Today Katrina and Graham's colorful nontraditional wedding reception at the Santa Barbara Historical Museum was featured on the Soiree Center blog. Click here to read the original feature. 

It might have been overcast and raining that day, but that would not stop this unbelievably beautiful and vibrant event from happening! This reception was quite the fiesta including a fun and bright color palette and live flamenco dancers!

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THEIR MENU

Passed Hors d' Oeuvres

 House Made Ricotta Crostini
candied kumquat, fresh thyme, black pepper croustade

Croques Salmon
mini toasted sandwiches with smoked salmon,
gruyere cheese, horseradish dill cream

 Avocado Fries
crispy coated avocado slice
citrus cilantro aioli

  Rumaki
Soy ginger water chestnuts
Wrapped with crispy bacon

 Spice Encrusted Beef and Tomato Chutney
atop cumin wafers
fresh mint, fleur de sel

  Pan Seared Lamb Loin
shiso leaf wrap and fava bean puree

 Cheese “Cake” Station

 Mt. Tam Triple Cream, Garrotxa, Humbolt Fog, Piave
cured salami, olives, nuts, baguettes, crackers, grissini, seasonal fresh fruits

Raw Seafood Bar

 Santa Barbara Stone Crab Claws

 Snow Crab Legs Crab Legs

 Jumbo Prawns

Oysters on the Half Shell

Toast Points with Caviar
chopped onions, crème freiche

Santa Barbara Uni Shooter
ponzu sauce, sake, scallions

Farmer’s Market Station 

 Butternut Squash Hash
pumpkin seeds, molasses, brown butter

 Oven Roasted Rainbow Baby Carrots
pasture raised butter, garlic, shallots, parley, lemon juice, and a hint of honey

Seared Brussels Sprouts
pancetta lardons, extra virgin olive oil, toasted hazelnuts

Baked Minty Rice
feta and pomegranate relish

 

Photography: I Heart My Groom | Design: Magnolia Event Design | Co-Planner: Amazing Days Events | Venue: Santa Barbara Historical Museum | Flowers: Rockrose Floral | Catering: Feast & Fest | Rentals: Classic Party Rental | Linens: La Tavola Linen | Lighting: Bella Vista Designs | Calligraphy: Penned By Shani