These florists, caterers, and photographers can help you host an unforgettable party.
Firefly Events is a one-stop shop for party planning and design.
Ashley O’Neil Events
“Anyone who has had the privilege to visit or live in the Hamptons wants to share it with those they love most,” says Ashley O’Neil, whose events allow her clients to celebrate without a worry. O’Neil specializes in wedding planning, but also lends her expertise to showers and special brunches. 905-4446
Owned by celebrity caterer Andrea Correale, Elegant Affairs juggles event planning with full-service catering. “We are trendsetters,” Correale says, crediting the company’s use of the freshest ingredients and innovative recipes for its catering as crucial to the operation. “Combining amazing food with fabulous visual food presentation is our signature and ultimately, the key to our success.” 110 Glen Cove Ave., Glen Cove, 516-676-8500
“We cater to the discerning client who desires perfection in all aspects of an event,” says Exquisite Food owner Simon Sheridan. “We are all about the food, and our clients appreciate the combination of fresh ingredients and first-class presentation.” Sheridan’s catering company prides itself on sourcing from top local purveyors. East Hampton, 827-6000
Firefly is unique in that its team offers both planning and design, making it a one-stop shop for elite events. “We take care of all the logistics and work with our clients to design an event that’s beautiful and unique,” says owner and founder Teissia Treynet. “We believe that every event is an opportunity to bring our client’s individual style to the forefront.” 195 Chrystie St., NYC, 917-921-6052
Todd Jacobs, owner of the restaurant Fresh Hamptons, is no stranger to creating memorable events. “We have catered thousands of weddings and parties over the past 20 years and are still creating unique events in the Hamptons,” he says. Jacobs prides himself on “bringing the food from the farm or boat to the table” to ensure that each guest leaves satisfied. 203 Bridgehampton-Sag Harbor Tpk., Bridgehampton, 537-4700
“We work with our clients to capture the spirit of their celebration,” says photographer Lucille Khornak, who shoots both portraits and events. “We are about creating artful photographs that provide a visual history of that moment.” Khornak’s beautiful photographs can also be turned in to coffee-table books. 2400 Montauk Hwy., Bridgehampton, 613-6000
Pat Glenn Productions
“We love working in the Hamptons for many reasons. We find that people come out ready to wind down and party,” says Pat Casarona, who along with his partner, Glenn Jacinto, makes sure that every base is covered for a party. “We will help pick the venue and create the perfect setting for your guests,” Jacinto says. 212-337-1911
Pen & Paper
“My studio is tucked away in a lovely setting in Hampton Bays,” says owner Linda Pasca, “so my clients experience an ease and comfort as soon as they arrive.” Both a designer and calligrapher, Pasca works with a range of materials, from shells and sandstone to different types of paper. 47 Riverdale Dr., Hampton Bays, 298-5214
Stamford Tent goes beyond what its name suggests and takes on the role of “event partner” for clients. “We hold ourselves accountable for the success of the entire project,” says Rick Bisesto, the company’s VP of sales and marketing. “We assist and contribute wherever necessary to help achieve a successful event.” 8 Lamar St., West Babylon, 643-2848