My fourth annual “Soles of Love in the Garden” garden party charity event is fast approaching and I want you to meet the gracious companies and individuals who are helping to make this happen.
Meet Cheri Thompson, owner of The Savory Spoon. After catering last year’s event, she quickly established herself as my official garden party caterer extraordinaire. She’s back this year, not only as the supplier of savory edibles but as a major sponsor.
Cheri’s heart is as big as my appetite…..and that’s ginormous! Her company participates in most of the major fundraisers in the Frederick area and dozens of smaller ones, like mine. Although Cheri claims not to have a “home church”, she believes in tithing. Her church is her community and everyone she meets because the minute you meet her, you feel a sense of kinship with this amazing, soul-filled woman. 10 – 20% goes back into the community. Talk about paying it forward.
If you haven’t been the lucky recipient of Cheri and her staff’s talent, I’ll give you a 30 second commercial:
She was named Start up Entrepreneur of the Year for 2013 by the Frederick Chamber of Commerce. They use fresh, local ingredients and local vendors whenever possible. They customize menus and can accommodate most dietary restrictions such as gluten free, vegan, and diabetic. She has an in-house pastry chef who specializes in custom recipes to suit anyone’s needs. OK…. you had me at pastry! 🙂
They provide pastries, sandwiches, and salads to Dublin Roasters Coffee Shop where we recently met to talk all things Garden Party! From 10 to 200 people, dinner or just appetizers and desserts, The Savory Spoon’s Facebook page will keep you living vicariously through their great events so make sure you like them.. As for me, I wish they had a LOVE button!
One of the things I love most about Cheri is her interest in making her yummy food and decor match the theme of my parties. She’s already dreaming up fun ways to incorporate our “Birthstones” theme this year. Can’t wait!
Here she is in action at last year’s (white-themed) party!