Pretty Parties with Panache

Cuban Cocktails

Cuban Cocktails

Take one part epicurean¬†excellence, add a dash of artful presentation and a sprinkle of gracious service and what you get is a recipe for some of the prettiest parties this side of Manhattan.¬† If you’ve been lucky enough to attend a Marcia Selden celebration, then you know what we mean…¬† from delightful drinks to delicious desserts, and every marvelous morsel in between!

Tied and True

Tied and True

For thirty years, Marcia and her sensational staff (which includes her business partner and daughter, Robin) have been creating events that set the standard for exuberant, inventive entertaining in our little corner of the world.

Sensational Salad

Sensational Summer Salad

Simple Scallop Sculpture

Simple Swordfish Sculpture

Floral Fun

Floral Fun

And if these images aren’t enticing enough… how about this as the company’s mission: “to provide worry-free gatherings… designed to delight the senses, gladden the heart, deepen camaraderie and create delectable, indelible memories.”

Strawberries and Cream

Strawberries and Cream

We know we’d savor every moment at a party catered by Marcia and Robin – wouldn’t you?

Photos via Marcia Selden Catering & Event Planning

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14 Responses to “Pretty Parties with Panache”

  1. claudia lane says:

    What a splendid selection of food! Simply sublime!
    I’d be more than happy to participate to any event catered by Marcia and Robin just to get a little taste of their gorgeous creations. Thanks for sharing
    Hope you are having a great day :)
    Claudia xo

  2. pve says:

    now that is what I call some serious party love. details do make the difference.

  3. Stephanie says:

    what gorgeous food styling! I’d gladly attend any of their events!

  4. Food as art — you know it’s delicious before you even taste it! So happy to know about this amazing caterer!!

    xo Elizabeth

  5. quintessence says:

    I’ve known of Marcia’s firm but not sure I’ve ever attended one of her parties. The food looks delicious and beautiful – what a treat it would be to have a totally worry free event!!

  6. StyleLinx says:

    Yes! I would! And all I can think about right now is that summer salad with a Cuban cocktail! Hmmm…now what can I rustle up in the kitchen?!

  7. Beautiful…the presentation is so key when throwing a party and she obviously has the golden touch. I love summer entertaining…so many possibilities!

  8. Stitchfork says:

    I’d be there in a New York minute!
    xo Cathy

  9. The Zhush says:

    Not only have I been lucky enough to attend a MS party…but I’ve been EXTRA lucky to have them cater my own! The food tastes as good as it looks and the company is super professional in every way…great post!

  10. debs says:

    I have been to a few of Marcia & Robin’s parties and they are without question the BEST IN CT!!!! For service, food and styling they are unrivaled…..AMAZING!

  11. Mouth watering!! I would love to indulge in that strawberries and cream dessert right now :)

  12. Are you kidding? Absolutely!!! The styling is gorgeous! I can only imagine their parties. Would love to be sipping one of those drinks right now. Mona

  13. hamptontoes says:

    I will say that I’m someone who truly appreciates the effort and the talent that goes into creating food as art. This is dreamy! Thanks for sharing and inspiring.

  14. Bob Scrofani says:

    Marcia and Robin catered my wedding, and not only was the food beautiful and delicious, but their excellent staff treated everyone like royalty. Two years later, we are still getting raves about them.

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