Duvall and the South Carolina Aquarium Good Catch Conservation Program

Here at Duvall, we believe hospitality is centered around remarkable food and conversation and that we should all be asking one simple question: “Where is our food coming from?” With this in mind, Duvall Catering & Events is proud to announce that we are now a partner of South Carolina Aquarium Good Catch. The conservation… Continue reading Duvall and the South Carolina Aquarium Good Catch Conservation Program

Duvall Loves Local

Last week Duvall came out to support Lowcountry Local First’s Femivore event. What is a femivore you might ask? The Lowcountry Local First brochure defined a femivore as a “woman who has a deep passion for the local food community”. A recent article in the New York Times Magazine described the femivore movement in saying… Continue reading Duvall Loves Local

Composting and You.

Duvall has a new green effort: composting. What, you may ask, does that mean? Well it is NOT dumping food scraps, floral stems, leaves and so forth in a pile outside. Composting is a process that yes, involves food scraps and leaves, but is a lot more scientific than you may realize. It requires equal… Continue reading Composting and You.

Farm fresh veggies

As of April 27th, Duvall will be a CSA drop-site for Hudson Family Farms. Located in Rowesville, SC, Hudson Family Farms has been around for over 20 years and is launching its  first CSA program. Duvall, located at 1030 Jenkins Road in West Ashley, will act as one of two pick-up locations for those locals… Continue reading Farm fresh veggies

Duvall at the Potluck

Over the weekend Duvall participated in Lowcoutry Local First‘s 4th Annual Chef’s Potluck at Middleton Plantation.  The event was a celebration in which top chefs from the  area prepared dishes using local produce, meats and seafood provided by Lowcountry growers and producers.  Chefs Chip and Matt led the Duvall team, with all produce provided by… Continue reading Duvall at the Potluck

Get on the Bus

On Thursday, January 27th, the U.S. Transportation Secretary toured Proterra Inc., a Greenville, SC company  that manufactures battery-powered, fast-charging transit buses – and Duvall was there. In line with Duvall’s efforts to be green and produce sustainable events, Duvall provided the catering for the Transportation Secretary’s visit. Duvall is proud to be a part of Greenville”s efforts… Continue reading Get on the Bus

The Green Team

Check out the Duvall Green Team’s latest efforts featured in this month’s Green Connection newsletter: GBC Business Spotlight: Duvall Catering & Event Design Here is an update from event designer Megan Click on Duvall’s participation in the Green Business Challenge. “Duvall’s GBC is going very well…Our staff is constantly being educated about what they can… Continue reading The Green Team

Green Fair Success!: Ginger Mint Limeade Recipe

Yesterday the Duvall Green Team attended the 3rd annual Charleston Green Fair in Marion Square. They provided thirsty guests with a ginger mint limeade concocted by Green Team member Whit Jackson. Other exhibitors included KinderSoles, the Green Business Challenge, Lowcountry Local First and many other green businesses. For more information about this event check out… Continue reading Green Fair Success!: Ginger Mint Limeade Recipe

More Green Tips

Duvall Catering & Event Design fully supports sustainable and green practices in the workplace.  Here are a few simple ways to make your event environmentally friendly: Arrange for proper transportation for out-of-town guests to reduce carbon footprint.  Green Taxi of Charleston is leading the way in green navigation. Always monitor final guest count to minimize waste. Try… Continue reading More Green Tips

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 repurposed, recycled or reused.