The Georgetown Dish Celebrates the Season at Sea Catch

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Chef Nate Coons serving Cumin Corn Blinis to Sylvie Luanghy and Zubair Popal
Chef Nate Coons serving Cumin Corn Blinis to Sylvie Luanghy and Zubair Popal

Thursday evening, The Georgetown Dish celebrated its third anniversary with a holiday cocktail party for friends, contributors, sponsors and neighbors at Sea Catch restaurant. More than 125 invited guests toasted the season with delicious hors d'oeuvres and French pastries.

Bill Rice, Luanne Pachios and Nir Buras (Photo by: The Georgetown Dish) Bill Rice, Luanne Pachios and Nir Buras

Executive Chef Nathan Coons and his culinary team delighted guests with signature dishes including the mini lobster burgers and crab cakes, scallop ceviche, Spanish potato torte with sour cream and chives, and cumin corn blini with pico de gallo and avocado.

Robin Jones and Sean Randall taste the Spanish potato torte (Photo by: The Georgetown Dish) Robin Jones and Sean Randall taste the Spanish potato torte

Nate creates new twists on classic dishes, showcasing his passion for food while maintaining Sea Catch's 25-year tradition of offering fine cuisine and excellent service. For some guests, this was the first of many visits to this iconic Georgetown restaurant along the C & O Canal.

Betsy Cooley, Nina Guiterrez, Janine Schoonover (Photo by: The Georgetown Dish) Betsy Cooley, Nina Guiterrez, Janine Schoonover

Greg and Attie Poirier and Britt Swan (Photo by: The Georgetown Dish) Greg and Attie Poirier and Britt Swan

Georgetown business leaders, including Jennifer Altermus, Betsy Cooley, and Luca Pivato (from the Citizens Association of Georgetown), and Janine Schoonover and Jim Wilcox (Georgetown Business Association) mingled with real estate and design pros including D'Ann Long (Beasley Real Estate), Dominic Morrocco (M Squared Realty), Katherine Hoffman (TTR Sotheby's International Realty) and Bonni Braverman (Bonni Braverman Interiors).

Diana Bulger, Bo Jonsson and Jennifer Altemus (Photo by: The Georgetown Dish) Diana Bulger, Bo Jonsson and Jennifer Altemus

David Rothman, Katherine Hoffman, Andy and Janice Ockershausen (Photo by: The Georgetown Dish) David Rothman, Katherine Hoffman, Andy and Janice Ockershausen

Diana Bulger (Fairmont Hotel), Lilianna Baldassuri (Four Seasons Hotel), Mel Davis (Michel Richard Public Relations), Cecilia Browning (House of Sweden) Zubair Popal (Cafe Bonaparte), Greg Poirier (American Grand Cru Society) Janice Ockershausen (Best Bark Media) and Britt Swan (Serendipity 3 & Rhino) chatted about the latest in fine dining and hospitality.

Fran Berk and Tom Bulger (Photo by: The Georgetown Dish) Fran Berk and Tom Bulger

Fran Berk of Amtrak and Vamoose's Yvonne Brooks-Little compared notes on transportation.

Sara Mohktari, Luca Pivato, Clarissa Ringlien and Jim Wilcox (Photo by: The Georgetown Dish) Sara Mohktari, Luca Pivato, Clarissa Ringlien and Jim Wilcox

As Georgetown Mall gets a facelift and ice skating is added to Washington Harbour activities, finance and business experts Sean Randall (Wells Fargo Advisors) and Mark Bloomfield (American Council for Capital Formation) weighed in on the changing Georgetown landscape with Jodi Schneider (Bloomberg News), Bon Jonsson (Bank of Georgetown), and Peter Rosenstein (American Academy of Orthotists and Prosthetists).

Peter Rosenstain, Claudine Sorel and Mark Bloomfield (Photo by: The Georgetown Dish) Peter Rosenstain, Claudine Sorel and Mark Bloomfield

Lilianna Baldassari, Diana Bulger and Myrna Sislen (Photo by: The Georgetown Dish) Lilianna Baldassari, Diana Bulger and Myrna Sislen

The well-heeled festively attired group talked fashion and beauty with Claudine Sorel (Claudine Sorel Designs), Sara Mohktari Tari DC and T-Squared) and Barbara Butler (IPSA)

Hugh Youngblood and Barbara Butler (Photo by: The Georgetown Dish) Hugh Youngblood and Barbara Butler

Joseph Otim, Adra Williams and Neshan Naltchayan (Photo by: Janine Schoonover) Joseph Otim, Adra Williams and Neshan Naltchayan

Bonni Braverman and Sara Mohktari (Photo by: The Georgeotwn Dish) Bonni Braverman and Sara Mohktari

Lilianna Baldassuri tries a mini crab cake (Photo by: The Georgetown Dish) Lilianna Baldassuri tries a mini crab cake

Sea Catch will be catering the 3rd Annual Beauty & Spa Party December 18th at T-Squared.

Sea Catch's Andrea Francis and Nate Coons with Sara Mohktari (Photo by: The Georgeotwn Dish) Sea Catch's Andrea Francis and Nate Coons with Sara Mohktari

1 Comment For This Article

CD in Oakton

Can't believe we missed this fabulous affair. Hope we are not removed from the guest list and will be able to attend next year.

PS - do you know Clarissa Ringlien?