Catering

Catering for Essential Employees During the COVID-19 Quarantine

Even though many businesses are shut down in order to mitigate the spread of the COVID-19 virus, there are many companies and organizations that are considered “essential” and must remain open. These essential organizations are busy, and their staff may not have time to eat properly. You can help out by catering in delicious and [...]

Introducing Online Ordering & Meal Drop Off from Maison Culinaire!

In response to the ongoing coronavirus concerns, we have stepped up to offer convenient Online Ordering and Home & Office Delivery Catering of meals to families and corporate offices located within a 10-mile radius of its Sterling, VA kitchens. Through a partnership with ChowNow, a platform that enables online ordering, we have posted a menu [...]

Spring-Inspired Wedding Menu Ideas

Now that the weather is warming, brides are in full wedding mode preparing for their spring or summer wedding. And one of the biggest elements of any wedding is catering. There are a lot of decisions to make as to the style of service and the types of foods offered. We’re glad to provide you [...]

Which Catering Service Style is Perfect for Your Special Event?

You’re thinking about hiring a caterer, but you haven’t quite decided what type of service would be best. Should you hold a casual barbeque or a more formal seated event? It’s one of the first questions we ask when you call us to cater your event. To help you out, here are the most common [...]

5 Reasons to Have Your Engagement Party Catered

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

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 [...]

The Worst Wedding Menu Options

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

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

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

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 [...]