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About Chef Joseph Chouinard

Extraordinarily accomplished in the Culinary Arts, Chef Chouinard, a Culinary Institute of America graduate, also attended Florida International University School of Hospitality and Business. He first gained his experience as a saucier with Chef Alain Petitbon formerly of La Tour D Argent in his South Florida Restaurant.

While with Chef Alain, Chef Chouinard gained the knowledge and experience for his now acclaimed sauces from culinary masters of Novelle cuisine such as Jean Troisgros and Roger Verge. Chef Chouinard produced the sauces for the Master Chefs at a Chaine des Rotisseurs dinner in which at the end the dinner, Chef Alain exclaimed, “all of your sauces were prepared by my 21 year old protégé Joseph Chouinard” to the gasps and applause of all attending.

Chef Chouinard would later hone his sauce making skills as the Chef saucier at the original Le Cirque, as well as Windows on the World in New York. His first Executive Chef position came at the acclaimed Nikolai Roof in meal - Wedding Food Catering St Pete Clearwater FLAtlanta, Georgia. At 26, he was awarded the Four-Star Mobile Travel Guide Award for Excellence. He traveled abroad to France, Italy and Spain where he worked and trained in regional restaurants. Chef Chouinard also spent time working in Hawaii honing his Pacific Rim / Polynesian style cuisine.

A contributor to Bon Appétit magazine Chef Chouinard also earned several awards in the culinary world, among them; 5 Diamond AAA, Golden Spoon Award, Winner of Iron Chef Tampa and Best Restaurant Award, five years in a row for Chouinard’s at Charleston, South Carolina, his first of many successful restaurants. Chef Chouinard has also been a culinary instructor at the Art Institutes, a consultant caterer and now the procurement of his own soups sauces and appetizers.

 

About Raymond Chouinard

picraymond - Florida Wedding and Event CateringRaymond Chouinard has been a consultant and investor to Chouinard’s Cuisine since the inception in early 2009. Recently Raymond has come on board full-time to help grow Chouinard’s Cuisine into a multi-regional and national brand. Ray’s roll primarily will be in marketing, operations and is heading the company’s procurement program to make sure the Chouinard’s Brand is nationally known and sought after!

Raymond started his career in the social services industry where he learned about people and human behavior, spending five years working with people from all walks of life .He has an innate ability to work with their strengths and weaknesses, helping them to excel at every level.

Raymond started in the service industry with his brother 25 years ago and eventually found his way to night clubs and learned the hospitality industry in his early twenties. He realized early on that he loved the fast pace and the human interaction in the hospitality industry.

He joined California Pizza Kitchen over 19 years ago and quickly moved his way up the ranks to become a Senior General Manager. When he left, he had become the Senior Director of Quality Assurance for over 260 units. He was also involved directly with all the recipe development for all menu changes. Ray was involved in over 70 restaurant openings and 50 or more new menu rollouts in his tenor. His involvement in these openings was to provide efficiencies in training, education and associate development with the regional directors. Raymond was also involved in testing and tasting of new menu items, working directly with the culinary and procurement departments to set a consistency and quality control from the ground floor of all new menu items.

We here at Chouinard’s are thrilled that Raymond has decided to join us in our growth and branding stage with his outside-the-box thinking and attention to detail which will help assure our place in the regional market.

 

About Daniel Wanner

picdanwarren - About Chouinard's Cuisine CateringDaniel Wanner, Chef extraordinaire started his career in culinary arts in 1993. After graduating from International Culinary Academy in Pittsburg, PA, Dan moved to the Tampa Bay Area, where he was introduced to Chef Joe Chouinard at the legendary Redwoods Restaurant on Central Avenue, Saint Petersburg, Florida.

In his early 20s, he joined Chef Chouinard learning international cuisine, sauce-making, and culinary skills as his Sous Chef. Later, Dan moved with Chef Chouinard to open the Pacific Wave Restaurant as Production Chef and Assistant Executive Chef. Together, they achieved many awards together including the Sous Chef of Florida Trends’ Golden Spoon Award for Excellence. Dan helped achieve Pacific Wave Restaurant as well as Redwoods Restaurant to become nationally known with articles in the New York Times and San Francisco Chronicle and many more. After 6 years, Dan had worked into an Executive Chef position for Pacific Wave Restaurant. He has been the Executive Chef for Bernini of Ybor in Tampa, Florida. Later, he helped open Carne Restaurant in Tampa, Florida as Executive Chef to rave reviews.

Dan returned to work with Chef Chouinard as Executive Chef recreating the cuisine that had made Chouinard’s Cuisine the culinary benchmark in the Tampa Bay area. In doing so, he has brought his own style and approach to excellence with him.

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Email: chouinardscuisine@gmail.com
Address: 4521 107th Circle N. #4 Clearwater, FL 33762
Company Phone: 727-329-8717 (Joe Chouinard) | Fax Number: 727-954-3965
Sales: Allison Dolan 727-642-8767 | Linda Jollay 727-686-0803
Ashley Lambert 727-768-7444
Procurement: Raymond Chouinard 813-376-6496

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Testimonials

 

Testimonials

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October 17, 2013
Thanks for the catering services that you provided for my daughter’s birthday. You and your staff were courteous and professional, and the food was excellent.
~Anne-Marie

March 11, 2014
Thank you so much for your donation of appetizers to the 2014 St. Petersburg Catholic High School fashion show. Your generosity helped to make this event a success.
~Michael

Corporate lunch July 14, 2014
Joe, the food was delicious today. Thx very much.
~Marcie

May 26, 2014
Good Job Yesterday, the food was wonderful. I will pass it on.
~Michael

Everything was wonderful. The food was amazing. Thank you guys for putting this together on short notice. Bill was very ecstatic about his birthday. Thank you very much.
~Janet

 

 

 

 

 

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Email: chouinardscuisine@gmail.com
Address: 4521 107th Circle N. #4 Clearwater, FL 33762
Company Phone: 727-329-8717 (Joe Chouinard) | Fax Number: 727-954-3965
Sales: Allison Dolan 727-642-8767 | Linda Jollay 727-686-0803
Ashley Lambert 727-768-7444
Procurement: Raymond Chouinard 813-376-6496

 

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Corporate Catering

Corporate Catering

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Our corporate catering menu takes the bored out of boardroom. From breakfast, lunch or dinner meetings for as little as 10 VIPs to as many as five thousand employees to team building, company picnics in the park or on the beach, Chouinard’s Cuisine can cater any corporate event.

Chouinard’s Cuisine offers in-office dining experiences with delicious food and presentation with prompt delivery and set up to take the worry and hassle from your plate to ours. We have express menu’s that are cost effective in today’s budget conscious society.

Please feel free to browse any of our on line sample menus or call/email for extended or customer holiday or celebration company menus.

SAMPLE MENUS

Corporate Breakfast Menu
Corporate Luncheon Menu
Corporate Dinner Menu
Corporate Light fair menu
Corporate Holiday menu
Corporate appreciation/Soiree menu
Sample Corporate Picnic menu

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Email: chouinardscuisine@gmail.com
Address: 4521 107th Circle N. #4 Clearwater, FL 33762
Company Phone: 727-329-8717 (Joe Chouinard) | Fax Number: 727-954-3965
Sales: Allison Dolan 727-642-8767 | Linda Jollay 727-686-0803
Ashley Lambert 727-768-7444
Procurement: Raymond Chouinard 813-376-6496

 


 

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Venues

Venues

City of Saint Petersburg- All Venues in the City of Saint Petersburg

Sunken Gardens
Address: 1825 4th St N, St Petersburg, FL 33704
Phone: (727) 551-3102

Coliseum Ballroom
Address: 535 4th Ave N, St Petersburg, FL 33701
Phone: (727) 892-5202

Mahaffey Theater
Address: 400 1st St S, St Petersburg, FL 33701
Phone: (727) 892-5798

Museum of Fine Arts
Address: 255 Beach Dr NE, St Petersburg, FL 33701
Phone: (727) 896-2667

Tampa Times Forum
Address: 401 Channelside Dr, Tampa, FL 33602
Phone: (813) 301-6500

Nova 353
Address: 535 Dr Martin Luther King Jr St N, St Petersburg, FL 33701
Phone: (727) 821-6682

Bayanihan Arts and Events Center
Address: 14301 9 Eagles Dr, Tampa, FL 33626
Phone: (813) 925-1232

Largo Community Center
Address: 400 Alt Keene Rd, Largo, FL 33771
Phone: (727) 518-3131

Largo Cultural Center
Address: 105 3rd St SE, Largo, FL 33771
Phone: (727) 587-6751

Saint Petersburg Opera House
Address: 2145 1st Ave S, St Petersburg, FL 33712
Phone: (727) 823-2040

Saint Petersburg Beach Community Center
Address: 7701 Boca Ciega Dr, St Pete Beach, FL 33706
Phone: (727) 363-9245

More venues to come.

 

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Email: chouinardscuisine@gmail.com
Address: 4521 107th Circle N. #4 Clearwater, FL 33762
Company Phone: 727-329-8717 (Joe Chouinard) | Fax Number: 727-954-3965
Sales: Allison Dolan 727-642-8767 | Linda Jollay 727-686-0803
Ashley Lambert 727-768-7444
Procurement: Raymond Chouinard 813-376-6496

 

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Chouinard’s Cuisine Catering and Retail
4521 107th Circle N
Unit #4
Clearwater, FL 33762
Email: chouinardscuisine@gmail.com

Company Phone: 727-329-8717   (Joe Chouinard)

Fax Number: 727-954-3965

Sales: Allison Dolan 727-642-8767
Sales: Linda Jollay   727-686-0803

Procurement: Raymond Chouinard 813-376-6496

 

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