Category archive: Behind The Scenes

Meet Chef Heather VanHorn

Meet Chef Heather VanHorn

CRAVE West End Executive Chef Learn more about Chef Heather’s passion for culinary arts! My desire to enter the culinary world started at a youthful age. My grandmother, father and mother taught me many valuable lessons in the kitchen while mentoring me in different styles of cooking. My grandmother guided my exposure to Italian food,…

CRAVE Cincinnati Server Spotlight: Jimmy Houlihan

CRAVE Cincinnati Server Spotlight: Jimmy Houlihan

CRAVE Cincinnati’s Server Spotlight of the Week: Jimmy Houlihan 

CRAVE Mall Of America Hosts Wonderful Wedding Reception

CRAVE Mall Of America Hosts Wonderful Wedding Reception

Back in May we hosted a wedding reception at our Mall of America CRAVE for Tina and Andy Vossen!  We are honored they chose to celebrate their special day on our indoor patio with their loved ones.  Our team and the Vossens worked together to create a menu that would be perfect for their friends…

CRAVE Supports Starkey Hearing Foundation and Operation Change

We were excited for the opportunity to have a Q&A with our annual CRAVE Care’s partner, Starkey Hearing Foundation. Their upcoming TV series, Operation Change, begins June 23rd on the Oprah Winfrey Network. Check out the behind the scenes interview with Starkey Hearing Foundation about Operation Change.

CRAVE Restaurant In Cincinnati Launches New Fall Menu

CRAVE Restaurant in Cincinnati - Best drinks

“As a Bartender at CRAVE Restaurant in Cincinnati, I am pleased to see all the new vibrant recipes for the new menu. From the hand-made specialty cocktails to the mouth-watering culinary creations coming out of the kitchen, the new fall/winter flavors make you want to try them all!   The cocktails at CRAVE are different…

CRAVE Restaurant In Minneapolis Joins Taste Of The Vikings

CRAVE Restaurant In Minneapolis Joins Taste Of The Vikings

CRAVE Restaurant in Minneapolis loves giving back to our community and is fortunate enough to partake in events that benefit great, local organizations throughout the Twin Cities. Over a thousand people came out to meet Minnesota Vikings players and coaches at the annual Taste of the Vikings event on November 11, 2013 at Nickelodeon Universe ® in…

CRAVE Restaurant In Mineapolis Home Office Halloween Party

CRAVE Restaurant in Minneapolis - Home Office

CRAVE Restaurant not only provides a vibrant and energetic environment throughout all of our restaurants, but also within out Home Office! In honor of Halloween, the Home Office Team threw a party with tricks, treats, and plenty of dressed up characters fully embodying the spirit of one of the most fun days of the year!…

A Great VIDEO Capturing Our Thanksgiving Meal For The Deserving

In addition to all the CRAVE staff we had on hand to serve hot meals to the needy this past Thanksgiving, we also had a fantastic photographer on site to capture this special day. She put together a video slideshow and put it to music to give you appreciate the great success we experienced. Thanks…

How Branding Impacts a Catering Event.

Ed Carson, Director of Sales & Special Events for CRAVE Catering, explains how branding plays a role in creating the perfect catered event. Branding is an essential aspect of creating an event with our clients’ vision in mind.  Though the client may not know what their vision is, we guide them by selling ideas. We…

CRAVE Orlando Executive Chef, Tuan Tran’s Podcast!

CRAVE Orlando Executive Chef, Tuan Tran, was asked to show why CRAVE was just voted Best Sushi in Orlando by the Orlando Sentinel. Here, he’ll show you how to make a number of our specialty rolls and some professional tips for making your own sushi at home!