" . . . . . His successful career all began as a Corporate Event Planner until his tenure as Catering Manager for luxury hotels such as The Portman Hotel and The Pan Pacific Hotel San Francisco, The Fairmont Hotel San Francisco & Chicago, General Manager and Director of Events at The Julia Morgan Ballroom, and at the historic Westin St. Francis Hotel San Francisco as their Catering Manager for Weddings and Social Events.

His impressive accolades have given him credentials to recognize him as an Independent Food Editor, Restaurant Critic and a Contributing Writer for San Francisco, Chicago and New York media publications.

Spanning over 30 years in Weddings, Same Sex Weddings, Corporate and Social Event Planning, his passion has taken him to new career heights that led him to create
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He is renowned as the event industry’s most Premiere Wedding Planner and Event Designer Extraordinnaire. In January 2009, he was honored by the San Francisco Business Times as one of the Top 100 New Businesses for 2009 and as published in their “Book of Lists 2009”. Duncan is a member of the National Association of Catered Events, and was voted last April 2010 as NACE’S “Member of the Year” 2010 by the San Francisco Chapter and in 2013 won the distinguished "Best of the Industry" Award by Silicon Valley Chapter.. And in January 2011, 2012 and 2013 was recognized by WeddingWire Bride’s Choice Awards 2011 for Wedding Planning.

Committed to creating special events that are as distinctive as his clientele, he creates and executes flawless affairs with sophistication and panache yet with a personable approach that represent your own unique style, exceeding expectations for the planning and design experience. The myriad of Special Events accommodate all requests large and small with a touch of class. With years of experience conceptualizing ideas, themes and budgets for all events, his capabilities and resources are endless in an effort to create memories that will last a lifetime.