National Chocolate Day at Design Cuisine

For #TuesdayTreat day at Design Cuisine we celebrated National Chocolate Day. At a recent event we paired our warm Pumpkin Cupcakes with none other than our childhood favorite – Chocolate Dipped S’mores. And because more is more, both of these delicious treats are … Read more

October 29, 2014 | |

Jam, Jelly, Pies & Preserves

Summer fruits give way to fall harvest, and our chef’s find ways to preserve the carefreeness of summertime with a road trip to Garden Hour Orchards of Smithsburg, MD.  A truck load of peaches later, they make quick work of … Read more

September 30, 2014 | |

The Reimagined Cha Siu Bao

Part traditional Cantonese dim sum, part county fair. A harmonious friendship of the sweet glazed donut and juicy pulled pork with a touch of coleslaw and drizzling of maple syrup. Not found in Chinatown, unless of course we’re catering at … Read more

September 25, 2014 | |

Streetsense Raises the Roof @ 1275 Penn

Design Cuisine had the privilege of working with  Streetsense on the launch party celebrating renovations to the iconic Pennsylvania Building.  A self described “uncommon collective of creative thinkers creating memorable places, distinctive brands, and meaningful experiences”, known and awarded for its collaborative ideology focusing on … Read more

September 23, 2014 | |

Summer Wedding at The Woodend Sanctuary

It was a beautiful summer day for a wedding with 170 guests at The Woodend Sanctuary in Chevy Chase, Maryland. Cocktail hour had a sweet start with two specialty cocktails, Berry Mojitos and Lemon Bellini with lemon sorbet. The decor … Read more

September 16, 2014 | | | | |

Colorful Cuisine ~ Using Accent Colors

When selecting an event color three things to consider are season, location and most importantly what inspires you. Once you’re set on colors, find unique places to incorporate shades throughout the event. A color can be carried through the invitation, … Read more

September 11, 2014 | |

Sweet Cocktail ~ Berry Mojito

As the sun sets on a sweltering summer day it’s time to enjoy a classic Cuban cocktail. May we present the Berry Mojito made with berry infused rum, limes, mint syrup, sparkling water and fresh berries. It’s styled with a … Read more

August 26, 2014 | | |

Vibrant Dual Entreé & Chocolate Soufflé

Having trouble selecting one entreé? Serve both! For this dinner guests enjoyed a duel entrée of Mushroom Crusted Beef Tenderloin with port syrup and Dijon Herb Crusted Double Cut Lamb Chop with mint lamb jus. Accompaniments included Spring Pea Risotto, … Read more

August 20, 2014 | |

Mini Chocolate Chip Pancakes

Every sweet tooth and chocolate lover alike will devour these Mini Chocolate Chip Pancakes. It’s a mighty bite of heaven served on a tiny wooden ladle with a dab of whipped cream and fudge. For more yummy flapjack flavors try lemon ricotta, blueberry or maple … Read more

August 15, 2014 | |

Chic New Hors D’oeuvres

An hors d’oeuvre is like the very first chapter of a great novel. It hits your palate like a New York Times bestseller, peaking your interests and leaving you wondering what is coming.       Read more