Posts from the ‘Celebrations + Parties’ Category

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    Vogue : Bringing Up Bébé : Les Lalanne Baby Shower

    February 1st, 2014

    By Peter Callahan For years now Peter Callahan Catering has been involved in many of fashion’s coolest parties, but I have to say, one of the most creative events was, of all things, a baby shower. Just this past November, some of the fashion world’s finest, Lauren Santo Domingo, (a contributing editor at Vogue and the […]

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    Peter’s Party Tricks {Martha Stewart Living}

    October 1st, 2013

    We’re always thrilled to be featured in Martha Stewart’s glossy, lifestyle magazines. In the October 2013 issue of Martha Stewart Living Peter’s talking “Party Tricks” for fall entertaining. Martha has long admired PETER CALLAHAN for his delicious food and clever presentations. When we asked him for an easy make-ahead fall entertaining menu, he suggested serving […]

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    Jenna Bush Hager’s Baby Shower at Peter Callahan’s Studio : People Magazine

    April 6th, 2013

    When Today contributor Jenna Bush Hager — expecting her first child in early May — was fêted by her NBC co-workers on April 2 at our Peter Callahan Catering studio in New York, the gift table was piled not with onesies and receiving blankets, but with dozens of her colleagues’ favorite kiddie reads, each book inscribed with parenting advice. “Get a nap anytime […]

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    Bankrate Blog : 6 Money-Saving Tips for Summer Parties

    June 27th, 2012

    Recently, I shared my thoughts on keeping summer entertaining simple and affordable… here’s just a few, check out the whole article to see all of them… The No. 1 rule to cut the cost of summer entertaining? Make sure it’s easy. “It’s all about your friends and the sun,” says Peter Callahan. “I think that a […]

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    Shots + Bites : The Perfect Pairings of Food and Beverage Can Be Fun Icebreakers at Parties

    June 14th, 2012

    A two-sip shot of your favorite beverage matched with a delicious small one-bite hors d’oeuvre is an incredible icebreaker at cocktail parties. Especially when the small one-bite hors d’oeuvre is playfully served on an edible spoon, in an oyster shell or inside a tiny Chinese take-out box. Whether a simple shot of vodka to accompany […]

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    Good Housekeeping : June 2012 : My Hosting Secret for Outdoor Summer Parties

    June 6th, 2012

    Big thanks to the editors of Good Housekeeping Magazine for including me in their “Good (Enough) Entertaining” feature on fun, affordable hosting how-tos for summer parties.  What was my hosting secret? “If you’re serving room-temperature perishable foods outdoors, put them on platters nestled atop same-size trays topped with crushed ice.  That’ll keep them a bit […]

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    Baby Shower : Tackling the Menu and Indulging Mommy’s Cravings

    May 22nd, 2012

    Baby showers are about celebrating new beginnings, so, in my opinion, like real life, these events should be lighthearted and whimsical.  Keeping the theme of the event in mind, I like to indulge the mommy-to-be. More than likely, she’s craving something whether it’s Elvis French Toast or French Fries. I start by pulling out all of […]

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    A Birthday Celebration for Architect, Frank Gehry

    April 4th, 2012

    Almost a year ago, I had the pleasure of catering the 82nd birthday party for internationally-renown architect Frank Gehry. Where else could such an amazing party take place but at the top of Gehry’s then still-to-be-completed new residential building, 8 Spruce Street. Originally known as Beekman Tower and currently marketed as New York by Gehry, “8 Spruce Street” is […]

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    100 Layer Cake: Love, Laughter and Smiles 40th Birthday Party

    March 21st, 2012

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