Preferred Wedding and Event Professionals

While there are many excellent wedding and event professionals in the DC area, the following are familiar with our venue.

Full Service Caterers

B. Lin Catering
(202) 838-3133 (Roya Makki)

Bennett Caterers
(301) 203-8561 (Joanne Grigsby)

Caribbean Catering
(301) 255-0001 (Sally Slater)

Eat & Smile Catering
(202) 270-1018 (Oliver Friendly)

Eco Caters
(202) 548-7220 (Scott Goss)

Green Plate Catering
(301) 949-7601 (Kit Wood)

La Prima / Catering By Seasons
(301) 477-3515 (Polly Hahn)

Main Event / Monumental Food
(703) 820-2028 (Alicia Jones)

Ridgewells
(301) 652-1515 (Claire Hutner)

Well Dunn
(202) 543-7878 (Cameron Doucette)

Bartending

Wine Key Experience
(301) 651-0731 (Marcelle Folk)

Neighborhood Restaurants

For food pickup or delivery, we also recommend:

With approval of our office, guests may also bring in their own food and nonalcoholic beverages.

Should you wish to work with another caterer not on this list, please check with our office prior to signing a contract with them for services. An additional fee of up to $250 may be charged to cover our staff’s time to provide a walk through of our venue as well as to ensure the relevant paperwork is on file with our office.

Events serving alcohol (only beer, wine, and champagne are allowed) require permission from FMW’s office and an alcohol license from the DC government. Many of the caterers above have an alcohol license that may cover your event and can provide a bartender.

Audio Visual & Livestreaming

American AV
(703) 795-8684 (Brendon Winters)

Extraordinary Entertainment
(240) 678-0109 (Mike Winters)

Lasser Media
(443) 535-1284 (Ricky Lasser)

Bridal & Tuxedo Studio

Global Bridal Gallery
(703) 739-2743 (Serki Taffere)

DJs

Chris Laich Music Services
(240) 418-6207 (Chris Laich)

DJ Brennan Sullivan
(202) 904-6577

Everything Entertainment
(800) 311-MYDJ

Floral

B Floral Event Design
(202) 487-0871 (Shelly Bagdasian)

Lee’s Flower Shop
(202) 265-4965

Poppy Flowers
(718) 736-3422 (Shilpa Challa)

Violets for You LLC
(240) 674-3093 (Violet Abraham)

Hotels

Churchill Hotel
(202) 909-2126 (Bethany Folks)

Hilton Washington
(202) 328-2072 (Denise Kee)

The Ven at Embassy Row
(202) 939-4206 (Holland Mitchell)

Lighting

Extraordinary Entertainment
(240) 678-0109 (Mike Winters)

Officiants – Weddings & Memorial Services

Ceremonies on Solid Ground
(202) 670-1080 (Cassandra Burton)

DC Elopements
800-721-8697 (Nicole Feldhaus)

Wed by Joan Phillips
(301) 325-4342

With This Ring I Thee Wedd
(703) 577-2164 (Leora Willis)

Party Rentals

Allied Party Rentals
301-986-0067 (Christian Carswell)

Perfect Settings
(202) 722-2900

Photography

Chris Ferenzi Photography
(609) 790-1727

Jenifer Morris Photography
(703) 405-3846

Jon Fleming Photography
(703) 209-0175

Love Life Images
410-491-5433 (Jennifer Domenick)

Wedding Stories by Tania / Tania Hossain Photography
(703) 489-5999

Planners – Wedding & Event

Blue Events
(202) 904-7113 (Sanda Blank)

Bright Occasions
(202) 320-5600 (Margo Fischer)

Glamour N’Glitz Events
(301) 344-3641 (Nageen Sayeed)

Jazmine Karess Events
(202) 643-4405 (Jazmine Peaters)

Printing & Wedding Invitations
The Printer
(202) 332-3945 (Wendy Melechen)

Staffing
Grand Crew
(202) 320-9289 (Dennis Quinn)

Xtra Pair of Hands DC
(202) 567-6678 (Donna Morris)

Tent Rental

Allied Party Rentals
This vendor is required for tenting
301-986-0067 (Christian Carswell)

Transportation & Valet Parking

MJ Valet
(202) 905-8987 (Michael Jasser)

“Thank you so much for accommodating us from start to finish. The party and surprise wedding proposal was such an amazing night, and every single inch of space in and around your private gardens that we were able to use worked out perfectly.” ~Anonymous