Saturday, July 26, 2014

Beautiful Event at PEM

UPDATE:
We received this lovely email "thank you" today and thought we would add it to this post:


Hi Lindsay

I'm slowly coming back down to earth after all the festivities.  Everyone was way beyond delighted with everything - tell Rhiannon that the food was absolutely delicious and we received many compliments.  All the staff were unfailingly courteous and good humoured and everyone worked hard to make this a wonderful occasion for Jonny and Carra.  Thank you all, so very, very much,

Best wishes,
Linda

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We love sharing what we do, and especially like to do that when our guests go out of their way to collaborate with us in creating something especially beautiful, and/or truly unique.

That was the case last night with a special event we created and catered at PEM (Peabody Essex Museum.)  We want to give a particular "shout out" to Lindsay Otis, our Senior Catering Sales Manager, and Rhinanon Nowak, our PEM Chef, who worked together to create such a lovely affair.





Sushi

Asian Tuna Tartare on Wonton Crisp

Duck Confit-Stuffed Mushrooms, Sriracha Aioli

Vegetable and Chicken Chinese Dumplings, Gingered Hoisin Dip

Tny Asian Salad Skewer with Mandarin Oranges and Almonds, Carrot-Ginger Dip

Sweet and Sour Baked Shrimp with Guacamole Sauce


Beautiful Atrium



Last minute adjustments before the guests arrive insure everything is just perfect




Getting ready to "plate up" the trays of Oysters and Sea Scallops come out of the ovens


Grilled Sea Scallop on a bed of seaweed salad with chile-infused honey, Baked Oyster on the half-shell with Pernod-soaked buttery bread crumbs, and Chilled Jumbo Shrimp with Blood Mary-inspired cocktail sauce

Local Artisan Breads and Rolls

Main Course, Medallion of Beef Tenderloin, Juniper and Orange Blossom Compound Butter, Braised Short Rib of Beef with Pomegranate Gastrique, Haricots Vert and Roasted Rainbow Marble Potatoes with Fresh Mint

Our team hard at work plating up quickly and efficiently so that the food comes out looking and tasting terrific

Individual Summer Berry Pavlova, Chantilly Cream and Rhubarb Syrup

I hope you enjoy seeing this special event, including some peeks "behind the scenes."

Juli

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