Celebrate Administrative Professionals Week With Buca: April 17!
Your company’s administrative professionals work hard every day scheduling meetings, contacting clients, and fielding questions. Every day they keep your business running smoothly, but their competence, talent, and skills mean sometimes their work can go unnoticed. Administrative Professionals Week (celebrated the last full week of April) is all about giving these workers the recognition they rightly deserve. During this special week, employers and supervisors celebrate the staff that supports them every day.
Bring Your Adminstrative Professionals to Buca
At Buca di Beppo we love celebrations! Bring your administrative staff to your local Buca for a meal that is all about them! Reserve one of our large, semi-private dining rooms or our Pope’s table for an extra special treat. Regardless of the size of your administrative staff, they will enjoy our inviting and eclectic dining rooms full of comfortable booths and communal tables. The fun atmosphere, heaping portions of delicious family style dishes, and impeccable service at Buca will make your administrative staff feel special.
Let Buca Cater to Your Administrative Professionals
Not every office can come to us to celebrate, so we make it easy to bring the celebration to you. Set up a catered lunch at your office and we can bring your Party Pan orders to any location within a 10-mile radius of one of our restaurants. Our Party Pans feed up to 20 and our Half Pans feed up to 10; mix and match to create your perfect combination. We offer a huge variety of choices to make everyone happy
Pick Up the Party with Buca “To Go”
Our Buca Small and Buca Large dishes can be prepared within a few hours’ notice. This is a great option if the holiday slipped your mind and you need a last minute idea. Place your order and pick up exactly what you need to feed your hungry staff.
This year celebrate Administrative Professionals Day in a big way! Everyone loves Italian food so show your employees how much you appreciate all the hard work they do every day by reserving a table or room at one of our restaurants or arranging for a catered or carry out lunch this Administrative Professionals Day! They will appreciate that you have taken the time to recognize all that they do and they might even share with you!
Buca Can Cater All Your Spring Events
Have you come out of a winter hibernation and suddenly your calendar is filling up with events? Between St. Patrick’s Day on March 17 and Easter on April 16, you are probably also planning on hosting or attending a variety of celebrations, birthday parties, weddings, baby showers, and/or bridal showers. Before you get overwhelmed with details, call Buca di Beppo to take care of one of the biggest details of any party…feeding your guests! No matter the celebration, our diverse menu options are sure to satisfy everyone and are the perfect choice for any occasion. Our Party Pans feed 20 hungry adults and most of our selections are also offered as half pans. Mix and match all your favorites to create a customized party menu including antipasti, fresh salads, baked pastas, delicious entrees, and decadent desserts. Concerned about specific dietary needs? We offer vegetarian, vegan, and gluten-free options to accommodate everyone at your event. Personalize your special event to your exact preferences, knowing that you will always receive impeccably created Italian cuisine and five-star service from Buca. Whatever your selections, Buca is prepared to bring our delicious dishes to a location convenient for you.* Plus, we supply everything you need to serve and enjoy your meal: napkins, serving and dining ware, and plastic plates.
Go Online or Call for Your Spring Catering Today
Start your catering order by using our online form and a sales manager will contact you to discuss the necessities such as number of people attending, date and time, and menu. Our skilled team is experienced in a wide range of social, religious and cultural events and is able to meet a variety of needs. If you aren’t sure exactly what you want or need, give us a call. We also have lots of great suggestions and can answer all of your questions. We’ll work with you to create a catering package that works for you and your event. As your calendar fills up with spring celebrations, just smile and call Buca to handle all your catering needs.
* Most of our restaurants can deliver within a 10 mile radius for Buca Catering orders exceeding $100.
Give Your Guests the Gift of Delicious Christmas Catering
’Tis the season for celebrations! This Christmas make your holiday party festive and memorable. Let us bring a variety of scrumptious Italian dishes to your home or office Christmas party or wherever you are gathering this season. Your colleagues, friends, and family will love filling their plates with the delicious, Italian favorites they find at their neighborhood Buca di Beppo and you’ll love how our catering options put a smile on everyone’s face. At Buca di Beppo, we have an impeccable reputation for catering, because our chefs always provide your guests with an amazing Italian meal and our staff always goes the extra mile to help make your event a success!
While we offer an extensive catering menu, we also offer Celebration Packages to make it even easier for you to choose the perfect meal for your Christmas celebration. Our Celebration Packages make catering a snap and are available in half pan (serves 10 people) or full pan (serves 20 people) options and all come with our famous house-baked bread.
- Celebration Package 1: Choice of salad (Mixed Green Salad or a Caesar Salad) and choice of two pastas (Spaghetti with Meat Sauce, Penne alla Vodka, Baked Ziti, or Ravioli al Pomodoro)
- Celebration Package 2: Choice of salad (Mixed Green Salad or a Caesar Salad), choice of one pasta (Spaghetti Marinara or Fettuccine Alfredo), choice of one entree (Chicken Parmigiana, Chicken Marsala, or Chicken Limone)
- Celebration Package 3: Choice of salad (Mixed Green Salad or a Caesar Salad), choice of one pasta (Penne al Forno, Baked Ziti, Baked Rigatoni, or Lasagna), choice of one dessert (Chocolate Chip Cannoli or Cookies & Brownies)
- Celebration Package 4: Choice of salad (Mixed Green Salad, Caesar Salad, or Apple Gorgonzola Salad), choice of two pastas (PenneSan Remo, Penne Basilica, Baked Ziti, Spaghetti with Meat Sauce, Spicy Chicken Rigatoni, Baked Rigatoni, or Penne alla Vodka), choice of one entree (Eggplant Parmigiana, Chicken Parmigiana, Chicken Marsala, or Chicken Limone), choice of one dessert (Chocolate Chip Cannoli, Cookies & Brownies, or Tiramisu)
With Buca Christmas catering, you don’t have to worry about a thing! We even provide you with plastic plates, utensils, and napkins with every order so nothing will stand between your guests and our freshly prepared offerings. Whether you’re planning a Christmas dinner for your immediate family, your entire extended family and all of your friends, or your coworkers and employees, let Buca di Beppo cater it so you can spend more time enjoying it! Still not sure what you should order? Our Catering Specialists are here to help you plan out every detail. Call us today and we can start working with you to coordinate a perfect Christmas meal.
Buca Catering Means More Time to Do What You Love This Thanksgiving
Is your calendar filling up fast for the next few months? Do you have a million things to do and events to attend? We want to help you with your “To Do” list by catering your Thanksgiving meal. That means you can cross off “plan menu,” “shop for ingredients,” “prepare turkey, sides and dessert,” and even “wash 7 sink loads of dishes.” With Buca in charge of your meal, you can spend more time with the people you love and doing the things you want to do, like holiday shopping!
A catered Buca Thanksgiving Feast* means everyone can enjoy Thanksgiving and no one will be stressing about how the turkey will turn out this year. We provide all the traditional Thanksgiving meal items like (perfectly cooked) sliced white meat turkey, homestyle gravy, roasted garlic mashed potatoes, spicy Italian sausage stuffing, green beans, cranberry sauce, and of course, pumpkin pie. We can also add a bit of Italian flair to your meal by pairing the delicious Thanksgiving Feast items with some of our regular menu items. Add pastas, fresh salads, and mouth-watering garlic bread to create a catered meal customized for your guests.
With Buca Thanksgiving catering, you don’t have to worry about a thing! We even provide you with plastic plates, utensils, and napkins with every order so nothing will stand between your guests and our freshly prepared offerings. Thanksgiving is definitely about food, but it is also about family. This year, instead of running around town with a grocery list, spending the day away from your family in a hot kitchen preparing a full menu, and doing endless amounts of dishes, let the chefs at Buca di Beppo do what they do best. We will provide you with a turkey dinner and all the trimmings and any additional family-style Italian entrees you’d like to add to your meal. Whether you’re planning a Thanksgiving dinner for your immediate family or your entire extended family and all of your friends, let Buca di Beppo cater it so you can spend more time enjoying it! Spend your valuable time doing the things you want to do this Thanksgiving, like spending time with your out of town guests and finding the best Black Friday deals!
Don’t forget to invite Buca to all of your work Thanksgiving events as well. Don’t make everyone bring dishes back and forth for a potluck! Let Buca take care of all of your coworkers and employees by catering your meal. Everyone will be delighted by all the delicious dishes we offer and we offer multiple dietary options (including vegetarian and gluten-free) so no one is left out. From a variety of salads and entrees to desserts and drinks, we can take care of everything. We even provide all the necessary additions such as plates, silverware, and napkins. A catered meal from Buca is a wonderful way to show your staff how much they mean to you and the company. Let us know the date and number of attendees and we can start working with you to coordinate and plan the perfect Thanksgiving meal.
* Available November 16th – 25th. Our Half Pans ($179.99) serve 10 adults and our Full Pans ($349.99) serves 20 adults. Call now to pre-order!
Don’t Wait! Start Planning Your Holiday Events with Buca Today!
Believe it or not, it is time to start planning your holiday events. From sit-down corporate holiday dinners to informal family gatherings, it’s never too early to start organizing all of the details. The size, complexity and type of celebration you are hosting will determine the amount of preparation necessary. For example, a family dinner for 10 people may only take a few hours to plan but a large scale company party will require several weeks. Give yourself ample time to put together the best holiday party this year, start your holiday planning today! Here are a few advantages to early holiday event planning:
Greater Turn Out Rate
The sooner you send out your invitations or “Save the Date” cards, the higher the probability that your guests will not already have another scheduled event. You should then send the official invitation with RSVP closer to the event date. Be sure the guest/spouse/significant other is included on the invitation.
Choice of the Best Venues
Early party planners have the best choices when it comes to selecting their venues, catering, and entertainment companies. The longer you wait to confirm your details, the less likely you will be able to put together the event experience you originally envisioned. No one wants to be stuck hosting their holiday party in the corporate office because all other possible venues were booked. Booking and planning before the holiday rush can also be a better financial choice, since prices often increase along with demand.
Choice of the Best Food
Corporate holiday events mean you need to show your team that you recognize and appreciate their hard work. Family holiday events are especially memorable as sometimes it is the only time of the year all family members are together. Both type of events require plentiful portions of food that everyone loves. So skip the stuffy steakhouses and the restaurant around the corner where everyone goes for lunch each week and choose a truly special menu. Buca di Beppo knows how to make every event feel special. From corporate party catering to warm family gatherings in our welcoming restaurants, Buca is the perfect choice for all of your holiday events.
Before the hustle and bustle of the holiday season sets in, call us to discuss all of your reservation and catering options. Are you wanting to celebrate at your home? We can’t wait to tell you about all of our amazing catering packages. Are you wanting to celebrate at a restaurant where you know the service will never disappoint? You know that our staff is here to serve. Wherever you choose to host your event, choose a team you can trust. At Buca di Beppo, we consistently provide delicious Italian dishes and truly care about your event. Don’t leave something as important as your holiday menu to chance! Contact us today!
7 Signs You Have a Great Boss: National Boss’s Day October 17
National Boss’s Day is the perfect time to show your boss how much you appreciate their kindness and fairness throughout the year. You may overlook all that they do when you are focusing on your own job, so take a minute to consider all that they do for the company (and you!) every day. Here are 7 signs you have a great boss:
- Your boss sets clear expectations and doesn’t micromanage
A great boss identify priorities and discusses expected outcomes and results. The boss then entrusts the employee to execute the details and get the work done how they see fit, rather than telling the employee how to do it.
- Your boss gives immediate feedback and recognizes efforts
A great boss gives immediate feedback as to whether a worker has made a mistake or has succeeded, not months later at their performance assessment. Great bosses establish a coach-player relationship with their employees to offer advice, reinforce high quality performance, and make employees feel appreciated.
- Your boss appreciates each person’s skills and unique talents
A great boss observes and speaks with employees in order to take advantage of what each employee does best. Employees then feel confident about their work, skills, and talents and the boss is able to reap the rewards of employee satisfaction.
- Your boss is open, truthful, and not afraid of empowerment
A great boss is direct, but sensitive in their communication.They are not insecure about empowering their employees and they encourage employees to make positive changes within the company.
- Your boss is prepared to coach
A great boss educates, encourages, and leads their team by example, never assuming employees know what to do and how to do it. They know when it’s time to jump in from off the sidelines and coach their workers on how to do a particular job.
- Your boss knows their employees
A great boss is friendly, available and makes time for employees who want to speak to them. A great boss will also be open to learning about employees’ lives outside of the workplace. This is often helpful when an employee needs to make arrangements for time off, flex-time or a family emergency. Employees are more committed to their work when they have caring and interested bosses!
- Your boss works on being a better boss
Many bosses have a natural flair for leadership, but much of what it takes to be a great boss is the constant learning and developing of new and better management capabilities. Great bosses often attend classes and seminars and read books on how they can perform better in their role.
With all that your boss does for you and your co-workers every day, take some time to say “thank you” with Buca di Beppo. Bring your boss by one of our restaurants for a delicious lunch or dinner; gather your co-workers and organize a catered meal at the office, or surprise your boss with a Buca gift card. Show your boss that you appreciate all they do this Boss’s Day with Buca di Beppo!
Buca Brings the Food and the Fun to Your Holiday Office Party
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Most offices have an annual holiday celebration to show appreciation for its employees and allow time for colleagues to mix and mingle outside of work hours. They often take place in the workplace just after office hours. Presentations are frequently given and noteworthy employees are awarded for their performance. If you’re in charge of organizing this year’s holiday office party, here is what you need to do to get started planning the best holiday party your office has ever had.
Set the date
You first need to decide when the party will take place, since everything else will be planned around this date. Keep in mind that some dates will be very busy during the holiday season and some days less so. Choosing a midweek day will often give you more options for entertainment, catering, venues, etc.
Decide the guest list and venue
You don’t necessarily need a final number just yet but you should have a ballpark number in mind. Are you inviting all employees? Certain departments? Are spouses and families invited? After you have received back your RSVPs you will be able to provide a final head count to your caterer and any other relevant vendors. You also need to finalize the location. The office party will probably be at the office, but where exactly?
Send “Save the Date” cards
As soon as you know the date and exact location of the party, it’s time to send “Save the Date” cards to your office mates. Notifying everyone as soon as possible will ensure the best turn out during the busy time of the year.
The best way to plan for the best office holiday party is with a perfect catering menu from everyone’s favorite Italian restaurant, Buca di Beppo! Call us today to start planning your special menu. The earlier we start working together, the easier it will be to make sure that we can cater your event at your chosen date and time and have plenty of opportunities to discuss any special needs or concerns you may have. Whether you know exactly what you want to offer the party’s attendees or you need a little help setting up your menu, Buca is here to help and we’ll make sure that no one will leave the party hungry.
Your office holiday party is when everyone takes time to reflect on their year of hard work and to celebrate their successes. As the most successful catering company in the business, Buca caters hundreds of events every day, making us skilled with multiple types of gatherings. We will be sure that the catering for your holiday party will be up to the highest of standards. Maybe you’ll even get an award for planning the perfect office holiday party!
Caring for Your Care Providers: Celebrate Nurses ALL Month at Buca!
Annually celebrated on May 6, National Nurses Day marks the beginning of National Nurses Week, which ends on May 12, the birthday of Florence Nightingale. National Nurses Day is a day dedicated to raising awareness to the important role nurses play in society. On the front lines of administering aid and caring for sick or hurt patients, nurses are a patient’s greatest asset and advocate. They provide quality care and emotional support, educate patients, and assist doctors around the clock.
A great way for hospital administrators, business colleagues, and patients to show their nursing staff how much they are appreciated is by providing them with a delicious meal. A basic Buca di Beppo catering package is easy to order and feeds up to 40 people! Buca can also work with you to coordinate a customized catered meal for any amount of nurses, from a few at your doctor’s office to an entire hospital. We will bring our mouthwatering, Italian inspired dishes to any location within a 10 mile radius of one of our restaurants and bring all the necessary utensils, napkins, and plates.
Take care of the wonderful men and women that take care of their patients all day by offering them a moment to put their feet up and enjoy a heaping plate of hearty pastas, fresh salads, and favorite entrees. We can even provide beverages and desserts. While they will of course appreciate your gesture, they will definitely appreciate a thoughtful meal that will fill them up and rejuvenate them for the rest of their shift.
Sometimes doctors offices and hospitals are too busy to host a catered meal or maybe you want to give your wonderful nurses a break outside of work. Buca di Beppo Gift Cards are redeemable at any Buca restaurant and are available in values from $10 to $200. 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.
Nurses are selflessly committed to their patients. They face daily physical demands and often spend up to 12 hours at a time on their feet. They work nights, weekends, and holidays. This year take some extra time to 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. Let’s celebrate ALL month, they deserve it!
Celebrate the Staff that Supports You: Administrative Professional’s Day is Wednesday, April 27
You know that your hardworking administrative professionals are the backbone of your company. They work hard every day handling the scheduling and correspondence for your business as well as developing and maintaining paper and electronic filing systems, researching databases, and establishing, maintaining, and completing necessary projects. They are a major part of what keeps your business running smoothly, but their talent and competence means that sometimes their work can go unnoticed. This month, make it a point to celebrate the staff that supports you.
Administrative Professionals Day is celebrated annually on the Wednesday during Administrative Professionals Week, the last full week of April. This is a day for employers and supervisors to recognize the work of secretaries, administrative assistants, receptionists, and other administrative support professionals. Often administrative professionals are gifted with cards, flowers or lunches. While cards and flowers are nice, at Buca we think the best choice is to treat your administrative professionals to a lovely Italian lunch.
Join Us and Dine In
At Buca di Beppo we love celebrations! We provide the fun atmosphere, heaping portions of delicious dishes, and impeccable service. Treat your administrative professionals to a lunch at one of our eclectically decorated restaurants. Reserve one of our large, semi-private dining rooms or our Pope’s table for an extra special treat. Regardless of the size of your administrative staff, they will appreciate heading out of the office for an awesome Italian meal to celebrate their hard work.
Delivery and Carry Out
Not every office can come to us to celebrate, so we make it easy to bring the celebration to you. Set up a catered lunch at your office and we can bring your Party Pan orders to any location within a 10-mile radius one of our restaurants. Our Party Pans feed up to 20 and we offer a huge variety of choices so everyone will have a plate full of an Italian treat that they love. We also offer carry out so you can grab exactly what you need to feed your hungry staff. (A great option if the holiday slipped your mind and you need a last minute saving grace.)
Everyone loves Italian food so show your employees how much you appreciate all the hard work they do every day by reserving a table or room at one of our restaurants or arranging for a catered or carry out lunch this Administrative Professionals Day! They will appreciate that you have taken the time to recognize all that they do.
Don’t Let Spring Events “Spring” Up on You: Plan Your Occasion with Buca
Spring has sprung and calendars are filling up fast with holidays, weddings, and celebrations. Buca is ready to host you and your guests in one of our banquet halls or bring our delicious dishes to a location convenient for you.* Our whimsically decorated, inviting banquet rooms are perfect for hosting any size group and any type of gathering. No matter the sort of banquet you have in mind, when you book with Buca, you are getting the spirit of Italian culture, meaning stellar service and fabulous food. Our diverse menu options will satisfy everyone so customize your party menu to include antipasti, fresh salads, baked pastas, delicious entrees, decadent desserts, and refreshing beverages. Several of our locations also offer bar packages and drink ticket packages to include cocktails, beer, and wine in your celebrations. Personalize your special event to your exact preferences, knowing that you will always receive impeccably created Italian cuisine and five-star service at Buca.
Maybe catering would better fit the needs of some of your events? Our Party Pans feed 20 hungry adults and most of our selections are also offered as half pans. Mix and match all your favorites to create a mouthwatering catered event perfect for any occasion or crowd. Life gets hectic and you may have an event “spring” up on you. If you find yourself faced with a spontaneous event or need to feed a large group fast, give us a 3 hour notice and we can accommodate almost any order. Plus, we supply everything you need to serve and enjoy your meal: napkins, serving and dining ware, and plastic plates.
Check your calendar for communions, proms, Mother’s Day, anniversaries, birthdays, showers, graduation parties, and any other events where Buca can be of assistance. Then to begin planning a banquet, use the online form on our website and a sales manager will contact you. After discussing the necessities such as number of people attending, date and time, and menu, our staff will work with you to make sure every other detail is perfect for your party. Our skilled team is experienced in a wide range of social, religious and cultural events, can work with any budget, and is able to meet a wide variety of needs.
* Most of our restaurants can deliver within a 10 mile radius for Buca Catering orders exceeding $100. (If you are outside this area, arrange a curbside pick-up and our staff will be sure that your order is hot and ready at your requested time.)
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