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What Does Black Tie or White Tie Mean?

Jan 3, 2019 4:58:00 PM / by Maison Culinaire posted in Traditions, White Tie, Black Tie

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When you receive an invitation to an event, you may notice at the bottom that it offers suggestions or requirements for a dress code ranging anywhere from casual to White Tie. Since these divisions can be confusing, we’ll explore the differences of what black tie or white tie means.

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New Year's Food Resolutions

Jan 1, 2019 9:30:00 AM / by Maison Culinaire posted in New Ideas, Holidays

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A lot of people make resolutions at the beginning of a new year. They may want to lose weight, exercise more, or spend more time with the family, for example, and add those to their resolutions list. But what about your eating habits? The New Year may be just the time to make some New Year’s food resolutions.

The goal is to enjoy food, but to eat in a way that is not only healthy, but exciting and interesting. There are so many foods to enjoy, and so many ways to enjoy it. Here are some ideas you can put into practice immediately!

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Champagne Cocktail Recipes

Dec 28, 2018 8:13:00 AM / by Maison Culinaire posted in Champagne Cocktails, Festive Drinks

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Whether you’re hosting a New Year’s Eve party or a New Year’s Day brunch, even if you’re serving champagne, you’re sure to need ideas for fun and exciting champagne cocktails.

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Wondering what French Service means at a Catered Event? You’re not alone...

Dec 27, 2018 2:18:51 PM / by Maison Culinaire

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There are a number of ways a caterer can set up your catered event, from standing receptions to formal seated dinners. When reviewing your catering options, you might wonder, “What is French Service?”

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Getting Engaged Over the Holidays? Check Out These Special Offers from Maison Culinaire!

Dec 24, 2018 4:54:23 PM / by Maison Culinaire posted in wedding tends, wedding catering, Promotions

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So many couples get engaged over the holidays.

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How to Plate Your Holiday Meals Like a Pro: Secrets From a Professional Caterer

Dec 21, 2018 9:38:07 AM / by Maison Culinaire posted in Traditions, Insider

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Although you’re not a professional caterer, you would like to create a lovely table for your holiday meals.

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Great Fall Side Dish Ideas

Nov 29, 2018 1:57:33 PM / by Maison Culinaire posted in Fall Food Ideas

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Now that the air is turning crisp and the fall leaves are displaying their brilliant colors, it’s time to look at what nature’s bounty can offer us in the kitchen. At the end of the growing season there are a number of wonderful vegetables that make ideal fall side dishes or noteworthy additions to your table.

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Five Fun Fall Catering Ideas for Maryland & DC Events

Nov 20, 2018 5:14:18 PM / by Maison Culinaire posted in Fall Food Ideas

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Looking for ideas for your fall catered event in Washington DC or Maryland? Here are five fun fall catering ideas.

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The Art of Catering a Perfect Wedding

Sep 7, 2018 4:45:00 PM / by Maison Culinaire posted in wedding catering, wedding tends, trends in weddings

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Are you ready for your big day?

We are! When it comes to wedding planning, everyone has something different in mind, especially for catering. The “art of catering”, as we like to call it comes in several forms.

It all starts with an elegant setting leading to a flawless service and ends on refined food with the sommelier pairing the decadent meal with a glass of your favorite wine. We make sure that your wedding is perfect from start to finish, which includes ensuring the décor is on point, the catering delivery arrives on time and our professional staff is always on standby to take care of everything.

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Modern Catering: Wedding Food Trends

Aug 31, 2018 4:24:54 PM / by Maison Culinaire posted in wedding catering, wedding tends, trends in weddings

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The attraction of having a traditional three-course meal plan on your wedding day is understandable, but if you are planning an unforgettable contemporary wedding reception in, you may want to give Maison Culinaire a call. They will not only deliver delicious food but will guide you through planning your day from start till the end!

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