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Avant Garde Catering is own and operated by Carol Ann Gervais.


Chef Gervais, is born and raised in Timmins Ontario. She is a O'Gorman High Graduate and completed her extended education in Office and Legal Administration. 

Throughout her life, work and education, she has perfected the art of serving by working in many diverse restaurant environments starting at the age of 14.  From fast-food,, casual and roadhouse styles,  to upscale formal dining.   She has gained her training and knowledge in both food and wine throughout her many years in the industry and it has made her the foodie and wine enthusiast she is today.


After years of trying to find her vocation and place in this world, she decided to follow her passion. Cooking.   With this, she has always had the passion and flare to entertain, hosting and celebrating life by cooking for friends and family. She has always offered the best in culinary styles, elegant service style and creative dining atmosphere.  Chef has managed to wow her guest throughout the years and has always been encouraged by her peers and family, to share her creative talents and ideas with the rest of her community.


With (5) Five Years as a Restaurateur of a Fine Dining Establishment 1800 Restaurant, as Owner,  Chef and Manager. Chef Carol Ann has added over 25,000 hours to her portfolio to qualify as a 'Red Seal' Chef. She has also added on (17) Seventeen years hosting and Catering many celebrations and milestones for her community with Avant Garde. And in final, working 35+ years in the food & beverage industry has molded and strengthened her ability to offer consistent, delicious & upscale Catering and Private Chef Services for her community clientele.  


If you are looking for a higher level of Food Service, 

Avant Garde Catering knows how to impress/


Roster of past Events and Clinentele

  • Laccroix Plumbing

  • TADH Breast Wellness Center

  • Timmins OverHead Doors

  • Johnston Electrical

  • Caisse Populaire

  • Ethier Hearing

  • Maissoneauve Law

  • Griener Lambert Law

  • Wallbridge Law

  • ALCON Pharmacuticals

  • Gillard Medical

  • Richeleu Club Member Dinners

  • Tru North

  • Sling Chocker

  • Redi Quip

  • Gold Corp

  • Glencore

  • INEOS Calabrium

  • Tisdale Plumbing

  • Timmins Financial

  • Tormont

  • White Pines Dental

  • Kerr Crane

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