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  • Best of the Best Cocktail Style Party: In Brooklyn, New York

    Chalaka Charles Disanayake

    Benefiting The James Beard Foundation

    Best of the Best Cocktail Style Party

    Multi award winning Chef to A list celebrities and billionaires will come in with his team and create an unforgettable experience in your home or venue of your choice.

    Brooklyn, New York

    20-250 people

    20-250 people

    3 hours

    • Without Servers
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    US$60/person Total US$1,200

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      The Experience

      These bite sized foods look and taste spectacular. Chef Charles and his team are great to work with and come and take over all the stress of a party so you and your guests can relax and enjoy the experience.

      Sample menu includes: herb and pretzel crusted chicken and bacon lollipops with ranch dressing, mini sirloin burgers with bacon and aged cheddar, goat cheese and hot pepper samosas with chili tamarind sauce, pan seared sirloin and scallion dumplings with Thai chili vinaigrette, panko crusted creamy potato and leek balls filled with gruyere, andVietnamese shrimp summer rolls with sweet chili plum sauce.

      You can request changes to the items above. 

      Travel Fee (in addition to experience price)

      Regional (Between 30 and 60 miles outside of 11209): US$150
      National (Greater than 60 miles from 11209): US$470


      • Cocktail style dishes for a party
      • Herb, pretzel crusted chicken and bacon lollipops with ranch dressing
      • Mini sirloin burgers with bacon and aged cheddar
      • Goat cheese and hot pepper samosas with chili tamarind sauce
      • Pan seared sirloin and scallion dumplings with Thai chili vinaigrette
      • Panko crusted creamy potato and leek balls filled with gruyere
      • Vietnamese shrimp summer rolls with sweet chili plum sauce
      • You can request changes to the menu
      • Non alcoholic mixes for the bar upon request.

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