Page 35 - Middlesex Health & Life - Fall 2012 Issue

s the inevitable end of summer slowly
approaches and the evenings grow cooler, it’s the perfect
time for alfresco dining in the garden. There’s nothing more
special or memorable than hosting an outdoor dinner party
of your own. That is why we asked one of New Jersey’s most
notable caterers, Laurence Craig, to design a menu using
the season’s freshest bounty, straight from the garden—his
garden, in fact. The spectacular fare and Craig’s distinctive,
one-of-a-kind handcrafted tablescapes set the scene for
an unforgettable evening. He and his partner, Dan Ruhland,
hosted this soiree for friends at their 10-acre Califon farm,
and their distinctive, tailored approach gives you all