The humble beginnings of Andrea Correale, one of the finest New York Caterers, began at the Correale family dinner table, where her mom, Marie, would teach her how a table can be beautifully prepared with creativity on any budget. Andrea started her career at the age of 16 when she created an “event staff for hire” company in Long Island. Upon graduating with a degree in Hotel and Restaurant Management in NYIT, she established Elegant Affairs, which is now an extremely successful off-premise catering and event planning empire!
Elegant Affairs is now a 15,000-square-food facility in Glen Clove, New York that hosts over 800 events per year, which catered to top brands like L’Oreal Paris Academy, Ehow.com, Sam’s Club, Celebrations.com, and most recently, Lenox China. Andrea is not only famous for her fierce entrepreneurial skills and infectious personality, but also for her innovative and unique food presentations. Elegant Affairs has satisfied some of the most discriminating of palates like Mariah Carey, Kevin Spacey, Mitt Romney, Ivana Trump, and Brooke Shields.
Celebrity Caterer & Lenox Home Entertaining Expert Andrea Correale of Elegant Affairs Caterers shares her recipe for Warm Harvest Cider, a perfect drink to warm you up this Christmas. Prepare a glass of this, curl up on your bed, and let every drop bring you warmth and comfort!
Warm Harvest Cider
1 cup Grey Goose L’Orange (orange-flavored vodka)
1/2 cup orange brandy
1/2 cup honey
3/4 cup hot water
1/2 cup fresh lemon juice
1/2 cup orange juice
Pinch star anise powder
Apple Wedges for Garnish
Cinnamon Sticks for Garnish
1. Combine the honey and hot water in a shaker, stir to dissolve honey.
2. Add remaining ingredients and stir well.
3. Strain into glass, and garnish with apples and cinnamon sticks. Merry Christmas, everyone!
Elegant Affairs is located at 110 Glen Cove Avenue Glen Cove, New York.
For more information please contact Elegant Affairs
Long Island: 516-676-8500
You can also check out Elegant Affairs’ Website, Facebook page, and Twitter account for more information and updates. And for more tips on entertaining from Andrea Correale, visit her page at Lenox’s Website.