Archive for March, 2015

25 Mar

Crave Culinaire in the Naples Daily News

In Uncategorized by Crave Culinaire / March 25, 2015 / 0 Comments

We would like to thank the Naples Daily News for the great article in today’s publication.

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CNBC Restaurant Startup

TBT: Although it hasn't been that long, we wanted to do a quick recap of our appearance on CNBC's #RestaurantStartup. Enjoy! #TeamCrave #cateringnaples

Posted by Crave Culinaire by Chef Brian Roland on Thursday, 9 April 2015
20 Mar

Watch the final episode of CNBC’s Restaurant Startup featuring Crave Culinaire

In Uncategorized by Crave Culinaire / March 20, 2015 / 0 Comments

In case you missed the season finale of CNBC’s Restaurant Startup featuring Crave Culinaire. Enjoy!

19 Mar

A Hot Deal for Chef Brian Roland After His TV Appearance?

In Uncategorized by Crave Culinaire / March 19, 2015 / 0 Comments

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Gulfshore Life Magazine has featured Crave Culinaire. Read how Chef Brian’s appearance on CNBC’s Restaurant Startup might open up some new opportunities for the Naples based catering company.

Hot off of Tuesday night’s airing of the CNBC reality show Restaurant Startup, the founder of Crave Culinaire has gotten an investment offer worth more than the $500,000 he and colleague Richie Wilim had requested of Startup hosts Joe Bastianich and Tim Love. On Friday, Chef Brian Roland will meet with a local entrepreneur who intends to lay out “an opportunity that can be monumental for Crave’s future.” Specifics on both are hush-hush for now.

“I think the show helped get us out there and gave us some credibility,” says Roland, whose phone has been “ringing off the hook” all day on Wednesday. Crave Culinaire, a 2-year-old personal chef concierge and catering company that uses ultramodern culinary techniques, hosted a viewing party Tuesday night at the Naples Performing Arts Center.

And, technically speaking, Roland didn’t even “win.”

Restaurant Startup pits two teams….(click here to read the whole article)

17 Mar

Molecular Gastronomy

In Uncategorized by Crave Culinaire / March 17, 2015 / 0 Comments

Chef Brian Roland and his team pride themselves with innovative dishes through molecular gastronomy. Crave Culinaire is the only catering company in Naples / Southwest Florida, providing food creations through this advanced technology.

The term Molecular Gastronomy is commonly used to describe a style of cuisine in which chefs explore culinary possibilities by utilizing tools from the science lab and ingredients from the food industry.

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Crispy Lamb Arancini – Fava Bean Puree, Parmigiano – Reggiano Air, Black Lava Sea Salt, Preserved Meyer Lemon – this dish is created by Crave Culinaire, your caterer in Naples, FL. 

Caviar made of soy, transparent ravioli, mango spheres and many other unique culinary creations can be made through this cooking technique. Molecular gastronomy formally refers to the science of physical and chemical processes that occur while cooking.Very common, cooks do not like the term molecular gastronomy in order to describe their cooking style and prefer to call their cooking “modern cuisine” or “experimental cuisine”. They believe that the term molecular gastronomy makes cuisine sound inaccessible and elitist.

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Asparagus Panna Cotta, Morel Dirt, Baby Vegetables – Chlorophyl Geleé, Pickled Watermelon Radish, Tarragon, Vanilla –  created by Crave Culinaire, your catering company in Naples, FL.

The bottom line is that molecular cuisine refers to experimental cooking driven by the desire of modern chefs to explore the wide variety of tools, ingredients and technologies. This style of cooking requires from the chefs to study how food behaves and tastes under different circumstances (temperatures, pressures and other scientific conditions).

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Pheasant Rillettes – Crispy Fried Quail Egg, Torched Plum Jam. Cipollini, Forest Mushroom Dirt, Smoked Rosemary Crostini – created by Crave Culinaire, your catering company in Naples, FL. 

At the last two years, Chef Brian Roland has created different astonishing dishes with this art. If you would like to surprise your guests with some appetizers from the molecular cuisine of Crave Culinaire call 239 292 1529 and let Chef Brian Roland create an ultra modern customized menu for your wedding, anniversary, corporate luncheon or any other occasion. Crave Culinaire is your caterer in Naples, serving from Marco Island to Port Charlotte.

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Mango Mousse Sphere – Passion Fruit Meringue, White Chocolate Snow, Popping Coconut Panna Cotta, Pineapple Caviar – created by Crave Culinaire, your catering service in Naples, FL. 



14 Mar

Preview of Crave Culinaire on CNBC’s Restaurant Startup

In Uncategorized by Crave Culinaire / March 14, 2015 / 0 Comments

3 more days till the final episode featuring Chef Brian and his team! Vote for Crave Culinaire’s pitch on CNBC’s Restaurant Startup and take a look at the preview.

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11 Mar

Special offer for Realtors

In Uncategorized by Crave Culinaire / March 11, 2015 / 0 Comments

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08 Mar

— Link:  Cruising with the chefs – Visit Europe with Crave Culinaire by Chef Brian Roland

In Uncategorized by Crave Culinaire / March 8, 2015 / 0 Comments

Cruising with the chefs! We have still some tickets left for this incredible cruise. Come and discover some of the most beautiful parts of Europe with Crave Culinaire. For more information visit .

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