Valerie's French Kitchen | Scallops Maitre Paul
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In the mood for a romantic dinner, celebrating your anniversary or valentine? Feel like gathering your friends around a gourmet dinner or some tasty hors d’oeuvres? Whether you’re hosting a staff party, celebrating a birthday, or planning a girls-night-out, create the perfect memorable event for your loved one, family, friends, or co-workers by bringing a French touch to your home. I will be delighted to take care of everything in your kitchen, and prepare a personalized and tasty dinner or a fun cocktail party!


Seated Dinners

  • Over a free consultation, we will create a customized menu to match your wishes, tastes and budget. It’s a chance for you to choose your own adventure and create an intimate seated dinner for your guests.  Get inspired here!
  • Price starts at $100 per person and varies according to the complexity of the menu and choice of ingredients. It includes menu planing, grocery shopping, dinner preparation,  and kitchen clean up.
  • Service: I can organize catering professionals to serve at your event for $35 per hour (minimum 4 hours).  This service is optional for small parties but highly encouraged for parties of 8 or more.
  • Wine not included. Dishes can be modified according to your dietary needs and allergies. 
  • Contact me today to set up your free consultation.

Cocktail Parties

  • I will help you select a variety of items from our menu, based on the number of guests and the length of your evening. For more tips to plan a successful cocktail party, click here.
  • Items can be picked up from 4100 Lyndale Ave South, Minneapolis, MN 55409; or delivered to your venue. $20 delivery fee is applicable.
  • Buffet set up: I am happy to set up the buffet for you. 20% of the food cost fee applicable.
  • Service: I can organize catering professionals to serve at your event for $35 per hour (minimum 4 hours)
  • I take great pride in using high quality, in-season ingredients to hand-craft a selection of gourmet hors d’oeuvres. Hence some prices are subject to change due to seasonal availability of ingredients.
  • In the interest of sustainability I try to use reusable glass containers and silverware. A small fee will be applied for any lost or broken items.
  • If using disposable items, I always try my hardest to choose eco-friendly products.
  •  To see the menu, click below.

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Terms & Conditions


  • Minneapolis sales tax: 9.025% on food only
  • Orders must be placed at least 10 days before the event.
  • We request a deposit of 50% of your total order at the time of placing the order.
  • Full payment of your final invoice is due within 7 days of the event date.



  • 6 guests minimum
  • Wait staff- Optional: $40/hour, minimum 4 hours.



  • Minimum food order for cocktail party: $500
  • Pick up at our commercial kitchen : free of charge
    • Delivery: starting at $25 (Based on distance)
    • Buffet set up: 15% of food cost
    • Buffet service (buffet refill, tear down & clean up $40/hour
    • Wait staff: $40/hour, minimum 4 hours.
    • Cocktail plates rental: $2/plate* 
    • Stemless wine glass 9 fl.oz $1.25 per glass*
    • Stemless champagne flute 8.5 fl. oz  $1.50 per flute*
    • *Breakage cost: $3/plate, $2.5/wine glass, $3.5/champagne flute.

Cancellation Policy

  • Cancellations made 10 days or more before the event date will receive a 100% refund.
  • Cancellations made 5 days before the event date will incur a 50% fee.
  • Cancellations made within 5 days of the event date are non-refundable.

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