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Event Spotlight: Lights, Fashion, Galas!


By Sarah Prawl

With the official arrival of summer, The Council of Fashion Designers of America and Caramoor Center for Music and the Arts pulled out all the stops to create memorable experiences for their guests.

The Council of Fashion Designers of America

2019 CFDA Fashion Awards

Monday, June 3, 2019

The night started with an indoor/outdoor cocktail party where guests enjoyed Goat Cheese Bon Bons and Toasted Tomato Tarts. Once inside, they enjoyed a delicious dinner featuring Salad Shirazi with Cucumber, Beet-Pickled Red Onion, Mint, Parsley and Lemon Vinaigrette; Eggplant Chermoula with Agave Roasted Eggplant, Cauliflower Couscous, Cherry Tomatoes, Kalamata Olives and Crispy Chickpeas. During the award ceremony, guests enjoyed Champagne Truffles, Raspberry Hibiscus Cheesecake and Lemon Drop Bretons for dessert.


Caramoor Opening Night Gala 2019

Saturday, June 15, 2019

Caramoor celebrated the start of their 2019 season with gorgeous weather, delicious food and amazing entertainment. The Gala’s 400 guests were greeted with “Loopy Doopy” Ice Pop cocktails and delicious food stations, which include our Growing Season Vegetable Crudité and Cheese for the Growing Season stations. After the reception, Susan and Peter Gottsegen were honored for their long time dedication and contributions to Caramoor’s programs, followed by a delicious three-course dinner. The meal featured Spinach and Pink Lentil Salad with Radish and Whole Grain Mustard Vinaigrette; Grilled Branzino with Cured Tomato Relish and Tuscan Olive Oil; and a Chocolate Caramelia Parfait with Chocolate Crunch, Dark Chocolate Mousse and Caramelia Soft Ganache.

After dinner, guests made their way to the Venetian theater for a premium concert, featuring the Orchestra of St. Luke’s, followed by an After Dark post-performance party, and dancing under the stars.

Check out their calendar and enjoy the magic of Caramoor with their incredible line up of music, festivals and events.