Martin's Blog

April 29, 2016

If you are a maid of honor, best man, or parent of the bride or groom, you should start to plan your speech for the wedding reception. Traditionally, these speeches are short and meant to toast the newlyweds.

Watch this video for advice on writing and delivering your speech. Even though you likely know the bride and groom well, you may not know everyone in the wedding reception venue, so it is always good to start with introducing yourself.


April 21, 2016

Happy wedding season everyone! We have a lot of exciting weddings approaching and our staff is ready to deliver. I recently was scrolling through our event list and observed the number of guest that varied significantly for each wedding. I shouldn’t have been surprised considering our elaborate, yet elegant ballrooms which can accommodate from 50 to 2000 guests for any type of wedding or event. Yes, we can do it all!


April 12, 2016

A bull roast is the perfect fundraising opportunity. Whether you want to raise money for your school’s PTA or for a local health organization, a bull roast is sure to attract plenty of guests so that you will meet or even exceed your fundraising goals. Unfortunately, planning a bull roast can get complicated. After all, there are many details that must be attended to. However, it doesn’t have to be too much of a headache so long as you’re armed with a little know-how. Learn what you need to know in today’s blog, below.


April 7, 2016

Whether you are organizing a corporate event or thinking through your wedding reception, banquet planning comes with its own host of concerns and considerations. There are a few tips and tricks to make your life easier and in today’s blog, we’ll let you know the details you need to think through to ensure your next banquet is a success!



March 30, 2016

Mother’s Day may be a month away, but that doesn’t mean you should wait until the last minute to make plans. To celebrate your mom in style, consider bringing her to Martin’s Caterers Mother’s Day brunch. This beloved annual event will be held on Sunday, May 8th from 1-5 pm at three of our Maryland locations. Learn why it’s the perfect way to spend the day with your mom in today’s blog, below.


March 25, 2016

 If you’re hosting a big corporate event, you have to make sure that the troops are well fed!

But, we know how difficult picking food for just a handful of people can be, so we having to pick food for an entire company will present a lot of challenges. That’s why more and more companies are turning towards box lunches for their corporate events.


March 17, 2016

When it comes to wedding planning, it is important to be aware of trends for inspiration, but to utilize these trends in the right way, to suit your unique tastes on your special day. A fashion-forward, striking, and one-of-a-kind looking wedding that hits all the right notes will help your friends and family celebrate your love and allow you to start your new lives together on the right foot. While wedding planning, keep these 2016 spring wedding trends in mind and use them as inspiration.



March 10, 2016

Whether your son will soon be getting his bachelor’s degree or your daughter is finishing up highschool, a graduation is a great excuse for a party. Your child’s accomplishments deserve to be celebrated, and a fun graduation party is the perfect way to bring friends and family together to congratulate the graduate on this huge accomplishment. Planning a graduation party can be stressful and time-consuming, but with a little know-how, it doesn’t have to be. Learn more about planning the perfect graduation party in today’s blog, below.


March 3, 2016

If you’re in love with flappers, bobs, and dapperly dressed men, a Great Gatsby wedding is the perfect theme for you! Long popular for brides and grooms who love a little glitz and glamour, the 1920s is an easy era to evoke with an attention to detail and a few tricks up your sleeveless flapper dress. With our beautiful crystal chandeliers and gorgeous decor, Martin’s is the perfect venue for your Gatsby wedding. Learn how to pull off the perfect Great Gatsby wedding in today’s blog!


February 25, 2016

If you have a daughter whose 15th birthday is coming up, it may be time to start thinking about her quinceanera. This important celebration will be one that she remembers for her entire life, so it is important to do it right! A quinceanera is a big undertaking, so it’s important to allocate plenty of time for the planning process and break it down into steps. Learn more about the steps you should take in today’s blog, below.