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The face of catering is changing -- and supermarkets are nicely positioned to fit the profile.There is still a market for the traditional catered event, whether it's an elegant sit-down dinner at a metropolitan art museum or a wedding reception at the grange hall.But another type of catering opportunity is becoming more popular and is more suited to the style and service levels of supermarket prepared-food

The face of catering is changing -- and supermarkets are nicely positioned to fit the profile.

There is still a market for the traditional catered event, whether it's an elegant sit-down dinner at a metropolitan art museum or a wedding reception at the grange hall.

But another type of catering opportunity is becoming more popular and is more suited to the style and service levels of supermarket prepared-food programs, said deli executives.

It's catered casual. For

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