Fit for a Duke ~ Mini Beef Wellington

Some say it was named after the Duke of Wellington and his love for the fusion of beef and mushroom. Others argue that it was named after Wellington, New Zealand. Regardless of naming origins, we all can agree that it’s … Read more

April 4, 2014 |

Perfect Pairings ~ Sips and Bites

Are you looking for an entertaining and crowd-pleasing way to pass hors d’oeuvres? At a recent DC event, savory bites were paired with refreshing sips. A favorite was Peking Duck with spring onion, hoisin sauce and asian pancakes served with a sweeten … Read more

April 1, 2014 | | |

Healthy Hor D’oeuvres ~ Stuffed Mini Vegetables

For a healthy hor d’oeuvre option at your next event, try Stuffed Mini Vegetables. We have an array of veggie options such as tomatoes, petit squash, cucumbers and peppers. Each veggie is filled with a tasty topping. Our favorites are green … Read more

March 31, 2014 | |

Summer Dessert ~ Caramelized Strawberry & Whipped Cream Mille-Feuille

Summer is rounding the calendar corner and it will be time for flip-flops and gardening. When preparing your summer event think about the deliciously sweet seasonal options, like this Caramelized Strawberry & Whipped Cream Mille-Feuille. A delightfully layered puff pastry … Read more

March 26, 2014 | | |

DC Wedding at the Meridian House

A Design Cuisine catered wedding was recently featured on Bride’s Real Weddings. Account Executive, Erica Fredericks worked with Jamie and Jessica at Simply Chic Events for this wedding at the Meridian House. The tables were styled with Flamingo stemware, gold trimmed … Read more

March 17, 2014 | | |

ImageLink Launch Party at the Long View Gallery

We had such a great time catering the corporate launch party for ImageLink at the Long View Gallery. Guests from all over the DC Metro area came to celebrate as Geoff Chesman merged and relaunched his two brands into ImageLink … Read more

March 10, 2014 | |

Wine, Whiskey and Smoked Eats

To the whiskey bent and party bound, here are some photos from a recent event where we hosted stations of whiskey and wine pairings. From austere to bold, we had something for every palate. Each delicious whiskey was paired with … Read more

February 28, 2014 | | | | |

Super Bowl XLVIII | Kick Off Party Hors d’oeuvres

Design Cuisine is preparing for the big game this Sunday. If you’re hosting a Super Bowl XLVIII party, know the most important thing after the score is the menu during crunch time. Kick off the game with some of our favorite hors … Read more

January 30, 2014 | |

Winter Wonderland at the National Gallery of Art

It’s snowing inside the National Gallery of Art! It was a winter wonderland all the way around the Rotunda as snowflakes dripped from the ceiling and dramatic white centerpieces towered above buffet stations. The room was sprinkled with red roses and … Read more

January 20, 2014 | |

Design Cuisine Wedding ~ Featured in the Washingtonian

A recent Design Cuisine wedding was a featured piece in Washingtonian Real Weddings. The reception was held at Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) and featured towering florals over paisley linens and clear chiavari chairs. We love these photos of the venue … Read more

November 27, 2013 | |
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