Party in Focus: The Graham Company Holiday Party

Posted on: November 19th, 2019 by Frog Commissary

By Elisa Ludwig Having been in this business for more than four decades, Frog now has longtime customers whose celebrations almost feel like their own. One such example is The Graham Company’s annual holiday party. The Graham Company is an insurance brokerage and consulting firm that was founded in 1950. Headquartered in Philadelphia, the company […]

On the Road: Copenhagen – Simply Great Food

Posted on: November 19th, 2019 by Frog Commissary

By Steve Poses When we first met, Christina told me how much she’d loved her travels in Scandinavia, a region I’d never visited. Finally, last summer, we made the trip together, visiting Reykjavik, Copenhagen and Stockholm. Of the three, Copenhagen was our favorite stop, every bit as charming as it had sounded in her fond […]

Seasonal Musings: Your ticket to grilling and chilling this summer

Posted on: May 14th, 2018 by Frog Commissary

By Elisa Ludwig For most people, the image of summer leisure is sitting around a grill, casually turning out food for a crowd while sipping on a beer. In reality, however, unless it’s prepackaged burgers and hot dogs you’re serving, leaving everything until the last minute is a recipe for a stressful party. Even the […]

Fresh From the Oven: A Letter from Frog CEO Christina Sterner

Posted on: May 14th, 2018 by Frog Commissary

After a somewhat unpredictable start, we can finally say spring has arrived and summer is on the way. Here at Frog, it’s been a wonderful time of transformation as well. We’re celebrating our 45th anniversary year, a huge milestone and opportunity for reflection. We just wrapped up the annual Awards Dinner, which was a resounding […]

The Latest from TFI: What’s New and What’s Next at The Franklin Institute

Posted on: May 14th, 2018 by Frog Commissary

This spring and summer, celebrate the evolution of gaming, with The Franklin Institute’s newest exhibition, Game Masters—housed in the Nicholas and Athena Karabots Pavilion and the Mandell Center through September 3 . Showcasing the work of over 30 innovative game designers, this landmark exhibit is an interactive journey inside the most popular video games of […]

By The Glass: Pairing Spirits with Food

Posted on: May 14th, 2018 by Frog Commissary

by Larry Sterner For Frog Commissary’s recent Westworld party, the clients specifically requested that we select spirits to match with the food . I have a long and happy history with fine spirits served solo and in cocktails, but I never had the occasion or inclination to match them up with serious food. Given the […]

Sweet Talk: Keep it cool with Philly’s frozen fabulousness

Posted on: May 14th, 2018 by Frog Commissary

Philly’s rich ice cream history (we even have an ice cream style named after our city) has inspired a thriving frozen confection scene with microcreameries, sundae shops and make-your-own stores. Here are a few of our favorites to try this summer: Franklin Fountain Old City’s historic-themed soda fountain reimagines the glory days of phosphates and […]

At Home: Steve Poses Reflects on 45 Years of Frog

Posted on: May 14th, 2018 by Frog Commissary

by Steve Poses Forty-five years. How do I make sense of a forty-five year career? Forty-five years ago: Richard Nixon was President. Barack Obama was 11 years old. The Nixon Watergate scandal was unraveling. U.S. helicopters would fly from the roof of the American Embassy in Saigon in two years. The Exorcist was the top […]

Party in Focus: Frog Partners with HBO to help Launch the New Season of Westworld

Posted on: May 14th, 2018 by Frog Commissary

by Elisa Ludwig Every now and then, Frog gets called up for a fantasy catering job—the kind that allows the staff to build an entirely new world for one night. Such was the case when HBO asked Frog to create their Westworld party at The Franklin Institute, celebrating the show’s second season premiere on April […]

The Takeaway: Your New Favorite Side Dish

Posted on: May 14th, 2018 by Frog Commissary

For Executive Chef John Peralta, this Filipino fruit and vegetable slaw is an ideal addition for summer meals, be they picnics, backyard barbecues or al fresco weeknight dining. He typically serves it with his adobe chicken wings—an update on the classic vinegar-spiked Filipino recipe whereby the chicken is cooked on the grill instead of by […]