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Long feasting tables covered with florals, urns
and birdcages were the perfect canvas for
catering company Tres LA to showcase their
When staging an event for some of Los
Angeles’ high-end event planners, it is important
to make a statement and set a scene.
Tres LA’s past clients include Bill and Hillary
Clinton, and it frequently hosts Tastemaker’s
Dinners for top event companies. Kristin Banta
of Kristin Banta Events creates a theme for each
dinner and this year’s French street-cafe styling
incorporated a quirky provincial theme.
Crystal chandeliers placed awkwardly as
centrepieces on the table looked like they had just
fallen from the Fellini light wires above.
Each place setting was embellished with
white hemstitched napkins and menu jackets
with brooch closures atop pewter chargers and
‘collected’ antique patterned china plates. The
place settings featured antique silver flatware,
pewter goblets, and platinum-rimmed wine
glasses, all on voluminous antique rose linens,
which were bustled to reveal textured underlays.
The colour theme was soft white and antique
rose, with pops of fuchsia, champagne and green,
all set in the old-world Rodeo plaza.
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