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The Deering Estate at Cutler exudes elegance and tranquility, its manicured lawns lined with royal palms, slope gently down from the lush, tree-covered entrance and historic houses, to the quiet waters of Biscayne Bay. Claudia and Jose took their vows on the waterfront, under an arbor that was exquisitely decorated by Petal Productions, featuring a continuous garland of dark greenery, Star of Bethlehem, and roses in tones of soft blush and warm ivory.
Staying cool is the rule in South Florida, and fresh fruit smoothies are a great way to maintain that beach body and chill out! Icy, refreshing, and healthy, the smoothie is the quintessential, guilt-free, go-to summer treat.
Jimmy Cefalo has been emcee at the Holy Cross Hospital’s Epicurean Escapades Gala for a few years now, so we enjoyed chatting with Jimmy and Brenda about culinary trends, Indian Cuisine and the logistics of catering and producing the Holy Cross Gala for the 4th year running.
Closing a busy season called for a celebratory brunch for some of Miami’s busiest event planners. Participating vendors sponsoring the event went over and above to end the season on a high note with stunning displays of their expertise.
We were asked to design a menu that was plentiful and varied, so guests got to broaden their culinary horizons with our interactive food stations featuring cuisine from around the world!
If bride and groom are from diverse backgrounds, we usually work together to build a creative menu that fuses comfort foods or culinary traditions from each country, and that’s what we did for Maria Gabriela and Richard.
Thierry Isambert's team operated the bars and food concession stands at Miami Fashion Week , a four day event packed with models, journalists, bloggers, fashionistas, and celebrities.
The event featured models showing beautiful gowns from Silvia Tcherassi’s Atelier and Macondo collections, and exquisite jewelry by Chantecler, an Italian company based in Capri since 1947. Chantecler founding family member and designer, Maria Elena Aprea, flew to Miami, bringing unique pieces chosen especially for the event.
Nathalia and Martin’s March wedding was beautifully styled by Adriana, right down to every detail. The mood was “Romantic-Industrial” - romantic, because the bride’s vintage-inspired lace dress was the epitome of bohemian romance, with a delicate, jeweled crown topping off her natural look. The freshly-picked country bouquets in tones of white and blush were also quintessentially romantic, while the MAPS Backlot in Wynwood offered a stunning Industrial backdrop.
Thierry Isambert Culinary and Event Design has catered and coordinated events for Orianne Collins's corporate and charitable events in South Florida since 2015, including the unveiling of her new jewelry collection at the OC JEWELLERY boutique at Fendi Casa, the grand opening of the OC CONCEPT STORE, and dinner for 400 at the 2016 LITTLE DREAMS FOUNDATION gala.
The theme of the day was Boho Baby. Centerpieces of rustic country bouquets comprised of Peonies, Garden Roses and Baby’s Breath dotted the tables, along with succulents wrapped with Eucalyptus flowers.
The Consul General of France hosted the opening Reception of Rendez-Vous à Roland-Garros in partnership with Longines. The reception, produced and catered by Thierry Isambert Culinary and Event design, kicked off the 4 day tournament and also showcased the 125 year-long history of Roland Garros.
Indhu and Greg’s exquisite multicultural / Indian wedding, featured in South Asian Bride Magazine and The Knot, took place at the magical Fairchild Tropical Garden in Coral Gables. The Fairchild Garden is an idyllic venue for any wedding, but it was particularly special for this one, providing the perfect, lush, tropical backdrop for the explosion of colorful flowers that define Indian weddings.
This recipe for Sugar Cookies is truly delicious and easy for the whole family - it certainly isn’t limited to children, however they will enjoy creating fun shapes with cookie cutters and decorating these sweet treats with frosting, sprinkles, or any other topping you choose. Mom will definitely love a beautiful box of bright cookies made with love!
Thierry Isambert’s Pastry Chef, Bruno Legros, has created a unique way to savor one of the most consumed fresh fruits in America.
I asked our Event Creators to send over all the cell phone pics they have of recent events, and there was so much light, color and inspiration spilling from my inbox, I thought I'd share all of it here!
What better way to mark an important milestone than gathering family and friends under the stars on a balmy spring evening in Miami? Add the lavish backdrop of the magnificent Vizcaya Museum and Gardens, some unique entertainment, champagne and hors d’oeuvres at sunset, followed by a gourmet three course meal, and we guarantee you’ll have all the ingredients for a stellar occasion and memories to last a lifetime!
The original Charlotte, or Queen’s Charlotte, may have been made of buttered bread and cooked apples, however, the Charlotte as it has been known for centuries consists of Ladyfinger biscuits forming a circle around a center of custard and cream.
Every year, 300 of South Florida’s most fashionable denizens gather for the Vizcaya Centennial Preservation Luncheon, also known as the Hat Luncheon due to the colorful array of stylish hats worn by guests for the annual hat contest.
Thierry Isambert and his team have developed plenty of creative and visually appealing vegetarian dishes in response to a growing demand for vegetarian and vegan options. Every gala and large corporate function now has a vegetarian option in addition to the customary beef or fish.
Award-winning film-makers and Miami cinephiles closed the week-long festival with a party under the stars at the Miami Centro Cultural Español.
Lunch had to integrate with the overall theme of “fresh, healthy and appealing,” so we opted for a bright salad station with bowls of raw ingredients that had the visual effect of a rainbow splash of color across the counter, reflecting the bright colors of the whole line of New Fructis.
From integrating vintage luggage into the buffet display to laying the table with paper maps of the world, this baby shower’s vintage travel theme, tied together with a color palette of pastel blue and white, was a pleasure to work with!
In the midst of the SOBEWFF, top chefs from around the country gathered poolside at one of Miami’s most iconic venues, Casa Casuarina, for a sun-kissed afternoon of food and music.
As exclusive caterer to the New World Center since 2011, this is the 7th year running that Thierry Isambert Culinary and Event Design has catered the gala, and this year, also implemented full production of the event.
We count ourselves lucky to be in Miami where we have a vibrant hospitality industry and the best vendors who all work together to make events like these happen!
An Alpine Cheese Fondue for two is my favorite Valentine's dinner. It offers gentle warmth with light tones of kirsch, balancing the creaminess of the cheeses.
In my opinion, the last place to be on Valentine’s day is out on the town. As a true romantic, I opt for the ultimate gift: cooking from the heart. [ Michael Finizia ]
The New World Center hosted the 6th annual Miami gala for the BrazilFoundation on January 14th. The 350 guests celebrated the 100 projects supported by the Miami chapter over the past 5 years, and the event raised $200,000.
Take a look behind the scenes: there's never a dull moment catering a three-course, sit-down dinner plus hors d'oeuvres for 550 guests!
Rustic farm tables decorated with country bouquets were set beneath a clear-top tent. The menu featured our interactive Teppanyaki Station and a chic Slider Bar. The Teppanyaki station is a great culinary experience because guests get to place their order directly with the chef and watch their dish being prepared.
We are pleased to announce that Thierry Isambert Culinary and Event Design is now the exclusive caterer at the Bass Museum of Art and we are very excited about what is in store for 2017.
Adrienne Bon Haes and Marvin Ross Friedman recently kicked off the Holiday Season with a small cocktail reception. They opened their home to a few friends for an evening of convivial conversation, Veuve Cliquot and Caviar Blinis with other delectable hors d'oeuvres from Thierry Isambert Culinary and Event Design.
‘Tis the Season for sharing! Sharing sweet moments together, and sharing sweet things too! Who doesn’t love chocolate chip cookies?! Schedule down time this holiday season to bake a batch or 10 of these scrumptious cookies. You can use them for holiday goodie bags, or keep a stash so you have sweet treats on hand to enjoy with friends and family.
We had a great time creatively collaborating with dynamic clients and catering some exciting events for ART BASEL Week 2016! Here is a photo journey through some of the events we catered. Many thanks to our team and our wonderful clients!
An ideal venue for this lavish Sweet Sixteen bash, the Temple House's mind-blowing 360 degree digital projection mapping for this event was stunning! Swirling graphics with images of the birthday girl and scenes of Paris transformed the venue!
On November 18th, over 800 people turned out for one of the season’s most talked-about events, the Annual Best Buddies Gala at the Ice Palace Studios in Wynwood.
The venue for Holden’s party was the beautiful Sacred Space in Wynwood, a center for personal health and transformation programming, including yoga and meditation. The loft-like space featuring a garden sanctuary with a reflection pool and an array of local, exotic and medicinal plants, doubles as an event space for social and corporate events.
Thierry Isambert Culinary and Event Design catered the opening of Modern Dutch Design at the Wolfsonian, featuring the largest public art installation in Miami, “More is More," by Dutch artist, Christie Van Der Haak.
The intimate ceremony took place underneath garlands of cascading blooms at the Garden Mound in the southern part of the property and was followed by cocktails on the East terrace overlooking Biscayne Bay.
Award winning chef, JOE “JJ” JOHNSON, hosted four immersive multi-course dinners at Diri, his pop up restaurant at the Sacred Space in Wynwood. Thierry Isambert’s team helped Chef JJ prepare an innovative Haitian fusion menu for this sold-out event.
South Florida Business & Wealth Magazine, part of the Lifestyle Media Group, is the tristate area's go-to source for in-depth news and information about prominent businesses, business trends, movers and shakers, investment opportunities, and more. Catered by TIC&ED, the magazine's Apogee Awards on October 27th, honored 25 distinguished leaders who hold top level c-suite positions in prominent South Florida businesses.
The 20th Annual Best Buddies Miami Gala takes place at the Ice Palace Studios on November 18th. One of the season’s most talked about events, the Best Buddies gala is always a spectacular affair where influential guests gather to raise funds and celebrate the organization’s mission of supporting and creating friendship and leadership opportunities for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities.
“In Pursuit of Abstraction” features early 20th century works of fine and decorative art that explore the modern age through spirituality and mystical experience. On October 14th, 300 guests, including members of the Wolfsonian, VIPs and the press, discovered this transcendental display, and met Jeri Wolfson and curator, Mathew Abess, who collaborated for two years to bring this exhibition to the public.
This gorgeous couple, Victoria Sampaio and Kevin Coster, were an inspiration as they weathered the pre-hurricane Matthew non-stop news reports with calm and grace. Matthew gave Miami a miss and their wedding went ahead as planned.
On Tuesday, October 4th, The New World Center hosted a screening of “Before The Flood,” a documentary about climate change, produced by Leonardo DiCaprio and directed by Fisher Stevens.
We were excited to celebrate with Unearthed Vintage who just inaugurated their new showroom with a stellar Grand Opening bash to kick off the season! Katie and Jovan Blineau founded South Florida’s first vintage rental company in 2012. It all started when they were planning their own wedding and realized they couldn’t find a local rental company who could give them the eclectic vintage pieces they wanted.
Flashback to Fall '15 when our creative director/photographer, Eric Monteiro shot a beautiful fashion editorial at THE VILLA, Casa Casuarina, previously Gianni Versace's mansion on Ocean Drive in South Beach. The Villa is an opulent setting for the most elegant event productions, and this fashion editorial used the venue's unique backdrops to showcase stunning Fall fashions including Oscar de La Renta, Dolce & Gabana, Marchesa and Dsqaured2.
Fundraisers and donors gathered at a private home in South Miami for an exquisite fundraising dinner for Secretary Hillary Clinton. It was an honor to be a part of the team.
The Miami Dade Animal Services "Superhero Celebration Day" celebrated the volunteers, cat trappers and foster and rescue families who save the lives of thousands of shelter pets every year....
The “People’s Choice” winner for best gala table at SocialMiami.com's "Behind The Magic" event was Thierry Isambert Culinary and Event Design on both days! Many thanks to UNEARTHED VINTAGE; ELEMENTS & ACCENTS; PANACHE and ATLAS PARTY RENTALS.
Thierry Isambert was featured on Luxury Lifestyles with Victoria Randolph on NBC. They discussed Thierry's international influences and current catering and culinary trends. Chef Michael Finizia prepared a poached octopus with mugartitz potato "stones, inspired by Spanish cuisine. Click to watch the segment and read more..