Basic Kneads: Healthy, Wood-Fired Pizza Wherever We Can Park

Posted by on Dec 15, 2014 in About our Company, Catering, Wedding Catering | Comments Off on Basic Kneads: Healthy, Wood-Fired Pizza Wherever We Can Park

If you were not already aware, Basic Kneads Pizza is a traveling, wedding catering machine. We now consider ourselves veterans in this industry, having catered 30 weddings in 2014 alone and many more in the years previous. One of the best aspects of our company is the fact that we can travel all over the state of Colorado with our three trailer ovens, unlike other food trucks which may not be able to travel into the mountains. Some of our favorite and most frequented venues over the years include the Snow Mountain Ranch in Granby and The Lyons Farmette in Lyons. We have even traveled all the way to Clark, Aspen, Crested Butte, and everywhere in between for some fabulous mountain weddings. Those are just a few of the venues we have been to, proving we can truly provide you with healthy, wood-fired pizza where ever we can park! If you are planning a wedding and have thought about providing a unique food experience for your guests, lets get together and talk details over a piping hot pie. Tastings are always complementary, as is the exceptional service we strive to provide to each guest we come in contact with. Email Laura at with any and all questions about our services!...

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Dare to be Different: Pizza at Your Wedding!

Posted by on Dec 28, 2013 in Catering, Wedding Catering | Comments Off on Dare to be Different: Pizza at Your Wedding!

When I meet with couples about having Basic Kneads cater their wedding, they always seem to use one word to describe what they are looking for: Unique. These couples have decided that their guests can get the chicken, beef, or fish option at any other wedding. They want to be different, simple, “unique”. And seriously, who doesn’t want a fresh slice of pie tossed and cooked on site, next to a fire, then delivered straight to your plate? Pair it up with our fresh organic salad and a Rocky Mountain backdrop and your guests will know why they made the trip! Basic Kneads is already booking for 2014! We are looking forward to traveling all over the state of Colorado to bring our unique catering style to your wedding or special event. Summer/Fall dates are already filling up, so send us an email and we can help you check catering off your to-do list. Check out our catering page to see our pricing and what we have to offer, then scroll all the way down to the bottom to fill out the catering inquiry form. Or, simply email right now and we will get back to you ASAP! We look forward to working with...

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Sarah and Lee’s Aspen Wedding

Posted by on Dec 7, 2013 in Wedding Catering | Comments Off on Sarah and Lee’s Aspen Wedding

   This past summer, we were lucky enough to cater Sarah and Lee’s wedding in beautiful Aspen, CO. We had a fantastic view of the Maroon Bells, where they held their breathtaking ceremony, and surrounding mountains from the Aspen Recreation Center, where the reception took place. They opted for our full spread and we served fresh made bruschetta, cheese and fruit platters, and delicious smoked salmon spirals (pictured above) for appetizers. Then came the main course: 6 flavors of wood fired pizza, one of which was Sarah’s own creation, all paired with our organic mixed greens salad. It was a beautiful and unique reception and we are so happy that they invited us to be a part of it. We wish you the best, Sarah and Lee!               Did you know Basic Kneads is a fleet of 4 mobile ovens? You can always find our food truck in Denver, but three of our vehicles are trailers that can travel all over the state of Colorado to cater YOUR wedding!  Or any other special event that deserves delicious wood fired pizza.  Contact us if you are interested in having Basic Kneads make your event exciting and unique!  ...

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Jamie and Brian’s Wedding at the Farmette 8-17-12

Posted by on Oct 29, 2012 in Wedding Catering | Comments Off on Jamie and Brian’s Wedding at the Farmette 8-17-12

There are other places to have a wedding, but I’m not sure if there are better places than the Lyons Farmette.  Tucked up against the foothills with the creek running idly through the trees, you’ll find the perfect setting for a Colorado countryside wedding.  The Farmette is a unique venue created around a visionary idea, owners Mike and Betsy are nothing short of inspiring.  Watch a short video about their story here. Basic Kneads Pizza made the journey to Jamie and Brian’s wedding at the Farmette on August 17th of this year.  We cooked up our delicious pizza for over one hundred hungry wedding guests, and even got sometime afterwards to play with the baby goats. We provide top-knotch catering in Denver and all along the front range, foothills, and Colorado mountain towns.  Your guests will be amazed! (if you have not tried our pizza, get on down to one of regular events, but be prepared to be amazed yourself!)  If you are interested in wedding catering, please see our catering page.  We cater for all types of events including weddings, rehearsal dinners, birthday parties, and any other event with hungry people who love great pizza.  Please contact us with your event information today, we would be happy to talk to...

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Therese and Garett’s Wedding, October 20th, 2012

Posted by on Oct 24, 2012 in Wedding Catering | Comments Off on Therese and Garett’s Wedding, October 20th, 2012

One of the great things about catering weddings is that people invite you to all kinds of cool places you’ve never heard of before.  Enter Therese and Garett and their brilliant idea to have their wedding reception in the Colorado Springs Ghost Town Museum.  Their guests were mingling somewhere between the blacksmith’s shop and the saloon, on the main street of an authentic wild west town, located inside the museum!  Our trailer oven cooked up hot pizzas right outside, as we enjoyed one of those beautifully warm October afternoons.              ...

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Large Event Catering: Can anyone beat Our Wood Fired Pizza at your Picnic, Party, or Event?

Posted by on Mar 22, 2012 in Catering, Wedding Catering | Comments Off on Large Event Catering: Can anyone beat Our Wood Fired Pizza at your Picnic, Party, or Event?

We can cater large events like company picnics, graduation parties, block parties, festivals, concerts, weddings, and Bar or Bat Mitzvas.  Our large event catering serves up fresh cooked pizza, not food trucked in from a central kitchen, and gives people hot food fast. The date: June 11, 2011 The venue, Outside Great Divide Tap Room, Denver. The Event: The 17th Annual Anniversary Party Arriving with 6 staff, a truck full of food, about 100 pounds of wood, and 300 large dough balls, Basic Kneads was ready for this large event. Over the course of 4 hours, our six staff would make 300 large (16 inch) pizzas from scratch, cook them in our wood fired oven, and serve them to hundreds of hungry beer drinkers. Every 40 seconds, a new pizza would come out of the oven and a new pie would go in.   Our team that day was on fire, our truck cranking out enough food to feed 900 people a plate of pizza each (two large slices).   Eaters lined up with their tickets, queueing in separate lines depending on the pizza they desired, and were able to quickly choose the pizza they wanted, handover their ticket, and eat their pizza, all within seconds of it coming out of our wood-fired oven. What does this mean for your Block Party, Large Event, Festival? I challenge you to find another food truck OR caterer who can serve fresh cooked food as fast as we can, for the number of people we can serve per hour.  (if they say, “oh sure, we can feed 2oo people lickedey split”, ask them what they would charge to do that.  Then check our prices and see how we beat them on price and quality of food.)   Our food isn’t reheated or kept warm from a central kitchen, it doesn’t sit in steam trays over a gently wavering blue flame.  It’s not a bunch of chicken sitting in a sauce (so it doesn’t dry out), our pizzas are assembled from raw ingredients and served to our loving eaters in minutes. If you have an event, festival or party and are expecting large numbers of people, Basic Kneads can feed them quickly and at a great price. So if you’ve got a big block party, company picnic, festival, wedding, or graduation party coming up, and want a fun food choice that Westword called one of Denver’s Top 3 Pizzas, contact our catering director, Christen Bakken, at...

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