Looking to add a little taste of the islands to your next event? One of downtown Boise, Idaho’s newest restaurants, Paddles Up Poké, also offers catering for events. Poke (pronounced POH-kay) means “to section, slice or cut” and is a classic Hawaiian casual meal of raw marinated seafood. Paddle Up Poké serves it in its special house Piranha sauce over a bed of brown or white rice, “zoodles” (noodles made of zucchini) or mixed greens, and mixed with ingredients such as avocado, ginger, cucumbers, green onions and sesame seeds. Each catering package is custom designed for the event and can include hors d’oeuvres, buffets or menus of select items. 

A Planner’s Muse

 

Sample this recipe from the 2018 home of TED: the Vancouver Convention Centre.

 

The industry came together at The Foundry by Herban Feast on Oct. 19, 2017, for our Best of 2017 readers’ choice awards. In addition to great music and food, beer tastings, and candid photo booth snapshots, Northwest Meetings + Events raised approximately $900 for the SEARCH Foundation through a silent auction. The evening was capped off with our awards ceremony presided over by emcee Ron Hippe.