We turned 25! The AJW Team was so excited to throw a special celebration in honor of our 25th anniversary with over 350 friends at the Temple House in Miami Beach. It’s not every day we have the opportunity to spoil our clients at an event where we had creative direction over all event aspects. From a catering standpoint, we focused on sharing our various food service styles: stations, mini plates, action stations and more! Our design focus was on flowers (of course!) but also our production building through station walls, cabanas, and backdrops. The creative heads came together to create a fun-filled evening showcase the combination of our food and design capabilities in a true Miami party atmosphere. Enjoy the photos below!

AJW Castmates:

Venue: The Temple House Miami Beach

Photobooth: CapturePOD

Photographer: Cendino Teme Photography

Videographer: iZoom Productions

Lighting & Sound: SFL Productions

DJ & Musical Entertainment: Event Factor

Dancers: New Century Dance Company

Cake: Sugar Fancies

 

 

Events, Miami Events, The Temple House, Catering, Decor, Design, AnniversaryGuests entered the space, walking by an illuminated custom scrim backdrop of AJW

event images and walked through an acrylic floral arch opening to the party.Events, Miami Events, The Temple House, Catering, Decor, Design, AnniversaryEvents, Miami Events, The Temple House, Catering, Decor, Design, AnniversaryOne of our passed mini plates featured a beer & burger pairing.  Local Flora craft beer was paired

with Beef & Chorizo “Frita” Sliders with Manchego Cheese and served on oversized chalkboard trays.Events, Miami Events, The Temple House, Catering, Decor, Design, AnniversaryThe Market Station – featured Octopus, Wild Mushroom or Braised Oxtail

“Pides” surrounded by gourmet cheeses, meats and dips.Events, Miami Events, The Temple House, Catering, Decor, Design, AnniversaryEvents, Miami Events, The Temple House, Catering, Decor, Design, AnniversaryTurntable Tastes – an innovative custom built serving wall with various mini plates of

fresh and vibrant fish preparations (including our signature Ceviche!) A video reel of our chef’s

silhouettes mimicked the chefs in action behind the station!Events, Miami Events, The Temple House, Catering, Decor, Design, Anniversary   Events, Miami Events, The Temple House, Catering, Decor, Design, AnniversaryEvents, Miami Events, The Temple House, Catering, Decor, Design, AnniversaryEvents, Miami Events, The Temple House, Catering, Decor, Design, AnniversaryDark Dining – one of our latest interactive stations is “Dark Dining”. Guests are

blindfolded in order to rely on their other senses to enjoy various food tastings

resulting in a heightened culinary experience. Our guests loved it, and walked away with branded masks

as a take home item!Events, Miami Events, The Temple House, Catering, Decor, Design, AnniversaryEvents, Miami Events, The Temple House, Catering, Decor, Design, AnniversaryEvents, Miami Events, The Temple House, Catering, Decor, Design, AnniversaryThe center of the building was all about the sweets! First up was the Sweet Risotto station, a play on

traditional Latin rice puddings with plenty of fruit mix-ins, all made on a beautiful marble slab in front of the guests!Events, Miami Events, The Temple House, Catering, Decor, Design, AnniversaryEvents, Miami Events, The Temple House, Catering, Decor, Design, Anniversary
The Boozy Dessert Bar was specially designed for those who prefer to drink their sweets with a shot of something extra.

Three milkshake varieties were made with boozy “floaters” on top for a dessert drink with a kick!Events, Miami Events, The Temple House, Catering, Decor, Design, AnniversaryThe AJW Design team built custom cabanas and installed all white palm trees to add great height to the overall space.

Orchids, roses and calla lilies were used throughout the modern venue, softened with fun linens in bright colors.Events, Miami Events, The Temple House, Catering, Decor, Design, AnniversaryEvents, Miami Events, The Temple House, Catering, Decor, Design, Anniversary Events, Miami Events, The Temple House, Catering, Decor, Design, AnniversaryEvents, Miami Events, The Temple House, Catering, Decor, Design, AnniversaryEvents, Miami Events, The Temple House, Catering, Decor, Design, AnniversaryEvents, Miami Events, The Temple House, Catering, Decor, Design, AnniversaryEvents, Miami Events, The Temple House, Catering, Decor, Design, AnniversaryEntertainment for the evening included an electric violinist, percussionist accompaniment to our

DJ for and a Flash Mob complete with dancers, chefs, police guards and Joy Wallace herself!Events, Miami Events, The Temple House, Catering, Decor, Design, AnniversaryEvents, Miami Events, The Temple House, Catering, Decor, Design, AnniversaryEvents, Miami Events, The Temple House, Catering, Decor, Design, AnniversaryEvents, Miami Events, The Temple House, Catering, Decor, Design, AnniversaryEvents, Miami Events, The Temple House, Catering, Decor, Design, AnniversaryThe custom photo booth backdrop served as a signing wall for guests to leave messages for the 25th!

(Thanks CapturePOD!)Events, Miami Events, The Temple House, Catering, Decor, Design, AnniversaryEvents, Miami Events, The Temple House, Catering, Decor, Design, AnniversaryDan Davidson & Ariel Glassman from the Temple House hopped into the PhotoBooth fun!Events, Miami Events, The Temple House, Catering, Decor, Design, AnniversaryAfterhours the AJW staff took their round at the photobooth!Events, Miami Events, The Temple House, Catering, Decor, Design, AnniversaryEvents, Miami Events, The Temple House, Catering, Decor, Design, AnniversaryEvents, Miami Events, The Temple House, Catering, Decor, Design, Anniversary
Final shot of the night – the AJW sales and staffing team members.

We are so happy to have shared such a special evening with friends from not only South Florida, but the country! It was a wonderful celebration due to our incredible event partners and driven team of AJW professionals.