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13 Jun

“An Evening with Matty Jollie” Hosted By: Venue Naples & Crave Culinaire

In Uncategorized by Crave Culinaire / June 13, 2017 / 0 Comments

Back by popular demand, Venue Naples is proud to once again welcome local celebrity musician Matty Jollie for an evening of dinner and dancing on Tuesday, June 20th at 7:00 PM.

Performing since the age of four, and involved in theatre productions since age seven, Matty Jollie has always had a passion for the stage. His experiences as a young boy helped to forge his great love of performance. After turning professional at age 21, Matty quickly became one of Naples’ fastest “rising stars.”

Continuing to strive for the best as a solo musician, Matty is currently performing with The Powerhouse Band, one of the most premier touring corporate acts in the country. His “Evolution of Music” show will take you on a journey; beginning in the 1960s, Matty will transport you through time, and back to the here and now, as he performs your favorite hits decade-by-decade.

Driven by the pursuit of excellence, immaculate presentation and breaking boundaries, Venue Naples is a fully customizable, multi-use event space, incorporating fine dining and above-and-beyond service. This unique concept allows clients to create a multitude of events within an easy to design backdrop; this is then paired with the food, wine and service of Chef Brian Roland’s Crave Culinaire to create the ultimate dining experience.

In addition to the sweet, sweet sounds of Matty Jollie’s “Evolution of Music,” local celebrity Chef Brian Roland’s Crave Culinaire will excite your other senses with an exquisite 3-Course dinner, complimentary glass of champagne and cash bar. 
Tickets are $65/EACH and are selling fast! Visit www.venuenaples.com/tickets to reserve your spot today!

Order Now!

19 Jul

Lunch and Learn in the Paradise Lounge!

In Uncategorized by Crave Culinaire / July 19, 2016 / 0 Comments

Do you love cooking classes? Do you enjoy drinking great wine?! How about doing both this Thursday at our first ever “Lunch and Learn” in the Paradise Lounge! Details below, limited space and tickets are selling fast!

 

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13 Sep

Entrée of the Week

In Uncategorized by Crave Culinaire / September 13, 2015 / 0 Comments

Crave Culinaire - you #1 catering company in Naples, FL.

Reverse Braised Sous Vide Boneless Prime Porterhouse Steak – Yukon Gold Risotto, Balsamic Charred Asparagus, Grilled Chicory,Basil-Tomato Compote, Chocolate Bordelaise Emulsion

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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16 Apr

Crave Culinaire’s Mother’s Day Special

In Uncategorized by Crave Culinaire / April 16, 2015 / 0 Comments

In collaboration with LeMasque Facial Bar, we have created the perfect Mother’s Day Gift.  After a relaxing and rejuvenating treatment at LeMasque, give your mom the joy to cook with our celebrity chef Brian Roland.

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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 http://www.cruisingwiththechefs.com/chefs/brian-roland/ .

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19 Feb

Oil Free, Dairy Free, Vegan Cooking by Crave Culinaire

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

Did you know that Crave Culinaire loves to create delicious dishes for our vegan customers? Take a look at a sample of 2 appetizers and a 3 course vegan dinner:

caterer in naples veganAppetizer 1: Wild Mushroom & Leek Grilled Pizzetta (Bite Sized) Caramelized Onions, Lemon Thyme & Sundried Tomatoes

catering naplesAppetizer 2: Organic Vegetable Spring Rolls (Bite Sized) Rice Paper, Carrots, Bell Pepper, Napa Cabbage, Radish, Cucumber Citrus – Rice Wine Vinaigrette

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First Course: Smoked Eggplant Bisque Lemon – Tahini, Toasted Pumpkin Seeds, Coriander Scented Mushrooms, Hungarian Paprika, Micro Basil

catering fort myersSecond Course: Fennel & Colorful Beet Salad Ruby Red Grapefruit, Tarragon, Baby Arugula Pickled Red Onions & Toasted Chia Seeds

catering naples flThird Course: White Bean, Roasted Corn & White Quinoa Stuffed Butternut Squash Orange – Ginger Braised Cabbage, Parsnip Pernod Sauce

For inquiries please call 239 292 1529. Crave Culinaire by Chef Brian Roland, your catering service in Naples,FL.

16 Feb

NAPLES-BASED CATERING COMPANY CHOSEN TO APPEAR ON CNBC’S “RESTAURANT STARTUP”    

In Uncategorized by Crave Culinaire / February 16, 2015 / 0 Comments

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Chef Brian Roland’s Crave Culinaire to be featured on March 17th.

NAPLES, FLA. (February 15, 2015) — Naples based catering company, Crave Culinaire by Chef Brian Roland, is excited to announce that Crave has been chosen to appear on CNBC’s new hit television show “Restaurant Startup.”

Produced by Shine America, “Restaurant Startup” episodes feature restaurateur and TV personality Joe Bastianich and chef and restaurateur Tim Love, who vie to invest their own money in restaurant concepts they believe could make them millions. The 10-show second season airs on Tuesdays at 10 p.m. ET.

Crave will be featured on the season finale on March 17th.

“My goal was to show the world that Crave has a unique concept that could work in a restaurant capacity anywhere.  I wanted the hosts, Joe and Tim, to validate that we can produce delicious food that is beautifully presented and that our concept is in fact invest-able.  I feel as if we achieved all of that and I am excited to see how this national exposure helps us position ourselves for the future!”

The ambitious young chef launched Crave Culinaire in early 2013, after serving as the executive chef for some of the best restaurants in Southwest Florida, including Cru, M Waterfront Grille and Chops City Grill. Chef Roland gained his education as a Graduate of the CIA (Culinary Institute of America) and time spent in the kitchens of world renowned Daniel Boulud at Restaurant Daniel and Cafe Boulud.

Not only has Chef Roland established Crave Culinaire as one of the top caterers in Florida, he is passionate about serving and contributing back to the community. Crave Culinaire has donated its services and helped raise millions of dollars for numerous charities, including the Golisano Children’s Museum and Hospital, Make A Wish Foundation, the Humane Society in Naples and many more.

These contributions earned him the 2014 “SWFL’s Superman Award” by Naples Illustrated, Gulfshore Life’s 40 Under 40, 2014 and the designation by Florida Weekly as one of “Southwest Florida’s Young, Incandescent Entrepreneurs” in 2015.

To learn more about “Restaurant Startup,” see cnbc.com/id/102276729#.

14 Sep

September 24th Crave Culinaire Underground “Pop Up” Dinner Series

In Underground Pop Up Dinner Series by Crave Culinaire / September 14, 2014 / 0 Comments

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                              Experience Surprise:

                              sur·prise

                              sə(r)ˈprīz

                              noun

             1.  an unexpected or astonishing event, fact, or thing.

             2.  denoting a class of complex methods of change-ringing.

 

 

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Expect the unexpected this summer with the Crave Culinaire Pop-Up Dinner Series. Find yourself breathing in the ambiance of an undisclosed

location where the only thing you can be certain of is the brilliance of flavor combinations and the element of awe.

These dinners portray Crave’s philosophy at its finest “Giving our guests an experience that will heighten their senses, provoke their emotions, tease their palates, and make them smile”.

It is safe to say that Naples has never seen anything like this; an atmosphere to immerse yourself in a culinary journey that will open us up to exploration, temptation, and obscurity.

Give your senses what they crave this summer with Crave Culinaire’s Underground Pop-Up Dinner Series 2014.

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*Each dinner will be in a different location, which will be unveiled 48 hours prior.
*All guests will sign up for a $10 membership fee included in the ticket price.
*Tickets will be available to purchase on our website.
*Each event will be BYOB, glasses will be provided.
*Reservations are “First Come First Serve” and limited to 26 guests.
*Menu varies based on seasonality and market availability.
*Dietary restrictions can be accommodated with 48 hours notice.

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Click Below to View Our Trailer

 

 

 

Our GRAND FINALE Pop Up is September 24, 2014 at 6:30pm

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To Learn More About Crave Culinaire or Our Talented Team CLICK HERE

                                                                                            Or Go To:

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A Portion of the Proceeds will be going to:

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FAQ’s

How much are tickets?
Ticket price will vary based on the event. Please click the “purchase now” button to view the ticket price for this event.

 

What do the tickets include?
The ticket price includes entrance to the Underground Dinner for the date that you have purchased. The dinner may range from 8-10 courses depending on the evening. There may be passed champagne during the reception, but other than that no alcohol is included and we highly recommend that you bring your own favorite wines for the evening.
 
Who do we sit with at the dinner? Can we sign up with friends?
Based on the location of the dinner there will be different seating arrangements to accommodate the atmosphere we are trying to create. You are welcome to purchase tickets with friends and we will try our best to accommodate your seating requests. Please keep in mind that this is an interactive eating experience that will be very fun to share with other people, but it will not be the place to catch up on what people are doing this summer.
 
How long will the event last for?
The event will last for approximately 4.5 hours
 
What do I wear?
While you are welcome to wear whatever you like, we recommend cocktail chic attire.
 
How many tickets are you selling?
Depending on the location of the event we may be selling anywhere from 20-32 tickets for the evening.
 
Where do the dinners take place?
The dinners may take place at any venue between Naples and Fort Myers. You will be given the address only 48 hours in advance. Remember, by purchasing this ticket you are part of an elite dining club in which only its secret location will be revealed to you.
 
How do we know what types of wine to bring?
Since all elements of the menu are “top secret”, chef recommends you attend with some of your favorite easy drinking wines from your cellar that you have been saving for a special occasion.
 
If  I purchase a ticket and then find out a few days before that I am unable to attend can I be refunded?
Unfortunately, due to the quick turnaround of these dinners we do not offer refunds. Although if we have a waiting list we would be happy to sell your tickets to the next person on the list, or you are welcome to find someone on your own to take your place.
 
Can I take pictures at the dinner?
We kindly ask that you do not take pictures at this event. We will have a professional photographer there to capture every moment and we will share those pictures with you after the event. Please sit back, relax and focus all of your senses on taking in everything around you, we would hate for you to miss any thing
17 Jun

Crave Underground “Pop Up” Dinner Series

In Underground Pop Up Dinner Series by Crave Culinaire / June 17, 2014 / 0 Comments

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           Experience Surprise:

           sur·prise

           sə(r)ˈprīz

           noun

         1.  an unexpected or astonishing event, fact, or thing.

                2.  denoting a class of complex methods of change-ringing.

 

milabridger     vdinner (107)Expect the unexpected this summer with the Crave Culinaire Pop-Up Dinner Series. Find yourself breathing in the ambiance of an undisclosed location where the only thing you can be certain of is the brilliance of flavor combinations and the element of awe.

These dinners portray Crave’s philosophy at its finest “Giving our guests an experience that will heighten their senses, provoke their emotions, tease their palates, and make them smile”.

It is safe to say that Naples has never seen anything like this; an atmosphere to immerse yourself in a culinary journey that will open us up to exploration, temptation, and obscurity.

Give your senses what they crave this summer with Crave Culinaire’s Underground Pop-Up Dinner Series 2014.

IMG_5494

*Each dinner will be in a different location, which will be unveiled 48 hours prior.
*All guests will sign up for a $10 membership fee included in the ticket price.
*Tickets will be available to purchase on our website.
*Each event will be BYOB, glasses will be provided.
*Reservations are “First Come First Serve” and limited to 26 guests.
*Menu varies based on seasonality and market availability.
*Dietary restrictions can be accommodated with 48 hours notice.

 philosophy


Click Below to View Our Trailer

 

 

 

Our First Dinner is June 28, 2014 at 6:30pm

purchase-tickets

 

To Learn More About Crave Culinaire CLICK HERE

 

A Portion of the Proceeds will be going to:

st matts

 

FAQ’s

How much are tickets?
Ticket price will vary based on the event. Please click the “purchase now” button to view the ticket price for this event.

 

What do the tickets include?
The ticket price includes entrance to the Underground Dinner for the date that you have purchased. The dinner may range from 8-10 courses depending on the evening. There may be passed champagne during the reception, but other than that no alcohol is included and we highly recommend that you bring your own favorite wines for the evening.
 
Who do we sit with at the dinner? Can we sign up with friends?
Based on the location of the dinner there will be different seating arrangements to accommodate the atmosphere we are trying to create. You are welcome to purchase tickets with friends and we will try our best to accommodate your seating requests. Please keep in mind that this is an interactive eating experience that will be very fun to share with other people, but it will not be the place to catch up on what people are doing this summer.
 
How long will the event last for?
The event will last for approximately 4.5 hours
 
What do I wear?
While you are welcome to wear whatever you like, we recommend cocktail chic attire.
 
How many tickets are you selling?
Depending on the location of the event we may be selling anywhere from 20-26 tickets for the evening.
 
Where do the dinners take place?
The dinners may take place at any venue between Naples and Fort Myers. You will be given the address only 48 hours in advance. Remember, by purchasing this ticket you are part of an elite dining club in which only its secret location will be revealed to you.
 
How do we know what types of wine to bring?
Since all elements of the menu are “top secret”, chef recommends you attend with some of your favorite easy drinking wines from your cellar that you have been saving for a special occasion.
 
If  I purchase a ticket and then find out a few days before that I am unable to attend can I be refunded?
Unfortunately, due to the quick turnaround of these dinners we do not offer refunds. Although if we have a waiting list we would be happy to sell your tickets to the next person on the list, or you are welcome to find someone on your own to take your place.
 
Can I take pictures at the dinner?
We kindly ask that you do not take pictures at this event. We will have a professional photographer there to capture every moment and we will share those pictures with you after the event. Please sit back, relax and focus all of your senses on taking in everything around you, we would hate for you to miss any thing

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