food prep for catering

5 New Year’s Resolutions solved by hiring a caterer

 As a community, we are moving into a new year with a new sense of determination to make purposeful decisions in situations where we have control and learning to adapt in situations where we don’t have control. At Vinita FFA Catering, we want to share some ideas on how we can help make some of…

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Holiday Tablescape

A festive tablescape can make all the difference this holiday season

We’re all having smaller, more toned-down holiday gatherings this year but that doesn’t mean that they can’t be just as special!  We asked our sponsor, Carolyn Piguet, to share her wisdom on this topic. Whether you’re having a small gathering of friends, an office party, or a family dinner, it is a celebration so I…

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Mexican Food Spread

Ring in a New Year…Please! Catering ideas for all ages

With the turning of the calendar to 2021, everyone is looking to celebrate new beginnings or at least put 2020 to rest. Even with social distancing requiring small gatherings this year, you can still have some fun with food that still allows people to keep their distance while enjoying each other’s company!    Here are…

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Appetizers

Make your holiday event shine with these menu ideas

The holiday season is rapidly approaching, and we know many families, companies, and organizations are still wanting to have a festive gathering even while respecting social distancing.  No social or corporate event is complete without good food! The holidays are one of our favorite times to do catering because the food is festive and often…

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Crispy Rosemary Chicken Thighs

Choosing the perfect fall event menu

In our last blog, we talked about how to choose a catering company for your event. One of our tips was to find out how flexible they could be with the menu both in style and meeting specific needs.  We love working with clients to make their event special, whether it’s a wedding or corporate…

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Catering event, plate of food

How to choose an event catering company

Choosing an event catering company    Whether you’re having an elegant wedding for 250 or a small corporate event for 10 people, you want a memorable, meaningful experience.    Finding just the right caterer to manage your event’s food and beverages is an important part of your planning process and should be one of the…

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Spain Ranch

Our Favorite Venues

4 Venues we love As a catering company, our staff and students get to see and experience a lot of different companies related to the hospitality industry. We have a great relationship with a variety of different venues in the Tulsa and Northeast Oklahoma area and wanted to feature four of those venues in today’s…

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Carolyn J. Piguet

Piguet’s Prime Time Partnering with Vinita FFA catering team and FFA members

Carolyn J. Piguet started the culinary projects in Vinita Public School in 2006, as a project to use at the Attucks Alternative Program, in which she was the principal. “Students are looking for success of a good job and everyone loves to work with food, so it made a great match,” states Mrs. Piguet. Monies…

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Mother Road Market

Carolyn J. Piguet of Piguet’s Prime Time a part of Fall Launch Class 2019

Carolyn J. Piguet has had a busy fall working with the staff of the Launch Program at the Mother Road Market. The Mother Road Market is Tulsa’s first food hall and is made possible by the Taylor/Lobeck Foundation. The Launch program provides legal advice, marketing, pricing, advertising as well as networking to food entrepreneurs. Mrs….

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Piguet’s Prime Time and Vinita FFA Tailgate at OSU Homecoming

Tailgating is always fun, but getting to be right in front of the football field at an OSU homecoming game was over the top. The Prime Time crew and Vinita FFA partnered to provide a BBQ meal for the Center of Health Sciences at Oklahoma State University at their recent homecoming. The excitement and sea…

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