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San Francisco, CA, United States
He began as a Corporate Event Planner until his tenure as Catering Manager for luxury San Francisco hotels, as well as the General Manager/Director of Events for the Julia Morgan Ballroom. Later became the Catering Manager for Weddings at the historic Westin St. Francis Hotel. Impressive accolades have given him credentials to recognize him as an Independent Food Editor, Restaurant Critic and a Contributing Writer for several media publications. Spanning impressive years in Wedding and Event Planning, his passion has taken him to create F. DUNCAN REYES EVENTS BY DESIGN and is renowned as the Event Industry’s most premiere Wedding and Event Planner Extraordinnaire! In January 2009, he was honored by the San Francisco Business Times as one of the Top 100 new businesses in their “Book Of Lists 2009”. Duncan is a member of the National Assoc. of Catered Events (NACE) and last April 2010 was voted “Member of the Year” 2010 and the 2013 Winner of Silicon Valley NACE's coveted Best of the Industry Award in Event Design. In January 2011, 2012 and 2013, received prestigious recognition with the WeddingWire Bride's Choice Award for Wedding Planning.


Wedding Planning and Event Design:  Duncan Reyes and Mimi Renfro-Rodriguez, f. duncan reyes events by design

Photography:  Dennis Menendez, Dennis M Photography and LightSky Photo Booths

Cake:  Bee Wilson, Auntie B's Bakery

Catering (Wedding Reception):  Chef/Owner Bruce Riezenman and Sharon Van Giesen, Park Avenue Catering

Catering (Post-Wedding BBQ and Oyster Bake):  Aluxa Lalicker, The Oyster Girls

Catering (Vendor Meals):  Luke Manlove, Dean and Deluca

Entertainment (Wedding Ceremony):  Davis Ramey, Davis Ramey Musical Services

Entertainment (Wedding Reception):  Michael Luna, Michael's Music

Floral Designer:  Amy Burke, Amy Burke Designs

Hair and Make-Up (Bride):  Jim Avila, Consulting in Style and Image

Hair and Make-Up (Bridal Entourage):  Giselle Phan

Hotel Accommodations:  Sarah Rector, Solage Calistoga Resort and Spa

Lighting Design:  Stefania "Stefff" Contreras, Atmosphere Lighting Inc.

Limousine:  Shannon Bergman, Pure Luxury Limousine Service

Officiant:  Alex Goddard (Friend of the Bride and Groom)

Printing and Stationery:  Mimi Renfro-Rodriguez, Creative Designs by Mimi

Rehearsal Dinner:  Kellie Magna, Tra Vigne Restaurant

Tuxedo Rental and Sales:  Men's Wearhouse

Venue (Post-Wedding BBQ and Oyster Bake):  David Kopler, Heart's Desire Beach at Tomales Bay State Park

Venue (Wedding Ceremony and Reception):  Owner Antone Fahden, Mary and Andi, Hans Fahden Vineyards in Calistoga