Leave it to the Experts

Leave it to the Experts

Sit back, relax and enjoy the party. Let these local caterers make your upcoming celebrations extra special and, something that you, the clever, stunning hostess, can finally enjoy.

Joel Event Catering   

Chef/Owner Joel Dondis began his culinary career at the tender age of 11 when he was serving classic French cuisine to his family in Lake Charles. From the Culinary Institute of America to Restaurant Gargantua in Frankfurt, Germany and finally Mr. B's and Emeril's here in New Orleans, Dondis takes great pride in bringing his knowledge of fine cuisine and excellent service to every event his company caters. Make your holiday event glitter with dishes like Seared Ahi Tuna Carpaccio, Torchon of Foie Gras or Coquilles St. Jaques. (504) 827-2400 - 3019 Magazine Street - www.joels.com

Savory Mushroom Truffles from Joel's Catering
Savory Mushroom Truffles from Joel's Catering

Palate New Orleans Catering & Events  

Specializing in creative menu design and original presentation, Palate focuses on offering fresh, quality foods and harmonizing their services with different venues, themes and client preferences. Chef/Owner Glenn Vatshell relocated to New Orleans from New York in 1990 and has worked in many different capacities providing delectable cuisine to the city. Present perfection to your guests this holiday with signature Palate favorites like Crawfish Macque Choux Cheesecake, Beef Brisket and Honey Glazed Madeleine's. (504) 864-2990 – 8220 Willow Street - www.palateneworleans.com

Pigéon Caterers  

What began as a humble, yet immensely popular deli in Kenner, Pigéon Caterers has blossomed into one of the biggest catering and event service companies in Southern Louisiana. Brothers Jean Pierre and Dean Pigéon pride themselves in offering the finest in authentic New Orleans cuisine and have grown to incorporate dishes from all over the nation, distinctive customer service and innovative presentations. Dazzle your guests this season with Praline Brie Bites in a delicate phyllo shell, Creole Crawfish Cakes and New Orleans-Style Bread Pudding drizzled with white chocolate sauce.(504) 262-0412 - 535 S. Clark Street - www.pigeoncaterers.com

Shrimped Wrapped Oysters from Palate
Shrimped Wrapped Oysters from Palate

Ralph Brennan Catering  

With a name that literally means New Orleans cuisine, the Ralph Brennan Restaurant Group offers a catering branch that will bring the renown Brennan's cuisine, hospitality and service directly to you. Directed by Executive Chef Haley Bittermann, a C.I.A. Graduate who grew under culinary master Gerard Maras and was the first woman to head a Brennan family kitchen, ensures that quality, well-crafted cuisine will be the star of your holiday table. Neither you nor your guests will be able to resist Miniature Beef Wellington, handmade Butternut Squash Tortelloni and tiny Chocolate Truffle Cakes. 
(504) 539-5511 - 111 Veterans Memorial Boulevard, Ste. #1  - www.ralphbrennancatering.com

Ralph Brennan Catering provides upscale presentation
Ralph Brennan Catering provides upscale presentation

Southern Hospitality Catering 

In business for almost 30 years, Southern Hospitality Catering will take all the work out of your hands, from venue selection to floral design. Executive Chef Max Bouzaid and a host of seasoned service professionals offer delicious menus created with the New Orleans style holiday season in mind. Choose from dishes like Smoked Chicken and Andouille Gumbo, Shrimp & Mirliton Dressing, Cajun Dirty Rice, Southern Deep Fried Whole Turkey and Chocolate Pecan Pie. 
(504) 897-0477 - 3259 Chippewa Street -  www.southernhospitalitycatering.com

Mini red velvet cupcakes from Toulouse
Mini red velvet cupcakes from Toulouse

Toulouse Gourmet Catering  

Founded by the Pel Hughes family in 2005 after the storm, Toulouse Gourmet Catering in Mid City strives to “provide you with culinary excellence and an experience that will leave you hoping there are leftovers to take home.” With Executive Chef Russ Spezial, hailing from New York, and local Chef Kellie Schilling Levy, you can make your event dreams come true and host one of the finest get-togethers of the season. Wow your friends and family with Chicken Roulades Provence, Orzo Carbonara Pasta, Crab & Corn Bisque and a Flourless Chocolate Cake. (504) 488-4466 - 3811 Toulouse Street - www.toulousegourmet.com