On Wednesday March 16, 2022, 190 guests gathered at Jim Ellis Cadillac of Atlanta for a grand opening celebration! The newly-built dealership marked the group’s 21st dealership and 17th brand. To celebrate this milestone moment the POP team served a fun menu of passed savory bites, stylish mini bites and a mouthwatering dessert wall.

Grand Opening Event Menu

Passed Savory Bites

  • Mojito Lamb Lollipops – Mediterranean Lamb Meatball Skewers, Dark Rum Glaze, Minted Sugar in the Raw
  • Asian Shrimp Spoon – “Asian Pesto” Marinated Baby Shrimp, Vegetable Ribbon-Soba Noodle Salad, Sweet Thai Chili Vinaigrette (DF)
  • Crab and Corn Chowder Croquette, Maple Dijon Mustard
  • Mini Loaded Fingerling Potato, Smoked Salmon Crème, Sterling Caviar (GF)

Stylish Mini Plates

  • The Big Bento Box
    • Smoked Chicken & Vegetable Yakitori Skewers (GF) (DF)
      Ginger-Soy, Garlic, and Sake Smoked Chicken & Red Curry Asian Vegetables
  • Asian Sliders
    • Korean BBQ Beef Short Rib, Jicama Slaw, Korean Bao Bun, Soy, Ginger-Garlic (DF)
    • Turkey Burger, Sriracha Lime Aioli, Pickled Cucumber Slaw (GF)
  • Fresh Basil Spring Rolls (Veg) (V) (GF) (DF)
    • Asian Inspired Vegetables wrapped Rice Sheets, Sesame Hoisin-Peanut Sauce
  • Super Food Edamame Salad (Veg) (V) (DF) (GF)
    • Soy Bean, Garlic Teriyaki Sweet Potato, Dried Cranberry, Baby Kale, Asian Pepper Medley, Mint, Cilantro, Sweet Chili-Rice Wine Vinaigrette
  • Modern Consommé Chicken Confit (DF)
    • A clear concentrated soup poured over a timbale of Chicken Confit and Elevated Vegetable Garnish set in Gelatin
  • Bourbon & Smoke Show
    • Chili “Smoked” Pork Belly, In-House Chili-ASW Bourbon Rub (DF) (GF)
      Torched Molasses Sugar, Cider Poached Apple, Potato Cylinder, Shaved Pickled Fennel, Tobacco Leaf Garnish Served Under a Smoking Dome
    • Seared Golden Tile Fish
      Black Rice Risotto, Lemon Herb Vinaigrette, Spring Succotash, Asparagus Tips

Dessert Wall

  • PB&J Shooter aka “Ode to Elvis” – Peanut Butter Mousse, Grape Gelee, Candied Bacon, Banana Garnish
  • Vanilla Bean Panna Cotta, Candied Kumquat, Honey Nage
  • Chocolate Marble Cheesecake S’mores
  • Passion Fruit Mousse, Coconut Crème, Fruit Mignonette (GF) (Veg) (V) (DF)



by Dina Biondo in Event