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ENTER TO WIN A FREE VALENTINE'S DAY DINNER FOR 2!

Jan 31, 2019 4:10:59 PM / by Maison Culinaire posted in Special Occaisions

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Show us some LOVE and be entered to win a romantic Valentine’s Day Dinner for Two!

Are you already feeling the pressure of Valentine’s Day expectations? Forget making reservations and leave the cooking to us this Valentine’s Day with our Valentine's Dinner for 2 Giveaway!

You’ll certainly WOW your date with our custom, romantic menu:

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Kosher-Style Catering

Jan 25, 2019 10:28:36 AM / by Maison Culinaire posted in Kosher, Traditions, International Cuisine

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As an International Caterer based in the culturally-diverse Washington, D.C. metropolitan area, Maison Culinaire is often called upon to create catering menus for specific cultures or cuisines, restrictive diets, or religious requirements. That’s why people often come to us when they need kosher-style catering. 

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Corporate Boxed Lunches

Jan 25, 2019 9:58:27 AM / by Maison Culinaire posted in Corporate Catering, Boxed Lunches

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Many companies hold lunch meetings, whether with staff members or with visiting clients or prospective clients. On either occasion, it is appropriate – and encouraged – to provide a fine lunch. But you don’t have to go all out with a big catered affair. Why not provide a corporate boxed lunches instead?

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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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