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 |

Incredible Eggs ~ Brunch Small Plates

Start the day off right with a early morning get together. For breakfast or brunch it simply would not be admissible without the egg. Scrambled, fried, hard-boiled, poached or baked ~ the egg comes in all shapes and sizes. Here … Read more

April 8, 2013 |

Let’s Roll Out the Red Carpet ~ Washington Project for the Arts Auction and Party

For the last 32 years, Washington Project for the Arts has held a gala to raise funds and awareness in support of contemporary artists in the Washington, D.C. area. This year Design Cuisine worked with Celebrity Chef Erik Bruner-Yang of … Read more

March 29, 2013 |

Prevent Cancer Foundation’s Spring Gala

We were delighted to work with celebrity event planner, David Tutera, on the Prevent Cancer Foundation’s 19th Annual Spring Gala “Festa della Donna”. His Excellency, the Ambassador of Italy, Claudio Bisogniero and Mrs. Laura Denise Bisogniero were the honorary patrons … Read more

March 27, 2013 |

History Repeats Itself with Good Food

This Washington D.C. party was styled in true American fashion. The food and decor were inspired by the new Smithsonian exhibit at the National Museum of American History called FOOD: Transforming the American Table, 1950 to 2000. A long rectangular … Read more

March 15, 2013 |

Martha Stewart Weddings ~ Design Cuisine Couple

A beautiful Design Cuisine catered wedding was recently featured on Martha Stewart Weddings. These love birds worked with Ritzy Bee Events to plan the celebration. Following nuptials at Saint Mary Catholic Church in Old Town Alexandria, guests headed to the … Read more

March 4, 2013 |

Caprese Bar with Gourmet Salts and Pesto

This food station features a Caprese bar with gourmet salts and pesto. The Caprese salad comes from Italy’s island of Capri in the Gulf of Naples and features mozzarella, tomatoes and basil, topped with salt, fresh pepper and extra virgin … Read more

February 27, 2013 |

Dynamic Dual Entrée

Having trouble choosing between chicken and fish? A dual entrée could be a fantastic choice for your party. This mouthwatering entrée includes both Filet Mignon with Horseradish and Lemon-crusted Rockfish. Sides include wild mushroom ragout, baby brussels sprouts, herb gnocchi and madiera … Read more

February 21, 2013 |