Hosting the MD Comptroller!

Tomorrow, Thursday the 28, Santoni’s will play proud host to the Comptroller of Maryland Mr.  Peter Franchot. He is doing a tour of several businesses in Glyndon, including our friends The Wine Post, to promote small stores and local shopping this holiday season, and he’s stopping here first- we’re pleased as punch! Mr. Franchot says in his press release, […]

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Snow you say? Hot Chocolate and Biscotti Time!

Alright friends, we are officially supposed to have the first snowfall tomorrow! Weather.com says we’re dropping 15 degrees and can look forward to an inch of accumulation starting around 3am and potentially running until the early afternoon. Now that’s not much, but doesn’t it just get you in the mood for some hot chocolate? Stop by on […]

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Black Friday for the Party Planner

Consider Black Friday as a chance to get started on your event shopping. Whether you have a winter wedding, some New Years’ magic to make, or you are just getting in some last minute shopping for your annual “Christmahanukkwanzaa” celebration, you’ll definitely need a little help and a good sale to make it happen.  Think […]

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Thanksgiving Wine

If the thought of picking a wine to match your turkey dinner sends you into a panic attack, well you’re in good company. Frankly, I just ask people to bring the wine and then figure it’s out of my hands! But this year I’ve done the research, read the reviews, and talked to our friendly […]

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Thanksgiving and Boar’s Head Samples this Saturday

Come on down to Santoni’s Marketplace this weekend, Saturday the 10th or Sunday the 11th from 11am- 2pm, to taste test items from our delectable Thanksgiving meal!  Boar’s Head will also be holding a Saturday-only sampling of their Sliced Sweet Holiday Ham and Holiday Cheeses! These would make a great game day platter for all […]

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New Jewish Holiday Menu Now Available

This month marks two major Jewish holidays, Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur. To help you celebrate, Santoni’s has crafted a menu for your observances from a variety of popular traditional and contemporary meal options. Choosing the Santoni’s family catering options is an excellent way to ease the burden of cooking during your family’s observances. Have […]

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Food Waste: What Santoni’s thinks you should know…

We Americans trash 40% of our food. 40%! Imagine ordering a foot-long sub everyday and only ever getting  7.2″. If your anything like us, you’d probably be upset and feel slighted. Well, that’s exactly the way you would feel about your food consumption if you really knew how much we all waste. For a family […]

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Helpful Fall Wedding Resources

September 1st marks the beginning of the fall wedding season for us here. Things start getting really busy. There are some amazing resources you should know about when planning (or just daydreaming about) an enjoyable fall wedding. We LOVE Pinterest. The site is an online posting board for images of creative ideas posted by anyone […]

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Sending Smart Event Invites

Every guest  wants something different. You want your event to blow them away. It takes smart planning to get everyone the meal they want for your special event. Oftentimes we see hosts wanting a full serviced plated dinner with servers. In order to make this possible, your caterer will need to know who gets whats. […]

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New Football Tailgating and Party Menu

The time has come when our city will be painted (even more) in black and purple. On September 10th, in front of a national TV audience, M&T Bank Stadium in Baltimore will be hosting the Ravens opening game on Monday night. The Ravens will be playing division rival Cincinnati Bengals. Whether you are tailgating on […]

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Back to School

This July was the hottest month ever recorded in the continental US. Thankfully, over the next month the temperatures will soon slowly cool and summer will come to a close. Sooner than you know it the leaves will be coloring the landscape and a warm plate of comfort food will be a welcome end to […]

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An Olympic Appetite: Catering for London 2012

Catering for a 500 person event is a logistical challenge, but try having to prepare 14 MILLION meals at 40 locations on a round the clock basis over the course of a few weeks. That is what caterers at the London Games this summer face.  Serving both athletes and audiences, London 2012 claims to be […]

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Santoni’s Named 7th Largest Baltimore Caterer!

Santoni’s was recently ranked 7th Largest Caterer in Baltimore by the Baltimore Business Journal. The Journal annually publishes a “Top 25 Caterers List” which bases the ranking on a self-reported survey of local caterers.  This ranking is exciting for Santoni’s. It is a testament to our rapid growth and high quality food and service. The […]

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Meet the Chef: Cold Catering Chef Bob Bertucco

Bob Bertucco is Santoni’s Cold Catering Supervisor. He is the voice of reason when things get hectic around Santoni’s Catering. He is easygoing while being able to keep his department in smooth running order. Originally from New York, Bob has been with Santoni’s for 7 years. He started by gaining experience with us as a […]

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Meet the Chef: Executive Chef Sam Shapiro

Sam Shapiro is our Executive Chef here at Santoni’s. He has been with us for 2 years. Sam is known around the store for his approachability and collectedness. Prior to Santoni’s, Sam worked as Executive Chef at Innovative Gourmet Catering in Owings Mills. Originally from Highlandtown in Baltimore, Sam moved to west to Seattle to […]

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Wine Tasting

If you want an elegant event to say thank you or to celebrate a special event, there are few better options than a wine tasting or dinner.  Many of the tastings we do at Santoni’s feature our Chef’s own special creations tailored specifically to our clients’ needs. A wine event allows guests to experience and […]

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Wedding Brunch

We have been seeing a rise in the popularity of brunch weddings. Brunch allows guests a full meal with more affordable food options. Instead of a full bar, brunches can offer guests mimosas and a bloody Mary bar. The meal can include gourmet items from both breakfast and lunch fare, so the possibilities are vast. […]

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Feeding Wedding Guests

When we think about planning food for a wedding, we often focus almost entirely on the reception. However, there is a good chance guests for your ceremony will be hungry for several meals. While it is reasonable to expect them to find food on their own during their time apart from you in town, with […]

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Breakfast on your Wedding Day

Despite all your efforts to plan and create a perfectly peaceful wedding day, you will most likely still be nervous and making last minute decisions. Your bridesmaids will be ready for your salon appointment and will probably be hungry. Making a meal will take away precious time and create even more stress. Forget that! You […]

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Comfort Foods

A huge trend in catering right now is comfort food.  Guests appreciate a hearty, delicious meal that hearkens back to their grandma’s cooking. We aren’t suggesting you simply serve hot dogs, hamburgers, and fried chicken. There are plenty of ways to add exciting gourmet elements and culinary trends to old favorites. We have seen several […]

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Wedding Cupcakes

Substituting the traditional wedding cake with cupcakes has become an increasingly popular concept for brides.  Cupcakes can be decorated just as elaborately as a cake and are acceptable at events catered by some of the world’s top cake makers.  Gourmet cupcakes have hit massive popularity with shows like Cupcake Girls and DC Cupcakes. There are, […]

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Patch Award

Santoni’s Marketplace & Catering is proud to accept a Reisterstown Patch Readers’ Choice Award. Local readers overwhelmingly voted our Deli the “best place to get a sandwich” in the Reisterstown Area out of 11 local restaurants. To view the results of the vote visit this Patch page.  Deli Manager Josh Smith remarked, “Congratulations to our […]

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Father’s Day 2012

Father’s Day is quickly approaching. This year it falls on June 17th. There are a ton of great ways to celebrate our wonderful dads. The weather is heating up and grilling season is in. In addition to burgers, steaks, and chicken, think about grilling up some of Maryland’s seasonal produce. A comprehensive harvest calendar can […]

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