Tag Archive: showroom

Normandy Thanksgiving Potluck

Posted on November 14, 2012

It’s the time of year for shamelessly  overeating with friends and family, and the Normandy team took full advantage!  We had a fabulous potluck lunch in the Showroom, so there was a delicious variety for everyone.  There was everything from appetizers to the coveted Thanksgiving turkey and pumpkin pie, and everyone had their fill.  What’s great about this… more

Normandy Showroom Remodel is Complete

Posted on November 12, 2012

Although it’s been complete for a couple months, business has been booming and we’re finally finding time to showcase our beautiful new displays! The bathroom display features cool colors and follows a modern style.  The bathroom was designed with a modest budget in mind, showing that stunning results can be achieved with smart design and detailed planning. … more

AAUW Home Tour After Party Recap

Posted on October 3, 2012

For the third year in a row, the Normandy Remodeling Showroom hosted Home Tour After Party for the American Association of University Women (AAUW) Hinsdale–Oak Brook Chapter.  Chefs from Sub-Zero Wolf once again created amazing dishes for attendees to enjoy including Lobster Bisque, Corn Asparagus Salad, White Wine Chicken and Mixed Green Salad, Jalapeno Risotto… more

Normandy Showroom Undergoes Trendy Remodel

Posted on July 25, 2012

After being a popular showcase in the Normandy Showroom for about 12 years, two of the kitchen displays were ready for an update.  They’re now under construction, and when they wrap up will feature a new transitional kitchen design and a modern bathroom design.  Both will showcase the hottest products in the industry and are spot on with today’s most popular trends…. more

A New Year, A New Seminar Space

Posted on January 3, 2012

You may assume that since the Normandy staff is working on dozens of remodeling projects at any given time, the idea of remodeling our own showroom would be just an ordinary occasion.  But the steady stream of employees who stop by to “check the progress” reveals that we are just as excitable about remodeling our space as our homeowners are,… more

How to add floral picks to your Christmas Tree

Posted on December 16, 2011

Adding floral picks to your Christmas tree can make the tree look fuller and give a natural dimension to your tree.  It also allows you to stray from the typical ornaments and garland and give your Christmas tree a new twist.  In this video, Normandy Designer Chris Ebert shares his tips for shaping floral picks before you add them to… more

AAUW After Party Wrap Up

Posted on October 4, 2011

The AAUW After Party wrapped up Sunday evening with great food, wine and general merriment. The executive chefs from Sub-Zero Wolf once again put on a great show, and provided some wonderful treats to enjoy while we discussed the beautiful homes featured on the tour. As the chefs cooked in the working kitchen vignettes of the Normandy… more

AAUW 2011 After Party Roasted Corn Salad Recipe

Posted on October 3, 2011

This was one of the favorite dishes at the 2011 AAUW Home Tour After Party.  The chefs at Sub-Zero Wolf were gracious enough to share their recipe with us so that partygoers can prepare this dish at home.  Enjoy! Roasted Corn Salad Ingredients: 4 cups Roasted Sweet Corn 2 cups Blanched Asparagus 2 cups Heirloom… more

AAUW After Party Menu

Posted on September 28, 2011

We’re just a few days away from the 60th annual AAUW Home Tour and the second annual After Party at our Hinsdale Showroom.  As the date draws nearer, more details are being finalized and we are happy to share our updates with you. For those who attended last year’s event, you will likely remember the great… more

Normandy Hosting the AAUW Home Tour After Party

Posted on September 6, 2011

Normandy Builders is joining with the Oakbrook / Hinsdale Area branch of the American Association of University Women (AAUW) to celebrate their 60th annual scholarship fundraising event.  The After Party will feature delicious fare prepared in one of Normandy’s kitchen vignettes by Sub Zero and Wolf Corporate Chef Craig Bell.  Attendees to the party will enjoy… more

Normandy’s Showroom Accepting Home Grown Donations

Posted on June 21, 2011

  As we put the finishing touches on our backyard vegetable gardens, we encourage you to consider planting an extra row to help fight hunger in our own communities. Your surplus of fruits and vegetables would be so welcome on the dinner tables of our neighbors in need, and to make it as easy as we can for… more

Normandy Showroom Hosting Charity Event

Posted on February 25, 2011

We’ll be welcoming a private school from Downers Grove to our showroom for a silent auction and benefit event on March 19. If you’re interested in an evening of good food, fun and entertainment, then we hope you’ll join us. Ticket information is available through the school, just click here for more details. If you are… more