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Top 10 Facebook event pages
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Facebook is becoming a must have for event marketing and amplification. Facebook loves events; event planners and venues love Facebook. The number of tools for Facebook event pages grows exponentially. Event lovers like Facebook even though sometimes its viral wave can be tough to control. Julius Solaris shares some of the best according to different uses and objectives. More


65 Detroit-area caterers, restaurants donate food, staff to soup kitchens
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At a time when soup kitchens face budget cuts, 65 restaurants and catering companies launched a program to serve lunch every Wednesday at a revolving list of Detroit and Pontiac, Mich., soup kitchens for a year. More

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NACE chapter makes wedding special for tragedy's survivor
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After being injured in a deadly shooting at an IHOP in Carson City, Nev., National Guard soldier Caitlyn Kelley decided to change her life for the better and marry her significant other. Members of the NACE Reno/Tahoe chapter pooled their efforts to make Kelley's day memorable. More

A rough guide to social media for restaurants, caterers
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Ed Charles, a pioneer in food blogging in Australia, shares a slideshow from a recent presentation he gave to members of Restaurant and Catering in Melbourne. Among his tips: make your site bloggy, learn the basics of search engine optimization and embrace Twitter, Facebook and Flickr. More

Lighter, healthier, but just as tasty: See how to transform favorite dishes
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The editors at Cooking Light know everyone is looking to serve healthful dishes that taste delicious; so they’ve compiled several recipes for main dishes (Eggplant Parmesan, Mexican Casserole), desserts (Banana Pudding, Carrot Cake) and breads (Monkey Bread Lightened, Brioche) that have about half the calories of their traditional recipes. More

Recipe: Carne Adobada
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Food blogger Ms. Glaze says she has used this recipe for Carne Adobada like a barbecue sauce — slathering it over steaks after the first quick sear on the grill. While it may sound unorthodox, she says she served the marinade at an event for 200 people and she heard no complaints. More


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3 tips for getting started on Foursquare
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If you're not using it for business, you're missing out on a powerful marketing and engagement tool that can help any business — large or small — tell its brand story to an entirely new category of consumer. This article shares why you need to stake your claim on the social networking platform. More

Slideshow: The Veolia Environement Wildlife Photographer of the Year awards
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Nearly 300 guests were treated to a champagne reception at the Veolia Environnement Wildlife Photographer of the Year award in the London museum's corridors, followed by an unusual twist on canapés, which were served on mini plates at tables while the nominations were announced. The catering from Moving Venue included rump of lamb with smoked aubergine puree, followed by a blackberry blancmanche with red wine granita. More

How to make elegant stenciled napkins
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Classic white napkins can easily be dressed up for special holidays with a stencil and washable fabric paint. The creative options and themes are limitless. HGTV shows how to make a Thanksgiving-themed napkin. More


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Wedding reception entrance songs with that 'wow' factor
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Wedding planners know that a couple's grand entrance into their reception is one of the most "wow" moments of the wedding. The right wedding entrance song will make the introduction of the bride and groom even more dramatic, and can also infuse the event with the couple's personality and style. More


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Rake in the savings this fall! Save $100 on membership; deadline is Oct. 31
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A membership in the National Association of Catering Executives gives your business a competitive edge with the right connections, tools and resources necessary to advance your career and business. Here's your chance to be part of our national community for less than a dollar a day! Deadline is Oct. 31. For more information, click here.






November webinar: 'Personal Branding'
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Join us at 2 p.m. EDT Nov. 16 for "Personal Branding: The 'X' Factor That Can Help Make or Break Your Success," presented by NACE Experience!™ speaker and trainer Gary Hernbroth of Training for Winners. For more information, click here.










Online registration is open for Experience!™ 2012 Conference: July 15-18 in New Orleans
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Be ahead of your time, on the cutting edge and "in-the-know”" as you learn from industry trendsetters. Experience! is a revolutionary conference that attracts professionals from every segment of the market, from caterers, event planners and event professionals, to students and young professionals. For more information, click here.



 
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