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June 17, 2009

Duvall Décor & Event Design – Goes Green!

Going green is a lot easier than people think. In partnership with the Charleston CVB, Duvall produced one of the first all green Charleston events for Jamie and Erik Huffman’s rehearsal dinner at Middleton Place. With the support of many local vendors, plants, lighting, paper materials and furniture were all […]
May 5, 2009

Duvall and Kiawah Conservancy Reduce, Reuse & Recycle

On Thursday night April 23, Duvall catered the Kiawah Conservancy’s Bobcat Ball for the third year in a row! This year there were several new twists! This included partnering with the Sustainability Institute, offering a family style dinner for their 320 attendees, making the event as green and sustainable as possible, […]
April 8, 2009

“Survivor: China” Couple Wedding

Winners of the Charleston Convention & Visitors Bureau Charleston Wedding Giveaway, and former Survivor: China castmates, Jaime Dugan and Erik Huffman, married Saturday, April 4th, at the Wild Dunes Resort. The Charleston rehearsal dinner 429 was held Friday evening at the Middleton Place Plantation , and Duvall Catering & Event Design […]
March 26, 2009

Save Money on Corporate Social Functions by Going Green & Donating Event Materials

Problem: Companies are facing scrutiny from the public for hosting lavish business luncheons and cocktail hours. Pricey wining-and-dining business practices are quickly going out of style (especially during sensitive economic times). Our Solution: Go Green & Donate! By hosting eco-friendly corporate social functions and then donating green event materials to […]
March 5, 2009

Recipe: Red and Yellow Watermelon Salad with Kalamata Olives, Feta Cheese and Africa Blue Basil with Smoked Salt

Servings: 4 Prep Time: 15 min. Ingredients: 1 C red seedless watermelon, ½” cubes 1 C yellow watermelon, ½” cubes 16 whole pitted kalamata olives, drained ¼ C crumbled feta cheese ¼ C fresh Africa blue basil leaves (or any fresh basil), julienned ½ tsp. smoked salt (available at gourmet […]
March 5, 2009

Duvall gears up for the MUSC Charity Ball

We are very excited to be sponsoring the 22nd annual MUSC Charity Ball for 2009!  On Saturday, April 11th, 700 guests dressed in black tie will enter a transformed Omar Shrine Convention Center ready to enjoy an evening of dancing, eating and drinking from a fabulous menu put together by […]
February 19, 2009

Recipe: Pickled Candy Cane Beets with White Truffle Whipped Goat Cheese, Shaved Fennel and Hawaiian Black Lava Salt

Serves:12 Ingredients: Pickled beets 3 pounds baby candy cane beets (washed and scrubbed) 1 pint rice wine vinegar 1 pint water 2 1/2 cups granulated sugar 1 tablespoon kosher salt 1/4 small yellow onion (thinly sliced) 1/2 teaspoon mustard seed Black lava salt to taste Goat cheese 10 oz goat cheese (room temp) ¼  teaspoon white truffle oil 1 pinch kosher salt Fennel 1 bulb Fennel 1/2 of […]