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Inside Look at Puff ‘n Stuff!

Friday, June 3rd, 2011

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Have you been to PuffnStuff.com lately?  We have rolled out a whole NEW WEBSITE!

Corporate Cost Effective Lunch Options

Thursday, January 27th, 2011

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Needing lunch catered for you while under a tight budget?

Puff ‘n Stuff has the solution for all of your corporate catering needs. Need to provide meals for your staff that will agree with varying dietary needs? Puff ‘n Stuff can provide solutions for a great corporate lunch for your entire staff. They have seasonal menus to try and can also provide daily lunch specials at $10.95 a person or will work with you to meet your specific budget. Puff ‘n Stuff Catering does corporate lunch catering in West Orlando, throughout Central Florida and the Tampa Bay Area.

Large Corporate Event Catering

Wednesday, January 12th, 2011

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What size corporate events does Puff ‘n Stuff cater? We can go as small as just a couple of people, if that is what the client wants.  We can also go as large as 6,000-7,000 people. We did a grand opening to Target, it was a back to school for UCF.  What we did is that we partnered with Target, while they provided the food, we prepared it on-site. It was a nice spin on what we normally do, but we can cater for corporate events as large as the client would like.

Inside Puff ‘n Stuff: Raul, Director of Catering Operations

Wednesday, January 5th, 2011

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I am Director of Catering Operations. Everything reports back up to me. I oversee the logistics department, the kitchen operations, the service department, fleet management, it all comes back up to my responsibility. Most of the operations and behind the scenes, we just make it happen. Whatever the client wants, we make it happen. Puff ‘n Stuff is really diverse in many different ways. There are so many different things, for example, the challenges [I face] every single day, you never know what surprises may come up, so it is always exciting!

The attention to detail is what makes Puff ‘n Stuff different. Our motto: “Passionately Perfecting Life’s Celebrations” is what everyone who works here, lives by. Everyone here makes sure that everything is done exactly the way the client would like it to happen. Client satisfaction is my number one priority.

Types of Cuisine Offered

Thursday, December 30th, 2010

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At Puff ‘n Stuff, we specialize in a different variety of cuisines. We don’t try to pigeon-hole ourselves into just one, we try to make sure there is something there for just about everyone. We work with a lot of family recipes. We have customers that come to us from time to time and have an “Aunt Erma’s Special Cookie” that they’ve done. We have a lot of ethnic dishes that people come to us for and we certainly take a lot of time to work through those things and put a special twist or special twist for them and of course we give them an opportunity to taste it in advance. [The cuisine choices] are extremely diverse; we really try to do just about everything. We have traditional American Cuisine as well as a wide variety of different ethnic cultures. We are now getting into the Kosher side of the world as well, working within Kosher cuisine as well as our Indian Brides as well. We are beginning to see a pretty big influx of indian business and we are working with that community to try and develop some great things.

Average Wedding Size

Wednesday, December 22nd, 2010

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The average wedding is probably 100 people. I am finding that the trend for 2010-2011 is a smaller guest list, so they have a little more money to spend on the food which is kind of nice. But we do as large as 500 people and as small as 25 people.

What Size Weddings Do You Cater?

Wednesday, December 1st, 2010

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We cater weddings of all sizes. A lot of the venues that we work with lend themselves to great, small intimate affairs, and others for large gala functions. We really pride ourselves in working with all gambits, we really don’t have a restriction or minimum guest count. A lot of the times, the smaller the group, the more important the group. WE try to look at each thing individually. Sometimes, during the year, it is not really conducive to bring very small groups in because it is exceptionally busy. But for the most part we will cater weddings of all different sizes, of all different magnitudes, of all different ethnicities, in all different reasons.  We cater primarily in Orlando, Tampa, but obviously everything  in between. We are going into the East Coast a tremendous amount–working into Jacksonville, FL, Daytona Beach, St. Augustine, and Ormond Beach.

Selecting Food, Caterer, and a Venue with Puff ‘n Stuff | Corporate Events | Puff ‘n Stuff Catering

Sunday, November 21st, 2010

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I think with Corporate Executives, I give them what is going to work well with their clients, especially if they don’t know the group of people that are coming in.  They don’t know if they have dietary restrictions, etc.

What I try to do is say this menu works really well and ease them into it.  If there are dietary restrictions we can talk about menus that work well for them.  I can also do site visits and walk them through how the event is going to go, to help ease their mind. I think that gives them a sense of calm.  Once we do a lunch delivery, and we bring repeat business,  we have it, they feel comfortable with us.  If they set  a new location, we go and walk it to make sure we understand the location.

We are flexible, if you don’t have tables and access to your meeting requires going up five flights of stairs, we will accommodate your request to make your event the best possible.

Best Caterer Orlando | WOW Awards | Event Solutions Caterer of The Year | Puff ‘n Stuff Catering

Tuesday, October 26th, 2010

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“We’ve won a number of awards and the first really was in 2006, we were a finalist for the Event Solutions Caterer of the Year Award.  We look at that as really the Holy Grail of the industry for us because it encompasses not only catering, but event production, design, entertainment, and all facets of the entertainment industry.  We weren’t happy with just being a finalist and a year later in 2007, we resubmitted once again and we were given the award.  It’s really a great thing, there are only 9 Caterers in the world that have received this award.  We’ve won a number of local awards, we’ve been recognized by the Knot, by Brights.com for a lot of excellence within the event and wedding industry, and most recently the Orlando WOW Awards.  We were just honored as both the caterer of the year and for a catering event.  When I think about the awards and what that should really mean to our clients, I think that should more than anything else, it leands credibility to us.  I think that helps them understand that they are coming to a company that has a reputation, that is recognized.  You can come to us and depends on us.  You can lean on us for your event.  It takes a tremendous amount of time to pull together these awards and submissions for these awards.  But actually being recognized and receiving the award is quite prestigious and we are very very proud of that.”

Mary Brumley | Wedding Catering Planner | Puff ’n Stuff Catering | Orlando | Tampa

Thursday, October 21st, 2010

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“My name is Mary Brumley and I’m a special event planner for Puff ‘n Stuff.  Well basically my main focus is weddings, so I do event planning for weddings, and then I do social as well, and a little bit of corporate.  As an event planner for Puff ‘n Stuff, I think I pride myself on trying to make sure the bride has the best experience on her wedding day.  It should be stress free for her, she should not be worried about her vendors, or her caterer, or people being on time.  You have to talk with them and see, what their vision is.  So all of that really has to be discussed in the consultation.”