The Summer Living is Easy. Keep the Entertaining that Way with Michael Schwartz Events

Midsummer night’s soirée? Casual or fancy, it’s your call.  Michael Schwartz’s Pizza and other Genuine specialties can be served fresh and hot from our Mobile Wood Oven at your home, only through Michael Schwartz Events!  Make our shiny copper rig your backdrop for a full seated dinner, with bite-sized pizza to start and our signature wood oven roasted entrées to finish strong with flavor and finesse.  Elevate the experience for weddings and more.  It arrives polished and ready to create a delicious experience for any kind of celebration — pool parties included!

Choose 3 of your favorite pizzas; add on salads & desserts to make it a meal.  We’d go margherita, short rib and rock shrimp, with tomato and burrata salad and warm chocolate chunk cookies.  Don’t forget the spritz!  For pricing, availability and menus email special events director Lindsay Guidos.  Get a preview online at michaelschwartzevents.com.

 

Harry’s Mobile Oven Pizza Party Price Is Right with Michael Schwartz Events

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Michael Schwartz Events is on the move!  With more capabilities than ever, Special Events Director Lindsay Guidos is launching a new monthly newsletter dedicated to tell you all about our private parties and catering services.  SIGN UP HERE.  We’re sharing July’s edition here for a taste of what to expect!

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Lindsay with chef Daniel Ramirez showing us how it’s done!

First up, Michael is introducing special pricing for Harry’s mobile wood burning oven.  It’s now easier than ever to throw a genuine pizza party with freshly made dough and creative toppings.  Let our team roll up to your next gathering with a three pizza menu straight from the Harry’s Pizzeria playbook, genuine chefs included! Email Lindsay@michaelschwartzevents.com to get rolling, or call her at 203.313.4503.

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Sample Menu (fully customizable!)

MARGHERITA mozzarella, tomato sauce, basil
MEATBALL peppers & onions, escarole, truffle
MUSHROOM porcini, cremini, fontina, taleggio, thyme

Harry’s Pizzeria Mobile Oven Pricing

Minimum of $1,500 includes first 30 guests
Additional guests over 30: $18 per person
Additional guests over 75: $15 per person
Salad/ Dessert add-on: $6 per person ea., or $10 per person for both
Beverage packages upon request

*Travel up to 25 miles from Harry’s Pizzeria Design District included.
Additional $50 for every 10 miles outside 25 mile zone.
**No additional weekend fees.
No service charge; tax only.

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[Recipe] Winging It the Harry’s Way

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Winging it with wet wipes. The only way!

Are you ready for some… wings?  In addition to pizza, no other food quite makes the coffee table cut on game night like chicken wings.  Wings are synonymous with sports, and everyone has a preferred rendition, from buffalo to teriyaki and all the heat levels in between.

Harry’s Pizzeria® began offering its own take on chicken wings as a special during the 2014 NBA Finals.  When a game was on TV, the wood oven was calling the shots as agrodolce sauce hit the sizzle plate announcing to the entire dining room that it was wing time.  The tickets flew in.  They were an instant hit and quickly returned for football season later that year.  Now printed on the menu, they’re a part of the Harry’s experience and one we can look forward to on every visit.  Agrodolce is Italian for sour (agro) and sweet (dolce),  a reduction of vinegar and sugar that is sticky, sweet and tangy — perfect wing material.

imageStep up to our new mobile oven this Sunday as our casual neighborhood joint hits the road for the first time at the Broken Shaker.  Michael made the money call that Wood Oven Roasted Agrodolce Wings with Rosemary Crema were coming along for the ride, in addition to a menu of three pizzas sold by the pie.  Wingman chef de cuisine Daniel Ramirez shares the recipe here.  Nothing quite roasts like a 800 degree wood fire, but this recipe is adapted for your home oven both in cooking time and temperature, so you can contend with the pros.

Shaker, Rattle & Roll: Harry’s Mobile Wood Oven at the Broken Shaker
2PM until Sundown
Sunday September 20 

Freehand Miami
2727 Indian Creek Drive
Click here for information

Oven-Roasted Agrodolce Chicken Wings with Rosemary Crema

Serves 8

1/4 cup hot sauce
1/2 cup honey
1/2 cup red wine vinegar
2 tablespoons grape seed oil
1/2 tablespoon ground fennel seed
1 1/2 cups mayonnaise
2 teaspoons lemon juice
2 teaspoons finely chopped rosemary
1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
1/2 teaspoon onion powder
1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
1/2 cup buttermilk
48 chicken wings
2 tablespoons kosher salt
2 tablespoons olive oil

Pre-heat oven to 450 degrees F.

Make the agrodolce sauce by combining hot sauce, honey, red wine vinegar, grape seed oil, and ground fennel in a blender, processing until smooth and incorporated.  Store in an airtight container.   Now make your rosemary crema, whisking mayonnaise, lemon juice, rosemary, garlic, onion, salt, pepper, and buttermilk in a large bowl. If you have an immersion blender that would work too.  Toss the wings in salt and olive oil, and spread out in one layer onto two baking sheets and put them in a oven until golden and sizzling, about 30 minutes.  Half way through, give them a good shake and stir with a large metal spoon taking care not to let too much heat escape the oven.  When they’re done, take them out of the oven and turn it to broil.  Toss the wings right on the sheets with your desired amount of agrodolce sauce, about 1 cup per tray. Place them back in the oven until they are nice and roasted, taking care to watch them develop a little char on the skin, but not too much, about 5 more minutes. Toss them with the remaining sauce and a pinch of salt and enjoy with rosemary crema to dip on the side!  It keeps for about a week stored in an air tight container in the refrigerator… If there is any left!

Shaker, Rattle & Roll Up the Wood Oven

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Who’s ready for another outing?

You don’t have to wait long for the ball-busting to begin, and never have I ever seen these two smile as much as when they do.   Michael Schwartz and Elad Zvi, owners of the most popular restaurants and bars in the entire world (!), are for the first time cooking something up together on September 20, during The Freehand Miami’s Shaker Sundays. 

Chef de cuisine Daniel Ramirez, stoking the flames!

Chef de cuisine Daniel Ramirez, stoking the flames!

From 2PM until sundown, Harry’s Pizzeria will roll out the mobile wood oven for the first time to sell pies and its finger licking good agrodolce wings with rosemary crema by the pool.  Zvi and partner Gabe Orta of Bar Lab will have the drinks flowing probably including punch with some herbs and fruits plucked from trees in their fertile garden of cocktail eden.  What is Zvi looking forward to most? “Spending time with my family.”  Who’s going to argue with that?

See you out there at 2727 Indian Creek Dr. on Miami Beach and for updates on the festivities follow @harryspizzeria, @barlabcocktails and @freehandmiami on Instagram.

It’s Harry’s Pizzeria On Wheels!

Director of Special Events Lindsay Guidos with Chef, tasting out the goods. All Genuine photo shoots are edible!

TGHG Director of Special Events Lindsay Guidos with Chef, tasting out the goods. All Genuine photo shoots are edible!

Miami’s favorite casual neighborhood joint, Harry’s Pizzeria®, is hitting road from its headquarters in the Design District as Michael Schwartz readies the opening of our first new location in Coconut Grove!!!  The Genuine Hospitality Group is now proud to offer Harry’s Pizzeria on wheels, bringing the pizza party to you courtesy of Michael Schwartz Events with a beautiful, copper-domed mobile wood-burning oven. This latest offering from the company’s growing off-site events and catering outfit makes popping up a Schwartz-approved pizza party virtually anywhere in South Florida a reality.

Director of Special Events Lindsay Guidos explains, “What’s unique about our events capability is that you have the entire Genuine team’s resources at your disposal – our chefs, menus and me to plan everything! From fully-staffed experiences with décor to simply cranking out perfectly-tuned Harry’s pies for a hungry group, enjoy as much James Beard Award-winning food & hospitality as you care to experience.”

Like its on-site private parties, Harry’s Pizzeria’s mobile oven option makes for water cooler-worthy office happy hour gatherings, bachelor and bachelorette parties, and unforgettable kids’ birthday celebrations. Menus are fully customizable from dedicated pizza parties featuring Harry’s favorite pies, to family-style spreads that showcase the restaurant’s favorite snacks, bright and colorful salads, entrée specials, and desserts. Leverage the group’s Genuine coffers to complement the meal with craft beers and new world wines like Chef’s own Lua Rossa red blend, as well as old world standbys from Wine Director Eric Larkee’s lists across all Schwartz restaurants.

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Wish we could park the oven in front of Harry’s every day!

For menus and pricing, including planning parties at any of The Genuine Hospitality Group restaurants, please reach Lindsay at Lindsay@thegenuinehospitalitygroup.com or 203.313.4503. Check out the feed on Instagram at #HPMobileOven and #michaelschwartzevents.

Harry’s Pizza Party | SAMPLE MENU
Served Family-Style

SNACKS
Meatballs in sauce
Focaccia & Homemade Organic Ricotta
SALAD
Escarole lemon, anchovy & bread crumbs
Heirloom Tomato & Mozzarella torn basil, extra virgin olive oil
PIZZA
Margherita mozzarella, tomato sauce & basil
Oyster Mushroom taleggio, roasted poblano peppers, fresh chilies
MGFD Bacon fingerling potatoes, caramelized, cave aged gruyere, arugula
Meatball peppers & onions, escarole, trugole
DESSERT
Panna Cotta
Chocolate Chunk Cookies