27 Apr

REAL PARTIES: Contemporary Urban Baby Shower {Part 2 – Menu & Sweets}

REAL PARTIES: Contemporary Urban Baby Shower {Part 2   Menu & Sweets}

In continuing with Part 1 {Drinks & Decor} of the Contemporary Urban Baby Shower designed by Melissa Paul of Evantine Design, here’s Part 2, which covers the gorgeous appetizers and decadent Sweet Sugar Bar

The attention to presentation is fantastic here – from lobster mac-n-cheese served in asian soup spoons to grilled cheese triangles displayed atop tomato-soup skewers and secured with bamboo cocktail picks.

REAL PARTIES: Contemporary Urban Baby Shower {Part 2   Menu & Sweets}

REAL PARTIES: Contemporary Urban Baby Shower {Part 2   Menu & Sweets}

Another great presentation element: the use of of a single tropical bloom to accent each Hors D’Oeuvres plate.

Read on for all the menu details, as told by Melissa

REAL PARTIES: Contemporary Urban Baby Shower {Part 2   Menu & Sweets}

FOOD
Stephen Starr Events (NY, FL, PA) provided the savory foods, including the mommy-to-be’s biggest cravings, such as:

Passed Hors D’Oeuvres:
Thai Chicken Skewers w/Peanut Dipping Sauce
Cheesesteak Egg Rolls w/Spicy Ketchup
Home Baked “Pigs in a Blanket” w/Spicy Mustard
Mini Soup & Sandwiches (Petite Tomato Soup Shooters w/Grilled Four Cheese Triangles)
Mini Oven Roasted Pulled Pork
Aged Provolone and Garlic Broccoli Rabe on Fresh Italian Rolls
Lobster Mac n’ Cheese served in Asian spoons
Crispy Calamari Salad

REAL PARTIES: Contemporary Urban Baby Shower {Part 2   Menu & Sweets}

REAL PARTIES: Contemporary Urban Baby Shower {Part 2   Menu & Sweets}

Slider Station
Kobe Beef Sliders grilled-to-order on brioche bread and served with a variety of toppings, including ketchup, mustard, BBQ sauce, mayo, ranch dressing, cheddar cheese, micro romaine lettuces, tomato, and caramelized onions.

REAL PARTIES: Contemporary Urban Baby Shower {Part 2   Menu & Sweets}

Mashed “Toe” Bar
Mashed potatoes whipped and mashed to order with chive red bliss smashed potatoes (with skin on), classic butter Yukon Gold mashed potatoes, and truffled Yukon Gold mashed potatoes with an assortment of toppings like assorted finely chopped fresh herbs, grated imported cheeses, double smoked applewood bacon, Lardons Sour Cream and lavender butter.

Big Time Waffle Station
Freshly Baked Waffles pressed to order and offered with Vanilla Ice Cream, Chocolate Ice Cream, Cinnamon Ice Cream, Chocolate Sauce, Butterscotch Bananas, Whipped Cream, Sprinkles, Toasted Walnuts, etc.

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SWEET SUGAR BAR
Guests were invited to sample one of the many mini desserts or take them home for later.

REAL PARTIES: Contemporary Urban Baby Shower {Part 2   Menu & Sweets}

REAL PARTIES: Contemporary Urban Baby Shower {Part 2   Menu & Sweets}

Tall white vases filled with Bells of Ireland flanked the display.

REAL PARTIES: Contemporary Urban Baby Shower {Part 2   Menu & Sweets}

The Sugar Bar Treats Included:
Smore’s Ice Cream Cones
Key Lime Cheesecake Lollipops
Dim Sum Donuts with Ginger Cream Cheese
Tangerine Slushies
Chocolate Fudge Cupcakes
Orange Creamsicle Mini Cupcakes
Lucky Duck Cookies
Kettle Korn
Hazelnut Chocolate Bars
Assorted Candy

REAL PARTIES: Contemporary Urban Baby Shower {Part 2   Menu & Sweets}

REAL PARTIES: Contemporary Urban Baby Shower {Part 2   Menu & Sweets}

REAL PARTIES: Contemporary Urban Baby Shower {Part 2   Menu & Sweets}

REAL PARTIES: Contemporary Urban Baby Shower {Part 2   Menu & Sweets}

REAL PARTIES: Contemporary Urban Baby Shower {Part 2   Menu & Sweets}

Click here to view the entire Sugar Bar at a larger size.

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24Comments

1
Courtney SAYS:

Oh my gosh! Love every detail! From the long tall cupcake toppers to the smore cones!

Reply April 27, 2010 at 11:35 am

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Shay SAYS:

so many treats!..very nice.

Reply April 27, 2010 at 1:43 pm

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Fernanda SAYS:

Does anyone have the recipe for the mini s’mores cones??? They look goooooooood :)
Great post!

Reply April 27, 2010 at 2:57 pm

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Sandra SAYS:

Wow everything looks amazing!!!

Reply April 27, 2010 at 3:44 pm

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Lorie SAYS:

Gorgeous! And the s’mores cones! Brilliant!

Reply April 27, 2010 at 6:23 pm

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Sandy SAYS:

There are so many cute ideas in this I’m overwhelmed! Too cute! My fav are the s’more cones and the lobster mac n cheese in spoons!

Reply April 27, 2010 at 6:40 pm

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Caroline @ youngDCliving SAYS:

Yummm!!! Everything looks so good!

Reply April 27, 2010 at 8:42 pm

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Scott Barnes SAYS:

We had a blast catering this event and hosting it at our Washington Square event space! Thanks for showcasing us on your site :)

Best,
Scott Barnes
Stephen STARR Events
scott.barnes@starr-restaurant.com
267.886.1476

Reply April 28, 2010 at 6:51 am

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Jen SAYS:

The mini grilled cheese and tomato soup shooters are so much fun! What a neat event!

Reply April 28, 2010 at 7:07 am

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Heather SAYS:

Wow! Grilled cheese & tomato soup is my comfort meal of choice. I will definitely need to attempt an at-home recreation of that appetizer stunner. Thanks!

Reply April 28, 2010 at 7:12 am

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Elle Sees SAYS:

Impeccable!
I’m one of those that takes in and absorbs all the details, so for you party planners, your hard work will never go unnoticed with me!!

Reply April 28, 2010 at 7:34 am

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Nienke SAYS:

Yay – I’m so glad there’s another post on this baby shower!

I love how the happy colour scheme of green and orange was used to create such a sophisticated event.

Reply April 28, 2010 at 7:34 am

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Judith SAYS:

OMG this is gorgeous! i love the colors and the Bells of Ireland WOW!! …I want them!

Reply April 28, 2010 at 7:53 am

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Delilah H. SAYS:

OMG I LOVE this!! Especially the little grilled cheese and tomato soup h’orderves!

Reply April 28, 2010 at 9:29 am

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Melissa Paul SAYS:

Thank you so much for the incredible posts on the shower we did for our ultra COOL clients! can’t wait to see the third post on the Beauty Bar favors!

Reply April 28, 2010 at 2:09 pm

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