Duvall Team Feature: Operations Executive, James Fox

Our next team spotlight features James Fox, our Operations Executive! James has been in the catering industry for 19 years. He served as the executive chef at our sister company, Best Impressions Catering for 14 years before moving down to Charleston to join the Duvall family in 2018! Catering has been his first love ever… Continue reading Duvall Team Feature: Operations Executive, James Fox

Duvall Team Feature: Catering and Event Sales Coordinator, Lauren Heath

Lauren Heath, our team feature this week, is one of our catering and event sales coordinators. Lauren’s sweet and adventurous personality is the perfect complement to her logical thought process. She began working at Duvall 6 years ago as an Event Manager, giving her a lot of experience in planning and executing our events! Her… Continue reading Duvall Team Feature: Catering and Event Sales Coordinator, Lauren Heath

A Caterer’s Guide to a Seated Dinner

A served and seated dinner provides an entirely different event experience and aesthetic than a stations or buffet style reception. It can be a wonderfully intimate way to celebrate your new marriage with your closest friends and family all seated around a table, getting to know each other. As a Charleston-based catering & event company… Continue reading A Caterer’s Guide to a Seated Dinner

Cultural Spotlight: LGBTQ Events

The Alliance For Full Acceptance (AFFA) held their Annual Gala at the Gaillard Center on Saturday, October 14th and featured a spectacular gourmet menu that our team here at Duvall was lucky enough to work on. For the past 19 years, AFFA has been the voice and face of the LGBTQ community in the Lowcountry.… Continue reading Cultural Spotlight: LGBTQ Events

Local Feature: The Lee Brothers

Our team at Duvall was lucky enough to cultivate a partnership with Charleston culinary legends, Matt and Ted Lee back in May of 2013. The Lee Brothers’ craveable Southern cooking, tried and true recipes and spirited personalities have graced a handful of incredible events since the partnership. Duvall’s relationship with The Lee Brothers actually first… Continue reading Local Feature: The Lee Brothers

Local Feature: Jimmy Hagood’s Food For The Southern Soul

Not only does the Lowcountry boast some of the latest and greatest in food and bev, but it is also a tight knit community that we are proud to be a part of. That’s why at Duvall, we are committed to partnering with local companies and individuals to help us deliver the best of the… Continue reading Local Feature: Jimmy Hagood’s Food For The Southern Soul

All Things Gaillard Center

As some of you have noticed, it has been a while since we have posted a blog.  The last two years have kept us quite busy with an important project – important to Duvall and to Charleston – opening the Charleston Gaillard Center. A staple in Charleston’s performing arts and events community since 1968, the… Continue reading All Things Gaillard Center

It’s all in the details…

Here’s a sneak peak at a few of our special event details headed out the door this weekend…after all, beauty is always found in the details, isn’t it?     Housemade Giardiniera (Italian Pickled Vegetables) for an event gift. Assorted artisan lettuce bouquets sourced for served dinners. Coral roses for beautiful bridal floral.   A… Continue reading It’s all in the details…

#Duvall35 Party

For those of you who didn’t have the chance to attend the #Duvall35 bash, fear not for we have amazing pictures to share with you. Check out the City Paper write up here. Shout out to photographer Tim Zilenbach for the amazing photos! Much love to Travis Allison Band, DJ Wade from OtherBrother Entertainment, Amazing… Continue reading #Duvall35 Party

Event Trend: Gourmet S’mores Bar

We’ve all seen a s’mores bar at an event before, but local company Haypenny Confections is kicking it up a notch. Haypenny Confections is a new local company that offers artisan small-batch s’mores for any size event. From an intimate dinner party of 6 to a wedding for 300 – they’ll customize hand-crafted marshmallows, graham… Continue reading Event Trend: Gourmet S’mores Bar