"In the restaurant, whoever runs between the kitchen and the dining room carrying burning dishes signals his presence with an audible "CHAUD DEVANT!" to clear the way." - Le Robert
We are your epicurean partner for your small and large events. With our chefs in the kitchen, your guests will finally have an
At Chaud Devant! we draw our strength from the quality and originality of our gourmet creations. We are a high-end caterer who focuses on taste, flavor and texture. Our know-how, combined with our extensive knowledge of local and seasonal products, enables us to showcase Quebec's local produce and artisans.
Whether it's for a cocktail party, an intimate event or even a barbecue with friends, Chaud Devant! can adapt. We offer a service tailored to your needs, whether in the form of à la carte bites, hot and cold stations, or in hybrid form. Our canapés are designed to be enjoyed in one perfect bite, and our stations are designed to match your concept.
Meet the team
Crafting culinary excellence, one plate at a time: introducing the faces behind the flavors.
Jean-François Fournier is the Swiss Army knife behind Chaud Devant! A true jack-of-all-trades, he acts as sommelier, spokesman, motivator of his troops, cook, waiter-picker and maître d'hôtel. You'll also talk to him about organizing your event. Jean-François leaves no detail to chance!
Amine Nasrallah is the executive chef at Chaud Devant! A veritable war machine, he creates original dishes with meticulous precision. His gastronomic knowledge is matched only by his boundless curiosity. A quiet force and a man after his own heart, he is committed to honoring the food he handles.
Chief of finance
Daria Tchoudakova handles numbers like no other! CPA certified, a bon vivant, passionate about gastronomy and a formidable businesswoman, she is the secret weapon of Chaud Devant! The initiator of numerous Montreal start-ups, she is happy to channel her contagious energy to propel Chaud Devant! to new heights!
Chief of communications
Véronique Gravel completes the quartet. A fine strategist and notorious gourmand, she manages the Chaud Devant! image. Thanks to her vision, creativity and sense of timing, she orchestrates Chaud Devant! communications in masterful fashion. Her goal? To make our wildest dreams come true.
Photos from our previous events
Chaud Devant! is the logical continuation of the company founded in 2021 by Jean-François Fournier, Les Soirées du Chef. After a successful first year of delivery services for gourmet menus, Chef & sommelier at home and catering for cocktail parties, the company is growing and launching under the new label Chaud Devant!, co-founded by Jean-François Fournier, Amine Nasrallah, Daria Tchoudakova and Véronique Gravel. The new mission? Offer high-end meals during unique and ephemeral events!
Chaud Devant Catering Team
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