Food & Beverage


Summer Lovin’: Ice Cream Shops in the Greater Philadelphia Area and Suburbs!

This hot July weather is only kept in check by seeking out ice cream at every possible opportunity! Whether that means you have to pop out on your lunch break or make a scheduled trip to get your favorite double scoop, don’t forget to sample more than your local Dairy Queen.  There are some truly delightful ice [...]


We’re Growing Mint in the ACE Chef’s Garden

Thanks to the gorgeous weather we’ve been having, our Chef’s Garden is filled with fragrant mint!  Just brushing up against the dark green leaves is enough to bring your temperature down to candy cane levels of freshness.  Our chefs live to use different kinds of mint in everything and anything from chilled summer soups to steamed [...]


Celebrate with British Afternoon Tea for Your Next Party, Meeting or Special Event

What finer way to recognize Kate and William’s Royal Wedding and the Obamas’ recent visit to Britain, than to put on a traditional British Afternoon Tea for a group of local attorneys meeting at the ACE Conference Center!? Although a favorite, many Americans don’t know that the tradition of Afternoon Tea was created in the 1840′s [...]


Planning Your Wedding Reception Menu: Our Tips and Suggestions to Make Your Guests Happy

Our excitement about our new partnership with Wolfgang Puck Catering is off the charts!  After spending the day working on our new wedding reception menus we thought we’d share some menu planning tips and suggestions. When it comes down to it, today’s weddings are all about hosting a fabulous party and FABULOUS begins with the basics – [...]


ACE Conference Center Announces Exclusive Relationship with Celebrity Caterer Wolfgang Puck

It’s official! We’re thrilled to announce our exclusive catering partnership with Wolfgang Puck Catering. The ACE Conference Center is collaborating with esteemed chef, Wolfgang Puck, to further enhance the ACE Conference Center’s reputation as one of the area’s premier special event locations. “We are pleased to join forces with Wolfgang Puck Catering and their legendary, [...]


Signature Cocktails for Weddings & Events

What’s a cocktail party without a signature cocktail? Although the concept of a personalized beverage or cocktail isn’t a new one in the world of events, it’s still a fun way to add a personal “splash” to the party scene. Personalized or “branded” cocktails can be served as guests arrive or throughout the event in a manner [...]


If We Can Grow an Herb & Vegetable Garden, So Can You!

As March begins and Spring quickly approaches, we’re starting to plan the ACE Herb and Vegetable Garden.  Planting a vegetable garden is a rewarding and healthy activity for families as well as businesses. Particularly if you are in the business of catering!  As a part of our Green Initiative Program, our Executive Chef looks to her own herb [...]


WINE FILES: New Wines Selected for Our Spring & Summer Menu

Spring is just around the corner with Summer sure to follow without hesitation.  Okay, it’s still brisk and chilly February in most parts of the country, but we’re feeling hopeful that warm weather is lurking just around the corner.   Nick Waller, Food & Beverage Director for the ACE Conference Center, has just selected some spectacular new [...]


Mixology: Trendy Beverages for 2011

If you don’t know it, the huge global liquor industry is constantly evolving and ALMOST as creative as the fashion industry.  But sometimes, it’s the clever bartenders, mixologists and caterers that come up with recipes and concoctions that take the public by storm.  Some recent trends on what’s hot on tap and what’s best served neat: [...]