party catering

A Lavish 40th Birthday Celebration!

Last week we catered for a fantastic 40th birthday dinner.

The table was dressed to perfection with the help of Red Floral Architecture, Pretty Sitting chair covers and Whitehouse Crockery.

The lighting was soft and intimate and the scene was set for a fabulous dinner!

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We served –

Canapés Selection –

Savoury ‘Jammie Dodgers’ – Parmesan biscuits filled with peppered cream cheese and red onion jam
Scallop with a pea purée and pancetta dust
Cured cod, with lemon grass and pickled mouli and Thai basil

These were served on slates and olive wood.

To follow, we served an extravagant and stylish dinner –

To Commence
Anglesey Lobster thermidor with langoustines and samphire

Fish Course
Pan fried sea bass with fresh soft garden herbs

Soup of roasted pumpkin and toasted seeds

Main course
Fillet of Cheshire beef with Oxtail pie with baby vegetables and parmentier potatoes

No birthday dinner would be complete without a selection of delicious sweet treats!

We served…

Trio of desserts
Cherry frangipane with Amaretto Anglaise
Chocolate mousse with honeycomb tiped ramekin
Lemon tart with a berry salad

Many thanks also to Heaton House Events and Lightech Sound & Light

A truly fabulous evening was had by all and we thoroughly enjoyed being a part of it!

Murder Mystery Dinner at Upper House Hayfield

Last week we were lucky enough to cater for a fantastic event at a very beautiful venue, Upper House Hayfield. The stunning Grade II listed former hunting lodge provided the perfect setting for this wonderful event.

Think roaring fires, vast wall mounted antlers and fine medieval timbers re-used from a church, in the ceiling and on the walls.

The beautifully dressed tables complimented the wonderfully dressed murder mystery characters.

No murder mystery is complete without a delicious dinner, and that’s where Vanilla in Allseasons came in! We served an array of canapes to get the taste buds tingling and followed with this menu-

Anti Pasto slate
Carpaccio of beef with Parmesan and rocket
Hand cured gravadlax
Chorizo in red wine
Baked Camembert with garlic and white wine
Roast peppers with garlic and thyme on a roasted bread

Duo of beef
Fillet of Cheshire beef , with a Maderia jus
Braised beef and mushroom pie

Punch Romaine,
Fizz, white wine, crushed ice candid peel

To Finish
Miniature trio
Lemon tart with a raspberry crush
Raspberry crème brulee with a citrus shortbread
Chocolate brownie with a hazelnut crumble

Selection of handmade artisan breads made on the day

An absolutely fantastic time was had by all. A wonderful dinner in a stunning venue. We can’t to work with Upper House Hayfield again.

Brilliant photography provided by Rob Whitrow.

Festive Party Food – Reasons to Bring in the Experts!

The festive season is the perfect time to host a party. Bringing friends and family together to catch up, indulge, let their hair down and see the year out in style.

At this time of year, any party is all about the food and drink and ensuring guests are suitably well catered for can be a challenge.

If you are thinking of throwing a festive party, it is well worth considering a catering service. Here’s why…

Less Stress, more Fun!

You may be a whizz in the kitchen, you may have long lists of all the fabulous dishes you are going to prepare, but have you considered how much you may have to do on the day/week of the party?

Cleaning the house or preparing the venue, organising lifts, sorting out any sleeping arrangements for guests staying over, putting up decorations and planning your outfit are just a few of the things that will undoubtedly crop up. Do you want to add shopping and cooking for a large number of guests into that mix?

Remember, there is not a lot of point in throwing a fabulous party if you are not able to enjoy it. A stressed and snappy host is not a recipe for a fun event.

Instead, you could leave that side of things to the experts. Spend the day prepping the house and taking the inevitable party phone calls. Then, pour yourself a hot bath and a glass of fizz. Preen and prep, greet your guests with a serene smile and enjoy yourself!

Here at Vanilla in Allseasons, we cater for all manner of events and are able to meet almost any requirement when it comes to catering. We can cater for dinner parties, Jewish celebrations, large scale events and much, much more.

So, before you plan your perfect festive party, why not give us a call? We will be happy to discuss your ideas.

The London Standard

As you know, we love our work and take pride in providing the highest quality catering services.

Our aim is to offer the best catering service around, and when we say around, we don’t just mean our hometown of Macclesfield, or our home county of Cheshire.

We strive to deliver a level of quality that matches up to any catering service there is. Full stop. So we were very pleased to receive this fantastic feedback…

“Thanks so much for providing the food for my party, it was of a very high standard indeed and all the guests remarked how delicious and well prepared everything was. It definitely stood up to similar events that I’ve been to in London where I live so I was very pleased to offer London quality food at my party in the Peak District.

-Veronica ”

Many thanks Veronica, we were thrilled to be able to assist in creating a fantastic party.

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