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Guastavino's head chef, Arvin Dhansew, is well-known throughout the New York culinary community for his delicious and unconventional dishes. Since joining Guastavino's in mid-2014, Chef Arvin has been at the forefront of catering innovation while using all-natural, sustainable, and locally-sourced ingredients. Here are 5 of his recent creations that have wowed Guastavino's guests in unexpected ways: Continue reading Guastavino's head chef, Arvin Dhansew, is well-known throughout the New York culinary community for his delicious and unconventional dishes. Since joining Guastavino's in mid-2014, Chef Arvin has been at the forefront of catering innovation while using all-natural, sustainable, and locally-sourced ingredients. Here are 5 of his recent creations that have wowed Guastavino's guests in unexpected ways: Continue reading
At Guastavino’s, the safety and health of our guests is our top priority. While it may seem extreme for a wedding or Bar Mitzvah, hosting a corporate event in NYC often requires an event planner to bring in an independent security team. While incidents are rare, hiring a security team will help you to keep your event organized and bring peace of mind to your guests, especially if your guests include high-profile politicians or other celebrities. Before booking your New York corporate event venue, here are the 3 rules to follow that will help you hire the right security team to keep your event secure without stepping on your guests’ toes.

Hire a Licensed Security Team

Continue reading At Guastavino’s, the safety and health of our guests is our top priority. While it may seem extreme for a wedding or Bar Mitzvah, hosting a corporate event in NYC often requires an event planner to bring in an independent security team. While incidents are rare, hiring a security team will help you to keep your event organized and bring peace of mind to your guests, especially if your guests include high-profile politicians or other celebrities. Before booking your New York corporate event venue, here are the 3 rules to follow that will help you hire the right security team to keep your event secure without stepping on your guests’ toes.

Hire a Licensed Security Team

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Planning your first Thanksgiving dinner? Before you do, take a moment to read Guastavino's "Event Expert's Guide to Hosting Thanksgiving:

Collect Thanksgiving RSVP’s Early

Hosting a Thanksgiving dinner is a huge undertaking that should not be taken lightly. No matter how laidback your event may be, preparing a meal for a dozen people or more takes planning. Don’t let wishy-washy guests throw a wrench into your planning by failing to commit. Continue reading Planning your first Thanksgiving dinner? Before you do, take a moment to read Guastavino's "Event Expert's Guide to Hosting Thanksgiving:

Collect Thanksgiving RSVP’s Early

Hosting a Thanksgiving dinner is a huge undertaking that should not be taken lightly. No matter how laidback your event may be, preparing a meal for a dozen people or more takes planning. Don’t let wishy-washy guests throw a wrench into your planning by failing to commit. Continue reading
If you're hosting a wedding for the first time, it's only natural that you have some questions. Unfortunately, some questions are harder to ask than others. Here are a few helpful hints for wedding planners with difficult questions on their minds:

Can I have a friend or relative besides my father walk me down the aisle?

The short answer is yes, of course. It’s your wedding and you can have whomever you like walk you down the aisle and “give you away”. Continue reading If you're hosting a wedding for the first time, it's only natural that you have some questions. Unfortunately, some questions are harder to ask than others. Here are a few helpful hints for wedding planners with difficult questions on their minds:

Can I have a friend or relative besides my father walk me down the aisle?

The short answer is yes, of course. It’s your wedding and you can have whomever you like walk you down the aisle and “give you away”. Continue reading
The team at Guastavino's loves when our guests take over the role of event photographer. Instagram has made it easy for our guests to take and share beautiful photos that give their followers a one of a kind look at life's best moments. Here are a few of our favorite Instagram Photos of The Summer 2014: Continue reading The team at Guastavino's loves when our guests take over the role of event photographer. Instagram has made it easy for our guests to take and share beautiful photos that give their followers a one of a kind look at life's best moments. Here are a few of our favorite Instagram Photos of The Summer 2014: Continue reading
Let's face it: Wedding cake isn't for everyone. If you're not a cake fan, or even if you're a cake hater, here are 7 "alternative" desserts that will make your wedding day delicious.

Homemade Profiteroles with Chantilly Cream

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Homemade Profiteroles with Chantilly Cream

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There is a reason that Bar Mitzvah, Gala and Wedding DJs will ask you for a "Do Not Play" list. Your guests have suffered enough. Spare them by keeping these 9 tracks off of your next event playlist: Continue reading There is a reason that Bar Mitzvah, Gala and Wedding DJs will ask you for a "Do Not Play" list. Your guests have suffered enough. Spare them by keeping these 9 tracks off of your next event playlist: Continue reading
Chef Arvin at Guastavino'sI chose to share my Sweet Corn Arancini because it is not only a great gluten free option for summer, we also managed to make it vegan by eliminating butter and cheese. The sweetness and creaminess of the corn, which is at its peak right now, really enriches the flavor of this dish. Continue reading Chef Arvin at Guastavino'sI chose to share my Sweet Corn Arancini because it is not only a great gluten free option for summer, we also managed to make it vegan by eliminating butter and cheese. The sweetness and creaminess of the corn, which is at its peak right now, really enriches the flavor of this dish. Continue reading
Nothing says New York like a visit to Coney Island. The team at Guastavino's brought the old fashioned excitement of Coney Island to our home under the 59th Street Bride for a recent Bar Mitzvah celebration. Here is just a sampling of the photos that were taken at The Coney Island Bar Mitzvah  Continue reading Nothing says New York like a visit to Coney Island. The team at Guastavino's brought the old fashioned excitement of Coney Island to our home under the 59th Street Bride for a recent Bar Mitzvah celebration. Here is just a sampling of the photos that were taken at The Coney Island Bar Mitzvah  Continue reading