It's true: Famous people need to eat, too. And once again, Wolfgang Puck was there to feed them at Sunday night's Governors Ball following the Oscars (this time with King's Speech-appropriate Dover sole). The superstar chef also took over Esquire's food Twitter for the occasion and managed to check in throughout the night. Below is a roundup of how things went.
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In the kitchen, checking 1,600 Dover sole filets. Just got them in Friday, and they look pretty great.
Prepping some beautiful baby radishes for a trio of salads at tonight's Governors Ball.
Making paella pans for each guest. They're vegetarian - so Natalie Portman can enjoy, too.
Our servers take in the poolside view before the ceremony begins. Only in Hollywood.
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Going down the red carpet with a preview of what the attendees will be eating tonight.
A 24-karat Oscar waiting to be served at dessert. Everyone gets a (chocolate) Oscar tonight.
Waiting for the show to start with my son Byron and my partner Chef Lee Hefter.
Just said hello to Nicole Kidman, Keith Urban, and Matt Damon during last call. Now, the show begins.
After Best Supporting Actress, I know it's our cue to start plating.
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The rule of plating: each plate must be perfect.
And the finished product: rows of beautiful salad trios. Now, we wait for the party.
Chef Sherry Yard starts the first step in plating the desserts.
Corks popped. Ready to pour.
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The whole team, ready for the first orders.
In honor of tonight's Best Picture winner, some of England's best Dover sole. Time to eat.
It's been great having my son Byron in the kitchen tonight.
You can never have enough mini-burgers.
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The best is yet to come: dessert.
Tonight's winners indulge in a chocolate fountain and "lollipops," en route to Oscar engraving.
Annette Bening enjoyed the mini four-cheese pizza so much, she asked for seconds.
Talking to Russell Brand. His assessment: "delicious feast all around."
My wife, Gelila, is so happy to meet Anne Hathaway, looking beautiful in a red dress.
Great to meet Armie Hammer tonight. Another Oscars party to remember.
One last toast with my wife. Time to head out.
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