Thursday, May 29, 2008

Super Cute Wedding Shower Cookies

We were asked to make some custom designed cookies for a lingerie shower recently. We asked for a copy of the invitation to get some inspiration and this is what we came up with:

Monday, May 19, 2008

Another Catering - 40th Birthday Party

May has been a busy month for platine, besides getting more settled in our new digs, we had lots of birthday celebrations (ours, Scott's, May's, Lizzy's, etc)and we catered a party for one of our good client's birthday. Many of you know that I am not thrilled about cupcakes (I have been saying for a few years that i think the trend should end and cookies should be the next big thing!), but this client ADORES our cupcakes (and who could blame them!)So we devised a fun menu of delicious appetizers and desserts - including mini cupcakes -- at platine we call them Cakelettes!
Here is the menu:
Read this doc on Scribd: final menu 5 17 08 40th bday

And here are some pictures:

These are the CAKELETTES

These are the Early Tomatoes with Fresh Mozarella and Basil on Pita Crisps

Here are the Vegetarian Summer Rolls. We took all of these with camera phones, so know that if they look ok here, they were even better in person!

We had a lot of fun with this menu and the party was a hit.

Friday, May 16, 2008

Cookies For a Baby Shower - PAOLA's Friend!

So, I have recently become addicted to Facebook, where i reconnected with some of my friends from High School. One of them, Paola, ordered some cookies for a Baby Shower that she was hosting for a friend. I thought it would be fun to put some of the pictures of her cookies here for all to see.

Paola sent us a copy of the EVITE that had a cute picture of a pregnant lady with a flower, so we copied it by hand onto some cookies for her.

Monday, May 12, 2008

Vanity Fair Inspired Cookies

We have a wonderful client who does some freelance work for Vanity Fair, and she wanted to send a fabulous tin to some of her co-workers there. We were inspired by the Vanity Fair colors and the font and the minimalist/20's feel. Take a look-

Thursday, May 1, 2008

Here we are...

So, it has been a long time coming, but we finally decided to put up a blog to let everyone know what is going on a platine. We just moved into our new location in Culver City and are working on finalizing a new menu, recipe testing, and creating a little store front here.
I am excited about being able to share what is going on at platine as well as some other foodie type stuff. Let the games begin....

Monday, April 21, 2008

Big Book Signing Party

Here are some pictures of a party that we catered on April17th, 2008 at a private residence in Manhattan Beach. It was an open house, so there were about 200 people wandering in and out all evening long. We custom designed one of my favorite types of menus - little 2 bite appetizers and sweets scattered all around the house.
(this is before any guests arrived!)

this is hard to see, but it is a table with some of the desserts.

This is the menu that I created especially for this event:

Read this doc on Scribd: levine gibson 4 19 menu