Memorial Day Weekend: A Day of Honor and Remembrance
Summer officially begins on Wednesday, June 21st this year, but the 3-day Memorial Day weekend is often embraced as the unofficial start to the summer season. During this weekend Americans usually relax with friends and family, often with a picnic or cookout before commemorating Memorial Day on Monday. To show respect and gratitude to the men and women of our armed forces who have given their lives in service to our country, many Americans attend parades and memorial services or place flags and flowers on the graves of the fallen during this weekend. While Memorial Day is a day of remembrance it is also a day we thank our current active duty and veteran military for all they have done to protect our country and our freedoms.
Buca wants to help you make this special weekend even more memorable. Bring the whole family to your local Buca after a parade or let us cater your special Memorial Day weekend event. Surprise your guests with a change from the regular summer cookout menu and offer everyone’s Italian favorites as well as cool salads, fresh seafood, lean chicken, and veggie-only dishes. We even have everyone’s beloved potluck standby on our catering menu – macaroni and cheese! Choose one of our catering packages or create your own awesome combination of Party Pans (feeds 20 adults), Half Pans (feeds 10 adults), and a variety of our other specialties. We can even supply the beverages and desserts, because what says “summer” more than a cool drink and a sweet treat? We even take care of all the extras like napkins, silverware, and plates, so your guests can dig right in without any delays!
You can even pick up Buca To-Go for smaller parties and family get-togethers. Heading to the lake, campground, or beach? Don’t stress about packing a picnic basket or remembering charcoal and lighter fluid, choose Buca instead! We make it easy to spend more time participating in your events and give you more quality time with your loved ones by taking care of all the cooking. We only need an hour notice and we can have your feast ready and waiting for you to pick it up.
Don’t stress about organizing your Memorial Day event. Buca can help you kick off the summer season in delicious style by taking care of all the details. Call us today to make your reservation or to place your catering and To-Go orders!
Celebrate Love with Buca, Where We Make Every Anniversary Extra Special
Most couples remember when they met, their wedding day, and the births of their children. While children’s birthdays are always celebrated, not everyone remembers or takes time to celebrate anniversaries. At Buca, we want to make sure these special days get the attention they deserve. Here are a few suggestions for how we can help you make your anniversary memorable this year:
Special Dinner for Two
From the moment you step into your favorite Buca restaurant, you’re surrounded by an abundant array of eye-catching decor. A member of our staff will greet you warmly and whisk the two of you away to your table. Order a sparkling cocktail or a bottle of your wine to mark the special occasion and order a few of your favorite dishes, all of which are meant for sharing. End your evening on a sweet note with one of our decadent desserts.
Banquet for Family and Friends
An anniversary party is a special time for family and friends to congratulate and celebrate a major milestone in a special couple’s life. Come to your favorite Buca and feast on Italian favorites while you all celebrate the honored couple. If you or your loved ones have an anniversary approaching and you’d like to celebrate, Buca can help to make your party fun, romantic, and memorable.
Buca di Beppo is the top choice when it comes to catering for anniversary celebrations. We cater hundreds of events across the United States every day and our clients are satisfied because our Italian dishes please everyone’s palates and our service is excellent. Let us create Full and Half-sized Party Pans from our extensive catering menu to celebrate your special occasion.
Looking to have a low-key night at home or thinking of a romantic picnic? Place your Buca To Go order with us and we’ll have your selections ready for pickup when you need them.
Buca Gift Cards:
If you’re lucky enough to be invited to an anniversary celebration, you may be wondering about the perfect gift for the lucky couple. Buca gift cards are always appreciated and they’ll think of you when they are enjoying their delicious meal.
At Buca di Beppo we love to celebrate love. Our specialized decor and wonderful wait staff provide a perfect environment for a romantic dinner for two or for an anniversary bash. We can also cater your events or supply you with all your favorites for pickup. Call us today to discuss all your anniversary details!
This Mother’s Day, Save Mom from the Daily Dinner Dilemma
This Mother’s Day, Save Mom from the Daily Dinner Dilemma
Most moms have a love/hate relationship with dinner. They want to feed their families delicious, healthy meals but all that planning, shopping, prepping, cooking, and cleaning up is time-consuming and stressful. Plus, lots of moms barely get a chance to sit down and enjoy the meal they have so lovingly prepared. This Mother’s Day, save Mom from the daily dinner dilemma…bring her to Buca! Our amazing staff will cater to her every need and our talented chefs will prepare a delicious dinner full of fresh ingredients. She will love the break from her daily dinner preparations and relish the fact that she is able to spend some extra quality time with her family. No need for her to check that everyone else has what they need or to refill drinks. Our attentive staff will take care of it all!
From semi-private dining rooms to a more intimate experience at our Pope table, no matter the size of your family, Buca will make sure your Mother’s Day meal is unforgettable. Our large, family-style, meant-for-sharing dishes bring families together and ensure no one leaves the table hungry. Mom wouldn’t have it any other way!
If you aren’t able to see Mom this year on Mother’s Day, or you want to give her an extra special gift she’s sure to appreciate, give her a Buca gift card. With no expiration date or service fees, she can use it at any Buca restaurant. Tuck one in a thoughtful card or send an eGift Card instantly to her inbox. Our gift cards are a thoughtful and delicious way to show her that you care. Stop by your local Buca or purchase a gift card online today.
Most days Mom is a chef, waitress, and dishwasher. This Mother’s Day, give Mom a break from hearing “I’m hungry. When’s dinner?” and time spent prepping and cleaning up. Bring her to Buca and let us take care of her and your entire family. This year give Mom what she really wants—family time, a delicious meal, and a break from the kitchen. Make your reservations online or call your local Buca today.
Oh, and don’t forget to tell her you love her. It doesn’t matter if you already told her today. Say it again. Because she will never get tired of hearing it!
Celebrate “The Heart of Healthcare” During National Nurses Week Saturday, May 6th – Friday, May 12th, 2017
Nurses are integral to hospitals, clinics, and other health care organizations. They administer aid and medicines, provide quality care for sick or hurt patients, and continually consult with other healthcare providers. They also educate their patients and families, keep meticulous records, and assist doctors around the clock. This broad spectrum of responsibilities is why nurses are referred to as the heart of healthcare.
Celebrate the Nurses in Your Life
Being a nurse is one of the most demanding professions in the world. Show your nursing staff how much they mean to you and their patients with a delicious meal from Buca di Beppo.
- Catering: From a few nurses at a small doctor’s office to an entire hospital, Buca has no problem catering a full meal for your staff. We’ll work with you to coordinate a customized catered meal and then deliver your selections along with all the necessary utensils, napkins, and plates*.
- Gift Cards: Doctors’ offices and hospitals are busy! If a catered meal is just not possible or you simply wish to give your wonderful nurses a break outside of work, a gift card is an equally meaningful gesture. Buca di Beppo Gift Cards are redeemable at participating Buca di Beppo restaurants and are available in values from $10 to $500. Drop a card on their desk or send an eGift Card instantly to their inbox. With no expiration date or service fees, they’re convenient for both the giver and the recipient.
A Quick History of National Nurses Week
In 1953, Dorothy Sutherland of the United States Department of Health, Education, and Welfare unsuccessfully petitioned President Eisenhower in proclaiming a day in October as “Nurse Day.” After many additional proclamation attempts throughout the years, progress was finally made in 1982, when the United States Congress and the American Nurses Association (ANA) jointly designated May 6 as “National Nurses Day” and President Ronald Reagan signed a resolution that proclaimed May 6 as “National Recognition Day for Nurses”. In 1991, recognition for nurses expanded from a single day to a full week, which begins on May 6, and continues through May 12, Florence Nightingale’s birthday. Specific days of recognition have since been added by the ANA. In 1996, the ANA recognized May 6 as “National RN Recognition Day,” in 1998, the ANA designated May 8 as “National Student Nurses Day,” and since 2003, “National School Nurse Day” has been celebrated each year on the Wednesday within National Nurses Week.
Nurses work days, nights, weekends, and holidays; often spending up to 12 hours at a time on their feet! This year, during National Nurses Week, show these amazing men and women how much they are appreciated by gifting them with a catered meal or gift certificate from Buca di Beppo.
- *Buca di Beppo delivers within a 10 mile radius of one of our restaurants.
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