Bella New York: Summer’s Winding down, but you can get wound up with these Fab Cocktails

Summer’s Winding down, but you can get wound up with these Fab Cocktails Andrea Correale‘s Grapefruit Collins 2 oz. Gin ½ oz. fresh-squeezed lemon juice ½ oz. fresh-squeezed grapefruit juice 1 oz. simple syrup 3 oz. of Pellegrino sparkling water Grapefruit zest Mint leaves Rim glass with grapefruit wedge and dip into salt and grapefruit zest mixture. Add Gin, lemon juice, grapefruit juice and simple syrup to a martini shaker with ice, shake well, and strain into glass. Add Pellegrino sparkling water and stir. Garnish with grapefruit zest and mint leaves. Read Full Article on Bella New...

Broadway World: David Burke Off-Premise Catering Debuts by Chef David Burke and Andrea Correale

David Burke Off-Premise Catering Debuts by Chef David Burke and Andrea Correale Andrea Correale, President and Founder of Elegant Affairs, and celebrity Chef David Burke, of Tavern 62 and Woodpecker, among many other highly acclaimed restaurants, have announced their exclusive catering collaboration, “David Burke Off-Premise Catering,” a full-service catering company for weddings, corporate gatherings, and social events. The famous culinary duo, that has been friends for decades, will bring their signature gastronomic styles and expertise to create bespoke catering packages and curate events In New York City, the Hamptons and New Jersey, with plans to expand operations in the coming months. Andrea Correale commented to Broadwayworld about this exciting collaboration. “David is a culinary genius. He has decided to unleash that brilliance into the catering sector, and I’m thrilled to part of it.” Instantly recognizable for their culinary talents and experience in New York City and beyond, David Burke and Andrea Correale plan to expand David Burke Off-Premise Catering to become the fastest growing off-premise residential and corporate caterers in New York City. The team will specialize in weddings, Bar & Bat Mitzvahs, corporate events, and social gatherings. In addition, their partnership has a stronghold in the corporate entertaining arena – from small-scale meetings to large-scale events and galas, political fundraisers, and media events. ABOUT ANDREA CORREALE: Upon graduating from the Hotel and Restaurant Management program at New York Institute of Technology Andrea Correale founded Elegant Affairs, a full service off-premise catering and event planning company. It began small and quickly grew. Just eight years after its start the company expanded, moving into an eight thousand square foot facility producing over...

Zing: Three Steps to the Ultimate Al Fresco Dinner Party

Three Steps to the Ultimate Al Fresco Dinner Party Spending summer nights on your patio with some café lights and fresh salads sounds like something straight out of HGTV – but it can be your reality, too! If you’re dreaming of dinner under the stars with a glass of wine in hand, an al fresco dinner party can do the trick. The Setting If you’re wondering what al fresco dining is, you’re not alone. It’s actually simpler than it sounds. Al fresco dining is essentially having a meal outdoors, but it tends to be casual and more of a party atmosphere. While an outdoor dinner party may feel more casual, there are a few things to consider if you pop open that bottle of wine. Table and Seating Rule number one of outdoor dining – you need somewhere to dine. Consider getting a wood patio table with coordinating benches or chairs. This keeps the feel casual and refined. If you already have a patio table, use that! If its colors aren’t what you envision for your outdoor dinner party, throw a tablecloth on top for a unified look. If you don’t have a backyard but want to have an al fresco dinner party, Andrea Correale, founder of Elegant Affairs Caterers, suggests setting up on a grassy area. “You can also set up on grass without a problem. Lay indoor/outdoor carpets down if you need or want to add a design element,” says Correale. If you live in an apartment complex, see if you can utilize a rooftop or courtyard space. Lighting Next, think about your lighting. For the ultimate al fresco dinner party, you...

Medium: Social Life Magazine Presents Second Annual Polo Hamptons Match & Event Hosted By Rachel Zoe

Social Life Magazine Presents Second Annual Polo Hamptons Match & Event Hosted By Rachel Zoe Rachel Zoe, designer, TV personality and entrepreneur, hosted the second annual Polo Hamptons Match & Event presented by Porsche and celebrated her July 4th Social Life cover on Saturday June 30, 2018 at The Maria & Kenneth Fishel Estate in Bridgehampton. The cover star arrived in a flowy floral dress with her husband Rodger Berman and two children, Kaius and Skyler, posing for pictures with Social Life Publisher Justin Mitchell, Editor in Chief Devorah Rose, Maria andKenneth Fishel and celebrity caterer Andrea Correale. Over 600 guests enjoyed an exclusive Laurent-Perrier champagne bar and hors d’oeuvres from New York & Hamptons caterer Andrea Correale of Elegant Affairs as they watched the thrilling Polo match. The celebrated fashion designer posed with fans and spoke about her Rachel Zoe Collection, The Zoe Report and her subscription box, Box of Style. Known for being a stylist to the stars, Rachel has worked with Hollywood’s hottest stars including Anne Hathaway, Keira Knightly, Jennifer Garner, Kate Beckinsale, Liv Tyler and Nicole Richie. The event was sponsored by Social Life Magazine, Laurent-Perrier champagne, Elegant Affairs, Turks & Caicos Tourism and Dawn & Frank Bodenchak for Sotheby’s International Realty. A portion of all proceeds from the afternoon were donated to a local Hamptons charity. Read full article on...