The Birthday Beach Bash

What do you get when you have a beautiful Southern California day, a semi-private beach, a big birthday and a darling little boy? Why the best ever 7th birthday party! Here are a few of the shots we got of this darling day. Adrienne really outdid herself with the whole theme. It was perfectly suited for young and old as well as the locale. Umbrellas in the sand, beach blankets, beach balls, a boat… Read More

The Basketball Bar Mitzvah

You have to just embrace the fun themes for any young person’s party. From the little ones to those coming out or entering adulthood, we get to create a setting that is all fun. Such is the case in Trevor’s recent Bar Mitzvah. He loves basketball and the entire day and all the decor reflected that perfectly. Here are a few of the shots we got of this special event for a deserving young man. The se… Read More

Mexican-Themed School Auction

Last weekend, Our Lady of Refuge School in Long Beach held their fundraising auction at The Centre at Sycamore Plaza. They choose a Mexican-theme for the evening which was manifested in both the decor and the menu items. The evening started with tray-passed hors d’oeurves. Masa and queso cake Topped with oaxacana chicken and finished with guacamole escabeche, pickled red onions and house made corn… Read More

Wine Not!

From Weddings to Wine Tastings, we vicariously experience some of the greatest moments of people’s lives. It truly is a blessing to have the kind of job in which one experiences the high points all the time. Don’t get us wrong, it is not all roses. We work hard and making a client happy is not a snap of the fingers. But when a job is well done and the client and all the guests are smiling and enjo… Read More

The Anniversary of an American Legacy

When it comes to hosting parties, sometimes the corporate or business sectors win the prize! They love to go all out for anniversaries and showing gratitude toward great employees. Such was the case of the recent Phillips 66 anniversary dinner at The Centre at Sycamore Plaza. The Lakewood celebration was for all the company refinery workers and the company gave out ’76 Logo glasses with a signatur… Read More

Corporate Catering

Do you or your company have a lot of business meetings or seminars? Why not perk up the vibe with some of our delicious concoctions. From holiday inspired snacks or breakfast items to sandwiches, salads and beverages, we can spice up the Monday meetings for you and your coworkers. Beverage stations Snacks, munchies and things Roast Beef Sandwiches Turkey Sandwiches and Italian Subs Salads can be p… Read More

Oscar Glam – A 50th Celebration

Sometimes the party themes we work with are just so fun and afford us so much creativity! This Oscar themed 50th birthday celebration in Anaheim Hills for Jolynn was one of those occasions. The decor and setting were just perfect. A red carpet led guests to the main event in the backyard of the gorgeous private home. And what would a Hollywood-themed event be without a few celebs popping in? We ha… Read More

Spring and Love are in the Air

Yes! Wedding season is officially in full gear now. We have weddings booked every weekend from now until… Well, when does it really ever end? The heart wants what the heart wants and that means beautiful weddings, blushing brides, nervous grooms, towering cakes, dancing, good food and many many toasts and well wishes. And our Southern California weather couldn’t be more cooperative! It has been… Read More

The Perfect Pop-Up

If you haven’t tried the pop-up dinner at our Stripe Café yet, you are really missing a treat! Just to whet your appetite a little, here are a few of the dishes from the last pop-up dinner in February. 1st Course Beets Goat Yogurt, Crispy Bread Pudding, Meyer Lemon, Vanilla 1st Course Yellowtail Crudo Radishes, Radish Sprouts, White Soy, Crispy Garlic, Charred Lime 2nd Course Braised Rabbit Hand M… Read More

L’Chaim Glatt Kosher Catering and Events

Did you know that we have a whole division within the company devoted to kosher celebrations? In 2010, TGIS launched L’Chaim Glatt Kosher Catering and Events. The L’Chaim Glatt Kosher kitchen, in accordance with Jewish law, is housed in a separate off-site facility. It was built according to the most rigorous standards of kashrut (kosher laws) and is maintained under the supervision of a certified… Read More