s largest supplier of event services, chose us to cater their Open House at the grand opening of their new Design Center. We’re honored that, out of all catering companies in the Valley, Pro Em chose Artisan by Santa Barbara Catering to [...]

CaterArts Master Culinary Catering Conference

The fourth annual CaterArts Master Culinary Catering Conference, put on by The International Catering Association, was held this year in Louisville, Kentucky on August 8-11. We sent Chef Brooke to this prestigious conference to bring back the latest culinary techniques taught by some of the nation’s top chefs. Opening night started with a party for [...]

International Guests at Our Local Venue

International guests recently gathered at the Phoenix Art Museum for a delightful evening event catered by Artisan by Santa Barbara Catering.  Guests were greeted with a glass of champagne as they began the stunning evening which the Phoenix Art Museum and Santa Barbara teamed up to arrange.  Those attending were  directed to the museum’s Sculpture [...]

ZONIES Award Winner goes to Santa Barbara for “Agency Event of the Year”

So exciting for all of us here at Santa Barbara and for our client! On May 14, the International Special Events Society (ISES) held its fourth annual Arizona Event Industry Awards (The ZONIES) at Chase Field.  ISES honored Arizona’s top industry professionals from 2009 in 13 award categories. Artisan by Santa Barbara Catering took home [...]

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