Tips & Advice

30
2017 Oct
Recipe: Peanut-crusted Szechwan Chicken Strips

Recipe: Peanut-crusted Szechwan Chicken Strips

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

Chef Louis has been hard at work this season to create several (read: 20 plus!) new recipe additions to both our Bistro and Catering menu just in time for holiday entertaining. One such new item to make the culinary cut are Chefs zesty-sweet one-bite Peanut-crusted Szechwan Chicken Strips.  These little appetizers are definitely addictive and perfect […]

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10
2017 Jul
Vancouver Caterer

Chef’s Dish: Q & A With Chef Louis Gervais

by Louis Gervais / In Events, Louis' Little Black Book, News & Media, Tips & Advice

If you’ve met Chef Louis Gervais, you probably love him for his joyous and larger-than-life personality and charisma (in and outside of the kitchen).  He’s they type of Chef that literally brings the party and not just the fine food (if you know what we mean). Born and raised in Montreal, Chef Louis is a […]

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05
2017 Jul

Get Colourful And Creative With Chef Louis’ Beet Dice Recipe

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

It’s summer and we know it’s all about digging into the bounty of nature’s offerings to enjoy fresh ingredients when possible. That’s why we’re huge fans of beets (and especially this particular recipe that is a hit with high-rollers (Beet Dice – get it?! )…   This summertime canapé is one of Chef Louis’ signature creations […]

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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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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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14
2016 Jan

Just got engaged? Here are some wedding tips

by Louis Gervais / In Tips & Advice

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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25
2015 Nov

Holiday party ideas!

by Louis Gervais / In Events, Tips & Advice, Vendors & Venues

The festive season is definitely upon us and we at Louis Gervais Fine Foods have lots to offer our Vancouver clients to make your holiday celebration as merry as possible. Let us entertain you with: Festive Holiday Menus We offer several festive menus Chef Louis created for cocktail and dinner parties during the Christmas season. […]

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18
2015 Nov
office Christmas party

A unique alternative for your office Christmas party

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

  Tis the holiday season … and time to plan your company’s holiday party. If you’ve been charged with this task and are looking for a unique alternative to the typical office Christmas party we at Louis Gervais Fine Foods & Catering have the perfect solution. Instead of a cocktail party or buffet dinner why not […]

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