Thyme Catering

In 2004, Maire opened Thyme Catering where she quickly found success in creating New American food to enhance unforgettable moments throughout Southern California. The popularity of Thyme Catering led her to expand the company and launch her first cafe and gourmet marketplace, Thyme Café & Market. Located in Santa Monica, California, the café offers fresh gourmet foods, delicious baked goods, and fine food to-go in a warm, charming and communal environment. In a few short years, Thyme Café & Market has quickly evolved into a must-visit destination that is filled with family, friends and familiar faces.

Thyme Catering
Full-Service Catering
Chocolate Chip Cookies


Maire's passion for travel led her to live and work throughout Europe, New York and San Francisco. Each experience has greatly in influenced her culinary point of view and strengthened her belief that good food draws people together and creates memories.

She intends to continue making delicious, lasting memories in Fall 2015 with the opening of her second restaurant, Local Kitchen & Wine Bar, a casual dining experience that will pair small plates with exceptional wines and beverages.

Maire Byrne and her husband Tim live in Los Angeles with their two daughters, 500 cookbooks and an endless supply of chocolate chip cookies.

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