192017Mar
Top 5 Vancouver ‘Hidden Gem’ Wedding Event Venues

Top 5 Vancouver ‘Hidden Gem’ Wedding Event Venues

Vancouver has no shortage of parks, galleries and banquet halls; gorgeous event venues for hosting corporate and private events. A simple google search will reward you with no less than a dozen commonly used spaces. But you are not common and neither should your event be. Whether you are hosting a business sales event or celebrating…

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222016Jul
Corporate Catering 101

Corporate Catering 101

3 steps to a better business affair Step 1 – Set a schedule When planning a corporate event there are a lot of variables you will need to consider.  One very important variable is sticking to the schedule you have created for the event. Whether it is a client appreciation event, open house to the…

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82016Jul
Unique Alternatives to the Traditional Wedding Cake

Unique Alternatives to the Traditional Wedding Cake

While brides and grooms continue to don traditional wedding gowns and tuxedos, there is a definite trend toward less formal ceremonies and receptions. Today’s newlyweds are opting for alternative and even unconventional ways to celebrate their nuptials. Many of yesterday’s traditions are being replaced with fun and unique menu items and décor. The wedding cake…

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302016May
BBQ Catering a Trend

BBQ Catering a Trend

BBQ catering is a trend in Canada. BBQ is included in the top ten growing restaurant trends in Canada and is quickly becoming the fasting growing catering trend for summer corporate events and staff parties, and catered wedding receptions. Typically, barbeque is thought of as a do-it-yourself casual affair. However, more and more, individuals, families,…

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32016May
Unique Corporate Event & Party Ideas

Unique Corporate Event & Party Ideas

Planning a corporate or company party is challenging to say the least. Bringing together an eclectic group of individuals with different lifestyles, interests and social tastes with the ambitious goal of everyone having a terrific time is definitely not an easy task. Corporate event planners are constantly looking for the next fun party idea or…

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182016Apr
Catered Wedding at Vancouver’s Most Popular Venue

Catered Wedding at Vancouver’s Most Popular Venue

Catered Wedding at Vancouver’s Most Popular Venue – This past fall Louis Gervais Fine Foods & Catering had the pleasure of catering a beautiful wedding at one of Vancouver’s most popular venues – The Pipe Shop. The Pipe Shop is a gorgeous Vancouver event venue in a restored heritage building located in the popular Shipyards on…

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112016Apr
Wedding Menu Tasting

Wedding Menu Tasting

On February 11th we had the pleasure of hosting a wedding menu tasting for Livia & Nate. They are getting married on April 30th at The Pipe Shop and we could not be happier for being part of their special day. Livia & Nate were incredibly happy with their tasting experience after enjoying a full…

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292016Jan
Vancouver Venues with Outdoor Patios

Vancouver Venues with Outdoor Patios

Vancouver is a beautiful city that surrounds its residents and visitors with stunning city and landscapes. It’s not surprising then that Vancouverites, planning a party or wedding, are looking for venues with outdoor patios and gardens. However, keeping in mind that even the sunniest summer days in Vancouver can turn rainy, an equally lovely indoor…

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142016Jan
Just got engaged? Here are some wedding tips

Just got engaged? Here are some wedding tips

If you’ve just become engaged, you’ll know that planning a wedding can become a full time job on its own. Between picking a wedding caterer, viewing venues and convincing your bridesmaids that the dress looks absolutely amazing on all of them, to all the other aspects that go into a wedding.  Luckily, we have some…

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172015Dec

Peppermint Truffle Bars

One of the best things about the holidays is the profusion of baking that is prepared and consumed. Friends and families come together to share recipes and spend time in the kitchen surrounded by sugar, flour, spices and other festive ingredients. Here at Louis Gervais Fine Foods & Catering we are no different. Chef Louis…

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