Learn how to make bakery worthy treats on National Lollipop Day!

When you think of lollipops, usually one would reminisce a candied Tootsie Pop or Charms Blow Pop from childhood. Lollipops have come a long way, and are now a highlight of a dessert table at a party. When it comes to bakery trends, a favorite for customers are classic treats made into mini versions and [...]

No Oven Required! Summer Dinner Party Recipe Ideas on Good Morning Arizona

Arizona summers can make cooking at home a heated task. Artisan by Santa Barbara Catering has the best summer dining recipes that don't require you to turn on your oven. These summer dinner ideas highlight seasonal food such as juicy melons, creamy feta, and crisp summer vegetables. The summer recipes are easy to create, and [...]

Tip & Trend: Design your own signature cocktail to celebrate!

"Something borrowed, something blue. And something shaken, something stirred." The New York Times announces the return of the "signature cocktail" for brides and grooms this season. We love the idea of a designer cocktail that celebrates a couple's unique taste. Let Artisan by Santa Barbara Catering's bar chefs help craft a memorable drink to  celebrate [...]

Recycled materials: Where do they go once they leave the curb?

Artisan by Santa Barbara Catering and ABC 15 News discovered how the recycling process works at the grand opening of the education center within the Hudson Baylor West Materials Recovery Facility. ABC 15 News reported, "Inside the center visitors can use hands-on exhibits showing how recycling materials are collected and processed. There's also a recycled [...]

Artisan by Santa Barbara Catering invites you to the “First Crush” Charity Gala

Save the Date for TCAA's First Crush Charity Gala! Date: Friday, October 16, 2009. 5:30 PM-9PM Artisan by Santa Barbara Catering is honored to support the Tempe Community Action Agency (TCAA) and their "First Crush" Charity Gala this October. First Crush has become a tradition in Tempe with over 300 people attending each year. Renowned [...]

A 2009 Inc. 5000 company!

We're growing! And we owe it all to our clients, friends and amazing staff! In the August issue, Inc. magazine featured Santa  Barbara Catering Company on its third annual Inc. 5000, an exclusive ranking of the nation's fastest-growing private companies. The list represents the most comprehensive look at the most important segment of the economy—America’s [...]

A dream wedding reception at the Phoenix Art Museum

Ted & Katharine chose the Phoenix Art Museum's Great Hall to host their wedding reception. Guests were welcomed with multiple food stations allowing them to mix and mingle while enjoying live music from Groove Merchants. The mother of the bride shared her thoughts on the event; "Thanks for your constant attention to detail and having [...]

Recipe: Caipirinhas -An exotic summer cocktail from Brazil

Phoenix outdoor events can be hot and in desperate need of cooler vibes and atmosphere. Surprise your guests with a refreshing cocktail sure to get any party started this summer. Straight from the vibrant culture and party atmosphere of Brazil, the Caipirinha features the key ingredient cachaça, (pronounced KA-SHA-SA) which is similar to [...]

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