Scenes From the Cypress High Tea After Party (Photos)

Categories: Food Festivals

Michele Eve Sandberg
Michael Schwartz with Pastry Chef Hedy Goldsmith
Parties are fun; after parties are better -- it's where all the action happens.

After the Palm Beach Food and Wine Fest's Savannah-themed An Evening in the Garden of Good and Evil dinner at the Breakers, festival chefs and partygoers headed over the the Four Season for the Cypress high Tea After Party hosted by Miami-based James Beard award winning chef Michael Schwartz for a pop up of his highly acclaimed Cypress Room.

Schwartz was joined by Michael's executive pastry chef Hedy Goldsmith, chef de cuisine Roel Alcudia, and mixologist Ryan Goodspeed for an evening of cocktails and tea service -- with alcohol, obviously.

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With an elegant 1920's high tea as the theme -- and a large attendance from local and national celebrity chefs ranging from Robert Irvine to Clay Conley -- the evening included a cold tea service complete with tea sandwiches (egg and smoked salmon), a carving station, passed hors d'oeuvres, petit fours, and the restaurant's seasonal winter tea cocktail, the Longest Night, a combination of Hendrick's Gin, St. Germaine, gunpowder, cardamom, lemongrass, lemon, and tarragon honey, served in vintage bone china brought up from the Cypress Room.

Location Info


Four Seasons Resort Palm Beach

2800 S. Ocean Blvd., Palm Beach, FL

Category: General

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