EXCLUSIVE FIRST LOOK: Cooking With Designerlebrities Sponsored by Showcase Kitchens

Photography by Tim Cree of  Creepwalk Media Inc.

Photography by Tim Cree of Creepwalk Media Inc.

On November 1st we celebrated the new modern state-of-the-art working kitchen displayed at Showcase Kitchens. The unique design event created by Designerlebrity™, brought in professionals to exhibit inspiring tableware decor, share heartwarming stories and witness a LIVE cooking demonstration within the new demo kitchen itself. Hand selected to kickoff the event were designerlebrities, Marlaina Teich of Marlaina Teich Designs and David Santiago of Casa Santi. Both celebrity interior designers are well known for their tablescaping abilities as each designed exquisite tablescapes for the legendary NYC Hope Lodge charity gala event last year. Plus no newly constructed working kitchen can be christened without a professional chef. That's where celebrity chef Rudy Straker, who recently appeared on Food Network's, Chopped and who has personally cooked for the hottest celebrities like Taylor Swift, Whoopi Goldberg and Sarah Jessica Parker, just to name a few, comes in. 

This private event quickly RSVP'd to its capacity which humbly forced us to share parts of it with a Facebook LIVE coverage. It also granted an exclusive press invite to Long Island's, House Magazine and the highly popular industry blog, Tastefully Inspired. The press attendees, Showcase Kitchens' invited guests and thousands of FB viewers were able to watch LIVE an inspiring and entertaining table place setting presentation created by designerlebrities, Marlaina and David. Along with Designerlebrity™ creator, Barbara Viteri (ME) who shared a honest table setting presentation of what David called "Dollar Store Chic". Not to be upstaged by the pros, it was a given to contact our high profile #shoplikeadesignerlebrity partners, Replacements, LTD to save us by shipping a beautiful tableware display within 24 hours! Needless to say the FB LIVE coverage showcased (yes pun intended) a fun sneak peek look at 'Cooking With Designerlebrities' at Showcase Kitchens.

All in all guests had a delightful evening of humorous, stylish and inspirational table talk along with what our FB viewers did not get to see, which was privately experiencing a cooking demonstration by chef Rudy within the new Showcase modern kitchen and dining on the ambrosia he created which we are exclusively sharing with you here. 


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Cajun Deep Fried Turkey

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Oven Roasted Brussels Sprouts w/ Red Wine Vinegar Gastrique

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New Orleans Red Beans & Rice

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Nutmeg & Cayenne Glazed Butternut Squash

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Herb (Hawaiian Sweet Rolls) Stuffing

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Collard Greens with Smoked Turkey

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Fresh Cranberry Compote

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Pumpkin Pie Gelato

EXCLUSIVE: What FB Viewers didn't see at the 'cooking with designerlebrities' event at showcase kitchens

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Cooking with Designerlebrities

Above: Designerlebrity Creator, Barbara Viteri, Celebrity Chef Rudy Straker, Celebrity Interior Designer, Marlaina Teich and Celebrity Interior Designer, David Santiago

Missed the Facebook LIVE coverage? We got you covered. 

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