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The whole team at Con Gusto Catering is so proud of our sister restaurant Con Gusto restaurant.
For the third year in the row it has won the prestigious Diner's Choice 2019 awards which is awarded by Open Table! Con Gusto restaurant is a fine dining Italian restaurant based on the Royal Arsenal. They specialise in typical handmade Italian cuisine and the location is in a beautiful historic guard room along the river Thames.
The Diner's Choice award is even more important as the romantic little restaurant won the title for three great categories. Con Gusto was awarded the title of Best Food, Best Italian Restaurant and Best Romantic Restaurant in London.
All three are fantastic accolades and no one is quite sure which their favourite is. Though to be awarded Best Food is really quite something, and a title the team of chefs duly deserve. The Con Gusto team, whether at the restaurant or in the luxury catering always pride themselves on the quality of the dishes they create. Made with years of experience, passion and dedication, they make sure everyones dining experience is unique.
One reason why the team was so happy to receive the award of best food, best romantic restaurant and best Italian is because it is voted for by diners as being the best. Con Gusto was elected by feedback from diners who booked through OpenTable and also only from those people who had dined with us. This means it is voted on by genuine praise only and only from verified diners. We truly are so ecstatic with this award and we are so proud of our sister restaurant to be receiving this recognition.
The team at Con Gusto is always pressing forward hoping for that Michelin inspector in order to hopefully receive one day their true aim - to be in the Michelin Guide or to have a Michelin Star at Con Gusto. The team work hard each day hoping that they are one step nearer and nearer to this goal.
Thank you to all of you who have dined at Con Gusto Restaurant on the Royal Arsenal in Woolwich and who therefore helped us win this fantastic title.
Our team of michelin trained chefs create bespoke menus for every event. Using the freshest of organic and well chosen products, our team will create a menu bespoke for your party. Whether its a birthday, business lunch, celebratory dinner or even a children's party, we will make sure your food will be perfect for the event.
By sourcing our products carefully, for example micro herbs from speciality growers in Amsterdam, or fresh fish each morning from Billingsgate market, we know that it is the originality of our products which make our food really shine at your event.
Drinks catering is also very important to provide the full dining experience. We work closely with Italian wine producers from the Basilicata region in Italy, for example Gioia al Negro whose speciality wines are carefully tended to by hand. We then pair different wines according to your bespoke menu to make sure that the full culinary experience is experienced.
Chef Rigels Tufa organises our team of Italian chefs and will guide the event from start to finish to make sure it is always exactly what you imagined. Our artistic chef Bledi overseas the aesthetic presentation of all the dishes, from the smallest of canapés to a 4 course dinner, so you know that by using us as you London luxury caterer you will be assured the most aesthetic of presentation of your catering.
We offer a variety of services, for example London luxury caterer or private chef hire for your party, so whether it is a formal seated dinner or canapés served by waiting staff, do let us know and we will create a package specifically for you.
We've got off to a busy start here at Con Gusto Catering with January bringing in lots of requests for our bespoke sushi catering services. Sushi is becoming a huge hit in London, from office lunches to baby shower nibbles, everyone wants to order sushi for their event.
It is probably because it needs skill, fresh fish and is beautifully presentable. Above is some of the behind the scenes shots of one of our sushi chefs preparing nigiri and maki for an exclusive event. Because all our menus are bespoke, if there is something particular you are looking for, we can make sure it is on the menu. For example, if you prefer yellow-tail tuna to salmon, or if you are looking for sea urchin caviar as a topping just let us know and we can tailor the menu around your requests.
Corporate sushi lunches are a great way to cater for large parties of 50 people plus, as you can create more imaginative designs and because of course it is cold it makes for a great finger food buffet which wows. Our authentic crackleware Japanese crockery makes sure that the final touch is always there for your event.
If you are looking for a sushi caterers London - just email the team on email@example.com and they will create a bespoke menu for your sushi party.
Con Gusto Catering has been very busy with catering for private parties. We have had lots of requests for a popular service of ours - private chef hire. Private chef hire is ideal if you are hosting a dinner party and you would like to enjoy the evening with your guests while a michelin star chef creates some delights in the kitchen.
London if a very fast paced city so increasingly, people are turning to London caterers for a little help with dinner parties. It is always enjoyable spending the evening at home with either family or colleagues and by hiring a private chef it means that you don't need to worry about a thing. Our chefs create the menu, bring the ingredients to your house, cook on site, serve and then of course leave everything spotless. This leaves you with the precious commodity of time with your guests.
Our menus are bespoke every time, so if you have a favourite dish just let us know. Furthermore, if you are looking for something a little more glamorous like a tasting menu, our team of imaginative chefs will create a menu that will delight and inspire you. We offer wine pairing guides too to make sure that every small detail is absolutely perfect for your event. As a luxury caterers London, it a delight for us to host for big or small events and what ever your request is, please do not hesitate to ask.
Luxury sushi and Japanese catering is a speciality of ours here at Con Gusto Catering. Sourcing ingredients: Sourcing the right ingredients for exclusive events with sushi is paramount to providing a truly exclusive service. Head Chef, Rigels Tufa, for Con Gusto Catering remarks, “our chefs can often be found carefully choosing fresh fist at 3:30am when Billingsgate Market first opens. Arriving on time allows for first choice of the night’s evening catch by the fishermen. One can find live eels, langoustine and hand dived scallops caught only a few hours earlier. Such singularly fresh ingredients is the life and soul of our chefs dishes, as only with such fresh ingredients can real magic be made.”
Sashimi-grade yellow tale tuna and hamatchi are just some of the fish which trained sushi masters transform in the morning into delicate sashimi designs, carefully crafted into flowers and forms then finally decorated with fresh tobiko.
In the above photo you can see chef Rigels preparing a much loved by our clients classic: salmon gravadlax sushi with avocado and topped with wasabi mayonnaise and black tobiko. On the left is pearl oyster tempura with red tobiko.
We cater sushi events for a number of luxury events, including for harrods estates and top lawyers in London chambers. If you would like to try our sushi catering please contact us on firstname.lastname@example.org
Here at Con Gusto Catering we have had an excellent time providing luxury finger food and canapés for Harrod's Estates in Central London. We were at the exclusive serviced apartments at The Tower located in Vauxhall.
After one year's collaboration with Harrod's Estate, we have catered for an assortment of high-end events with them, including meet and greet get togethers, private chef catering in the serviced apartments, business lunches in the business room and canapé parties for birthdays, baby showers and house warming events.
New to our menu was flame seared Norwegian salmon with black tobiko - Japanese for flying fish roe. The fresh salmon was flame seared in front of the guests giving it a delicious flame cooked taste as fresh as it can get.
The guests were delighted with the large assortment and the presence of our Sushi chef who explained the different assortments of sushi and sashimi.
If you are looking to hold a Christmas party in London why not make it extra special and add some of our decadent finger food to the mix! Or why not get one of our michelin trained chefs to prepare an exclusive sit-down dinner this Christmas.
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