Your family expects a home cooked meal for the holidays. Well, these five places are the next best thing.
Whisk gourmet food and catering is perhaps South Miami’s best-kept secret. The chefs at Whisk prepare home-style, organic meals for almost every occasion, specializing in freshly prepared salads and sandwiches.
Until this week, Whisk was located in a small shopping center on Le Jeune Road near Merrick Park. But now, the blossoming catering business is currently in the process of moving to a new, larger location in South Miami, scheduled to open by the end of next week.
7382 SW 56th Ave., South Miami, 786.268.8350; www.whiskgourmet.com
2 Perricone's Marketplace
Located in the heart of Brickell, Perricone’s Marketplace & Café has been hailed as one of South Florida’s top Italian restaurants. Their market is stocked with the finest wines, coffees, teas, pastries, fresh fruits, vegetables and soft cheeses. Platters are available for off-site or on-site catering for breakfast, lunch and dinner.
15 SE 10th St., Miami, 305.374.9449; www.perricones.com
3 Touch Catering
Brought to you by the renowned Chef Sean Brasel of Touch Restaurant and Meat Market in SoBe, Touch Catering is an expansion of the restaurants’ success. Not only do they specialize in gourmet catering and cuisine, they can help you plan your event from the ground up, including the venue, the bar, the décor, the entertainment and everything in between.
860 NE 79th St., Miami, 305.758.7191; www.touchcatering.com
4 Aaron's Catering
Aaron’s Catering brings together a team of culinary professionals to create an unparalleled catering experience. Using what they call “Molecular Gastronomy,” a scientific and chemical approach to cooking, Chef Brian Aaron takes traditional dishes and adds his own personal flair. Keep kosher? Not a problem. Aaron’s Catering’s has a special kosher division too.
5451 NW 72nd Ave., Miami, 305.513.4760; www.aaronscatering.com
5 Thierry's Catering
This year, Thierry’s Catering and Event Design celebrates its 20th anniversary as one of the leaders in five-star catering and event planning. Renowned Chef Thierry Isambert draws inspiration for his menus from 17th and 18th century Europe while always adding his own personal, modern twist. With Thierry’s, not only will they guarantee that the menu is divine but they will also help plan your entire event, down to the theme, entertainment, transportation, design, flowers, photography, and more. Their motto is, and has always been: “We don’t just plan parties. We create experiences and memories.”
915 NW 72nd St., Miami, 305.635.6626; www.thierrycatering.com