Met Gala 2023 Dinner Menu: From Spring Pea Soup To Truffle Snow Here’s What The Guests Were Served

The Met Gala 2023, also known as ‘fashion’s biggest night’ or ‘the Super Bowl of celebrity red carpets’, took place on May 1 at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York. This annual fundraising gala is held on the first Monday in May. And brings together the most prominent international celebrities to commemorate fashion by showcasing their one-of-a-kind attire. And this year in attendance were Kim Kardashian, Kendall Jenner, Kylie Jenner, Alia Bhatt, Rihana, Priyanka Chopra, Nick Jonas, Doja Cat, and many others.

Dinner At Met Gala 2023

This year Met Gala paid tribute to the late German fashion designer Karl Lagerfeld, who passed away in 2019, with the theme ‘Karl Lagerfeld: A Line of Beauty.’ Attendees were required to dress up in outfits honoring Lagerfeld and were served a dinner inspired by his preferred dishes. The Met Gala dinner menu, similar to the lavish parties at the Oscars, was prepared by caterer Olivier Cheng, who drew inspiration from the wedding reception of Paloma Picasso and Rafael Lopez-Sanchez, hosted by Lagerfeld in 1978.

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The meal commenced with a chilled spring pea soup accompanied by baby vegetables, lemon creme fraiche, and truffle snow. For the main course, the guests were served Ora King salmon, Lagerfeld’s favorite, accompanied by a vegetable nage (broth), asparagus, pickled strawberries, and radish. Wine and Diet Coke were provided to complement the meal. According to Vogue, Lagerfeld was known to consume up to ten Diet Coke per day, making it a personal favorite of his.

Met Gala 2023 Dinner

According to reports, the Met Gala 2023 went above and beyond by designing the decor to replicate Karl Lagerfeld’s 18th-century Parisian apartment library. The table settings include French linen napkins and pink flower bouquets. They were identical to those utilized at Lagerfeld’s 1978 dinner party.This year the co-host of the event were Penelope Cruz, Michaela Coel, Roger Federer, Dua Lipa, and Vogue’s Anna Wintour

Although it sounds great some Twitter users had a less than enthusiastic reaction to the Met Gala 2023 menu. One Twitter user expressed concern over the notion of celebrities spending money to attend the event saying. “Celebrities are starving themselves to death and paying out the nose for the privilege. What is this crime against food??? Another user shared a photo of the menu posted by Colombian singer Maluma, who attended the event, and described the food as “disgusting.”

Take a look at some of the Twitter reactions to Met Gala 2023:

Arpita Mackelvy
Arpita Mackelvy
Arpita is In-house content creator at NON. She is in writing for the last 6 years and contribute to some of biggest publishers in the industry.

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