Tuesday, September 6, 2011

A Legendary Event Nominated for Atlanta Convention and Visitors Bureau 2011 Member of the Year!

A Legendary Event is very proud and honored to be nominated for the Atlanta Convention and Visitors Bureau's 2011 Member of the Year!

The Atlanta Convention and Visitors Bureau markets Atlanta as a top convention destination, bringing $11.4 billion to the city’s hospitality industry annually, and employs more than 1,200 event planning organizations as a part of their network. Each year, they nominate 10 of their members for this prestigious award and announce the winner at their Hall of Fame function.

The Atlanta Convention and Visitors Bureau is “the liaison between meeting planners, tour operators and its 1,200-plus member organizations.” ACVB's efforts support Atlanta's $11 billion hospitality industry, sustaining 230,000 jobs for metro Atlantans and generating 37 million visitors each year.”  Check out

Friday, August 5, 2011

A Legendary Events Wins Prestigious Award!

Exciting news at A Legendary Event!  The legend continues as NACE - THE NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF CATERING EXECUTIVES has awarded A Legendary Event with the "Best Guest Table Award"! 

The awards were presented at the NACE Experience! 2011 conference in Reno Tahoe, NV, July 26.  NACE annually awards those individuals who have risen to the top their craft, in a variety of categories. We are proud to work with such a talented team and strive to deliver breathtaking decor at every event!  

The NACE awards are judged by industry peers and A Legendary Event is proud to receive this prestigious award for our cutting-edge creativity and entry titled "Bedazzled At Dinner"!  Check us out at http://www.alegendaryevent.com/

Tuesday, July 26, 2011

Behind The Scenes At A ‘Legendary’ Event!

The star-studded and glamorous premiere of Diann Valentine’s “I Do Over” was a legendary event for all those who attended. Check out this extraordinary glimpse into the preparations that made this flawless event just that – flawless!  From the flowers, the crystals, to the room d├ęcor, this video by Anna and Spencer Photography captures it all.  We were so proud to be a part of this fabulous event!

I Do Over Atlanta Launch Party from Anna and Spencer on Vimeo.

Monday, July 25, 2011

Lights, Camera, Action! A Legendary Event on 11Alive's Atlanta & Company!

A Legendary Event’s Executive Chef Liz Cipro appeared this morning on 11Alive’s Atlanta & Company with the fabulous Christine Pullara. Chef Cipro showed Atlanta how to cook up the perfect summer treat, A Legendary Event's Seared Scallops on Summer Corn Salad. The legendary recipe utilizes the freshest ingredients to make a unique salad everyone will love!

A Legendary Event’s  Seared Scallops on Summer Corn Salad

Serves 4 as an Appetizer or 2 for Dinner

12 – Large Sea Scallops (10-20 size)

Zest of one lime, S&P to taste

Grapeseed Oil or Canola Oil

3 ears of fresh corn

½ small red onion, diced

4 roma tomatoes, seeded and diced

2 scallions, whites and tender green parts

1 jalapeno, seeded and minced

5-6 radishes, thinly sliced

1 avocado, diced

Juice of two limes

Extra Virgin Oil

Salt and pepper to taste

½ bunch cilantro, chopped

Clean scallops and season with lime zest, salt & pepper. Cut kernels from corn, and combine will all other salad ingredients. Heat non-stick or cast iron skillet until you can hold your hand over it for only 4-5 seconds. Add a thin layer of grapeseed oil to cover the bottom of pan. Place scallops in pan and sear until dark golden brown (3-4 minutes); they should release easily from the bottom of the pan. Turn scallops over and continue to cook for an additional 1-2 minutes. Plate corn salad on platter or individual plates, top with seared scallops and serve. You can choose to garnish with additional herbs or popcorn shoots. 

Wednesday, July 20, 2011

And The Winner Is...

A Legendary Event is excited to announce that one of our ‘legendary’ designs has been nominated for a 2011 NACE Award! The National Association of Catering Executives (NACE) is the largest catering association in the world. Each year they host the NACE Experience Awards Gala to honor the past years catering and event achievements. Professionals from around the country wait in anticipation to see who receives the awards chosen by the most accomplished hospitality professionals. We were proud to partner with Ashley Baber Weddings, Event Drapery, The Magnum Companies Ltd., Atlanta St. Regis Hotel and Event Rentals Unlimited.

Monday, July 18, 2011

Move Over Cupid! Here Comes The Legendary Diann Valentine!

Who says you can’t relive your wedding night?  Over 200 guests celebrated a sneak preview of Diann Valentine’s new show I Do Over at the Biltmore Ballrooms in Atlanta. Valentine, an internationally acclaimed wedding and event designer, arrived glittered to perfection. This hot pink, celebrity studded event sparkled with our catering and design from A Legendary Event!  “I Do Over” will premiere on We TV Sunday, July 24. The show gives couples a chance to re-do their wedding ceremonies after a disastrous first walk down the aisle.

Wednesday, July 13, 2011

How Sweet It Is at A Legendary Event!

How sweet it is!  Searching for some delectable desserts?  Think "Legendary" style and present the perfect desserts at your next event by having each dessert be a bite-sized work of art. 

That's what our pastry chef at A Legendary Event does daily!  A little bit of heaven also deserves the proper presentation, so consider it a unique creation and take note from our pastry chef. 

Here's wishing you sweet success at your next event!  Get a sneak preview and tasting of our sweet indulgences at http://www.alegendaryevent.com/!