Did you know that the key to promoting better relationships among your employees could be as simple as encouraging them to share a meal together from time to time? In a 2015 study, researchers from Cornell University led by Kevin Kniffin took a look at how sharing meals affected the work group dynamics amongst different
At Rivers Edge Catering, providing delicious meals that are sustainably sourced is a key part of our business. We feel that the best way to serve our customers is by committing ourselves to finding and creating lasting relationships with great food vendors within close proximity to Portland. We also believe it is our responsibility to
As a catering company that specializes in corporate and lunch catering in the Portland area, we’ve learned a thing or two over the years about how to make the most out of a catered event. If you’re planning an event for your company, here are some things to consider.
At Rivers Edge we pride ourselves on our ingredient selection and choose our vendors carefully. Our deli turkey, ham, pastrami and corned beef are all purchased from Thumanns. They use no fillers, MSG, gluten, or artificial flavors, artifical coloring and large amounts of salt. From the very beginning they have superior quality cuts of meat
Last month we explained why many Italian herbs are reputed to be romantic or passion-inducing. Certainly in the times of the ancients before we had the extensive studies of nutrition that we do today, they could only rely on anecdotal evidence of the effects of food on people’s physiology. If people were searching for a
What is it about Italian food that makes it so romantic? Certainly it appeals to a diverse demographic of people. Whether it is our appetizers such as bruschetta, prosciutto rolls, or Sicilian antipasto, or a main dish like spinach lasagna or risotto, these classics are the best way to one’s heart—and stomach. But why? What
Whether you are planning a March wedding or a St. Patrick’s Day theme party, we have ideas to make the luck of the Irish shine down on your holiday. Many people typically serve corned beef, cabbage and Irish soda bread, but what else can you do to give a wee bit more of the St.
There’s no month more romantic than February. With images of cupids and hearts everywhere, it’s hard not to think about love. Forget what people say about the commercialism of the holiday—it’s the romance a bride is after. A summer wedding can be great because of the weather, but outdoor venues might be overly crowded. A
For a busy professional in meetings and swamped with work, sometimes it is hard to find time to eat. It may not be convenient to leave work long enough to enjoy healthy food, leaving fast food as the only option. Many professionals end up skipping meals rather than eat unhealthy or break away from what
Leaving the office for lunch has its pros (fresh air, change of scenery, etc.), but it’s not without a few cons as well, which is why we’ve developed a lunch menu that caters to corporate needs – pun intended! Here’s why some hard workers prefer to dine in: • Usually, grabbing a quick lunch and