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Catering Plus from Maison Culinaire

Maison Culinaire has built up a solid reputation as a caterer for weddings, corporate, and special events. We are known for our International cuisine, impeccable food, artistry and flawless service, but did you know that Maison Culinaire also goes the extra mile to provide everything you might need for your special event? It’s Catering Plus—your one-stop resource. There are so many elements to pulling off a memorable affair and the details of hiring, coordinating and arranging [...]

April 22nd, 2019|

5 Ways to Spice up your Corporate Catered Lunch Menu

Tired of the same old sandwich choices? Don’t have time to go out for lunch? Need to feed a team quickly and efficiently? Then why not cater in a corporate lunch?! There are many reasons and ways to hold a corporate catered lunch, ranging from the ultra-casual to an impressive formal affair for clients. Many corporate lunches are provided so that your office team can keep working through a meeting or event without having to leave [...]

April 17th, 2019|

Easter Morning Menu Must Haves

Easter is often one of those holidays where family and friends gather together to celebrate not only the religious aspects of the day, but the fun generated by the Easter bunny. There are sure to be brightly-colored eggs and chocolate bunnies in the mix. Whatever you’re planning, the get-together is sure to revolve around the meal. That’s why we at Maison Culinaire thought we’d offer up some Easter brunch menu ideas. […]

April 8th, 2019|

How to Order the Perfect Amount of Food for Your Locally Catered Event

When you host a special event, wedding or corporate event you want to make sure that you have enough food for everyone you’re expecting. There’s nothing worse than running out of food mid-way through. Working with a professional, local caterer like Maison Culinaire makes this job easier because we are used to catering large events and work with a formula guaranteed to supply enough food for all. Here’s how to determine how much food you need [...]

April 5th, 2019|

Our Favorite Spring Catering Recipes

Now that winter is past and the days are longer and warmer, our thoughts turn to the spring harvest. Even this time of year there are plenty of fresh ingredients we can use to create our delicious catering foods here at Maison Culinaire.   Foods that can be harvested in the spring include: kale, rhubarb, asparagus, spring cabbage, parsnips, leeks, spring onions, spinach, onions and radishes. Let’s look at a few of our favorite recipes (sized [...]

March 26th, 2019|

Colleen & Chandler’s Special Fall Wedding

We could describe all the steps it takes for a great caterer to create the perfect wedding, but while we’ve done it hundreds of times, the reality is that like creating great food, there is a special alchemy that happens when the special couple connects with their special caterer. What follows is the true story of a wedding that began in the Spring of 2018, and culminated in a glorious Fall wedding at a scenic winery [...]

March 26th, 2019|

Fresh Wedding Menu Ideas

There’s no such thing as the boring wedding reception any more. Nowadays, guests are wowed by the creative and fresh menu ideas that are popping up throughout our region. If you’re looking for creative ideas for your Northern Virginia, Maryland or Washington D.C. wedding, try some of these, or ask our team at Maison Culinaire for our suggestions. After all, our catering team is known for its artistic food presentations and out-of-the-box creativity.   Some of [...]

March 18th, 2019|

2019 Corporate Catering Menu

We at Maison Culinaire understand that our Northern Virginia, Maryland, and Washington D.C. clients are busy professionals demanding high quality food and timely service. Which is why we use the freshest ingredients and prepare each menu item daily. Every so often, we like to update our corporate catering menu available to local Washington DC area businesses. We strive to be your first and only Corporate Catering choice. Click the link to view our collection of menus [...]

March 17th, 2019|

How to Pick the Best Wedding Venue in Northern Virginia, Maryland, & Washington D.C.

At Maison Culinaire, we are often asked “what are your favorite wedding venues?” Having catered weddings for decades throughout Northern Virginia, Maryland and Washington, DC, we have worked in all types of wedding venues, from the most elegant to the charmingly rustic, so we don’t have one favorite, but many!   Brides and grooms look for special and unique places to hold their weddings and knowing that we are a full-service wedding caterer, they request our [...]

March 6th, 2019|

Recipes: Irish Favorites

Get an early start on your St. Patrick’s Day celebrations with a bit of Irish cooking…one of the many International cuisine options from Maison Culinaire. Enjoy our recipes for your own meals at home, or have us cater all of your local Northern Virginia, Maryland, and Washington D.C. March celebrations! […]

February 28th, 2019|