Entries by Toulouse Gourmet

The Cannery’s Five Year Anniversary Party!

Every year The Cannery has an open house for New Orleans wedding vendors, event planners and brides. We’re so excited every year to be a part of it, but this year was even more special: it was their five year anniversary! Venue: The Cannery Flowers & Decor: Bee’s Wedding and Event Designs Band: The Wise […]

Looking Back: 2015’s Catering Trends

We’re feeling very nostalgic this December. We just wrapped up our 10th year in business and time isn’t slowing down for any of us. Here are our favorite 2015 wedding catering trends: Signature Drinks This is at the top of our list because it gives your guests a sneak peek into your favorite drink. Don’t […]

A Recipe from the Chef: Bleu Cheese Cheesecake

Hello again! I’ve got another recipe up my sleeve that will keep you on top of your appetizer game. For a bridal shower, or baby shower, or anything of the like this recipe for Bleu Cheese Cheesecake is always a crowd-pleaser. Ingredients: 3# CREAM CHEESE 2 CUPS CRUMBLES BLUE CHEESE, SOFTENED ½ CUP GREEN ONIONS, […]

Fall 2015 Open House

Twice each year we’re reminded how lucky we are to be the in-house caterer for The Cannery. I mean, we know we’re lucky, but when The Cannery’s Open House rolls around, there’s nothing quite like it. This bi-annual event is something we look forward to AS SOON as the previous one is over (we’re already […]

A Recipe from the Chef: Summer Nicoise Salad

Nothing is better than a cool summer salad recipe when the dog days of summer are upon us. This classic Parisian salad is typically prepared with tuna, and I felt that a chilled poached Salmon alternative may fit the bill  nicely, combined with the traditional garnishes, coupled with a few of my non traditional garnishes. […]

Fall & Winter 2015 Bridal Tasting

To us, the bridal tasting is the best part about the wedding (obviously). We love showing the brides, grooms and their friends/family just what we can do to make the food on their big day something to remember. We love hearing stories like “people are still talking about the chicken and waffles” or “your shrimp […]

A Recipe from the Chef: Gorgonzola Apricot Cheesecake

This is a relatively easy recipe. You can trick people into thinking you spent hours and hours preparing when in reality it will only take about 30 minutes of prep time. It’s perfect for Ingredients: 3 pounds Cream Cheese 2 cups Crumbled Gorgonzola Cheese, softened ½ cup Green Onion, chopped ¼ cup Parsley, chopped 6 […]

Late Night Menu

We’re so excited about this new addition to our wedding menu offerings! Our late night menu features coffee, kahlua, root beer (or real abita amber), french fries, mini hot dogs, mini hamburgers and mini beignets! What’s missing? Absolutely nothing. This menu satisfies the savory and the sweet!