LA chic meets Chicago

How fab is my couple seen here in the latest CS Brides.

A team includes:
DJ: Matt Roan
Catering: Entertaining Company
Lighting/decor:  Event Creative
Venue:  Morgan Manufacturing
Photography:  Nicodem Creative

 

Holiday entertaining...where?!

Holiday entertaining…where?!

Thanks to Michigan Ave Mag for featuring my fav holiday entertaining locales  – these guys are still on this years list.

http://michiganavemag.com/chicago-restaurant-picks-from-event-planner-rachel-de-marte

Tasting Plates

Tasting Plates

Tasting plates are one of my favorite ways to feed your guests.  Such a surprise and pleasing to all.

Fav couple feature

Fav couple feature

Thanks to CS Brides for featuring one of my fav couples from last summer.http://www.modernluxury.com/brides-chicago/digital-archive

Kitchen Cocktails

Kitchen Cocktails

I couldn’t love in-home events more.  So custom.  So personal.  No end time.  Adding a mixologist teaching a cocktail lesson in the kitchen keeps guests entertained for hours!

Specialty Cocktails

Specialty Cocktails

Custom cocktail’s are most seen at the wedding – BUT why not have for the bride and groom at their shower?!

Dessert in a Cup.

Dessert in a Cup.

Not what you would picture right?  Thinking dessert in a cup would be more cobbler in Mason jar-esque?  Not this time.  This beautiful creation by Chef Sarah Grueneberg of Spiaggia was served for an intimate dinner party of 12.  Why a coffee cup?  Dessert plates bore me – too expected.

Savory or Sweet?

Savory or Sweet?

This little gem represents a shoot done with Entertaining Company,  focused on His and Hers wedding foods.  On the left, a real beef slider with fries.  And on the right – a Brownie Burger, complete with PomJuice ‘Ketchup’, Vanilla ‘Mayo’, and Shortbread ‘Fries’.  While we pegged the girls for the…

Read More
Condiments reign king.

Condiments reign king.

As part of a Chicago Celebrates Connecticut party theme, creating a menu that showcased both was most important – as was the presentation.  So along with the New Haven Pizza, and East Coast inspired accompaniments, we have the Chicago Style Hot Dog and all its Mason Jar condiment glory.  Neon…

Read More
Clams go on everything.

Clams go on everything.

Chicago celebrates Connecticut with New Haven pizza  – a style of Neapolitan pizza common in and around New Haven, CT. It originated at the Frank Pepe Pizzeria Napoletana, known as Pepe’s.  This white clam version is always a hit (and my personal fav).