Monday, June 25, 2012

Real Wedding: Menu & Cake Tasting

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What is one of the most enjoyable activities during the planning process?  Tastings!  Tastings for menu, cake, fro yo, dessert bar or anything else you may choose to serve your guests are a great appointment for the bride and groom to share and have some fun!  
Here are some images from our tasting last week at The Driskill with one of our sweet couples and The Driskill's Catering Manager, Amanda.  
Cake Tasting: 
  • White Cake with Coconut Buttercream filling
  • Red Velvet Cake with Cream Cheese filling
  • Classic Comfort Cake
  • White Cake with Buttercream filling
  • 1886 Cake
Cold Hors d'oeuvres (clockwise from top)
  • Purple potato with truffled creme fraiche, caviar, and micro greens
  • Toasted baguette with brie, apple chutney, and chives
  • Phyllo cup with chicken salad
  • Shaved Beef carpaccio with whole grain mustard on parmesan toast
  • Charred Ahi tuna sashimi with Tobiko and sprouts on a cucumber slice
Risotto bar demonstration with Truffle risotto, porcini mushrooms, asparagus, prosciutto, and aged Parmesan

Hot Hors d'oeuvres
  • Spinach and feta Spanakopita with brie cream cheese
  • Driskill's famous crab cake with charred yellow tomato remoulade
  • Beef tenderloin & Manchego empanada with cumin-lime creme fraiche
  • Mini Beef Wellington with tarragon cream sauce
  • Cremini mushroom cap with Boursin cheese and garlic shrimp
  • Pumpkin seed crusted quail with Guajillo chili sauce

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