Supper Club: V2

Every three months I try to gather a group of friends for Supper Club – remember when I posted about it back in March? This past weekend we had our second installment at the fabulous Chez Grant Gibson’s house. Friends, he is the ultimate chef! We sat down weeks in advance to discuss the menu, talked about a coursed meal that all of you would want to replicate and then started designing the table (our favorite part). Of course, Grant didn’t disappoint – the entire night was flawless. The candles were lit, we were surrounded by inspiring creative’s, oyster sliders were made and it was as if we were all transported back to Charleston and were sitting at the bar of The Ordinary (our favorite restaurant).

Let’s discuss the beautiful table. Grant wanted to mix in natural elements into the setting. The quartz candle holders and place card holders (which will both be for sale very soon in his soon to be new shop!!). Then he decided to mix in the succulents and fresh lavender from the farmers market where we bought most of the food for the meal. He also wanted to show off his stunning dining room table that he bought at a flea market in Paris a few years ago. Instead of covering it up with a tablecloth he opted for wicker place mats from Hudson Grace, added simple white plates with black and white napkins, diptique candle holders as water glasses (genius!) and vintage Greek key wine glasses, which are one of his prized possessions.

The menu was out of this world! We began the night with oyster sliders – I could’ve had ten more. We then had a chilled peach gazpacho topped with cucumber and cilantro. Hungry yet? The main course was a beautiful wild mushroom and chard risotto that melted in your mouth. And to top it off we ended the night with a fig cheesecake. It was perfection!

If you’re wondering how to make any of these don’t worry. We’ll be sharing all four recipes with you over the next few weeks. Each are simple and quite scrumptious.

Stay tuned next week for the first recipe – Oyster Slider with Sriracha Mayo.

I hope all of you get inspired to start your own Supper Club with inspiring friends.

Styling and Food by Grant Gibson | Photos by Caitlin Flemming

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  1. abowfullofsimple

    I have been watching your and Grant’s pics on instagram and have been dying! Can’t wait to see all the recipes. Must have been quite an evening.

  2. rita

    cannot wait for these recipes… reading this made me feel like i was present at the dinner! we FINALLY got a dining room table and i’m having so much fun styling it for dinner parties (before they were held crowded around kitchen counters and islands! the people and the food are the most important, right?!) will grant’s new shop be online?! i hope so!

  3. Amy

    Beautiful. Love the lavender and succulents with the place settings. Very unique and elegant.

  4. Kathy

    Gorgeous pictures! I am wondering how to clean the Diptique candle holders without removing the Diptique candlel label from the glass? Cheers, Kathy

    1. Caitlin

      When they burn to the bottom wash with water and soap. Use a knife to get wax out. Grant said the labels of his have never come off when washing. Give it a whirl!

      1. Kathy

        Thank you Caitlin, I will give it a go!

  5. Paloma Contreras

    Everything looks amazing! What a wonderful trip. I wish I lived in SF to attend one of your fab dinners! XO

  6. YP

    lovely!the glassware really tickled my fancy!
    cant wait now for the recipes!


  7. Grace - S&S

    Dying a little bit over that place setting… and the lavender!

  8. Classiq

    Simple and elegant. Love the lavender and table setting.

  9. Desirae

    Beautiful table! I love all of the natural elements put together including those simple, yet gorgeous napkins. Very beautiful!

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  11. Katherine

    Love the flatware! Do you mind sharing where it’s from?

  12. Grant K. Gibson

    So much fun! Can’t wait to do it again!

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