Summer Wedding at The Woodend Sanctuary

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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 | | | | |

Chic New Hors D’oeuvres

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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

Scrumptious Brunch Bites

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For an event the weekend of the White House Correspondence dinner, Design Cuisine catered a brunch in downtown DC. Mirrored buffet tables were used to display the scrumptious brunch bites and colorful cocktail glassware created an artful display. The menu featured Yogurt & Fruit … Read more

June 25, 2014 | | |

Food Festival at National Harbor

Washington D.C. foodies joined together for the 7th Annual Wine and Food Festival at National Harbor. Design Cuisine chef, Shannon Shaffer, joined world-renowned chefs and culinary innovators on the Cooking Stage for a demonstration of tender sirloin steak featuring Celebrity Cruise’s … Read more

May 26, 2014 | |

The Trust for the National Mall ~ 7th Annual Luncheon

The Trust for the National Mall hosted the seventh annual luncheon to raise funds for the upkeep and restoration of the National Mall ~ a.k.a America’s Front Yard. The luncheon takes place on the National Mall grounds and has been named one … Read more

May 22, 2014 | | |

Six-Course Dinner for Heart’s Delight Vintners Event

Heart’s Delight hosted a six-course Vintners Dinner to benefit the American Heart Association. The Washington DC event was held at the Andrew W. Mellon Auditorium and featured wines of Château Margaux. The Design Cuisine team worked with Heart’s Delight to create … Read more

May 20, 2014 | | | |

Folger Shakespeare Library Gala

The Folger Shakespeare Library celebrated the 450th birthday of William Shakespeare with a gala. Setting the stage was beautiful elevated florals, gold flatware and custom green linens. The menu was just as dramatic as the playwright himself. The first course was … Read more

May 19, 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 | |
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