Chic Crêperie Station

Food stations are a great way to allow party goers to mingle and move about the room. At this party we featured a Crêperies station that served warm buttery crepes with delicious toppings. This station pairs well with a specialty … Read more

February 19, 2013 |

Dinner at The Folger Shakespeare Library

Warm tones of gold and ivory styled this Design Cuisine dinner at the Folger Shakespeare Library, home of the world’s largest Shakespeare collection. The Renaissance chairs added a dramatic element that complemented the carved oak paneling. The tables were adorned with … Read more

February 15, 2013 |

Hats Off to Chocolate ~ The Studio Theatre’s 2013 Annual Gala

It was a hat inspired menu for the Studio Theatre’s 2013 Annual Gala “the Mad Hat Gala”. Design Cuisine chefs created these hat inspired Pistachio Chocolate Beanies. Top hats were used to pass friandise with coffee service. Party goers enjoyed … Read more

February 13, 2013 |

The President’s Seat ~ Inauguration 2013

January 21 started early for our team as we prepared for the Inauguration luncheon held at the Capitol. Using farm fresh and local ingredients, the three-course meal was filled with luxurious flavors presented poetically on white china. The tables were … Read more

February 6, 2013 | | |

Get the Scoop ~ Our Homemade Ice Cream

Nothing delights guests more than old-fashioned, Design Cuisine’s homemade ice-cream. Our capable servers invited guests over to a nostalgic station of the most pure and creamy flavors. Vanilla Bean is always a favorites along with a few more non-traditional flavors, … Read more

January 23, 2013 |

Sizzling Mini Skillets with Beef Brisket and Spoon Bread

Adding flair to a traditionally Southern meal, we served sizzling hot Beef Brisket and Spoon Bread in individual mini skillets. Design Cuisine has a reputation for our impressive homemade spoon bread.  Spoon bread became popular in the South around the … Read more

January 21, 2013 |

A Meal Fit for a President ~ Inauguration 2013

We are so excited to announce that Design Cuisine has been selected again this year to serve the president at the inaugural luncheon. Our renowned Chef Shannon Shaffer is leading the team for what some consider the most high-profile event … Read more

January 16, 2013 | |

Vegetarians can have more fun…

With a healthy start this new year, party goers enjoyed this tasteful vegetarian entree of Basil Gnocchi, Morel Mushrooms, Truffled Goat Cheese, Grilled Asparagus, and Peas. In efforts to support local produce and sustainability, Design Cuisine purchases from local farmers … Read more

January 9, 2013 |

The Art of Cheese

We love featuring local cheeses at events. The DC area has some of the nation’s most flavorful varieties. Here are a few tips when choosing accompaniments to serve along side your favorites. Blue-based cheeses such as Blue and Gorgonzola tend … Read more

January 7, 2013 |

Fun Lit Glasses for a New Year’s Splash

Happy New Year to all our friends! The Design Cuisine mixologists lit up this party with these voguish cocktail glasses. A splashy way to ring in the New Year!! Read more

January 3, 2013 | |