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2019 Corporate Catering Menu

Mar 17, 2019 10:56:00 AM / by Maison Culinaire posted in International Cuisine, Corporate Catering, menu, Lunch, Dinner, Snacks, Breakfast, Reception

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We at Maison Culinaire understand that our 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 below and give us a call for your next corporate event!

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How to Pick a Wedding Venue

Mar 6, 2019 1:48:39 PM / by Maison Culinaire posted in International Cuisine, Special Occaisions, Weddings, Event Catering, Advice, Tips, Venue

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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 advice or recommendations. As a full-service wedding caterer, Maison Culinaire can help you plan your entire wedding, from choosing the venue to selecting the ideal menu, and everything in between. We have recommendations for vendors we’ve worked with and trust, and can even provide you with an all-inclusive package. Here are some of our tips for choosing the right wedding venue:

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Recipes: Irish Favorites

Feb 28, 2019 2:55:00 PM / by Maison Culinaire posted in International Cuisine, Holidays, Recipes, Special Occaisions, Dinner Ideas, Event Catering, St. Patrick's Day, Irish Favorites, March

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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 March celebrations!

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Keto & Paleo Diet Catering

Feb 22, 2019 8:47:28 AM / by Maison Culinaire posted in International Cuisine, Engagement Dinner, Rehearsal Dinner, Day After Brunch, Weddings, Cocktail Hour, Diet, Keto, Paleo, Event Catering

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With the popularity of the weight-loss Keto Diet and Paleo Diet, you might be wondering if your local catering company can accommodate these special requests.

Our simple answer at Maison Culinaire is…of course we can! One of the pleasures of working with a local caterer is that you can custom design the menu you want. Choose from our array of delicious and fresh International cuisines, or let us design a menu that is sure to please any gathering.

But first, let’s learn more about these two diet trends...

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6 Different Occasions for Wedding Catering

Feb 15, 2019 5:03:00 PM / by Maison Culinaire posted in International Cuisine, Traditions, Engagement Dinner, Rehearsal Dinner, Day After Brunch, Weddings, Cocktail Hour

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There are so many ways to celebrate your marriage, with dining being a big part of each gathering. And since you don’t want or need to spend your time preparing the foods, why not consider having these occasions professionally catered?

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Catering Ideas to Fire Up the Romance on Valentine’s Day

Feb 6, 2019 1:45:00 PM / by Maison Culinaire posted in International Cuisine, Traditions, Romantic Dinner, Dinner For Two, Valentine's Day, Dinner Ideas

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Valentine’s Day is the one day of the year dedicated to love. It’s a time to think about all the ways you can say, “I love you”…a touching card, a thoughtful gift, and of course, a romantic dining experience.

A popular adage states, “A way to a man’s heart is through his stomach.” But don’t limit it to men. There’s probably not a woman out there who wouldn’t also be stirred by her partner’s mixing it up in the kitchen.

The good news is... 

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Kosher-Style Catering

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

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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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Sabias que El Salvador es ...

Aug 14, 2018 2:26:25 PM / by Maison Culinaire posted in International Cuisine, Food Festival, Salvadoran Cuisine, Traditions, Cultural experience, Pupusas, comida salvadoreña, Tamales, Horchata, around the world

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Sabias que...

El Salvador  is of the world’s most famous surfing destinations in the Pacific coast.


 

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Did you know that Java Island

Aug 13, 2018 2:10:00 PM / by Maison Culinaire posted in International Cuisine, Food Festival, Traditions, Cultural experience, Karedok, around the world, Indonesian food

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Did you know that…

Java Island is recorded as the home one of the early human in the world which is Homo Erectus Palaeojavanicus.


 

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Did you know that Karedok...

Aug 10, 2018 11:00:00 AM / by Maison Culinaire posted in International Cuisine, Food Festival, Traditions, Cultural experience, Karedok, around the world, Indonesian food

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Did you know that…

Karedok is a local specialty food in Indonesia. Karedok made with ingredients such as raw vegetables; cucumber, bean sprouts, cabbage, green beans, basil, and eggplant. While the sauce is peanut sauce made from red peppers, garlic, kencur, peanuts, tamarind water, sugar, salt, and shrimp paste.

Karedok.


 

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