Tips & Advice

20
2015 Oct

Amazing Event Venue in the Heart of Vancouver

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

When picking your Vancouver wedding venue, a stunning view it is definitely a perk.  Creekside Community Recreational Centre, event venue, located in the former Olympic Village in Vancouver’s False Creek area, has it all. The Centre is located on the water, overlooking the beautiful ocean, gorgeous downtown Vancouver and our breathtaking mountains.  It is the […]

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25
2015 Aug

How much liquor should I buy?

by Louis Gervais / In Tips & Advice

You’ve decided to throw a party – an end of summer bash, a housewarming, your spouse’s 40th birthday or your wedding reception, and you need to stock your bar.  One of the first questions we hear is ‘How much liquor should I buy?’  Before we dive into amounts, and types, one important factor that most […]

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23
2015 Jul

Breakfast: All Day, Errr Day!

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

One of the newest trends we’ve seen emerging into the Vancouver wedding catering sphere is that of all-day breakfast: breakfast for dinner, breakfast canapés, bacon on everything! Here at Louis Gervais Fine Foods & Catering, we love breakfast! Our neighbours on Harbourside Drive can all contest to Chef Louis’ morning skills in the kitchen, where […]

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05
2014 Nov

Festive tips and recipes for the holiday season

by Louis Gervais / In Recipes, Tips & Advice

Chef Louis Gervais offers some festive tips & recipes for entertaining over the holidays. The holiday season is filled with spontaneous drop-ins and impromptu get-togethers. Executive Chef Louis Gervais of Louis Gervais Fine Foods and Catering offers some tips that will make sure you are prepared. Impromptu gifts Chances are, over the holiday season, you […]

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24
2014 Oct

Tricky treats and trends for your Halloween Party!

by Louis Gervais / In Recipes, Tips & Advice

As the leaves transform colour around us, the temperature drops and the air turns crisp, we can no longer deny that summer is on the way out and winter will soon be here. However, before the full chill of winter descends upon us we have the spooky festivities of Halloween to look forward to – […]

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01
2014 Oct

Our 2014 Hidden Gem Vancouver Event Venues

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

Vancouver is full of fabulous event venues ranging in character from quaint and intimate to quirky and unconventional. However, with more than 100+ spaces in the Vancouver area, finding the venue that is just right for your event can be an overwhelming task. Well look no further, we have discovered some of the best hidden […]

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10
2014 Jun

How to Write and Share a Google+ Review

by Louis Gervais / In Tips & Advice

When our clients are happy, we are happy. We care about all our clients’ feedback, and we encourage them to leave their reviews. This is a great way of letting everyone know about the great experience you’ve had with us. So if you’re one of our clients and you’re pleased with our services, you can […]

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22
2013 Nov

Last Minute Party Planning for the Holidays

by Louis Gervais / In Recipes, Tips & Advice

Planning a holiday party for your friends, family, or colleagues can be hair splitting, even at the best of times. There’s picking a date, creating a guest list and sending out all of the invites, putting together a song list, cleaning the kitchen, bathroom, entertaining room and more. Then there is decorating, picking an outfit, […]

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