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5 Reasons to Have Your Engagement Party Catered

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Did you get engaged over the holidays? Or pop the question on Valentine’s Day? Then it’s time to celebrate! Check out our top 5 reasons why you should hire an engagement party caterer then, gather your family and friends for a special catered engagement party to celebrate your love (and inspire others). #1. Less Stress [...]

6 Tips to get the Perfect Corporate Retreat Catering

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With the start of a new year, many companies plan a corporate retreat to talk about the changes they will make throughout the upcoming quarters. These retreats can range from day-long, in-office planning sessions to full weekend or even week-long off-site getaways. The one thing that all corporate retreats have in common? Everyone has to [...]

How to Tell the Difference Between Herbs & Spices

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For the non-cook, the difference between herbs & spices may not mean much, but to the professional caterer or home chef, the use of them is essential in flavoring the perfect dish. We couldn’t imagine a Caprese salad without the taste of sweet basil, or gingerbread without ginger! Do you know the difference between an herb [...]

Chef Sus’ 8 Secrets for the Home Cook

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Being a great caterer doesn’t happen by chance. It results from years of study in the culinary arts along with the mastery of processes that make the cooking experience easier and more efficient. To master your kitchen like a Master Chef, try these chefs’ secrets for the home cook. #1. Sharpen Your Knives Professional chefs [...]

The Worst Wedding Menu Options

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When you’re planning your wedding menu, you have a plethora of foods and service styles from which to choose. You want to appeal to your guests’ tastes and diet preferences while creating a signature menu that’s all your own. But there are some foods you should NOT serve at your wedding reception! Here are our [...]

5 Ways to Find the Best Caterer

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When you need to hire a caterer for your special event in Maryland, Washington DC or Northern Virginia, you want to hire the best.  But just how do you find the best caterer who can handle your event within your budget? Read on to find out! #1. Ask for Referrals The best way to find [...]

Five Corporate Catering Trends for 2020

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Do you feel like your company is holding more meetings than ever? If so, you’re right. The trends show that schedules are filled with lunch meetings, client meetings, all-company meetings and special events, and all this leaves little time for corporate workers to go out to restaurants. The solution: cater meals in. Upwards of $19.6 [...]

7 Reasons to Hold a Winter Wedding

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Is there anything more gorgeous and romantic than a winter wedding? Imagine the bride in white, with bright red roses and a fur-trimmed cape against a snowy backdrop. A winter wedding can take elegance to the max. Winter wedding catering can also be special, with warming foods and decorations that make everyone feel comfortable and [...]

5 Tips on How to Be the Perfect Holiday Host With the Most This Year!

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After catering holiday parties for decades, we’ve learned a few things about how to host the perfect holiday party. And we’re willing to pass along our favorite tips to you. Use these ideas to take the pressure off of your holiday hosting. #1. Have enough food available There’s nothing worse than running out of food [...]

Holly Jolly Holiday Party Catering by Maison Culinaire

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Planning your holiday party? It’s not too late to plan for catering! Maison Culinaire is ready to create a wonderland of winter fun for your friends, family, company or co-workers this holiday season. Just don’t wait, as our available dates are filling up fast! Corporate Holiday Catering We’re ready to cater corporate holiday parties of [...]