Mother’s Night Out, at Saude Creek Vineyards!

catering at the winery, Elite Cuisine VA

I love the little business that I have built. I love that I get to do what I love the best – COOK with love. And this weekend, Elite Cuisine is providing for several ladies that are taking a break from their toddlers at Saude Creek Vineyards.   All these moms homeschool – all of the […]

Picnic at a winery of your choice – only $15 per person!

Saude Creek Winery - Elite Cuisine catering picnic

One of my favorite catering gigs, right now, is tailgating or picnics. What that means is that I show up with the plates, silver and tablecloth – and all the food – and LEAVE it! You sit and enjoy, at your leisure and toss away garbage when you are done. The wineries, locally, are a […]

Report on: First Tea Party at The Victorian, in Williamsburg!

Dining Room at The Victorian hosted by The Elite Cuisine

I have always loved “tea parties.” Even as a little girl. Now, I get to host big-girl tea parties, at a beautiful Victorian mansion, in Williamsburg. What is a tea party? A tea party is defined as a social gathering in the afternoon at which tea, cakes, and other light refreshments are served. And in […]

High Tea at The Victorian in Williamsburg

Carmen Alves, High Tea, Elite Cuisine

Elite Cuisine has been catering events for years. We cater all sorts of events: BBQ’s, Weddings and even intimate beach picnics for two. New for 2016, we we are offering High Tea at a lovely Victorian home in Williamsburg. With maximum seating of twelve, you’ll be treated to delicious bites, bubbly, and tea while you mingle […]

Holiday Gift – Dinner for Two – in YOUR home, By Carmen Alves, Elite Cuisine

seating for wedding or party

I have catered several weddings and several very large parties. It is what Elite Cuisine does. I often tell clients – DON’T order off the menu – tell me what you want and I will create the menu. Well, recently, I have been taking this “catering to you” to a whole new level. Because, recently, […]

Carmen’s Cooking Demonstration lands 3 new catering clients!

Carmen Alves, Loves Catering to YOU

You know that I love to cook. You know I love to cook for people and that I love to entertain. In fact, my favorite love is cooking AND entertaining. And I am truly blessed that cooking is my living. Cooking and catering and helping people enjoy life and their food is my calling! The neatest thing […]

Fall Catering – entertain OUTDOORS – Elite Cuisine will do everything for you!

Fall catering - Elite Cuisine

This is a great time of year to be outside and under the stars. The temperatures are lower and you can even throw a log on the firepit and have people stand near it. I LOVE the fall weather. What a great time of year to hire a caterer to cater your outside party.  Feel […]

Cooking up romance on the beach – catering gig in Yorktown, Virginia

Catering for Two - Carmen Alves - Elite Cuisine VA

One of my favorite things to do is to cook for a group of people, while they watch and ask questions and then EAT the food that I prepare for them. Like a cooking class for a small group of friends. I love that. My new favorite love is catering for two. Serving a romantic […]

HELP! Chemo Patients NEED Meals To Go!

Meals to Go - Elite Cuisine - Carmen Alves

Cancer treatments are personalized to each individual’s needs. Friends and families want to help but don’t know HOW to. They all want to sit and hold a chemo patient’s hand or clean their bathrooms or send flowers. But….they are afraid. Afraid to ask. Afraid to insult. Afraid to get in the way. HOW does one help […]