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The Chinsky Wedding

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One year ago today the Chinskys were getting married at the beautiful Dover Hall. We loved working with them to make their wedding completely kosher.  The menu was developed as a fusion between kosher traditions and the influence of Southern cuisine.  The Smoked Salmon and Dill Mac and Cheese was a perfect example of the creative kosher take on a Southern classic dish.   Congrats to the lovely couple and we wish you the best of luck!

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Click on the gallery below to enjoy the details.

Many thanks to:

Coordinator: Emily McMahon, Dover Hall Estate
Videographer: Memories Videography
Florist: Mary Henry
Photographer: Don Mears
Transportation: Hilton SP Shuttles and Winn Transportation
Hair & Makeup: Shine BlowDry Bar
Officiant: Aaron Kraft
Reception Entertainment: Sam Hill – Andy Jaspen and In Full – James (Band Leader)
Ceremony Musician: Joselyn Adleman

White Party

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Any chance you are planning an event sometime soon, but have no idea where to start? Don’t worry! Here is some inspiration for your next special occasion!

We were inspired to create this display with an overall classic glam design. The all white gives the look very clean finish while the accents of gold ties the room together. It was very simple to put together and it is an easy way to glam up your next event!

Click on the gallery below to enjoy the details.

 

Many thanks to:

Photography: Jason Collins

Rentals: Classic Party Rentals of Virginia

 

We’re Hiring in Richmond!

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Mosaic Catering + Events is an award-winning event service company with operations in Richmond, VA and Charleston, SC. We are a full-service, one-stop shop for your event, catering, design, rentals, and lighting needs.
We are searching for ambitious new talent to join our team! Ideal candidates are go-getters, organized, have previous experience in a sales environment, and looking to flourish within a rapidly growing and trend-setting company!

Required Qualifications:
✦ Weekend Availability
✦ Valid Drivers License
✦ Positive Attitude!

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Here are the positions we are looking for in Richmond:
EXPRESS CATERING SALES PRODUCER
Our Express division offers items from our award-winning menu in a convenient, value-conscious way. The Express Catering Sales Producer understands the importance of providing ingenuity, efficiency, and superior services to every customer.

Find out more about the Express Sales position and
APPLY USING THE FOLLOWING LINK:
http://mosaicedibles.applicantstack.com/x/detail/a2w7q7eig00x

CATERING + EVENT SALES PRODUCER
The Catering + Event Producer acts as an event planner and caterer combined.  This position will have a focus on the production and sale of upscale wedding services that are customized to fit the need of every couple.

Find out more about the Catering + Event Sales position and
APPLY USING THE FOLLOWING LINK:
http://mosaicedibles.applicantstack.com/x/detail/a2w7q7enq5lo

We also are currently seeking Interns, Culinary Staff, and Warehouse/Production Staff. Use the link below to view all positions:
http://mosaicedibles.applicantstack.com/x/openings

Jamie and Min’s Wedding

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The tone for Jamie and Min’s wedding was set as soon as we walked in and noticed the bride having a private jam session to some Beyonce with her bridesmaids. Beyonce became an understated yet greatly appreciated theme through out the night, bringing out the personalities of the bride and groom.

This high energy and fun loving couple spent a majority of their relationship long distance as Minn has been stationed over seas for much of their time together. They look forward to spending a long and joyous life together and we wish them all the happiness in the world!

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Click on the gallery below to enjoy the details.

Many thanks to:

Planner: CCS Events

Lighting: Leapav

Photography: Wild Honest and Free

Venue: Castle Hill Cider

Florals: Tommy’s Garden 

Hair and Make Up: Jennifer Saunder’s Bridal

Rentals: Party Perfect and Nathaniel’s Unique Events 

Video: Simon Cook Films 

Cake: Family and Sweet Haus

Catering and Desserts: Mosaic Catering and Events

Transportation: Jame’s Limousine 

Ceremony and Reception Music: Xtreme DJ’s

 

 

 

 

Red Wine Hot Chocolate

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Red Wine Hot Chocolate Recipe: Serves 8

5 ounces dark chocolate, finely chopped

2 tablespoons unsweetened cocoa powder

2 tablespoons packed brown sugar

1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon

4 cups whole milk

1 1/2 cups fruity red wine, such as Merlot, Shiraz, or Zinfandel

Pinch of salt

Cinnamon sticks and additional cocoa powder to garnish (optional)

Whisk the chocolate, cocoa powder, sugar, and cinnamon together in a large saucepan. Add the milk and bring to a simmer over medium heat, whisking occasionally, until hot and smooth, about 5 minutes. Stir in the salt.

Remove from the heat and add wine. Divide among 8 small glasses or mugs, garnish with raspberries and a dusting of brown sugar, if desired, serve and enjoy.

Richmond Heart Ball 2016

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 We’re feeling a little nostalgic as the new year begins and excited to share photos from one of our favorite events of 2016.  As we continue the planning process for the 2017 Heart Ball Season, it is the perfect time to look back and reminisce on last year.

When we sit down at the planning table with a blank slate, one of the things that motivates us is the anticipation of our guests’ reactions and dreaming up ideas that might inspire them.

We really enjoyed the exciting reactions to the spectacular costumes, performances, and beautifully crafted Asian-themed courses. The theme in Richmond last year was Fortune of Heart.  Clusters of tables of various shapes, heights and sizes were each decorated in unique styles.

We’re proud and honored of our continued partnership with the American Heart Association and we are looking forward for this year’s Heart Ball taking place on April 22nd, 2017!

Click on the gallery below to enjoy the details captured by the amazing Alex Tenser Photography.

Many thanks to:

Rentals- Classic Party Rentals of VA

Rentals- DC rentals

Rentals/Lighting- MOSAIC Catering + Events

Photography- Alex Tenser Photography

Floral-  Floraculture

Venue- Science

Performance- Latin Ballet

Performance- VCU club Lion Dance

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Music- Debonaire Entertainment

Questions about what you see here? Contact our events team for more information on our rental products.

Jackie and John’s Wedding

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Jackie and John’s gorgeous wedding is the perfect example of a timeless design.  Almost two years later and we’re still swooning over their gorgeous Spring southern plantation wedding.  It was filled with meaningful symbolic details of Jackie and John’s love and the family style dinner service made 200 guests feel like they were in an intimate setting.  We worked with an amazing team of vendors to make this dream wedding come to life.

Cheers to Jackie and John!

Click on the gallery below to enjoy the details.

Many thanks to:

Photographers- Grant & Deb Photographers 

Venue- Westover Plantation 

Event Coordinator- LK Events and Design 

Lighting- Blue Steel Lighting Design

Flowers- Seasons Of Williamsburg

Caterer- Mosaic Catering

Cake- WPA Bakery

Hair and Makeup- Avenue 42 Salon

Invitations- Birch Paper & Design

Rentals- Rent-E-Quip and Mosaic Catering + Events

Bridal Gown- Berta

Formal Wear- Men’s Wearhouse

Video- Handspun Cinema

Transportation- Winn Transportation

Salted Caramel Cotton Candy Cocktail Recipe

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Happy National Cotton Candy Day!
In honor of National Cotton Candy Day, we’ve partnered up with Sugar Soiree to bring you a delicious cocktail that will be shaken table-side and poured over Sugar Soiree’s Salted Caramel cotton candy at MOSAIC Restaurant, Richmond on River Road.  Come on over to give it a taste and enjoy the full craft cocktail experience!
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Caramel Apple Cocktail Recipe:
1 1/2 oz Apple Brandy
4 oz House-Made Apple Cider
1 Tbsp Caramel Sauce
1 Hand Full Salted Caramel Cotton Candy
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Place cotton candy into a chilled coupe glass. Fill shaker with ice and add all ingredients except for cotton candy. Shake vigorously, attach strainer and pour liquid over cotton candy into the coupe glass.
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Many thanks to:
Cotton Candy- Sugar Soiree

Alfresco & Fireside Dinner Series at Dover Hall- England

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Dover Hall & MOSAIC Catering + Events cordially invite you on a culinary adventure celebrating the culture and traditions of Europe. Our monthly dinner series will feature fine cuisine with surprise guest chefs as well as cultural happenings and entertainment that will enhance your dining experience. Join us for this exciting new series set among the splendor of Richmond’s very own Dover Hall Estate, a private estate located in the rolling hills of Manakin-Sabot, Virginia. Dover Hall combines the grandeur of days past with modern conveniences, providing guests with unforgettable experiences.

Passed Hors D’oeuvres
Deviled Mushroom Tart
Fig & Walnut Mince Pie
“Fish & Chips”

Dinner

First Course
Chestnut-Sage Soup

Second Course
Stuffed Quail with Wild Mushrooms

Third Course
Double Cut Pork Chop with Three Mustard Cream Ale Sauce
Yorkshire Pudding with Cumberland Sausage
Cauliflower-Brussels Gratin

Fourth Course
Treacle Tart

Welcome Cocktail
Earl Grey Martini

 

For additional information & upcoming dinners, click here.
Many thanks to:

Venue- Dover Hall Estate

Photography- Hayes & Fisk Photography

 

 

Elise and Ethan’s Wedding

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It’s hard to believe that one year ago today Elise and Ethan were getting married! Our production department did a beautiful job designing and hanging the lighting canopy for their reception at the Country Club of Virginia. Congrats to the lovely couple and we wish you the best of luck!

Click on the gallery below to enjoy the details.

 

Photography: Steven & Lily Photography

Rehearsal Dinner: The Boathouse at Rocketts Landing

Ceremony Music: Lyric String Quartet

Jeweler: Diamond’s Direct Richmond

Bridesmaid Dresses: Bridal Elegance

Transportation: Down Under Limousine

Accommodations: Omni Richmond Hotel

Videography: Gray Fox Films

Ceremony Site: Reveille United Methodist Church Sanctuary

Reception Site & Catering: The Country Club of Virginia, Westhampton Clubhouse

Officiant: Rev. Douglas J. Forrester

Additional Ceremony Music: Cathy Armistead (Director of Music Ministries, Reveille United Methodist Church)

Gown & Veil: Love Couture Bridal

Shoes: Jessica Simpson, Nordstrom

Hair & Makeup: Avenue 42

Formalwear: Alton Lane & Jos. A. Bank

Invitations & Stationery: Dear June Paperie

Flowers: Flowers by Natalie

Lighting: Mosaic Catering and Events

Band: A-Town A-List, Sam Hill Entertainment

Cake: Gourmand Bakery

Favors: Arbor Day Foundation