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 | | |

Fashionistas & Foodies ~ Jason Wu Spring Collection

Fashionistas and foodies alike gathered at the 3rd Annual Great Ladies Luncheon and Fashion Show featuring the Jason Wu Spring Collection at Saks in Chevy Chase. The proceeds of this event benefited the Alzheimer’s Drug Discovery Foundation. We served a … Read more

April 29, 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 | |

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 |

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 | | |

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 | |

Get the Party Started!

Here are a few shots from a party at the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum in D.C. Our team styled this beautiful set up of warm buttercup and fuchsia table cloths paired with the nickle ribbon chair. The planes … Read more

December 29, 2012 | | |

Sackler 25th Anniversary Gala

Design Cuisine catered the stunning Sackler 25th Anniversary Gala held at The Arthur M. Sackler Gallery in Washington, D.C. Tables were styled with fuchsia glasses and ornate china and dressed with orchids, jewels and candle light. Thanks to Steve 0`Toole Photography for these … Read more

December 18, 2012 |