Daddy-o, Indy had itself one swinging party. As to be expected, Yelp Indy elites turned out in their finest 50s and 60s attire for a Rat Pack Revelry Cocktail Party at Osteria Pronto in the JW Marriott Indianapolis. The ties, gloves and fedoras were out in full force. Osteria Pronto pulled out all the stops with a continuous flow of the Rat Pack's favorite drink, the Manhattan, along with martinis and red and white wines as soon as yelpers walked in the door.
There was no short supply of noshes as the on-it Osteria Pronto staff swirled the room with impeccable service. Tiramisu shooters, veggie cups, antipasto pronto platters and the crowd-favorite arancini risotto balls. Chef Angelo, straight from Rome, welcomed the crowd and highlighted the evening's tasty menu. 111 Cakery topped off the evening with a custom 3-tier cake covered with the city skyline and Mad Men-esque imagery. The moist chocolate, strawberry and red velvet layers had the elites lining up!
The Rat Pack classic, Ocean's Eleven, rolled on the projector while elites puffed away on their fake cigs granted after checking in (add tip/photo). The Kelley Jordan Heneveld Photography photo booth was a hit, conjuring a pre-Kennedy era Dean and Frank feel with useful, funny and cool props like a stash of fedoras and lifesize Sinatra cutout. This was a classic cocktail party certain to make our grandparents proud. A million thanks over to Osteria Pronto and 111 Cakery for rolling out the red carpet in true elite fashion.
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