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Brooks Brothers Opening

Last night, June 11th, Couture Cuisine provided the catering for the opening of Brooks Brothers new flagship location in Yorkville, at 110 Bloor St West. Working with the lovely and talented ladies from Melissa Andre Events, and set to the musical stylings of Solepower Productions, guests were treated to Americana-themed hors d’oeuvres, canapes, and sweet delights […]

Mother’s Day Recipe

Elevate your Mother’s Day brunch by reinterpreting a old favourite, Quail Eggs Florentine:   1. Slice, butter, and toast (or pan fry) mini rounds of brioche 2. Sauté spinach with onions and garlic 3. Pan fry teeny-tiny quail eggs 4. Assemble 5. Sprinkle with fleur de sel and freshly ground pepper or drape with Hollandaise […]

Arpi Magyar, OHI Gold Award recipient

On April 24th, our very own Arpi Magyar, was honoured by becoming a Gold Award recipient of the Ontario Hostelry Institute (OHI). This award is in recognition of an individual’s professional achievements and dedication to the culinary, food and hospitality industry. Congratulations, Chef! We are so proud!

jerk shrimp and scallop

Chef Arpi Magyar’s mouth-watering grilled tiger shrimp and scallop over avocado and mango salad

heartwarming party

On Friday night, we catered a lovely housewarming party. We love getting involved in such important life events for our clients, and it’s especially heartwarming when they rave about our work! The guests were welcomed with crystal flutes of Veuve Cliquot – fitting, as the colour scheme mirrored the orange-yellow trademark Cliquot label. As the […]

home sweet home

We are thrilled to announce that our home venue, Graydon Hall Manor, has been honoured with the prestigious 2011 WedLuxe Award for best event venue. (Last year we were so happy to accept the award for best caterer) While we love to work offsite at gorgeous spaces like the Royal Conservatory of Music, Andrew Richard […]

the open house returns

It’s back! Please join us for another beautiful open house at our home venue, Graydon Hall Manor. It’s always a spectacular showcase of table settings, yummy treats, and a great opportunity to chat with our Event Team about your upcoming event. You can read about last year’s open house here, and see an album of […]

Spanish and Italian treats

We are gearing up for a lovely wedding tomorrow at one of our favourite venues, The Royal Conservatory of Music. We’ve profiled this lovely space before, here, here and here. Tomorrow, guests will be treated to grazing stations during the cocktail hour – they’ll nibble on Parmigiano-Reggiano, marinated olives, breadsticks, and two incredible cured meats […]

ancient wines & a tasting menu to match

Happy New Year! Before the holidays, Chef Magyar donated his time to a charity dinner which featured a staggering array of very old – ancient, practically – wines. Chef was thrilled to taste a number of the wines, and found the 1911 Moet & Chandon to be surprisingly good – “fantastic,” he said, with tiny […]

…and mom and dad can hardly wait for school to start again

How’s this for multitasking: keep the little ones engaged while finishing your holiday baking. It’s actually possible with this super-simple shortbread recipe… 1 pound butter 1 1/4 cup icing sugar 4 cups all purpose flour optional, but we like to add: 1 teaspoon organic vanilla 1 teaspoon salt Line two rimmed baking sheets with parchment. […]