Enjoy the Gala Experience

at Behind the Magic's Tablescape & Culinary Showcase


Enjoy the gala experience in comfortable clothes, with friends and colleagues and at your own pace! It all awaits you at the Behind the Magic Gala Tablescape & Culinary Showcase, hosted by SocialMiami.com and Source Miami.

So Cool Events
So Cool Events
Set for Friday, September 16, from 2 to 6 p.m., at Private Key in the Wynwood Art District, the event is free and open to friends, supporters and staff members of non-profit organizations, event planners and wedding coordinators.

Savor signature menu items served at South Florida’s most posh gala events, created by the city’s top caterers: A Joy Wallace Catering, Design & Special Events, Aaron's Catering, Bill Hansen Catering, Chef David Schwadron Cuisine & Event Design, Creative Edge Parties and Thierry Isambert Culinary & Event Design.

Take a turn around the 10,000 square-foot venue and cast your vote for top table designs. You’ll see amazing table creations and gala-worthy surroundings at Behind the Magic. The latest in tabletop design, centerpieces, lighting and seating plans will all be on view. Event design companies are: Bill Hansen Catering, Chef David Schwadron Cuisine & Event Design, Creative Edge Parties, Deco Productions, Grande Affaires, Jose Graterol Designs, Joy Wallace Catering, Design & Special Events, Just To Please You, Karla Conceptual Event Experiences, Panache Classic Event & Tent Rentals, So Cool Events and The Design Group of Miami.

So Cool Events
A Joy Wallace Catering
Meet chefs, designers and event professionals who will be at the event to discuss your upcoming affair, or simply collect cards to refer to as your next event nears.

Joy Wallace and her key people will be on hand to share how they can translate your vision into an event reality with delicious food, impactful design and their undisputed courteous service. The AJW team consists of over 40 catering, design and logistics professionals dedicated to making you the planning star of your next celebration. Experience the confidence that comes with the care and knowledge of A Joy Wallace! The company's style is built on seasonality, taste, and service - key ingredients for a successful experience at your event. You hire an expert team of diverse culinary professionals, blending international food influences with modern preparations, all in a simplified planning process. And while event needs, budgets and food trends may change, their focus on top product quality and service delivered is constant. A Joy Wallace Catering, Design & Special Events has achieved national recognition for passionate dedication to every detail, from edible works of art to awe-inspiring design. It’s a labor of love the the Joy Wallace team and an artistic experience for their guests.

Aaron’s Catering
Aaron’s Catering
See the design work of So Cool Events, one of the Behind the Magic design companies, that boasts depth of inventory, vision and creativity to provide exceptional design options for the largest of galas or an intimate soiree. So Cool’s diverse inventory includes tables and chairs of all styles, shapes, and sizes and quality lounge furniture in all the hues of the rainbow, ranging from white leather to bright Caribbean colors. Since 2001, So Cool Events has provided unique ice creations for South Florida and continues to create never-seen-before designs. With their in-house design, fabrication and floral capabilities, So Cool can customize design elements to ensure your gala is unique and memorable. No matter the occasion, an event that utilizes the company’s services is sure to have you saying...Wow! That is So Cool!

Another caterer you’ll meet is Chef Brian Aaron of Aaron’s Catering who believes in “farm to table,” in using the freshest ingredients, in thinking differently, in telling his story, in changing the catering industry, in food being an obsession, a lifestyle and, ultimately, providing a culinary experience to each and every client and guest. Aaron's Catering is a food driven company that sets the trends by using innovation, tight relationships with local farmers, technology, culinary alliances and being heavily involved with the industry. Chef Brian Aaron brings food, art and science together to create an unbelievable experience along with an impeccable service, out-of-the-box presentations and eye-candy staff. From an event for 2 for the King of Spain to 40,000 meals, contact Aaron’s Catering for a tailor-made event catering to your vision and surpassing all your expectations.

Watch for introductions to all the professionals who you’ll meet at Behind the Magic. RSVP Please! See you there!

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