Published on Saturday, January 01, 2011
By Press Telegram Staff Writer Shirley Wild

It was a gourmet tour of the world as each of their offices were represented in delicious culinary creations by Executive Chef William Hall and Chef Mauricio Perez.

Celebrating 40 years of giving back to the community and 40 years practicing law, the firm of Keesal, Young & Logan held a grand Open House on Dec. 7, with 500 or so guests on hand to wish them well.

On behalf of the Hong Kong office, a dramatic dragon ice sculpture, surrounded by shrimp and crab was presented on the 13th floor of the Union Bank building along with duck crepes.

An ice sculptured Martini luge celebrated the Anchorage office, on the 14th floor. The San Francisco office was represented with Napa Wine and cheese tasting and a carving station of turkey.

A Sushi station, decked out as a fish market, celebrated the Seattle office.

The Long Beach office is well known for its Risotto, there’s none better agreed guests who also enjoyed the tray passed hors d’oeuvres of petite lamb chops, duck ragu, lobster and toasted coconut in pastry and bacon wrapped dates.

Seen at the Scene: Supervisor Don Knabe; Beverly O’Neill; Assemblywoman Bonnie Lowenthal; John and Alice Wallace; Nancy Gaines; Judge Jim and Michelle Hahn; Michaela Pereira of Channel 5 morning news; Councilman Gary and Dawna DeLong; Councilman Patrick and Jennifer O’Donnell; Councilwoman Suja Lowenthal; Martha and Tino Bernadett; Long Beach Police Chief Jim McDonnell; Police Bureau Chief Braden Phillips; caryn CQ and Shashin Desai; Bob Shannon; John DiCarlo; Jim Preusch; Jim Amormino; Blake and Vicki Christian; Peter Arkley; Sergio Alfonso; Mike Walter; Gary Green; Denise Wynn; Steve Arcos; John and Michelle Molina; Mario Molina; John Calhoun; Thomas Fields; Judge Margaret Hay; Dennis Lord; Carmen Perez; Matt Rezvani; Steve Keesal; Nick Sramek and his daughter, Bridget; Ginny Baxter; Tara Stanbridge; Mort Stuhlbarg; Judge Judy Vander Lans; John Wagner; and Bill Simmons.

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