Gourmandises at the Cutty Sark with NAWP

Gourmandises at the Cutty Sark with NAWP

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It’s been a very busy and exciting year here at Gourmandises. So much so, that I haven’t always had the time to tell you about the many events we have been involved with in the last few months. Here is one that I truly enjoyed being part of: the NAWP networking event at the Cutty Sark.

The NAWP (National Association of Wedding Professionals) is an organisation aiming to promote professionalism and integrity within the wedding industry since 2013. Gourmandises has been a member for over a year. The Association organises a variety of events each year and they are always well attended.

The evening at the Cutty Sark was one of their regular networking events.  And what an evening!

For the occasion, guests had champagne on the upper deck. As it was a beautiful summer evening, they were able to enjoy the most amazing views over the Thames.

Beautiful and mouthwatering canapes were served by Moving Venue under the hull of the Cutty Sark.

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I provided a delicious table of patisseries with traditional gateaux such as Opera and a three tiered layered cake, pastries and macarons. I made some gorgeous mini Opera Cakes filled with a raspberry meringue butter cream, mini passion fruit tarts in a sweet shortcrust pastry case and filled with a fresh passion fruit curd, I also supplied a beautiful macarons tower filled with chocolate ganache, raspberry and vanilla.

If you are looking for something similar for your event, check my gallery for inspiration.

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The Cutty Sark itself has been licensed for weddings for over two years. If you are looking for a stunning and iconic venue in London, this is definitely one to check out.

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Event organiser: NAWP

Photos credit: Toby Lowe Photography

Venue: Cutty Sark 

Food: Moving Venue

Floral Display: All For Love

Patisseries: Gourmandises