Farewell 2013: A Year in Review

As we kick off the New Year here at Jennifer Naylor Catering and Events and Special Events, we’d like to share our highlights of 2013.New Years 2013

It was a great year, full of incredible events, big changes, and, of course, good food!

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The blessings of California farmers markets. Produce picked fresh in the morning and on your plate in the evening.

Our 2013 began with a beautiful All-White Baby Shower Tea Party in January. The white color scheme was very specific, as the couple had not yet revealed whether they were expecting a boy or girl. Guests were let in on the secret in the form of party favors from Tiffany’s in their signature blue boxes.

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In February we were honored to cook for the Oscars Nominees Luncheon. What a talented room it was!

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We were excited to put together a catered lunch for Oprah’s interview with Mark Burnett from “The Bible”.

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We had a blast creating this fun, football-themed party for the Kris Jenner show.

Thanks to Sharon Sacks for thinking of us!

We were also contacted to cater a cocktail party benefitting the Malibu Boy’s and Girls Club at the home of Michael Lee, where we were treated to a performance by special guest Skylar Grey.

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We put together a catered lunch for Josh Dubois, the Spiritual Advisor to President Obama, in honor of his recent book release, The President’s Devotional.

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And finally, we had 
the once-in-a-lifetime opportunity of cooking for the Prime Minister of Tibet at a dinner for the Human Rights Foundation. What an incredible honor it was!

Lobsang Sangay, Prime Minister of Tibet

We were very fortunate to be featured in Martha Stewart Weddings this spring! You can view the full article by clicking this link.


Photo courtesy of Martha Stewart Weddings


Photo courtesy of Martha Stewart Weddings


Photo courtesy of Martha Stewart Weddings

And lets not forget about all other the beautiful weddings we were a part of this year! Here are some of our favorites:

This creative couple made a puzzle out of all the places that were important in their story, and had guests write messages on the back of the piece that they added to the puzzle. So sweet!

One of our culinary highlights of the year was creating this spectacular poke bar, with the bar itself made entirely out of ice!

We found this spanish-influenced venue particularly inspirational, not to mention beautiful.

We created two signature cocktails for the Bride and Groom, using the Bride's name, Momo, meaning Peach, as inspiration for her drink.

We created two signature cocktails for the Bride and Groom, using the Bride’s name, Momo, meaning Peach, as inspiration for her drink.

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From the Colony to Point Dume, Fourth of July in Malibu is always spectacular!Screen Shot 2014-01-04 at 9.57.24 AM

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Summer of 2013 also brought about big changes for our team, as we recently relocated to a beautiful new office and kitchen. YIR 2013 11

At Halloween the team had a blast creating these spooky treats, talk about eye-candy!

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In early December our team got creative with this beautiful golf-themed party held overlooking the Thousand Oaks golf tournament.

One of the fabulous concoctions from our Bloody Mary Bar!

Just a few of the many ingredients we provided for a build-your-own Bloody Mary.

We were very pleased to be featured in LA Magazine’s Food Lover’s Guide over the holidays.

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And Last but not least, some highlights from the Holidays.

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We are thankful to have had such an amazing year and are looking forward to more new and exciting projects in 2014!

Happy New Year From Jennifer Naylor and Team!

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