This week RSVP Catering hosted 50 of our closest friends in the event planning industry at Arena Stage. The gorgeous invite The event featured a cocktail reception with entertainment from Bialek’s Music, and a custom gin bar with four specialty cocktails. Guests mingled during the torrential downpour so we were thankful to have Valet services by MJ Valet!
The dinner space decor was inspired by a “vintage Palm Springs dinner party” with help from our amazing event partners. Syzygy provided gorgeous chevron wood tables, bistro lighting and bohemian table lamps. Linens, flatware, china, and chairs were provided by Perfect Settings. The look was completed with gorgeous arrangements in bronze vases and gold palm leaves by Volanni. Our team painted the gold pineapples!
We kicked off the dinner with a refreshing Rhubarb Gin Shrub aperitif.
Next the Pineapple Caprese Salad was served, incorporating our theme.
Guests enjoyed a generous, family-style entree. The menu included Olive Oil Poached Cod with Dill and Grilled Lemons and Roasted Rack of Lamb finished with a Pomegranate and Fennel Glaze. Fresh Summer Vegetables and Fregula, Heirloom Tomato and Herb Salad with Mint were served as well.
Dessert was a blast! Flourless Chocolate Cake with homemade Bourbon Vanilla Ice Cream and a variety of interesting toppings, including Passion Fruit Marshmallows, Salted Caramel Sauce and Crispy Pork Belly Bits.