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Diggin’ on Donuts

Guests have been delighted by our newest event dessert offering – donuts. Plated, or as an action station using our new donut machine, Hamby donuts can be served hot and fresh with a variety of toppings, including powdered sugar, customized icing colors to match an event, cinnamon sugar or cracked M&Ms. Our new dessert is being devoured like never before. Seconds, please!

Since debuting at Spoleto last spring, our new donut machine has been all the craze at local events. In fact, we’ve served more than 50,000 hot and fresh donuts in the past three months. As a chef-attended station at SEWE, Stray Dog Society and the Volvo Car Open, these mini donuts are the perfect nostalgic snack.

The tiny dessert is a great filler for conference room breaks or a festive treat during a wedding reception. While they are easy to eat, they are also fun to display and guaranteed to bring a smile to any guest.

So far, we’ve experimented with tons of icing flavors, including Buttermilk Vanilla, Chocolate, Raspberry and Espresso Icing. The donut toppings are the most fun part of the dessert – ranging from Benne Wafers to Toasted Pecans and Crispy Bacon. But, if classic flavors are what you desire, make sure to save room for Powdered or Cinnamon Sugar.

To include donuts in the line-up of your next event, contact an Event Producer for more information.

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Yucca Root Chip

This light and refreshing appetizer is perfect for Spring. Whether you’re hosting a cocktail party or bridal shower – these chips are a wonderful, fresh bite! Here’s how you can make the delicious treat at home:

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Serving Size: 30 Pieces

Yucca Root Chip Ingredients:

Edamamus (Recipe below)
Crumbled Feta Cheese
Watermelon Radish – cut in spears

Edamamus Ingredients:

8 oz. Edamamus
1/4 cup Tahini
1/4 cup Water
1/2 TSP. Lemon Zest
3 TBL. Lemon Juice
1 Garlic Glove
3/4 TSP. Kosher Salt
1/2 TSP Ground Cumin
1/2 TSP Ground Coriander
3 TBL. EVOO
1 TBL. Parsley

Edamamus Directions:

  1. Place edamamus, tahini, water, lemon zest and juice, garlic, salt, cumin and coriander in a food processor
  2. Puree until smooth
  3. Slowly drizzle EVOO into processor while running
  4. Transfer to a bowl and stir in parsley

Yucca Root Chip Directions:

  1. Slice Yucca Root 1mm, fry and season with salt
  2. Top with 1 tsp. of Edamamus
  3. Sprinkle with crumbled Feta Cheese (optional) and garish with 2 Watermelon Radish Spears
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The Gaillard Center: Re-Opened and Re-Imagined

Hamby Catering is proud to be an Approved Third Party Caterer of the newly refinished, Gaillard Center. After hosting the first official event in the space back in November, as well as a number of large corporate events, Hamby Catering has become a regular catering partner for this dominant downtown Charleston venue. Whether you’re hosting an intimate party or a 800 person bash, the Gaillard Center’s catering kitchen can accommodate your meal service. Chef Brunski and our entire kitchen staff has perfected our on-site experience and honed our menu offerings the grandeur of the ballrooms.

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Photo by JWKPEC

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Boasting gorgeous interiors, Hamby Catering has found the space to be multi-functional, whether our clients are hosting a corporate event, private dinner or wedding reception.

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Photo courtesy: Garden & Gun

If you are interested in hosting an event at the Gaillard Center, contact one of our Event Producers at 843.571.3103. We will gladly walk you through the options of our on-site catering capabilities.

To see more images from our past work at The Gaillard, click here.

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The Market at Hamby: Eat & Meet

Last night we held an exclusive event for a few local food IGers and bloggers. We hosted the party-goers at The Market at Hamby, our new retail space where people can come to purchase our traditional pre-made favorites for casual parties or meal at homes, as well as exciting new items coming out of our kitchen.

Guests were invited to mix and mingle, snap photos and enjoy a few special selections from our Chef – of course! The spread included Mini Beef Wellington, Mini Tomato Pies, Duck Confit Flatbread, Chicken & Waffles and the trending, Hot Chicken Drumette!

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The talented, Yoj Events helped with decor and event coordination while Branch Design Studio brought in gorgeous florals to decorate the space. It was a great night meeting area tastemakers and introducing them to our new retail concept. Thank you so much, 843 Productions, Food Slayer, Spots to Savor, Chucktown Foodie, Lets Eat Y’all, Food Coma 843 and Charleston Foodie Babe  for stopping by to our Eat & Meet.

Below are a few photos from the fun of the evening.

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Hamby’s Wild SEWE 2016 Menu

Happy Friday y’all! Today we officially kick off tourist season as the Southeastern Wildlife Exposition  invades downtown Charleston. Hamby Catering is thrilled to be back for our 2nd year at the 3-day festival that celebrates the sporting life and wildlife art. We’ll be on site feeding the SEWE herd in Marion Square – we hope you stop by!

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Last year was our first year at the expo and it was a roaring success. Our sandwiches were flying off the shelves, so this year we decided to bring these crowd favorites back plus a few new offerings. We know the weather will be chilly so we are serving up chili and an interactive chicken bog station with all the fixin’s.

Our menu will include:

  • Sandwich Trio (Including egg salad, chicken salad, and pimento cheese) with Fresh House Made Potato Chips and Pickeled Veggies – $6.00
  • Egg Salad Sandwich – $3.00
  • Chicken Salad Sandwich – $3.00
  • Pimento Cheese Sandwich – $3.00
  • Chili with Cornbread – $5.00
  • Sausage Roll with Peppers & Onions – $6.00
  • Chicken Bog – $5.00
  • House Made Potato Chips – $2.00
  • Chocolate Chip Cookie – $1.50
  • Sweet Tea – $1.50
  • Unsweetened Tea – $1.50
  • Lemonade – $1.50
  • Coffee – $1.50

From the ferocious flavor of the chicken salad to the sweet chocolate chip cookies, we will have a variety of options that will cage your hunger!

SEWE brings over 40,000 of Lowcountry locals and out-of-town wildlife to the historic city of Charleston. Join ‘Hamby’s Herd’ at the 34th annual event and grab a bite to eat while enjoying the sites and sounds of SEWE.

View SEWE’s schedule of events here.

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