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Guastavino's head chef Arvin Dhansew puts his expertise into every dish served at Guastavino's. From delicious main courses to tempting desserts, Chef Arvin continues to surprise and delight guests with his creations. Some of Chef Arvin's most amazing bites are also the smallest. Here are 9 of our favorite Chef Arvin dishes, The Top 9 Must-Have Event Apps from Guastavino's: Continue reading Guastavino's head chef Arvin Dhansew puts his expertise into every dish served at Guastavino's. From delicious main courses to tempting desserts, Chef Arvin continues to surprise and delight guests with his creations. Some of Chef Arvin's most amazing bites are also the smallest. Here are 9 of our favorite Chef Arvin dishes, The Top 9 Must-Have Event Apps from Guastavino's: 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 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
When planning a corporate or private holiday party in New York, bringing in a top caterer should be a way to help you and your guests enjoy great food while lowering your personal stress level. Unfortunately, all too often caterers become just another producer of holiday season stress. Get a great meal and avoid excess holiday season stress with Guastavino’s 5 Questions to Ask your Holiday Party Caterer:

Who Runs The Meal?

When dealing with a holiday party caterer, or any caterer, it is important to have one point of contact from the very beginning until after the event concludes. This is important for several reasons: Continue reading When planning a corporate or private holiday party in New York, bringing in a top caterer should be a way to help you and your guests enjoy great food while lowering your personal stress level. Unfortunately, all too often caterers become just another producer of holiday season stress. Get a great meal and avoid excess holiday season stress with Guastavino’s 5 Questions to Ask your Holiday Party Caterer:

Who Runs The Meal?

When dealing with a holiday party caterer, or any caterer, it is important to have one point of contact from the very beginning until after the event concludes. This is important for several reasons: 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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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
Keep you guests cool this summer and get the party started with four of our favorite summer cocktails. Is there something we missed? Let us know in the comments below.

Mint Margaritas

Continue reading Keep you guests cool this summer and get the party started with four of our favorite summer cocktails. Is there something we missed? Let us know in the comments below.

Mint Margaritas

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Guastavino’s is proud to introduce our new executive chef, Arvin Dhansew. Chef Arvin’s impressive resume includes Le Parker Meridien, Hotel Plaza Athenee and the Loews Regency. I recently sat down with Chef Arvin to discuss his history, cooking style, and inspirations:

How Has Your Background Inspired Your Cooking?

I never knew I wanted to become a chef growing up. I’m from Guyana. Back home, everyone’s parents pushed them to become doctors or engineers. Continue reading Guastavino’s is proud to introduce our new executive chef, Arvin Dhansew. Chef Arvin’s impressive resume includes Le Parker Meridien, Hotel Plaza Athenee and the Loews Regency. I recently sat down with Chef Arvin to discuss his history, cooking style, and inspirations:

How Has Your Background Inspired Your Cooking?

I never knew I wanted to become a chef growing up. I’m from Guyana. Back home, everyone’s parents pushed them to become doctors or engineers. Continue reading
Herbert Rose is Director Emeritus at Guastavino's and 583 Park Avenue. He has over 40 years of experience as Director of Catering at New York’s finest venues. Follow Herbert Rose's Event Planning Blog What Makes One New York Event Better Than The Next on 583ParkAve.com

Kosher or Kosher Style

When it comes to throwing lavish celebrations, be they Bar Mitzvahs, Bat Mitzvahs or weddings, the Jewish community is unquestionably ahead of the curve. Continue reading Herbert Rose is Director Emeritus at Guastavino's and 583 Park Avenue. He has over 40 years of experience as Director of Catering at New York’s finest venues. Follow Herbert Rose's Event Planning Blog What Makes One New York Event Better Than The Next on 583ParkAve.com

Kosher or Kosher Style

When it comes to throwing lavish celebrations, be they Bar Mitzvahs, Bat Mitzvahs or weddings, the Jewish community is unquestionably ahead of the curve. Continue reading
  A recent survey of corporate event guests revealed that 80% of event attendees feel that they are not being served enough to eat when attending corporate events. This compares to just 12% who reported that they had not had enough to drink. Event hosts go above and beyond to ensure that their guests’ needs are met, but when it comes to food, many corporate event guests are going home hungry. It is obvious to anyone who has ever hosted a corporate event or meeting that when blood sugars drop and stomachs begin to growl, there is little chance of any work being done. How can you create a corporate event menu that allows your guests to get down to business? Here are a few tips from our expert event planners: Continue reading   A recent survey of corporate event guests revealed that 80% of event attendees feel that they are not being served enough to eat when attending corporate events. This compares to just 12% who reported that they had not had enough to drink. Event hosts go above and beyond to ensure that their guests’ needs are met, but when it comes to food, many corporate event guests are going home hungry. It is obvious to anyone who has ever hosted a corporate event or meeting that when blood sugars drop and stomachs begin to growl, there is little chance of any work being done. How can you create a corporate event menu that allows your guests to get down to business? Here are a few tips from our expert event planners: Continue reading