Whether roving the crowd for candid shots, showcasing an elaborate meal or capturing a well-known keynote speaker at an annual conference, these four Texas photographers have got it covered. Specialists from around the state took some time out to talk about what makes great event photography and how to create better photos of food, people and event atmosphere. All four photographers spoke about one common denominator for great shots: Good editing makes all the difference.
Whether you are hosting a group of locals for a corporate fete or looking to impress visiting out-of-towners, a great steak always makes a good impression. Beef is big business in Texas, which means myriad restaurant choices for planners.
“Nothing says Texas pride like a juicy steak. Texans spent $3 billion on beef in restaurants in 2014. That’s 700 million pounds of beef,” says Rachel Chou, Texas Beef Council senior manager, consumer communications.
And where better to treat your guests than a distinct steakhouse with private event space?
1.5 oz. vodka
1.5 oz. chamomile tea
.25 oz. local honey syrup
.25 oz. lemon juice
1. Mix all ingredients together in shaker.
2. Shake and serve in chilled martini glass.
Courtesy of The Hilton Anatole, Dallas
Pancakes dripping in syrup fruit-topped Belgian waffles, the aroma of jalapeño bacon and the sweet bubbles of a mimosa—what’s not to love about brunch? With a fun and flexible menu featuring well-loved sweet and savory dishes, brunch is a guaranteed guest-pleaser. Whether you’re looking for a casual neighborhood restaurant or an exclusive country club, take a look at three Texas eateries ready to bring the festive comfort of Sunday brunch to your next event.
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Lisa Dalton was recently hired as the director of catering for the Hilton Anatole Hotel in Dallas.