BizBash Plan-a-Thon 2015

Recently inducted Hall of Fame honorees Bill Homan, Carolyn Peachy & Andre Wells, in company with Phillip Dufour and David Adler will serve as mentors for the Plan-A-Thon December 1, 2015 at the Howard Theatre. From BizBash: With $500 on … Read more

Design Cuisine at James Beard Foundation: Chefs & Champagne

Summer just got a little hotter for Executive Chef Shannon Shaffer who has been invited to present at the annual James Beard Foundation: Chefs & Champagne tasting event in the Hamptons. Honoring TV Personality, chef, and author Carla Hall, Shannon will be … Read more

DIY: Do or Delegate? The Brunch Party Edition

This week’s blog is a partnership with Meet.Marry.Move. offering tips and tricks for best hostess practices.  To read more about Jackie’s adventures, follow her at @meetmarrymove. If you live by the motto “If I want it done right, I’ll do … Read more

French Renaissance Inspired Wedding

Elegance and luxury, two words best used to describe this wedding held at the Andrew W. Mellon Auditorium. An abundance of candles and white roses graced the mirrored tables that Design Cuisine custom designed and built to pair with French vintage … Read more

March 13, 2015 | | | | | | | |

Washington D.C. Union Station Nuptials

Union Station Wedding DC Catering

With it’s buzzy atmosphere and place in Capitol Hill history, Union Station makes for a poetic space to celebrate. Dating back to 1908, this home to the rails has seen it’s share of Washington D.C.’s twentieth century culture. With $160 … Read more

December 15, 2014 | | |

Pistachio Chocolate Ganache

National Pastry Day! With visions of cookie dough bon bons, cranberry chocolate bark, and petite fours dancing in our heads – we couldn’t decide on which pastry best to celebrate with… Enter the award winning dessert from this years Wolftrap … Read more

December 9, 2014 | | |

Mitzvahs & Celebrations

Life’s celebrations often circle around milestones and events in our children’s lives. Christenings, birthdays, quinceanera, graduation, homecoming, prom, and bar/bat mitzvahs to name a few. Whether you are preparing for your own special occasion, or arranging one for someone else, … Read more

December 6, 2014 | | | | |

Exploring DC Thanksgiving 2014

Rosemary Gin Fizz

This Thanksgiving we’re ditching the egg nog and mixing something not likely found in your grandmother’s recipes. An aromatic combination of rosemary, lemon, & gin – not only does this cocktail look classy and festive, but its potency puts everyone … Read more

November 26, 2014 | | |

Hostess With the Mostess ~ LOVE-ly Tea Party

Washington DC Bridal Shower Catering

Being featured in the well read event blog Hostess with the Mostess is a great honor, most especially as a result of partnering with the mother of the bride & trio of designers at Events in the City for the … Read more

November 12, 2014 | | |

13th Annual Spirit of Mount Vernon Heritage Gala

At what may be the most buzz worthy fundraiser to date, rare spirits brought in top donations for the 13th annual Spirit of Mount Vernon Heritage gala sponsored by the Distilled Spirits Council. Inspired by a historic recipe found in … Read more

November 10, 2014 | | |