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30
2017 Jun
Firecracker Prawn with Sweet Chili Lime Dip.

Recipes For Firecracker Prawns And Sweet Chili Lime Sauce

by Louis Gervais / In News & Media, Recipes

We nabbed one of Chef Louis top-scoring recipes for crowd pleasing bites for you to try out at your next patio party: the Firecracker Prawn served with a zesty-sweet chili lime dip! These bite sized savory canapé gems are a fan favourite at Louis Gervais Catering (ordered on the regular by all our valued clients). […]

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19
2017 Mar

Top 5 Vancouver ‘Hidden Gem’ Wedding Event Venues

by Louis Gervais / In Review, Tips & Advice, Vendors & 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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15
2016 Sep
Brenden & Candice

5 Rehearsal Dinner Ideas Sure To Impress Your Guests

by Louis Gervais / In Tips & Advice

Check out these 5 rehearsal dinner ideas sure to impress your guests. We at Louis Gervais Fine Foods & Catering thrive on finding new and exciting ways for our clients to enjoy delicious food in style. Here are Louis Gervais Fine Foods & Catering’s top 5 rehearsal dinner ideas – perfect for the day before […]

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15
2016 Aug

Food definitely tastes better when paired with the right wine

by Louis Gervais / In Louis' Little Black Book

Food definitely tastes better when paired with the right wine. Whether you are planning a casual afternoon barbecue, an elegant cocktail reception or a five-course gourmet dinner selecting the perfect wine will enhance the flavors of the food and complete your meal. More and more, our catering clients are asking us to recommend wines to […]

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22
2016 Jul

Corporate Catering 101

by Louis Gervais / In Events, News & Media, Tips & Advice

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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08
2016 Jul

Unique Alternatives to the Traditional Wedding Cake

by Louis Gervais / In Tips & Advice

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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30
2016 May

BBQ Catering a Trend

by Louis Gervais / In Events

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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03
2016 May

Unique Corporate Event & Party Ideas

by Louis Gervais / In News & Media

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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18
2016 Apr

Catered Wedding at Vancouver’s Most Popular Venue

by Louis Gervais / In Events

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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11
2016 Apr

Wedding Menu Tasting

by Louis Gervais / In Events

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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