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Celebrating Over Cocktails

D'Amico Catering helped to celebrate the newly renovated International Market Square in Minneapolis with a cocktail party earlier this month. 

The evening's menu featured old classics that met new flavors–a fusion of vintage charm and modern elegance. 

IMS is home to D’Amico Catering’s headquarters, and the catering company is also the exclusive caterer for the building.

Here's a look. 

All photos courtesy Anna Grinets Photography

International Market Square recently underwent a $16 million renovation. The thoughtful, environmentally oriented remodel is evident before you even set foot inside the historic building. Lush landscaping and expanded parking encourage traffic and welcome visitors in. Enter into the refreshed main lobby, and you’ll instantly feel at ease in the living room–like space, complete with cozy seating and a fireplace

Utilizing a vintage typewriter for the dessert station's display signange added a fun and creative element

Grasshopper Pie Macarons

Strawberry Cream Puffs 

Check out the textures and details in these arrangements from Scarlett & Flora

Balloons resembling champagne bubbles were a great addition to the event's Bubble Bar

Herb crusted beef, mustard aioli served on mini silver fork 

The Negroni Bar had both the Classic Negroni and a White Negroni

Bottled "Phony Negroni" cocktails were a fun non-alcoholic option

The bread pudding station featured mini cocktail inspired bread pudding parfaits including an “Old Fashioned” (shown) featuring croissant, dark chocolate, bourbon caramel, and orange whip, a “Brandy Alexander” version, and a “Chocolate Espresso Martini” version

Poached oyster, champagne sauce, and caviar 

Dirty Martini with Caviar Olives

At the Cigar Bar, mini "cigar" hors d’oeuvres were served in vintage style cigar boxes. Shown: Milk Chocolate Hazelnut Cannoli

Additional "cigars" available included: Goat Cheese, Prosciutto, Grissini (shown); Camembert, Honey, Walnut; Chestnut Mushroom, Stilton, Pear; and Baked Goat Cheese, Hot Honey 

Black Manhattan

What a fun detail! The dessert station utilized a polaroid for the chocolate fondue shooter identification card

Salmon Toasts


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