Celebrate Valentine’s Day with a New View

Design Cuisine, in partnership with JBG Smith, has just relaunched the premier Observatory, The View of DC with sophisticated new branding and a refreshed look and feel. This Valentine’s Day as we celebrate love and look toward the brighter future, … Read more

January 27, 2021 | | | | | |

Team Member Spotlight | Meet Erica Fredericks

Meet the Team | Erica Fredericks It takes someone with a keen attention to detail, a deep love of hospitality, excellent organization and an appetite for problem solving to survive and thrive as an event planner (and that was before … Read more

December 17, 2020 |

Team Member Spotlight | Meet Dede Byrnes

Most of the time our sales team is behind the scenes working to ensure that we deliver on each and every glorious event detail as promised. We pride ourselves in being the “wall flowers” onsite, seamlessly blending into the background … Read more

October 15, 2020 |

Meal Production for the Food Insecure

Doing the Good Work and Staying Busy Good food connects us and even during these uncertain times our off premise & venues teams have looked to find an outlet to continue to do what we do best- feed people. Our … Read more

Inauguration, It’s Never Too Early

The inauguration is a year away. Of course, Washington is already planning. By Roxanne Roberts January 19 Washington Post Donald Trump started dreaming about the 2017 inauguration more than a year ago, months before he jumped into the presidential race. … Read more

January 21, 2016 | |

Happy New Year

Thank you to our friends, colleagues, team and exceptional clients who trust us to make your vision a reality.  We appreciate every opportunity to serve you, and look forward to more creative collaborations in 2016!   Read more

Happy Holidays 2015

In the spirit of the season, Design Cuisine is making a donation to Sasha Bruce Youthwork (SBY), a non-profit which improves the lives of homeless, runaway, abused, and neglected youth and their families in the Washington DC area. Through 18 … Read more

BizBash Industry Icons of Washington D.C.

From BizBash: On November 4, 2015, nearly 200 guests came together in one of the city’s most iconic buildings, the Carnegie Library, to celebrate the five Washington-area event and meeting professionals being inducted into the BizBash Hall of Fame. Official … Read more

BizBash Plan-a-Thon 2015

Recently inducted Hall of Fame honorees Bill Homan, Carolyn Peachy & Andre Wells, in company with Phillip Dufour and David Adler will serve as mentors for the Plan-A-Thon December 1, 2015 at the Howard Theatre. From BizBash: With $500 on … Read more

Design Cuisine at James Beard Foundation: Chefs & Champagne

Summer just got a little hotter for Executive Chef Shannon Shaffer who has been invited to present at the annual James Beard Foundation: Chefs & Champagne tasting event in the Hamptons. Honoring TV Personality, chef, and author Carla Hall, Shannon will be … Read more

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