Winter Wonderland

“A Beautiful Sight, We’re Happy Tonight, Walking in a Winter Wonderland”

This past weekend, we hosted our annual Member Holiday Party, with a Winter Wonderland theme. The party exceed everyone’s expectations from the menu to dancing under the stars!

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This year’s party was much different than year’s past; the menu featured grand hors d’oeuvres displays, butler passed items, raw bar, sushi roller and more of Chef Frank’s delicious creations. Afterwards, flambeed specialty desserts were “fired” up, to include both edible sweets and cocktails.

Passed Hors d’oeuvres // Gougeres with Aged Cheddar; Lobster and Asparagus Tempura Bites; Wild Mushrooms in Puff Pastry with Rosemary Cream 

Vegetable Station // Miniature Vegetable Crudité; Steamed and Chilled: Asparagus, Broccoli, Tricolor Cauliflower- Roasted Shallot Vinaigrette; Miniature Individual Salad Presentation; Chef’s Choice Grilled and Roasted Vegetables

Raw Bar // Lobster Tails, Split with Drawn Butter; Crab Salad Cocktails; Jumbo Shrimp Cocktail; Oysters on Half Shell x 2- East and West Coast; Tuna Tartar, Smoked Salmon

Sushi Station // Hand Rolled Sushi, Chef from Hinoki; Various Rolls, Sashimi, Traditional Accompaniments; Edamame, Seaweed Salad

Charcuterie, Cheese and Artisanal Breads // Various Selections of Cured Meats, Artisanal Cheeses, Breads and Crackers with Fresh Berries, Honey, Fruit Pastes

Beef Carving Station // Prime Beef Tenderloin; Horseradish Aioli, Chive Sauce, Béarnaise Sauce, Soft Miniature Rolls; Grilled Asparagus Tips, Hollandaise; Baby Roasted Potatoes

Lamb Station // Grilled Lamb Chop Lollipops; Moroccan Style Lamb Meatballs; Cous Cous with Pine Nuts and Dried Fruit; Mango Chutney, Mint Jelly, Naan Bread

Following dinner, the dance floor became the party’s center stage. This was definitely the party of 2016! Can’t wait to see what they come up with for next year…

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