For the 15th year, Chef Wayne Elias and Crumble Catering designed and prepared the delicious gala dinner enjoyed by guests…
The Oscars are officially over and everyone is coming down from that award season high! Celebrating award-winning films from the previous years and leading up to the big event was just the start. We’ve rounded up the hottest celeb packed events leading up to the biggest night in film, and of course the after parties!
Held at the luxurious Beverly Hilton Hotel, Veteran TV/Film product placement producer, Debbie Durkin, held her 12th Annual EcoLuxe Lounge, on February 22, 2019.
The Stardust Penthouse lined with top-tier talent and media while they checked out the latest products. The EcoLuxeLounge Pre-Awards Party is an exclusive, behind-the-scenes, invitation-only event went to benefit
This year, Lady Victoria Hervey’s Preserve Our Wild Foundation served as the charity partner while brand sponsors pamper and educated nominees and stars about luxury sustainable lifestyles.
Drip Hydration provided attendees with on-site IV therapy to prep for the busy weekend of events. Guests were able to enjoy beaths from Oxford UK DJG and premium cocktails from Blue Marble Cocktails or water courtesy of ICEAGE Glacial Water. Additional sponsors included: Bluebird Botanicals, Avahlee Luxury Medical Spa, Kimberly Friedmutter Celebrity Hypnotherapist & Author, Burnetie Shoes, Diamond Dentist, Bluebird Botanicals, MO’ Eyewear, and more.
Chef to the stars Wayne Elias (far right) and Crumble Catering partner Chris Diamond (far left) were called into duty to prepare thousands of dishes at the sophomore year of Steven Tyler Grammy Awards 2019 Viewing Party benefiting Janie’s Fund, which raised 2.8 million dollars to bring hope and healing for girls who have suffered the trauma of abuse and neglect.
The two culinary honchos were joined during between sumptuous meal courses by Stephen Tyler and girlfriend Aimee Preston. The benefit took place at Hollywood’s Raleigh Studios and was hosted by Jane Lynch. Next up for Chef Elias and his sexy team of 150 waiters, cooks, servers and bartender’s is the Elton John AIDS Foundation OSCAR viewing party on Sunday, February 24, 2019.
Hollywood is buzzing as the Academy Awards are just around the corner. One of the hottest tickets in town is Elton John’s Oscars viewing party. In this episode of the “California Cooking” podcast, Jessica chats with Chef Wayne Elias, the award-winning chef at the helm of the star-studded event. Chef Wayne has been working with Elton and his foundation for many years, but still treats every single party like it’s his first. From creating the menu, to building a pop up kitchen in the middle of West Hollywood, to fine tuning each dish, he gives the inside scoop on all the elements that must come together to pull off such a magical evening.
Listen to the full podcast here: https://ktla.com/2019/02/22/california-cooking-podcast-elton-johns-oscar-party-with-chef-wayne-elias/
For the 15th year in a row, the Chef Wayne is prepping for one of the biggest parties of the year and no pressure, but name a big name, and odds are, they’ll be eating his food come Sunday night.
“If you’re not going to the Oscars Governors Ball, you’re going to Elton John’s party,” he said.
It’s the 27thAnnual Elton John AIDS Foundation’s Academy Awards viewing party. Chef Wayne and Crumble Catering are handling the night’s menu once again, which of course includes Sir Elton’s favorites sandwich.
As Chef Wayne made one, he explained how he and Crumble Catering truly are Hollywood A -listers go-to”A team. A couple weeks ago they catered the Steven Tyler’s Grammys party. Now, for the biggest night in Hollywood, they’re pulling out all the stops….
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Chef Wayne Elias and Crumble Catering is handling Elton John’s Oscar party menu for a 15th year, serving over 1000 people.
“Elton’s team tastes my menu suggestions and make the decisions on what we serve,” enthused Elias. “Each year, we do a five-course, sit down, waiter-served menu. Last year we had Chicken Canneloni, Scallop Truffle Vegetable Consomme, Filet Mignon, Sea Bass, and Arugula Salad with Comte Cheese.”
In addition to working with Elton John, Elias is on the Board for Project Angel Food, donating and helping many organizations in the LGBT Community such as The Center, Aid for Aids, Trevor Project and GLAAD.
“I lost a partner to AIDS during the epidemic and have always said I would do anything to help end this disease that has affected our community,” he said. “So I can give back through my passion and business to all organizations in the LGBT Community.”
Even if you can’t attend Elton’s event, you can still order food from Elias’ restaurant, Rockwell Table & Stage!
For the past 15 years, chef to the stars and founder of Crumble Catering Wayne Elias has been the go-to chef for numerous star-studded events and celebrations. Last year, Chef Wayne and his team of staffers catered the Venom Movie Premier , the Elton John AIDS Foundation (EJAF) Academy Awards Viewing Party, and the 2018 Kids’ Choice Awards.
And the chef’s schedule for this year is already in high gear. Just two weeks ago, Chef Wayne and Crumble Catering created a three course meal for hundreds of guests at the Steven Tyler Grammy Awards 2019 Viewing Party benefiting Janie’s Fund, an organization founded by the Aerosmith frontman that aims to help girls who are victims of abuse and neglect. The massive fundraising event garnered over $2.8 million dollars.
This Sunday on the 24th, Chef Wayne and his team will once again provide catering for the EJAF Oscars Viewing Party. This will be the 15th year that Chef Wayne and Crumble Catering have been tapped as the official caterers of the prestigious event. The talented team (150 servers and bartenders as well as 70 kitchen staff) will execute 1,000 meals in just three hours. Hollywood’s biggest A-listers will be served on site at West Hollywood Park while huge digital screens will display the live Oscars telecast.
Nerds and Beyond had the wonderful opportunity to talk to Chef Wayne about his passion, his inspirations, and what it’s like to work for the stars.
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When it comes to mouth-watering, inspired cuisine there are two names that rise to the top as the premier culinary purveyors for Hollywood’s A-list celebrities and celebrity parties: Chef Wayne Elias and partner Chris Diamond, owners of Crumble Catering…