Chef Conrad Gallagher Brings Michelin-Starred Catering to Orange County
Vanity Catering and Events Creates Luxury Cuisine for Weddings, Corporate Events and Other Social Functions
January 30, 2014 (Newswire.com) - Michelin-starred chef, Conrad Gallagher, today announced the launch of Vanity Catering & Events, a new premium catering concept specializing in exceptional cuisine flawlessly executed to provide a world-class catering experience. Vanity Catering & Events specializes in menus of impeccable artistry featuring the finest ingredients, all masterfully crafted for weddings, corporate events and other social functions.
Gallagher draws from his 20-year career as one of the world's most acclaimed chefs. In addition to being awarded two Michelin stars, Gallagher is the recipient of numerous awards and accolades including Conde Naste Traveller's Top 15 Restaurants in the World and Irish Chef of the Year (1998-2001). He refined his culinary talents while at acclaimed restaurants and hotels in New York including Restaurant Daniel, Le Cirque and the Plaza Hotel, as well as Alain Ducasse's three-star Michelin restaurant Louis XV at Hotel de Paris in Monte Carlo, Monaco.
The menus at Vanity Catering & Events feature premium, seasonal fare prepared with high-integrity ingredients such as sustainable seafood, locally-sourced produce, and natural and organic meats. Gallagher approaches every dish with the highest attention to detail including being on site at every event to ensure that the cuisine is executed to perfection.
"Vanity Catering & Events is turning the conventional Orange County catering model on its head," said Conrad Gallagher, owner and executive chef, Vanity Catering & Events. "With unparalleled vision and a 'nothing is impossible' approach, we are pushing the boundaries of creativity and excellence. We are giving Southern California patrons exactly what they want: world-class cuisine that is as memorable as the occasion being celebrated."
Signature dishes from the extensive menu include Tuna Tartare with Quail Egg, Harissa, Cilantro and Pine Nuts; Rack of Lamb with Dijon Breadcrumbs, Grilled Caesar Salad, Casserole of Peas, Girolles, Baby Carrots and Mint; and Espresso Duck egg Crème Brûlee with Chocolate Ganache, Chocolate Sorbet and Sable Cookies. Other specialties include raw bars featuring the freshest sustainable seafood, vegetarian and vegan dishes, gluten-free fare and more.
Chef Gallagher recently launched a series of pop up dinners, which are announced on social media to his more than 10,000 followers. Those fortunate enough to book one of the 16 available seats on the day the dinners are announced enjoy a seven-course dinner with wine pairing at a private location. Be among the first to know about the next pop up dinner by "liking" the Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/vanitycateringandevents.
While the cuisine is the star of the show, Vanity Catering & Events is about more than the food. The company works in tandem with an extensive network of preferred partners, elite vendors, and landmark venues to execute every aspect of a luxury event including venues, decor, lighting, flowers, music and more.
Vanity Catering & Event's premium customized catering packages are now available, with pricing provided upon request. Get in touch with Vanity Catering & Events by phone at (714) 404-3807; by email at info@vanitycateringandevents; on the web at www.vanitycateringandevents.com; on Twitter @vanitycatering, or on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/vanitycateringandevents. Vanity Catering & Events is located in Costa Mesa, Calif., and services patrons in Los Angeles, Orange and San Diego Counties.
About Vanity Catering & Events
Vanity Catering & Events is the only company in Orange County offering Michelin-starred catering. Under the direction of two-time Michelin star recipient, Conrad Gallagher, it is a premium catering concept specializing in extraordinary gastronomy flawlessly executed to provide a world-class catering experience. Chef Gallagher creates menus of impeccable artistry featuring exceptional and seasonal fare prepared with the finest ingredients such as sustainable seafood, locally-sourced produce, and natural and organic meats, all masterfully crafted for a truly unforgettable experience. Chef Gallagher approaches every dish with the highest attention to detail including being on site at every event to ensure that the cuisine is executed to perfection.