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The Oscars menu: What the stars ate

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Last updated on: February 25, 2019 13:02 IST
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Chef Wolfgang Puck whipped up a special menu for the A-list nominees.

It's been 25 years since Chef Wolfgang Puck has been creating the special Oscars menu.

This year was no exception! From apple summer rolls, handmade vegan pasta, hot fried quail on red velvet waffles to sea urchin on eggless custard, golden champagne strawberry and cherry black forest cake, the menu was as fancy as one could imagine.

 

Chef Wolfgang Puck, left, and Eric Klein, Vice President of culinary at Wolfgang Puck Catering, stand behind a table showcasing the Miyazaki Wagyu beef. Photographs: Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images

 

The chef presents a five-year aged Spanish ham.

 

Chef Puck pours liquid nitrogen on top of the Miyazaki Wagyu beef.

 

Here comes the food! 200 culinary staff and 850 service and support staff were at work to create the special menu for 1,500 guests. 

 

Chef Puck and his team unveil the special Oscars menu.

 

Kamel Guechida, a member of Wolfgang Puck pastry team, makes a passion fruit caviar.

A sweet treat! Strawberries dipped in white and rose chocolate. Don't they look delicious?

The dessert menu was fascinating with Oscar-inspired cookies and matcha cherry macarons. 

Gold dusted chocolate Oscar statues.

Those who didn't win an award at least got their hands on this chocolate Oscar.

A 24-carat dusted chocolate Oscar.

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