Celebrity Photos: Austin is Heating Up as Celebrities Flock to SXSW For World Premieres and Parties

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The temperature is rising at SXSW as A-List Communications' Supper Suite by STK and its sponsor partners, STK Restaurants operated by lifestyle hospitality company, The ONE Group, Maestro Dobel® Tequila, and Blue Moon Brewing Company celebrated the world premieres of Michael Showalter's HELLO, MY NAME IS DORIS and Jamie Babbit's FRESNO at Swift's Attic in Austin, TX during the opening weekend of SXSW.

Great fun was had by all at the parties, and guests sipped on Maestro Dobel® Tequila specialty cocktails including its signature "Black Diamond Margarita" and "Dobel Agave Julep," as well as official SXSW sponsor, Miller-Coors Brewing which featured beer pairings across its Blue Moon Brewing beers.

Guests at the dinner for HELLO, MY NAME IS DORIS dined on a whipped burrata salad with pistachio-truffle pesto, wild baby arugula and crispy shallots, followed by a Creekstone Farms Prime NY Steak dressed with potatoes parisienne, tinker peppers, grilled oyster mushroom and foie gras butter, rounded off by a Coconut Almond Genoise, with rhubarb compote, pineapple coulis, coconut ice cream.

Guests at the FRESNO reception snacked on cucumber and couscous tabouli with feta, mint, and paprika oil; Tuna Tartare with avocado, taro chip, chili oil and micro cilantro, and seared NY steak with crème fraîche, chive potato and smoked roe butter. All expertly prepared by Executive Chefs Robert Liberato from STK LA and Mark Alba from STK Atlanta.

 Official Cast Parties

"Final Girls" press junket at Supper Suite by STK with Maestro Dobel® Tequila and Blue Moon. In attendance, the Final Girls junket Nina Dobrev, Taissa Farmiga, Malin Akerman, Alexander Ludwig and Thomas Middleditch.

Hello My Name Is Doris

Hello, My Name Is Doris, starring Sally Field and Max Greenfield, both in attendance as was Director Michael Showalter, celebrated with a studio sponsored post premiere dinner.

Sally Field, dressed in adorable black & white spectators and a gray pant suit, was graciously chatting with all and sundry well-wishers and when told that one attendee's mother had a huge crush on James Garner (co-star with Field in Murphy's Law) Field quipped: "Well, who didn't!" 

Max Greenfield, generous with his time, posed with STK's executive chefs and many of the attendees enjoyed the Maestro Dobel® Tequila margaritas and

Fresno

The late night Fresno party was well attended by Director Jamie Babbit and cast Natasha Lyonne, Judy Greer, Aubrey Plaza.

The late night Fresno party seemed to be the place to see and be seen as filmmakers from many other SXSW films gravitated to the event..

All photos used by permission courtesy of Sarah Jaye Weiss

 

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