Duvall at the Charleston Wine + Food Festival

In South Carolina, food and drink have always had a huge influence on the culture. Gathering around the table to eat staples like shrimp and grits or Lowcountry Boil (Frogmore Stew), has always been a joy that Charleston has grown and savored throughout the years. Food connects us all, which is especially true here in… Continue reading Duvall at the Charleston Wine + Food Festival

Duvall Team Feature: Pastry Chef Cassi Hibbett

Over the next few weeks, we will be introducing members of the incredible team that make up Duvall Catering & Events. We’ve started our Duvall Team Features with members of our Culinary Team. Read our last feature on Executive Chef Tom Donnelly here. Today, we are introducing Duvall’s Pastry Chef, Cassi Hibbett. Pastry Chef Cassi Hibbett is a… Continue reading Duvall Team Feature: Pastry Chef Cassi Hibbett

Duvall Team Feature: Executive Chef Tom Donnelly

With our 40th Anniversary just around the corner, we have decided to take the next few weeks to introduce members of our Team here at Duvall Catering & Events. We’re starting our Duvall Team Features with members of our Culinary Team, as they are leading the charge into our next 40 years with locally sourced,… Continue reading Duvall Team Feature: Executive Chef Tom Donnelly

Charleston’s Newest Pastry Dream Team

Live from New York, Duvall Events introduces Ginny Bradford and Cassi Hibbett Pastry Chefs! Ginny Bradford was raised in Winston-Salem, North Carolina and inspired by her Grandmothers’ baking skills.  She credits receiving her mother’s artistic skills as a teacher and home renovator.   Ginny attended the University of North Carolina-Charlotte for Graphic Design, as well as… Continue reading Charleston’s Newest Pastry Dream Team

Guest Chef Bob Waggoner

Chef Bob Waggoner recently collaborated with the Duvall team to create a delicious menu for the Ambrose Farms Dinner in the Garden. Chef Waggoner  has over 30 years experience as an executive chef, specializes in luxury creations, and has been the recipient of many prestigious awards.   The dinner was held under a gorgeous sailcloth… Continue reading Guest Chef Bob Waggoner

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Have The Lee Bros. Cater Your Charleston Party!

Duvall Events is excited to announce a partnership with Matt Lee and Ted Lee of The Lee Bros. Together the partners will produce one-of-a-kind events that combine Duvall’s hallmark finesse with the Lee Bros.’ sense of Charleston flavor and style. “We reach a wide audience with our cookbooks, but rarely do we have the opportunity… Continue reading Have The Lee Bros. Cater Your Charleston Party!

Seasonal Gingerbread Recipe

Christmas is fast-approaching and holiday cookie quotas are closing in on us. Below is a great recipe featured in Local Palate Magazine (a wonderful local resource for all things culinary). It’s hard to go wrong with a classic gingerbread recipe at this time of year! Gingerbread Recipe Ingredients:Dough 3 cups flour 1 ½ teaspoons cinnamon… Continue reading Seasonal Gingerbread Recipe

An Engagement to Remember…

One thing we love about our job is being a part of our clients’ most memorable days. We recently had the opportunity to play a hand in a clandestine proposal on the terrace at the South Carolina Aquarium. Here’s the story…. Meet Thomas and Laura    The evening went a little something like this…. Proposal … Continue reading An Engagement to Remember…

Thanksgiving Turkey Tips

Cooking the perfect turkey once a year is a daunting task. We asked our chefs to impart some of their gastronomic wisdom upon us. Here’s what they came up with… The Brining Debate A Classic Brine If you have space in your refrigerator and a sanitary container that can hold a 12-20lb bird, brining can be… Continue reading Thanksgiving Turkey Tips