Mina Ebrahimi is the founder and Chief Executive Officer of Saint Germain Catering located in the metropolitan area of Washington DC. Saint Germain Catering was established in May 1998 with an objective of providing food and catering services to corporate meetings, private parties, weddings, baby showers, bridal showers and special family celebrations. Mina is a high school graduate in general studies from George C Marshall. Mina has received multiple awards including The Enterprise Women of the Year Award in 2014 and was in the list of the ‘Top 40 under 40' in the Washington Business Journal. Saint Germain Catering was also named the best caterer in Northern Virginia.
Mina helped her family start their own Bistro French Café and Catering in 1988 in Mclean Virginia. The café has a restaurant, catering and a full bakery. Over time, the café started providing full-service breakfast, lunch, dinner and even ventured in catering. Mina worked in the family café for over eleven years and left in 2000. She also worked at Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company where she was the guest services manager and assistant supervisor in room service.
On leaving the family business, Mina concentrated on growing her company, Saint Germain Catering. The company offers international menus such as those from Latin, Italy, Asia, Mediterranean, Mexico, and the Caribbean. They also provide specialties such as vegetarian and gluten-free menus. The company offers food cooked by an award-winning chef and has staffs that are committed to ensuring that a client’s event progresses without hitches.
Saint Germain Catering provides custom made menus for all occasions such as birthdays, anniversaries, weddings, bridal showers, baby showers, graduation parties, corporate catering and private parties. The company gives their clients an opportunity to sample their menu to taste the expected food on the day of the event. Their menu options provide pick up, drop off or even fully staffed events. They also help in setting up the tables, as well as delivering linen and décor.
Mina Ebrahimi mentors women to help them start their businesses as well as find funding. At any one time in a year, she has between five and eight women that she is mentoring. Mina also volunteered as a board member for marketing and development at the University of Pennsylvania Vet in January 2013.