Riverhouse Catering of Haddam CT, partnered with Powerstation Events of Cheshire CT on October 17 2016, to present an after-hours event showcasing the New England Air Museum in East Granby CT. as a stunning venue for corporate events and weddings.The event welcomed Riverhouse Catering clients, including Nancy Wheeler from MetroHartford Alliance, as well as industry friends and business event planners, including Travelers, Stub Hub and Riverfront Recapture. Jerry Roberts, Executive Director of the Museum, led guests through the museum’s three large exhibit hangers, displaying a collection of more than 100 aircrafts, including a B-29A bomber plane made by Boeing and used in World War II.
While recognized for its extensive collection of aircraft, engines and exhibits, the museum was transformed to showcase the unique structure as a venue for social events, including weddings, private parties and business events. Guests were treated to Pear Ginger Snaps and Blackberry Thyme Sparklers prepared fresh by RHC’s talented bartenders. The culinary team, lead by Chef Stefan Drago, presented appetizers, such as Lobster Rolls with Apple Fennel Slaw in Pablano Butter and Truffled Mac & Cheese with Crispy Prosciutto, while out team attended a made-to-order Flaming Noodle Bar. Lastly Chef Brandie Villanova prepared Green Tea Shakes and Fresh Made Sweet Crepes for the guests to drizzle with an assortment of toppings to cap the night.
Trevor Furrer, Managing Partner of Riverhouse Catering’s parent company, Riverhouse Hospitality, spoke about the event’s success: “it was a great opportunity to present the Museum in a different light – there’s a unique quality to the space that lends itself to creating a truly memorable event, and I think that was reflected in the enthusiasm of our guests. We believe the Museum has great potential to be a top venue for all kinds of events – from fifty to four hundred people, if required. It was a wonderful evening and we’re thrilled to be a part of showcasing it to the community.”
About the New England Air Museum:
The New England Air Museum is an aerospace museum located at the Bradley International Airport in Windsor Locks, CT. The museum consists of three display hangers and has additional storage-only hangars. The museum is also offered as a venue for corporate events, private parties and weddings.
About PowerStation Events:
Powerstation Events is Connecticut’s leading professional production and event services company, based in Cheshire CT. The company has grown to become the most respected name in the event entertainment and production in the region.
About Riverhouse Catering:
Riverhouse Catering specializes in providing the finest catering services in Connecticut. Dedicated to providing clients with the utmost in personalized and professional services, the events they service include weddings, private parties, corporate meetings and receptions. Riverhouse Catering is owned and operated by Riverhouse Hospitality, a management and ownership group that also encompasses the award-winning venues, The Riverhouse at Godspeed Station in Haddam CT and The Society Room of Hartford in Hartford CT.