Sunday, September 23, 2012

A Taste of Happiness Supper Club

Last night I attended a Supper Club event at a private home in Sanford created by A Taste of Happiness.  A Taste of Happiness is the brainchild of Chef Juan “Jay” Arjona & Chef Doug Long both who have impressive restaurant resumes which you can read on their website. The event was non-profit and donated all the proceeds to Just Our Soldiers Helpers (JOSH)

Each month A Taste of Happiness has an event and they donate the proceeds to a different charity.

A Taste of Happiness website is here Facebook:
Twitter: @TasteOfHappines

If you would like to attend the next event which is scheduled for the end of October please contact A Taste of Happiness on their website. 

The food was excellent, a great combination of flavors, hard work and creativity.

A few of the dishes that really stood out to me were: the Stuffed Jalapeno Appetizer that was on a wonderful bed of sour pineapple and coconut cream.

The other standout dish was the compressed watermelon infused with ginger and served with a small slice of Chorizo and a layer of Balsamic vinegar on the bottom. The watermelon paired with in the Chorizo was a superb unexpected combo which I really enjoyed.

My favorite dish was the Citrus Smoked Prime Rib

Jumbo Shrimp Cocktail

Mango Vanilla Sorbet

Salad - Watercress, Apple, Pecan, Grapes, Crab

Raspberry Chive Sorbet

Soup - Greens & Mushroom Base for Soup

Soup - Potato, Leek & Mushroom

Citrus Smoked Prime Ri

Citrus Smoked Prime Rib with Blackened Seasoning, Cabernet Mashed Potatoes & Green Beans

Bananas Foster

Bananas Foster Flambé

Bananas Foster


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