October 19, 2016 - Amazon’s Stinky & Dirty Premiere

When asked to cater the premiere of Amazon’s “The Stinky & Dirty Show,” we were excited to create a menu emphasizing the playful, kid friendly nature of the show.

Take a look at how it all came together, led by the incredible team at Swisher Productions!

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Photo credit: Katherine Rose

Food Styling: Wilmarose Orlanes

Production: Swisher Productions

September 23, 2016 - Saddlerock Ranch Wedding

It’s been a busy wedding season around here, and we’ve been lucky enough to be spending time at some of L.A.’s finest venues!

Take a look at this week’s featured wedding, set within the beautiful, “Camp Cabernet” at Malibu’s Saddlerock Ranch.

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During cocktail hour, guests enjoyed craft cocktails and gourmet cheese and charcuterie, while servers passed appetizers such as sweet potato pommes frites with ancho salt and green chile ketchup; pancetta wrapped scallops with honey whiskey and jalapeno oil; and speck wrapped dates with manchego and sherry syrup.

Dinner was served across three stations, displaying items such as our wedge salad with iceberg lettuce, cherry tomato, gorgonzola, applewood bacon and chive vinaigrette; roasted brussel sprouts with speck, cipollini onion and maple brown butter; grilled wild salmon with pomegranate syrup and mint labneh; and mini bahn mi sandwiches with cucumber relish and sriracha.

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We capped off the evening with a full dessert station as well as passed late night snacks (think: chicken sausage with french toast batter and maple bourbon syrup)— keeping guests happy and full until the very last moments of the night.

Thank you Kristin of Esoteric Events for planning another spectacular wedding!

Styling: Wilmarose Orlanes

Photography: Joanne Pio

September 22, 2016 - Urban Palate on Chalkboard Magazine

Did you get a chance to read our article, “6 Stunning Tablescape Ideas for Parties at Home” on Chalkboard Magazine?

CLICK HERE to see the full article, featuring styling advice from our in house Creative Director, Wilmarose Orlanes!

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August 31, 2016 - Recipe: Watermelon Heirloom Tomato Salad with Basil Vinaigrette

Urban Palate is thrilled to be teaming up with WhitneyPort.com to provide (monthly) original content in the realm of food, styling and entertaining!

Keep an eye out for upcoming articles, and CLICK HERE  for step by step instructions to recreate our beautiful watermelon feta salad with basil vinaigrette!

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August 02, 2016 - Gulls Way Wedding

Over the years, we’ve had the pleasure of working at some really stunning wedding venues, but this past weekend was our first time at “Gulls Way:” a jaw dropping oceanside property in Malibu – previously occupied by Dick Clark. Today, the sprawling property acts as a part time wedding venue — hosting no more than 5 weddings per year!

For this particular event, our chef created a Cuban inspired menu – including passed apps, 4 dinner stations, stationary dessert and late night snacks.

Here’s a peak into Alana & James’ special day (planned by Kristin of Esoteric Events).

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Photography: Joanne Pio

Styling: Wilmarose

 

July 19, 2016 - Minted

Who doesn’t love a good brunch? (We certainly do)! ESPECIALLY when working for Bash Please and Minted Weddings – and presenting a tasty menu for their host of talented friends + guests.

Set within the bright, intimate walls of HNYPT, our creative director designed a petite brunch station for guests to grab bites such as chia seed yogurt parfait; gravlax bagel crisp with heirloom tomato, herbed mascarpone and caper oil, and sliced seasonal fruit with mint and orange blossom syrup.

Here’s a look at how the beautiful brunch went down!:

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June 21, 2016 - Cheeky

When asked to create a healthy, summer menu for Cheeky Home‘s dinnerware launch party, our chef whipped up some delicious new items including  grilled peach, tomato and burrata tartines; grilled mission fig, fennel and arugula salad; rainbow cauliflower farro with manchego and fresh mint; and a roasted plum crostata with almond crumble and lemon thyme for dessert!

Take a look at how it all came together, within the backyard of a beautiful Venice canal house.

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Big thanks to Cheeky for giving us such a memorable night!

June 17, 2016 - Casual Premier

Last week we had the privilege of catering HULU’sCasual” premiere at the beautiful LURE nightclub.

Offering (casual) American finger food like sliders, hot dogs, po’ boys and a delicious trio of fries and dips— guests could serve themselves from two buffets, while also sipping on craft cocktails and picking from rotating appetizers like short rib empanada, 4 cheese mac and cheese balls and grilled chipotle shrimp.

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Thank you Swisher & HULU for having us involved!

May 06, 2016 - The Cream 2016

Did you have a chance to stop by our booth at The Cream?

This year, we served up five sweet and savory bites, including chioggia beet risotto, tangerine shrimp on grilled ciabatta and a (crowd-pleasing) honey rosemary fried chicken on a chive biscuit.

We also highlighted our newest partnership with Sugarfina, giving attendees the chance to take home some sweets from a full tasting bar!

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A special THANK YOU to Bash Please for putting on such a beautiful showcase! And a super shout out our sweet friends at Sugarfina, Luke & Katherine for the photography, and Wilmarose for her stunning creative design!

April 15, 2016 - Ray + Ro Say I Do

Working on a wedding is always an amazing experience, but it’s made even better when the bride is not only a friend, but also the talent behind the incredible Gather Events! We were so honored to help bring this special day to life for Ray + Robin. You can see even more gorgeous details from photographer Braedon Flynn on Brides!

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