Real Event: Q’s surprise 40th birthday dinner

When we realised that in lieu of gifts, Quraish requested donations be made to one of the numerous charities he supports, we knew we were planning a very special celebration indeed. And witnessing the love and respect his coworkers, friends and family radiated towards Q, spoke volumes of this one-in-a-million man. And so the Posh crew set to work preparing the perfect dinner surprise celebation.

When a posh plan comes together…

Helen, Q’s better half, entrusted the task of putting together a low-key relaxed, yet Posh evening for Q.

La Casa Nostra, a quaint Italian restaurant on the Dolphin coast, served as the perfect venue; an intimate setting, with beautifully prepared, delicious Italian cuisine, top staff and warm hospitality.

We set about transforming the space from traditional Italian, to a glitzy,posh space with a masculine feel. Black sequins sparkled on the tables underneath candlelight. Orchid centrepieces provided a soft botanic touch, while mini marquee “Q’s” added a touch of fun alongside the mirror ball.

Posh surprise 40th dinner

Posh surprise 40th dinner

Posh surprise 40th dinner

Posh surprise 40th dinner

Posh surprise 40th dinner

Guests were welcomed with not one, but TWO gin stations – on the one side a fun cart with 2 lovely ladies serving Hendricks gin and on the opposite side a glorious variety of Musgrave gin cocktails.

Gin bar - Posh surprise 40th dinner

Gin bar - Posh surprise 40th dinner

Gin bar - Posh surprise 40th dinner

Gin bar - Posh surprise 40th dinner

Gin bar - Posh surprise 40th dinner

“A party without cake is just a meeting…” Julia Child, and  party without tequila is just a dinner…

Raul and the La Casa Nostra team looked after guests with an indulgent array of Italian eats and treats. And after formalities, a cake specially designed in honour of Quraish, lovingly nicknamed “Q”, provided a delicious curiosity for guests to admire and enjoy.

Posh surprise 40th dinner

Posh surprise 40th dinner

Happy 40th Birthday, Quraish!

Special thanks to a few suppliers that added a Posh touch to the evening:

La Casa Nostra

Musgrave Gin

Hendricks Gin

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