It is one of the most memorable days in any person’s life: your wedding day. From the wardrobe to the flowers and the cake, a couple works hard to ensure each detail of their dream wedding is perfectly in place. At CVC Catering, we help couples turn their wedding visions into realities, merging our expertise with the selected theme and atmosphere to create the event of a lifetime. Once you select CVC Catering to be a part of your big day, you will meet with our executive chefs…

The restaurant-centric foodie explosion that has been growing throughout our state has naturally led to an entrepreneurial spirit in providing locally grown ingredients. Locally sourced produce has become a familiar sight at farmer’s markets and on restaurant menus, but intrepid farmers and chefs are venturing into less familiar territory, at least for Maine. From cured meats to malted barley, Maine continues to offer more and more locally sourced products to restaurants, breweries, and you! Here is a list of some of my favorites.   Meat Bleeker & Flamm –…

Catering for the TD Beach to Beacon 10K Road Race is my biggest event each summer and busiest week every year. Since 2011, CVC Catering Group has played a vital role in serving our local community with quality food at high volumes. It’s no wonder we come back year after year to be part of an experience as sizable and impactful as this one always is. What do I enjoy most about the TD Beach to Beacon? It’s an opportunity for us to prepare some of our tasty…

Everyone in Maine has their favorite lobster roll and I am no exception. Though, with so many great chefs offering an impressive array of styles who can pick just one? Not me, so here are my top-three places to go for a lobster roll in Vacationland.   Red’s Eats – take-out with outdoor seating The legendary Red’s Eats in Wiscasset has garnered worldwide attention for their colossal lobster roll – some say each roll contains 1.5 lobsters! Beyond quantity, Red’s offers many summer tourists exactly what they’re looking…

Green Events Catering is filled with opportunities to be creative with recipes and the aesthetics of food. What is often overlooked is how many creative opportunities exist when planning green events. Over the course of our catering careers, we have developed a green strategy that helps reduce your event’s carbon footprint and will leave all your guests satisfied both gastronomically and eco-consciously. Best of all, you can have it without putting undue stress on your budget. Our biggest green event each summer is the TD Beach to Beacon…

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The wine has been delivered, the linens are prepared, and all the food pick-ups, drop-offs, and cooking stations are planned out and accounted for. Last week was the first full week of preparations for the TD Bank Beach to Beacon 10K Road Race scheduled for August 5th. We were extremely excited to be a part of the festivities again this year and meet and serve all the amazing volunteers and runners affiliated with this magnificent event. Saturday morning was the day of the race. We provided all the…

As promised in my last blog, and in the spirit of Maine Maple Sunday, here are more Maple treats to enjoy!   Nancy’s Maple Syrup Dressing *Please note that this recipe does use 3 raw and uncooked eggs. 2 eggs 3/8 Cups Pure Maple Syrup 3 Cups Extra Virgin Olive Oil 3/4 Cup Water Process all ingredients in the food processor until creamy and yummy. Store in refrigerator and bring to room temperature before using.   Nancy’s Chicken with Maple Syrup and Tarragon Preheat oven to 375 degrees…

Maine Maple Season is unique and Maine Maple Sunday is a treat!