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Event Spotlight | Waterview Special Event Space Opening Party

Waterview was the setting for over 175 guests who celebrated the launch of Vancouver’s newest event space offering 3,250 square feet of open flexible interior space with floor to ceiling windows that highlight the breathtaking 260̊ panoramic views.

As the exclusive catering partner for Waterview, Culinary Capers Catering crafted a custom menu worthy of its spectacular opening party. The evening’s energetic west coast vibe was complemented with a menu focused on creating lively interaction with our chefs and introduce exciting new local flavours.

The sustainable Ocean Wise Station featured a Canadian caviar bar and house smoked black cod served in miniature anchovy tins.  The Food Truck Station focused on a casual Asian fusion of bold flavours with snack size bahn mi and Korean short rib. For a more refined small plate experience Executive Chef Margaret created a sous vide lamb loin with baby new potatoes, English peas, mint and jus.  A big hit was a roaming Fromage Blanc Cart where guests customized their own appetizer of delicate housemade fromage blanc with various toppings and a drizzle of Vancouver Olive Oil and vinegar.

To finish, the Fire and Ice Station highlighted playful summer inspired sweets with a DIY S’more Station where guests toasted housemade Bourbon and vanilla marshmallows.  Our baked Alaska on a stick with a choice of fudge brownie with banana rum ice cream or a brown butter blondie with strawberry ice cream had folks coming back for seconds and thirds.

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Waterview Opening Party Menu | May 2015
Created by Executive Chef Margaret Chisholm

Culinary Cocktails

Culinary Cocktails
The Waterview | Prosecco, bols blue, white cranberry, grapefruit juice
Passionfruit Elderflower Sangria | sparkling wine, passionfruit, lime, elderflower

Hors d’oeuvre
Spot prawn spoon with tarragon mousse, cucumber and roasted lemon chip
Honey roasted lamb on a potato crisp with lemon mayonnaise and fennel salad
Apple Cups with roasted pears and Cambozola
Beef tenderloin on Yorkshire with creamy horseradish
Scallop BLT
Miniature porcini mushroom soufflé topped with truffle cream and porcini dustornamentCulinary Capers Fromage Blanc Cart

Fromage Blanc Cart
Vancouver olive oil and vinegar, basil crystals, roasted red and yellow beets, brioche croutons, slow roasted cherry tomatoes and smoked and regular Maldon sea salts
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Ocean Wise Station
Divine Caviar Bar
diced egg, shallots, parsley, crème fraîche, toast points, wild rice blinis

Culinary Capers Ocean Wise TapasTapas with ahi tuna tartare with pickled vegetables, crispy shallots, wasabi
Tapas with Dungeness crab with watermelon, passionfruit and white soy

Culinary CapersHouse smoked black cod with yuzu vegetable salad

Culinary Capers Halibut and spot prawn Laksa with lemongrass broth, bok choy leaves, roasted shiitake mushrooms
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Food Truck Station
Snack Size Bahn Mi with chicken or vegetables with pickled vegetables and cilantro

Korean Short Rib
ginger, sweet soy, sticky green onion rice, sesame soy snow peas, chili cucumber pickles
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Culinary Capers Small Plate Station
Sous Vide Lamb Loin
pink and yellow fingerling potatoes, fava beans, peas, crispy artichokes, mint jus

Swiss Chard Agnolotti
wild chanterelle mushrooms, sweet onion cream, crisp sage
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Fire and Ice Station
Baked Alaska an a Stick
fudge brownie, banana rum ice cream, toasted meringue
brown butter blondie, strawberry ice cream, toasted meringue

Bourbon Chocolate S’more Station
housemade graham cracker, bourbon and vanilla marshmallows, dark chocolate

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Event by:  Culinary Capers Catering and Special Events
Waterview Special Event Space
Furniture:  Loungeworks Furniture Rentals and Decor
Floral:  FlowerZ
Catering Rentals:  Pedersens Rentals
Lighting:  365 Productions
Photos:  imps.ca

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