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July 28, 2017

Bonjour Bebe: French Baby Shower Inspiration

When one of our beloved industry friends and cherished colleagues has a celebration, we are beyond thrilled to pour blessings upon them! This French-inspired baby shower was for one of our nearest and dearest, Larrissa and Johnny of Inviting Occasion. With stunning decor (naturally), and a slew of amazing vendors who came together to love on the new bebe, we were delighted and honored to provide sweet and savory treats!

 

Photography: @jackieculmer 

Event and floral design: @Invitingoc 

Catering: @24carrotscatering 

Specialty rentals:@foundrentals 

Rentals and tabletop rentals: @sigpartyrentals 

Specialty Lighting: @ambereventprod 

Napkins and runners: @modmixstudio 

Linens and runners: @latavolalinen 

Macarons: @piipacakes 

Signage: @nicrocdesigns


May 19, 2017

Kanye-Inspired Tasting Menu

While we take food very seriously around here, we’re always down to play around with food and love getting inspired by our client’s favorites things – whether it’s a traditional dish, or in this case, a rather unconventional source of inspiration: Kanye West. We had a special VIP tasting and used this opportunity to showcase our client’s love of Kanye. We hope you enjoy!

Eggs Over Yeezy: Avocado Toast + Fried Quail Egg

Uh-Huh Honey: Fig, Honey, Pecan, Herb Cheese, Endive

Kanye Asada Fries: Carne Asada, Tomatoes, Guacamole, Sour Cream, Cilantro, Queso Fresco

Aint Nobody Fresher Than My: Petite Compressed Salad of Baby Arugula

Run This Town: Sweet Corn Ravioli

What She Order, Fish Filet?: Chili and Spice-Rubbed Chilean Seabass | Lemon-Herb and Pistachio Rice Pilaf | Roasted Asparagus with Smoked Sea Salt


April 4, 2017

California Love: The Golden State of Mind

We have had the exceptional honor year after year to create and submit a food-centric spread to our friends at Ceremony Magazine. This year’s submission was inspired by California Love, with both design and menus inspired by local California produce. With statement pieces from Found and stunning florals from The Bloom of Time, our favorite part of the shoot was the “edible arrangements,” made up of edible produce of vibrant fruits and vegetables, accented with fresh florals. We are delighted at our spread in Ceremony Magazine, and love this expression of  our Golden State of Mind. Enjoy!

 

 

Food and beverage: 24 Carrots Catering

Venue: The 1912

Photography: Studio EMP

Rentals: Found Vintage Rentals

Flatware: Classic Party Rentals

Floral Décor: The Bloom of Time

Calligraphy: Project Watermark

 


March 16, 2017

Good as Gold: St. Patrick’s Day Inspiration

Our St. Patrick’s Day inspiration is featured up on Inspired By This and on Pop Sugar Food! As a holiday centered around great food and drink, we wanted to offer some alternatives to dyeing your beer green and adding food coloring to everything. We shared a couple of our favorite recipes up on IBT + Pop Sugar for you to make at home. This spread is as good as gold!

Photos: Villa Visuals / Featured: Inspired By This + Pop Sugar Food

Stout Float (Our favorite was Rouge Chocolate Stout)

Irish-Misu | Baileys Mascarpone Chocolate Cream, Jameson Caramel, Golden Crunch


Irish Nachos

Mini Pots of Gold Mac and Cheese

“Dirt” Cups | Chocolate Mousse, Oreo Crumbles

Lucky Charms Ice Cream

Photos: Villa Visuals


March 12, 2017

THE MODERN Takes Flight – Long Beach Wedding + Event Venue

The grand opening of THE MODERN in Long Beach was the perfect creative culmination of vendors coming to the table for an epic night of celebrating, cheersing, and a whole lot of airplane puns. What an honor to be a part of it!


 

Our inspirational brunch wall included our favorite sweet and savory bites:

Cornbread Waffle |  Bacon + Cheddar + Green Chile + Scallions + Burnt Honey Butter

Chimichurri Crostini | Chimichurri-Grilled Brandt Filet + Boursin + Melted Tomatoes + Shaved Cured Egg Yolk + Grilled French Baguette

Longaniza Hash in Mini Skillet | Yukon Potato Hash + Longaniza Sausage + Roasted Poblano + Red Onions + Red Bell Pepper + Herbs

Strawberry-Jalapeno Pop Tart

Rose Jello with Pop Rocks

Mini Vietnamese Iced Coffee with Boba

A special thank you to our friends Backup Backdrops and florals by Oak and the Owl for making our brunch wall dreams come to life.

Congratulations to the whole flight crew for an exceptional event, and congratulations to THE MODERN on opening! Contact us for details on availability and to schedule a tour!

24 Carrots Catering | Aaron Young Photo | Beverly’s Bakery | The Booty and Bus Co | Chic Wedding | Cocktail Concierge | Contemporary Catering | Elevated Pulse | Foxtail Florals | George’s Greek Café | Green Apple Event Co | Jay’s Catering | Juicebox Media | Kysrah Catering | Lauyrl Lane | Lupa and Pepi | LVL Weddings | LVL Weddings | Oak and the Owl | Signature Party Rentals | THE MODERN | The Society Band | What Katy Wrote