Paula’s Charity Event Menu

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Paula’s Charity Event Menu

By Libbie Summers

On May 15th, Paula hosted a charity event for the Bethesda Home for Boys, which raised just over $100,000.00. With the entire Deen family in attendance to meet all 200 guests, it was a magical night. Resplendent with dancing on the back lawn, cool drinks and this delicious menu. 

The savory menu was prepared by Lisa Jackson (General Manager) and the staff of Uncle Bubba’s Oyster House.

The sweets menu was prepared by Paula’s cousin Johnnie Gabriel and the staff of Gabriel’s Desserts.

Passed Appetizers:
Tomato Sandwiches
Crab Cakes on Grit Cakes with a Sweet Tomato Relish and Drizzled with Buerre Blanc Sauce
Scallops Margarita (Fresh scallops marinated in tequila and lime juice and grilled. Served atop a crispy tortilla chip and topped with a black bean salsa and roasted red pepper sauce)

In the Smoke House:
Grilled Asparagus
Pulled Pork Sliders
Char Grilled Oysters
Prime Rib with a Rich Pan Gravy
Twice Baked Mini Potatoes

On the Lawn:
Low Country Boil

On the Back Porch:
Warm and Rich Cheese Fondue Served with Crusty Bread

Water Front Dessert Table:
Individual Key Lime Tarts
Mini Red Velvet Cupcakes
Pecan Toffee Tassies

End of Evening Take Away Gift Table:
Individually Wrapped Red Velvet Whoopie Pies

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Reader Comments:

My husband and I attended the charity event in May and it truly was a magical evening and the most amazing food!  It was a wonderful evening for a great cause.  It was our pleasure to be able to be a part of the evening!
Looking forward for the October charity event benefiting S.A.F.E Shelter and cooking with Paula!
Steve and Lori Lesley

By Lori and Steve Lesley on September 28, 2010

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