12 Jul Chef John Silva featured on GettingMarriedOnLongIsland.com
As seen on GettingMarriedOnLongIsland.com, July, 12, 2011
Raw Vegan Menu for your Long Island Wedding DETAILS & IDEAS
According to Chef John Silva of John Silva Catering on Long Island, more and more wedding couples are looking to bring raw/vegan items to the table when it comes to planning their wedding menus — he’s found himself catering to the needs of vegans and non-vegans alike when it comes to bringing his flair for raw food catering to Long Island’s wedding scene.
And we’re not talking about serving carrots and celery. Today, raw food options have gone gourmet — giving brides the option to incorporate many exciting raw vegan delicacies into both their cocktail hour and dinner menus.
From an innovative avocado soup with a mango salsa to creative entrees such as zucchini and green tomato lasagna with basil pistachio pesto, guests will truly savor the unique flavors of raw food delicacies prepared by chefs specializing in this growing culinary trend. And when it comes to wedding cakes and desserts, the sky’s the limit when it comes to innovative raw/vegan creations!
Chef Silva, who has more than 20 years of experience as a chef and has catered for celebrities such as Robert DeNiro as well as cooked for the Portuguese ambassador to the United Nations, notes that “raw foods are becoming the trend – both in everyday life and at special events such as weddings. With raw foods, says Silva, “you’ll get more energy, your skin will shine … and you’ll be renewed.” And ready to start a healthy marriage…