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Prosciutto Pear Wrap, watercress, great hill blue cheese

How to make family style dining look and feel uniquely sophisticated? How to ensure our delicious food will enhance your corporate guests experience? – New trends are created right here, in our kitchen, as we seek news ways to please the palate and needs of our clients. Family Style Dining Family style service creates a wonderful opportunity to get conversations flowing.  […]

Menu Planning

Pancetta wrapped scallop, lemon, rosemary

The experience of wedding menu planning can be very exciting and memorable but it can also be a bit overwhelming. At Longwood Events we strive to make this process enjoyable, helpful and as easy as possible. Your personal event specialist will guide you through the process providing advice, expertise and suggestions to create the perfect menu just for you. Our […]

Meet Chef David

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I have always loved food. I grew up in my grandmother’s kitchen where I learned to respect food and tradition.  Grammy Dow, my maternal great grandmother was a true Maine Downeaster. In her kitchen making pie with fresh blueberries we picked that morning or frying white perch caught from our lake are a few memories […]

The State Room: the First Boston Feedie!

Over 65% of Americans eat out once a week.  While in South Africa, over 65% of children live in poverty.

Feedie, a philanthropic foodie app is committed to raising awareness and funds for this issue. The innovative app transforms the act of snapping and sharing food photos into sharing actual food. If you’re a foodie who loves to share, what are you waiting for? Feedie allows you take mind-blowing pictures of your tastiest meals (thanks to expert filters), add commentary, and share effortlessly across social networks.

Here’s the rub: each photo shared from a participating Feedie restaurant = an actual meal provided to a child in South Africa. How? For each photo that hits your Facebook feed, the participating restaurant donates 25 cents (the estimated cost of a meal) to the Lunchbox Fund, an organization that works to provide 250,000 meals a year to children in need.

As a leader in the industry, we are proud to announce that the State Room has joined the ranks of Feedies all over the world. Longwood loves being on the cutting edge, so it’s no surprise we are the first to bring Feedie to Boston. Host your next event with Longwood, and let all your guests know about this worthy cause. Not only with your holiday party or wedding be the toast of the town, you just might be able to share your meal with someone who really needs it.

Get more information on the Feedie App here.

Chef David's Blog

  • For Your INDIAN Wedding in Boston: A New Menu

    Longwood has long been the go-to destination for couples planning their traditional Indian Weddings on the East Coast. Known for their rich traditions and vibrant hues, these fêtes can be held for 3 to 4 days. These events are truly a feast for the eyes (as well as the stomach). That’s why we want to make it […]

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    Working to Feed Our Neighbors

    We can help you to plan a memorable & delicious menu for your event, no problem – but we can’t plan for everything. The unexpected happens. A surprise snowstorm can arrive overnight and cover the city, making it impossible to travel. Sometimes our clients have to cancel the day of, and we understand that. The […]

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    Our Latest Offering

    Now at Longwood, Delight your Guests with Fixx Chocolates! We always seek out and support local producers and artisans. It is our pleasure to share these high-quality products that are guaranteed to be a hit at your next party. This holiday season, we’d love to introduce you to our latest find – a truly unique, exciting […]

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    Give Back to Boston

    The State Room: the First Boston Feedie! Over 65% of Americans eat out once a week.  While in South Africa, over 65% of children live in poverty. Feedie, a philanthropic foodie app is committed to raising awareness and funds for this issue. The innovative app transforms the act of snapping and sharing food photos into sharing actual food. If […]

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    This Holiday: Give & Get

    A Rare Opportunity to Get a Taste of Longwood. ‘Tis the season for giving and giving back. On December 7th at 6pm, we’ll be doing just that at the 11th Annual Celebration for Kids hosted by the Rodman Ride for Kids Foundation. Want the chance to taste our food? Join us at the Seaport World […]

  • Our Peas and Carrots Logo

    Our Culinary logo has special meaning to me. My connection to these two vegetables goes back to my childhood in Maine. As a boy I spent summers on our familys’ lake in North Whitefield. A small Downeast town full of locals, summer folks and nature. I spent my days swimming, exploring and fishing but remember most gardening with my Great Grandmother Mildred Dow and my Grandmother […]

  • Indian Summer Inspires

    Indian Summer in New England is my favorite time of the year. As summer winds down we turn our attention towards Fall and reap the bounty of our local gardens.  I feel inspired and excited by the beautiful fruits and vegetables available. Corn, tomatoes, zucchini, figs, and watermelon are at their peak in late August and September. Meanwhile fall produce is just beginning. September is when I switch from summer to fall menus featuring some […]

  • Gluten-free and other food allergies

    Having a food allergy or dietary restriction can be a challenge. We know it can be difficult to find a place that will accommodate your needs safely. Fortunately my cooking style does not use a lot of flour or gluten. I have many dishes that will appeal to and accommodate your gluten-free guests. I have created […]

  • Late night snacks anyone?

    Don’t let them leave hungry. Before your guests head home send them off with a snack. Small breakfast bites, savory snacks or sweet treats have become immensly popular at all our venues. How about these midnight palate pleasers? Chicken & Waffles, Fried Chicken, Mini Waffle,  Maple Syrup Breakfast Biscuit, Bacon, Egg, Cheddar Tater Tots, Pecorino, Rosemary Mini Corn Dogs, Spicy Mustard […]

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    Humble Classics…Reinvented

    I love to take a humble classic and elevate the recipe by using unique, local or higher quality ingredients. Imagine the childhood favorite – the S’more – my version made with torched homemade vanilla marshmallow, skewered, dipped in intense dark chocolate ganache and crusted in graham cracker crumbs. A perfect one bite masterpiece! Or a Chocolate Hazelnut […]