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featureALOOKATHOWCATERERSACROSSTHECOUNTRYARESERVINGUPINNOVATIVESTATIONFAREBYSARAPEREZWEBBERGoodFoodCateringsFireandIcestationoffersguestsacoldcapresestackonachilledplateaswellasbruschettatoppedbytorchedprovolone.Theresnothingstationaryaboutthecateredstation.Notonlydomanyfeaturechefsinactiontheyinviteguestinteractivity.Whatsmoretheconceptitselfisever-evolvingwithcatererscontinuallycomingupwithnewideasasshowninthesesixsnapshotsofpopularstations.stationsnapshots26CATERINGMAGAZINEcateringmagazine.com AbighitforGoodFoodCateringCompanyinTampaFla.isitsFireandIceStation.Itconsistsoftwodishespreparedfreshatthestationiceacapresestackwithbeefsteaktomatoesfreshmozzarellabasilandabalsamicglazeservedonachilledplateandreatorchedbruschettamadeupoftoastedbutteredcrostinitoppedwitheithertraditionaltomatoesbasilandgarlicoranolivetapenade.Thebreadiskepthotonagriddleandthestationcheftopsthecreationwithprovolonecheeseandtorchesituntilmelted.Withourwarm-weatherclimatewewerelookingforsomethingfreshandlighttohelpbalanceoutmanyofourdecadent-stylefoodstationssaysKevinLacassinGoodFoodsownerandexecutivechef.AroundthattimeIalsobeganplayingaroundwithourhand-heldbutanetorchesandwantedauniquewaytousethemonanactionstation.Thereandicethemewasawayforustobalanceouthotandcolddishescreatesomethinguniqueandputonashowforourguests.FireandIcecateringmagazine.comCATERINGMAGAZINE27 featureCartewheelsCateringinKerrvilleTexasservesupanAvocadoBarthatsespeciallypopularforweddings.Guestsarepresentedwithhalfofanavocadoalongwithcondimentstodoctoritupwithsuchoptionsassaladdressingsspecialsaltspepperfriedonionsbaconcheeseandpicantesauce.ThisstationcanbemadetotanystyleeventsaysCartewheelsownerDebbyStein.Wehavedoneitwithcleancontemporarylinesaswellasusinggoldframesforthesignageandclearglassvesselsforthecondiments.AtaweddingwithavintageLatinthemeheldatanoldGermanfarmhousetherusticpresentationfeaturedhalvedavocadospiledhighinagalvanizedtintraywithjutehandlesatopasmallantiquetable.ToppingswerepresentedinalabastersaltbowlswithvintagesilversaltspoonsinbottlesassembledinarustedcarrierandinsuchvariedvesselsasavintageironstonepitcherturquoisesaltshakerandMexicanpotterydish.HandmadesignagewithaMexicanpapelpicadomotifidentiedeachtoppingwhileVerTerraplatesaddedtotheorganicfeel.CartewheelsCateringsAvocadoBarisparticularlypopularatweddings.AvocadoBar28PHOTOSBYCLAIREMCCORMACK cateringmagazine.comCATERINGMAGAZINE29www.cateringmagazine.comCateringMagazine29ForksandCorksCateringschefsengageguestsattheAsianImperialWokStationsoguestsenjoytheperformanceasmuchasthefoodsaysownerKateLynch.ForksandCorksCateringinCorvallisOre.beganofferingitsAsianImperialWokStationlastyearasawaytomarryaninteractivechefperformancewithcolorfulhealthyandfreshingredientssaysownerKateLynch.OurchefsstandhighabovethecrowdonrisersbehindelevatedtablesandsautfreshshrimpinsizzlinghotoilwithfreshgingerandgarlicinlargeCantonesewoksexplainsLynch.TheythenaddacolorfulmixtureofjuliennedpeppersasparagustipssnowpeasmatchstickcarrotsbambooshootsbabycornandmoretopitwithyakisobanoodlesandtossittogetherwithaspecialAsiansauce.Guestshelpthemselveswhilewatchingtheshow.Weserveitonbambooplateswithchopsticks.AsianImperialWokStation 30CATERINGMAGAZINEcateringmagazine.com3Toronto-basedenVilleEventDesignCateringintroducedaninteractivesta-tionlastyearthatpromptseagergueststoexclaimtheyveneverseenonebeforetheSptzleStation.Housemadesptzleispan-friedinbutteratthestationbyauniformedchef.GueststhenchoosethetoppingstheywishtoaddincludingsmokedbaconlardonscaramelizedonionshreddedGruyereCanadiancheesecurdssautedmushroomswiltedspinachandsavorywhippedcream.Thestationaneconomicalonetostageastherentalcostsarelowisapopularchoiceforalate-nightweddingsnack.SpatzleStation..TofullltheneedforaninnovativeandinteractivefoodstationenVilleintroducedtheSptzleStationlastOctober.feature cateringmagazine.comCATERINGMAGAZINE31Phoenix-basedCreationsinCuisineCateringwell-knownforitsItaliandishescameupwiththePastaMartiniActionStationasanalternativetoabasicpastastation.ItfeaturesabraisedshortribwithagliooliocavatelliandrosemarysalmonovercavatelliinanAlfredocreamsauce.Theproteinscanbevariedtheresevenavegetarianversionanddifferentpastassubstituted.Thechefscaninteractwiththeguestsandifneededthemartiniscanbecustomizedextragarliclightcreamsauceetc.saysTonyReaownerandexecutivechefofCreationsinCuisine.Weusefewingredientsbutallareofthehighestquality.Forexamplethesalmonisalwaysfreshthenmari-natedinlemonjuicerosemaryChardonnayandgarlicsearedonaattopandnishedintheovenonsite.Theshortribsareslow-braisedinChiantiwithfreshherbsandvegetables.Eventhepastaricottacavatelliishandmade.Customerswhoenjoytheirpastamartinisfreshfromthepanhavemadethisabest-sellingactionstationforthecompany.PastaMartiniActionStationCreationsinCuisinesPastaMartiniActionStationpairswellwithothersmall-platestationsorcanstandaloneservedwithaninterestingsaladasalightmealalternativeaccordingtoownerTonyRea. featureTheKevinTaylorRestaurantGroupinDenveroffersalightsaladstationinthewarmsummermonthsthatsgarneredfansforitsin-seasoningredients.Popularathigher-endcorporatereceptionstheseindividualservingsoflargerentreesdubbedPalettesTeasersinanodtoPalettesattheDenverArtMuseumoneofthegroupsrestaurantsarepreparedinadvanceandhaveincludedsuchfreshfareaschilledsnowcrabpeashootsandyuzuhorseradishaioliredendiveblackolivesoilplacedatthebottomoftheglasstomimicagardenoorheirloomtomatoesandcitrusvinaigrettefoamandanheirloompotatoandblackquinoasaladwithpistachiomousseandfreshherbs.PalettesTeasersThesummermonthsareidealforKevinTaylorRestaurantGroupsPalettesTeasersofferingsmallservingsofseasonalsalads.32CATERINGMAGAZINEcateringmagazine.com 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