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Gourmet Menu Revealed For 71st Golden Globes

posted 4 Jan 2014, 04:14 by Sam Mbale   [ updated 4 Jan 2014, 04:14 ]

Top-level chefs and decorators show off their latest creations for the menu and decor of the 71st annual Golden Globe Awards.

BEVERLY HILLS, CALIFORNIAUNITED STATES (JANUARY 3, 2014) (REUTERS) -  The Beverly Hilton Hotel unveiled the menu and decorations for the 71st annual Golden Globe Awards on Friday (January 3).

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Famed chefs, including Executive Chef, Suki Sugiura, presented their succulent creations for the upcoming awards on January 13.

Sugiura explained that many of the dishes were inspired by global flavors while retaining the essence of California.

"This year the concept is contemporary global taste with California flair. Okay, so first appetizer is, this is contemporary Mediterranean dish. A second course, as the main course, which is ocean trout, lightly smoked and sautéed and served with sautéed spinach with sweet corn," Sugiura said.

The menu will also include a trio of appetizers, including a grilled eggplant with sundried tomatoes and pine nut hummus on seared tomato; mini sweet pepper with feta cheese, pomegranate, herbs and California olive oil on grilled pita; and grilled artichoke on multigrain tabbouleh and tahini.

The dinner will end with a mango-flavored cake especially created for the event by Executive Pastry Chef, Thomas Henzi.

Along with the three-course menu, guests will enjoy a Moet & Chandon 2004 Grand Vintage Brut Champagne, as well as a mixed drink featuring the champagne, called the 'Moet Golden Night.' The drink was mixed by Celebrity Chef and Entertainment Expert,Aida Mollenkamp, who explained the various ingredients.

"The Moet Golden Night, which is really inspired by the Golden Globes themselves, we wanted to keep that golden color, and what it is, is a combination of cardamom simple syrup, pear brandy and Moet & Chandon Imperial Champagne," Mollenkamp said.

Plus, the menu was not the only thing unveiled at the Beverly Hilton. The floral arrangements for the Golden Globes were also on display. Chief florist, Mark Held explained that this year the color theme for the Golden Globes would be, well... gold.

Amy Poehler and Tina Fey once again will host the Golden Globes, which will most likely be attended by nominees including Tom HanksSandra BullockCate Blanchett andLeonardo DiCaprio.