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What They’re Eating at the 2017 Oscars Governor’s Ball

Sample of Oscars Dessert Buffet as shown by Fine Dining Lovers

While we love all the glitz and glam of Hollywood and the red carpet, we would not be true to our profession- the culinary arts – if we did not ask the question, “But what will they be eating?”  Dresses are fabulous, but let’s be honest:  food reigns.

According to Fine Dining Lovers, the following menu will be enjoyed by all attending the Governor’s Ball and catered by none else than Wolfgang Puck himself, with Kamel Guechida, Monica Ng and Jason Lemmonier taking care of the pastry items.  

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Christmas Traditions for Catering Connection’s French-Born Philippe Berger

One of the most unique things about Santa Barbara’s full service catering company Catering Connection is that is quite intercontinental.  Its staff represents all different cultures and countries, and because of this, brings a wealth of richness to all they do.  Event Manager Philippe Berger was born in France, and we asked him what his favorite French or family traditions were this time of year.  Here is what he had to say:

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Catering Connection Delivers “A World of Good” with Direct Relief

Direct Relief, a humanitarian organization, active in 50 states and 70 countries with a mission to improve the health and lives of people affected by poverty or emergencies was founded right here in Santa Barbara.  So when this incredible international organization asked us to be their preferred caterer for their new facilities ground-breaking special event, we were honored and couldn’t wait to support.

The event was held at the location that is to be their new Santa Barbara headquarters, and they had an incredible turn out.   What was extra fun about this event was the food and display design we came up with:  we had four food stations (Mediterranean, Live Action Chef Gnocchi Bar, Street Taco Station and Mini Desserts), and used all construction-type materials for our displays, including crates, glass blocks, slabs of granite, wood trays, red bricks , and more.   To top off the wonderful food and beverage , the tent was lined with flags from all over the world and pictures of children and people who have received Direct Relief’s signature orange box.  This event certainly showcased incredible needs of humanity all being met by this great organization, and we were so pleased to have been a part of it. 

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One of Santa Barbara’s Leading Full Service Caterers Takes Next Big Step | Exciting Plans for Catering Connection

Being born and raised in a multi-generational family restaurant business in Ireland and after mastering her art in places such as London and all over the world, Catering Connection‘s owner and founder Ursula O’Neill is no stranger to moving.  But she also knows that with all moves come

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