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Gourmet Holiday Party for KATU Executives

Once again, we thrilled the holiday party executives and guests at KATU’s annual holiday event with the gourmet food from Voila Catering.  This year an all original holiday menu from Exec. Chef Tamara to keep the guests excited…. except for the super popular Prosciutto Wrapped Prawns which the client just had to have again!

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School Fundraiser Hors d’ Oeuvre Party

A special fundraising event for their childrens’ private school seemed like a pretty easy event for Voila Catering.  However, the arrival of the first storm of the season was going to throw a curve bowl into the plans.  Hosted by the family in their Portland West Hills home, our team thought that they had meet the biggest challenge of the evening by dodging fallen trees across the forest roads. 

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Posted in Fundraiser

Company Holiday Party Catering

Gourmet server-passed hors d’oeuvres, Northwest wines, micro-brews, and classic cocktails were all hits at this year’s holiday party for the employees of CH2M Hill.

Just like for their party in 2012, Exec. Chef Tamara developed a unique menu to meet the varied needs of an evening standing cocktail party for 300 guests. 

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Elegant Wine-Paired Plated Dinner



To plan this menu, Exec. Chef Tamara met with the Winemaker and the Winery Owner to sample each wine and discuss the attributes that they wanted to highlight.  Chef Tamara developed a menu item to pair perfectly with each wine.



First Course:

Sautee Lobster Tail Medallions on Golden Duchess Potatoes sauced with a Black Truffle Beurre Fondue served with an Estate Riesling

Second Course:

Seared Duck Breast on braised French Lentils with a Fall Fig Port reduction and with a Foie Gras filled Calimyrna Fig served with an Estate Pinot Noir

Third Course:

Braised Lamb Cheeks with  creamy Rosemary Polenta,

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Posted in Chef Plated Elegant Dinner, Food and Wine Paired Events, Wine-Paired Dinner