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With a brand name that translates to style, it seems apt that ESTILO is a new business venture from the eternally chic Edda Garcia. Her event-styling company has the Shanghai community abuzz with its ethos towards sustainability and ambition to leave zero waste from any event. Using themed props, accessories and decorations of diferent mediums there are no single-use, disposable products in her range. Edda can style small, intimate parties or large social gatherings; simply explain your concept and let her creativity shine. She also has partnerships with other creatives around Shanghai, who together can deliver on your food and beverage requirements. Whether it's a tablescape, or more elaborate event décor, Edda delivers on her promise of 0 percent waste, 100 percent style every time.
To contact Edda Garcia, scan the QR code.
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Party Box is an event-planning company focused on children's parties of any scale. Gloriana Vega and Jennifer Wang ofer a full range of party-planning options and can work with any theme your child imagines. Their services include decorations, venue sourcing, photographers, entertainment and more. From bouncy castles and face painting to cakes and magicians, they have every child's wish covered. Party Box's mantra is to deliver out-of-this-world parties for kids with zero stress for parents. This seems like a win-win to us!
To contact Party Box, scan the QR code.
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Since Angie Swann successfully launched her catering company Party Platters, she's gone from strength to strength building a reliable reputation in the community by word of mouth. This Shanghai success story is a lesson for any aspiring business owner who wants to follow their passion. Angie can create a wide range of platters to complement any occasion from children's parties and social events to corporate meetings. Her menu includes traditional cakes and sandwiches along with finger food tailored for your guests. Working with Angie is always a pleasure. With her extensive background in customer service, she strives for perfection and delivers quality (and delicious) catering to every event.
To contact Angie Swann, scan the QR code.
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What's not to love about hosting an intimate and delicious dinner party without actually cooking the meal? Anu Aggarwal, a Shanghai veteran of 13 years, ofers just that under her brand Desi Dhaba. With a passion for entertaining and a desire to share traditional Punjabi cuisine, Anu is ready to spoil the curry enthusiasts of Shanghai. With Desi Dhaba, she creates a range of North Indian dishes in the comfort of your home or at one of her preselected venues around town. Her dinners work best with eight to 20 people on a Saturday night (budget approximately RMB400 per head). So, prepare your next party guest list and invite Anu and her vibrant personality to delight your taste buds with a tailored, private dining Indian cuisine experience.
To contact Anu Aggarwal, scan the QR code.
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Next time you want to impress your guests with a lineup of beverages, consider the team at Host! Run by WeChat one-hour alcohol delivery platform Ask Jerry, Host! is Shanghai's must-know craf cocktail service. With a team of professional bartenders, a premium range of spirits and the ability to build a bar anywhere, Host! is ready to serve quality tipples any time. Their cocktail menu includes all the classics, along with 'Host! Signatures' and the full range of bottled cocktails by LAIBA. Whether you want them 'shaken or stirred,' customize your menu to match any party theme and have the professionals from Host! take care of it for you.
To contact Host!, scan the QR code.
SHANGHAI'S QUIZ MASTER
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Everyone loves a competitive game of trivia to prove they are the bearer of all knowledge. So, for your next party or event, consider engaging the skills of Shanghai's number one quiz master, Ned Kelly. He can prepare a custom-made trivia package for your guests, whether it's a large group or a small party. You pick the theme, and Ned will create the questions; he can even arrange dinner and drinks packages. It's a guaranteed entertaining night that will leave you with new-found knowledge to boast about in the future.
To contact Ned Kelly, scan the QR code.
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