At Sunday’s 77th Golden Globe Awards, almost 1,300 glittering guests will take their seats in the historic The Beverly Hilton hotel and be served a pre-show dinner fit for Hollywood’s greatest.
The feast will be plant-based, a decision made by the Hollywood Foreign Press Association. The group is a nonprofit organization that gives out the Globes to movie and TV luminaries.
“The decision to serve an entirely plant-based meal was embraced by our partners at the Beverly Hilton,” Lorenzo Soria, president of the organization, told CNN.
The Beverly Hilton has played host to the Golden Globes 49 times and for the last 45 consecutive years.
“Our talented culinary team is excited to create dynamic plant-based offerings for Hollywood’s best of the best,” said Matthew Morgan, The Beverly Hilton’s Executive Chef, in a statement to CNN.
Though meat has been taken off the menu, executive chefs Matthew Morgan and Thomas Henzi will not be making any compromises on luxury.
Guests will be served a vibrant chilled golden beet soup topped with shaved candy-striped beets and pistachios.
For the main course, mushrooms are taking center stage, featured in King Oyster mushroom “scallops” and wild mushroom risotto.
A vegan opera dome dessert will provide a sweet ending.
The team of 11 chefs, 120 culinary staff, 50 bartenders, 160 stewards, and 250 servers will try to ensure the night’s meal, and each of the hotel’s five after-parties goes off flawlessly.