Archive for August, 2015

30 Aug

Appetizers of the week

In Uncategorized by Crave Culinaire / August 30, 2015 / 0 Comments

Team Crave strives to get out of the comfort zone and come up with new innovative ideas to provide culinary delights to its customers. The new appetizers below can be the highlight of your next cocktail party or any other special occasion. Give your senses what they crave!

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Citrus Seared Ahi Tuna Tataki – Wasabi Cloud, Green Onion & Ponzu Sauce

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Grilled Heirloom Tomato Crostinis – Burrata, Micro Basil, Olive Oil, Cracked Pepper, Sea Salt & Balsamic Caviar

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Watermelon and Cherry Tomato Gazpacho Shooters – Citrus Shrimp, Cool Cucumber and Mint

23 Aug

Last weeks events

In Uncategorized by Crave Culinaire / August 23, 2015 / 0 Comments

Although we are are in the middle of the summer, we have been quite busy the past week. One of our catering events in Naples was a fun birthday lunch party with some amazing women.

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catering naples fl The Entree for this birthday party was Grilled Gulf Shrimp with Tarragon Scented Goat Cheese, Orchard Persimmon & Avocado Napoleon Cracked Pepper Fillo, Grapefruit Brulée, Mâché, Black Lava Salt, Tart Apple Purée.

Team Crave was also excited to serve new clients with a fun variety of food at a dinner party:

catering naples fl crave culinaireCrispy Poached Quail Egg -Lemon Aioli Cloud, Truffle Caviar, Lardons, Micro Chive

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Ahi Tuna Wontons – Avocado / Lime Mousse, Sesame, Cucumber, Yuzu Cream,
Sweet and Spicy Drizzle

Chef Brian Roland and his team were again part of this year’s Celebrity Chef event at Rumrunners in Cape Coral, benefitting The Golisano Children’s Hospital! Together with all other participants we were able to raise over $150,ooo. With this added to the past Celebrity Chefs events this charity event series put it over the 1 million dollar mark since Rumrunners opened in 2003 (Click here for full article in the news).

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17 Aug

Four Course Charity Auction Dinner by Crave Culinaire

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

It is always an honor for Team Crave to be involved in the community through donated auction items or catering services. Last week we had the pleasure of conducting a four course dinner benefitting The Imaginarium in Fort Myers. If you want to learn more about The Imaginarium visit

Hors d’eouvres

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Fennel Pollen Salmon Confit Brûlée – Sweet Corn Cake, Arugula Cloud, Micro Green

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White Truffle Vichyssoise – Crispy Potato “Threads,” Fennel Crystals, Black Truffle Sel de Gris, Snipped Chive

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Teriyaki Smoked Duck Chawanmushi –  Mushroom Dashi, Roasted Shitake, Melted Leek, Mirin-Shoyu Cream

First Course:

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Endive and Raspberries – Belgian Endive, Baby Watercress, Roquefort, Candied Walnut, Petite Cinnamon Crouton Valencia Orange Vinaigrette

Second Course:

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Aerated Roasted Eggplant – PEI Mussel Bisque Mussel Beignet, Madras Curry, Pistachio Dust, Parsley Oil


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Cast Iron Seared Local Snapper Provençal – Cèpe Risotto,  Artichoke Barigoule, Oven Cured Tomato, Spinach, Roasted Olive Bouillabaisse Emulsion


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Dark Cherry Clafoutis Torte – Basil Chantilly, Cayenne Spiced Chocolate Truffle, Toasted Almond Sablée, Porto Syrup

11 Aug

Organic Food by Crave Culinaire

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

Last week Team Crave had an all organic drop off catering gig. Take a look at some healthy and delicious creations of this event

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