Mangia Partners with Coveted Spokane Valley Venue: Arbor Crest Winery

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Sitting 450 feet above the Spokane River and overlooking the Inland Northwest’s southern horizon as far as the eye can see, the picturesque Arbor Crest Winery is one of our region’s most iconic and sought after wedding and event venues. Mangia is proud to announce our new partnership as a preferred caterer for Arbor Crest, and thrilled to introduce our … Read More

2017 Weddings by the Numbers

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For the past 11 years, The Knot Real Weddings Study has surveyed thousands of engaged and married couples to get a sense of how they plan their weddings, helping catering and event planning companies keep a pulse on the trends and wishes of their clients. The latest numbers are in from The Knot Real Weddings Study 2017, and while we … Read More

What’s New in 2018: Wedding Trends

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Each year wedding and event planners do their best to put the trendiest and most creative ideas in front of their brides and grooms as they plan their big day, and each year it seems planners continue to push the boundaries of tradition and unique character in order to create the most memorable events. 2017 saw nature take center-stage as … Read More

Mangia Catering: The Best of 2017 – The Hough + Laich Coeur d’Alene Wedding

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Each year at Mangia we strive to provide the best in service, from the first phone call you make to our staff to the final dish put away at your event and every step in between. 2017 was no exception, and our calendar was marked with hundreds of events the showcased that special Mangia touch at each one. And like … Read More

The Personal Touch

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The Holidays are upon us, and all around are signs, flavors and smells of the season: colorful lights adorning our homes, the scent of Douglas fir and peppermint and hints of cinnamon coming from kitchens and candles, and the sweet memories that our family traditions bring back. We love the Christmas season at Mangia, and while we are busy helping plan your Holiday parties and … Read More

Thanksgiving a la carte

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Thanksgiving is a holiday rich with traditions, steeped in family recipes, and full of memories of laugher at the kids’ table and pulling the ‘wishbone’ apart with cousins. But as food trends and creative chefs continue to bring an innovative twist to the the restaurant and catering world, some of those unique ideas are making their way to our dining … Read More

Cold Nights, Warm Drinks: Easy Homemade Hot Chocolate

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Few things welcome the cold weather like the warmth of a drink in your hands. Couple it with a fireplace and blanket, and you’ve got the cure for even the coldest of winter nights. This simple and affordable homemade hot chocolate not only will help you and your loved ones get cozy after a chilly outing, but it will taste far better than … Read More

Venue Spotlight: the Calam Shrine Center

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With views of the mountains and surrounded by open fields, the Calam Shrine Event Centeris located in the picturesque Hayden, Idaho, and is the perfect venue for all of your budget friendly events. The Calam Shriners have been in North Idaho since 1908, with the mission to support and develop fellow Shrine Masons and their families and communities, while serving the … Read More

October means pumpkins

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Even if you wanted to, it is impossible to escape the cascade of pumpkin that descends on our lives once the calendar turns to October. From our coffee to our bread to our ice cream, pumpkin spice has found it’s fall home in our hearts – and on our menus. And while many of us welcome that hint of burnt … Read More