Official News Release:
Mississauga Mayor Hazel McCallion and Ward 5 Councillor Bonnie Crombie shared the ribbon-cutting duties and brought warm greetings to Fortress Distribution Services (FDS) President Zafar Khawaja (centre) and over 200 guests, Jan. 22/13, officially opening a wholesale firm offering syndicate mortgages through their new Mississauga office.
Feast Your Eyes! Catering and Event Design co-ordinated dramatic lighting and decor and supplied a cocktail style catering menu consisting of an impressive “Grazing Table” complete with gourmet cheese boards, assorted fresh gourmet vegetables and dips, spreads served with assorted crostini, pita toasts and deep fried tortillas.
Guests were greeted with choice of a welcome cocktail (Pomtini or Pineapple Crantini) and an assortment of passed hors d’oeuvres:
Croustade with grilled artichoke, roasted tomato and chevre
Atlantic smoked salmon rosette on chive pancake with horseradish cream
Chipotle chicken slider with caramelized shallot aioli
Grilled shrimp skewer with roasted garlic aioli
Mini grilled cheese with aged Balderson and pink lady apple
Butternut squash and roasted pear & chive soup demi-cups
Goat cheese and grilled vegetable quesadilla with roasted grape tomato salsa
From our Chef’s Tasting Plate Stations guests chose beef kofta skewers, chicken skewers or tilapia fish served on basmati rice garnished with mango sauce, Cajun corn salad, mini vegetable pakora and micro herbs.
Two beautiful dessert stations served up a logo cake, logo cupcakes, assorted mousse shooters, apothecary jars displaying French macarons with fresh brewed coffee and gourmet tea chest.