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 | | |

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 | |

Paint Your Palate ~ One Course at a Time

When we say, “Paint Your Palate” – we’re serious. We think of food as carefully constructed art pieces served one course at a time. Here’s a few courses from a particularly yummy party. Notice the many colors – orange, red, … Read more

June 5, 2013 | |

Aw Shucks – Roaming Stations with Oysters XO

Let the food come to you with an interactive station featuring the gals from Oyster XO. Roaming servers walked among guests and shucked oysters on demand. A snazzy belt held buckets and tools from which they shuck and serve. The … Read more

May 8, 2013 | | |

A Vegan Work of Art

At Design Cuisine we accommodate many special food requests and have fabulous vegan dishes. Here’s a few quick shots from a party that featured vegan dishes. The main course was a Moroccan Spiced Chickpea Cake entrée (both vegan and gluten … Read more

May 6, 2013 |

Dine Green ~ Happy Earth Day!

Earth Day is a day to support environmental wellness and promote going green. Here at Design Cuisine we’re proud to be a 2 Star Certified Green Restaurant. Every year restaurants generate over 300 million tons of garbage. Both at Design … Read more

April 22, 2013 | | |

In American Fashion ~ Apple Pie at Mount Vernon

Most would agree that spring time is the best time to be in DC and this week was no exception. There was absolutely gorgeous weather for this event at Mount Vernon. Our custom built farm tables were paired with French … Read more

April 19, 2013 | |

Flash Back to the 50s ~ Chocolate Caramel Bundt Cake

The bundt cake made its debut in the American kitchen in the 1950s. This ring of deliciousness quickly gained popularity. For a recent party, we played dress up with the traditional. Each guest received a individual Chocolate Caramel Bundt Cake … Read more

April 18, 2013 |