Monday, June 29, 2009
Thursday, June 25, 2009
The 28th annual event, the Garden’s largest benefit, will be held Saturday evening, September 26 on the Great Lawn in a large tented ballroom surrounded by several gigantic bronze sculptures by British artist Henry Moore on display in the current exhibition, Moore in America. The expansion is funded by a New Seasons Capital Campaign that has raised more than $45 million under the leadership of Jane and Dameron Black, this year’s honorary ball chairs.
The event kicks off at 7 p.m. with cocktails in the Levy Parterre, followed by a three-course dinner under the tent. Tony Conway’s full service catering company A Legendary Event will provide the menu again this year under the direction of Executive Chef Lincoln Stevens. Stevens’ menu last year featured lemon poached shrimp, petite demitasse of heirloom tomato gazpacho and Parmesan basil tuile to start; horseradish-crusted grouper and Kobe steak, smoked gouda and goat cheese mornay, truffled gremolata risotto and saffron-braised squash and red carrots as the main entree; and ended with a pomegranate mousse dome for the ladies and a milk chocolate mousse tart for the gentlemen. Multiple courses of sweet & savory haute cuisine are slated for this year’s menu. “This year is sure to top last year’s dinner working with Honorary Gala Chairs Jane and Dameron Black,” states Conway.
Drawing more than 450 guests annually, the Garden of Eden Ball supports the Garden’s mission to develop and maintain plant collections for display, education, conservation and enjoyment. For ticket information, contact Jennifer Wyrick at email@example.com.
Tuesday, June 23, 2009
Thursday, June 18, 2009
We are so honored to be a part of the exclusive screening of Julie & Julia. Julia Child and Meryl Streep are two of my favorite women ever so...how lucky to help host this great event, July 8th at Phipps Plaza, Monarch Court.
Wednesday, June 17, 2009
Monday, June 15, 2009
The Best Industry Contribution nomination is for Tony Conway's ongoing quarterly contributions to Delta’s in-flight magazine—Delta Sky. Conway draws on over thirty years of Catering and Special Event expertise for his subject matter. His topics are broad in scope ranging from tips on how to host a green event to step-by-step instructions on creating a low-key, Southern-styled, New Year’s Day brunch.
The Best Catered Event nomination is for The High Museum Atlanta Wine Auction’s 16th Annual Gala Dinner held at Atlanta’s Atlantic Station for 800 wine-loving guests. To celebrate the 16th anniversary event named How Sweet It Is!—A Legendary Event Executive Chef Lincoln Stevens along with Star Guest Chefs Todd Richards from Kentucky’s Oakroom, Charleston’s Chef Mike Lata, Athens’ Chef Hugh Acheson and Atlanta Chef’s Gerry Klaskala and Kathryn King both from Restaurant Aria collaboratively created a menu of sumptuously southern cuisine.
Tuesday, June 9, 2009
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We had a great time serving "Anniversary Dinner on a Plane" last week at the AirTran hangar to honor the wedding anniversary of Mark and Christine Malkoff. Their aviation-style picnic featured a four course vegan menu, fresh cut florals, and all the festive trimmings.
Friday, June 5, 2009
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Wednesday, June 3, 2009
Photo by Heinze Linke