Newsletter

Lipton’s Austin Chef Fest 2017

Event Photos

For this celebrity Chef event at Austin's Fair Market featuring Chef Michael Symon and guests celebrating Mealtime Moments, Whim Hospitality worked with the event planner and other vendors to create a memorable experience for all attendees.  Chef Rob worked with the overall theme of the event and the feel of the venue to deliver a perfectly balanced menu and family style dining experience.  

The menu included charred sweet corn griddle cakes with basil spiked pure luck goat cheese and oven-dried tomato, soy lacquered pork belly on crisp wontons with carrot-ginger relish, cheddar beer gougeres (Amanda Rockman's recipe), family style appetizer artisan cheese board with a bountiful selection of imported and domestic cheeses highlighted with seasonal fruits, artisan breads and crackers; breadsticks, a family style dinner featuring porcetta with soft palenta, crispy shallot and gruyere crusted chicken breast with white wine parsley butter, triple cheese macaroni with panko-parmesan crust, truffled asparagus, roasted local oyster mushrooms and pickled red onion, roasted butternut squash, kale and cranberry couscous and finally family style dessert which included pecan praline bars, fudge brownies and a plated lemon tea meringue tart (Amanda Rockman's recipe). 

*Photos courtesy of Sara Strick Photography

Testimonials

I love Whim Hospitality!

I was talking to many tent vendors for an Austin wedding. The wedding was taking place on New Year's Eve and the tent...

– Jane

Whim Florals did an excellent job!

Whim florals did an excellent job at listening to our ideas, our vision, and our theme for the wedding and executing it...

– Happy customer

Happy Customer

"Whim Rentals is a great place to go if you need wedding/party rentals in the Dripping Springs/Hill Country area. They...

– Christy P.

Whim is an awesome rental company.

We love sending our clients over to them! They have everything you could possible imagine. And they are super...

– The Terrace Club

The Food was AMAZING!

By far, the BEST decision we made when planning our wedding. Whim is the real deal, the whole package, and worth every...

– Happy Customer

AMAZING!!

Whim Florals was amazing!! Rachel is who I worked with and she was amazing! She was very professional and really...

– Kimberly O

Whim Catering is THE BEST!

The catered our October wedding at Ma Maison and our guests are still talking about the food. In fact, many of our...

– Jessie G

Whim Rentals execution is flawless!

By far, the BEST decision we made when planning our wedding. Whim is the real deal, the whole package, and worth every...

– Happy Customer

Whim Catering was absolutely phenomenal

Whim Catering was absolutely phenomenal and I am SO glad we chose them to cater our cocktail hour & reception. Food &...

– Amanda

#WhimCatering