Unique Menlo Park Corporate Catering Request

Water Tank Themed Bay Area Catering Dessert Handheld Catering is delighted to have had the opportunity to provide corporate catering for Menlo Park events serving the Precourt Institute for Energy at Stanford (PIE), as we greatly appreciate the goals and efforts of the institute. For their event PIE presented us with an interesting goal, the client wanted a dessert constructed in such a way that it resembled the hot water tank housed at Stanford Energy Systems Innovations (SESI). While considering many different ideas and trying to avoid a basic cupcake, as might be provided with typical event catering, we wanted to provide something special for the distinguished, plated event. We decided to go with a dark chocolate mousse with fresh strawberries, blueberries and garnished with mint. We were happy with the idea, but our problem still persisted. How could we make our dessert idea evoke the handsome new water tank that serves as a symbol of the efforts made through SESI? We needed to come up with a design that matched the industrial look of the new facility, but still maintained the architectural lines and modern, simple feel. Midori, Handheld’s Director of Operations, stepped up to the creative task and found the perfect vessel in...

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