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Who's News in Catering for May 1, 2021

Products on the Market

FUN WINE, is a low ABV, low calorie wine that usses monk fruit as the sweetener and is now available in a 330 mL aluminum bottles

Fun Wine is located in Miami; it was brought to life through art, culture, fashion, and music! The artist who creates the design of Fun Wine packaging is Miami based artist – Miguel Parades.


Mercer Culinary® introduces the newest additions to its Hell’s Tools® line; silicone blade scrapers and spoon spatulas.  

Like all Hell’s Tools®, the silicone scrapers and spoon spatulas are extremely durable and meet a multitude of culinary needs. They feature heat-defying characteristics, formulated to withstand temperatures of up to 500°F, providing foodservice professionals with unsurpassed performance at the prep station or stovetop.  

Hot Off the Press

Hestia Harlow, the hyper-curated online tablescape and event hosting platform, is offering a seamless and effortless way to create an unforgettable celebration for every mother! Handling the table setting, menu creation, and (most importantly!) dish washing is another way to show love and care. Hestia Harlow is there to help at all stages of the event planning process.  

For those who aren’t big fans of cooking, or simply don’t have enough time to spend creating masterpieces in the kitchen, as part of the Catered by Hestia Harlow offering, the customers may choose various menu sets, created and prepared by Hestia Harlow’s in-house chef. The sets include two- or three-course dinner or brunch boxes, which come with clear instructions from the chef. When ordered, the food is delivered overnight in insulated boxes and must be frozen upon delivery. This way, the food will stay fresh and suitable for serving within two or three days. 


Gentleman Forager is pleased to announce its new catering service aimed at accommodating large events. Gentleman Forager EATS is a new crave-worthy outdoor kitchen run by veteran Twin Cities Chef Taylor O’Brien, and an impressive multitude of weekly guest chef pop-ups. The ever-changing menu—from mouth watering meats and vegetarian shawarma to morel mushrooms on a stick—is all expertly prepared using wild and wildly delicious ingredients.  

Gentleman Forager EATS will debut its new catering service at Hook & Ladder Theater’s 2021 urban outdoors summer concert series called Under The Canopy. The outdoor kitchen will cater every concert in the series. Gentleman Forager is a wild food themed company focusing on “All Things Foraging.” They harvest, sell, innovate, entertain, teach and promote—working only with wild or wildly unique farmed foods. Learn more at:

People on the Move

Blue Diamond Growers is pleased to announce Dr. Daniel Sonke as its new Director of Sustainability. In this role, Dr. Sonke will lead global sustainability efforts across all segments of the Blue Diamond Growers business. He will be responsible for integrating company performance with the  111-year-old almond cooperative’s sustainability pillars of economic viability, environmental stewardship, and community well-being.  



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