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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.

Ally & John

Here’s the story of a lovely Lady
Who was bringing up one very handsome Boy
He has smarts and great looks, like his Mother
A favorite of all girls

Here’s the story of a man named John
Who was busy with two kids of his own
There were three of them living all together
Yet they were all alone

‘Til the one day when the Lady met this Fellow
And they knew that it was much more than a hunch,
That this group would somehow form a Family
That’s the way they all became the Doty Bunch

The Doty Bunch … the Doty Bunch

That’s the way they became the Doty Bunch!
•*¨*•♫♪♪♫• ♪♫•*¨*••*¨*•♫♪♪♫• ♪♫•*¨*•.¸¸

Congratulations to the new Mr. and Mrs. John and Allison Doty,
and their awesome kids, Lukas, Madison & Jackson!!!

" . . . John and I are reminiscing about our Wedding,
and we have nothing but good memories.
Thank You again for being there each step of the way.
You are the Best! "
-- Allison "Ally" Soiseth-Doty

Special Thanks to my amazing team of Wedding Pro's who helped me create this FA-BU-LOUS Wedding for Ally and John.  Kudos to all of you for your creative talent and comraderie ... nothing but the best for the very best!  xoxo

Wedding Planning & Event Design - Duncan Reyes
f. duncan reyes events by design

Photography - Allen Baguilar
Bling Focus Photography

Videography - David Ethridge and William Kessler
AVR Films

Catering and Hotel Accommodations - Stephanie Daniels
The Clift Hotel San Francisco

Cake - Gabrielle Feuersinger
Cake Coquette

Entertainment (Ceremony)
Travis Andrews, Guitarist and Dustin Soiseth, Trumpeter (Brother of the Bride)

Entertainment, Ceremony Sound and Lighting - Jason Mitchell
Music Solutions Disc Jockeys

Floral Design - Amy Burke
Amy Burke Designs

Officiant - Brad Deighton (Friend of the Bride and Groom)

Printing and Stationery - Loni Silveria
Papel Lindo

Rehearsal Dinner - Chef Miles Neal
Sears Fine Food

Rentals - Mindy Roark
Classic Party Rentals

The Bride's Parents, David & Dorinda Soiseth 

The Spanish Suite 

The Dashing Groom, John, with his children
Madison & Jackson 

Our Gorgeous Bride, Ally escorted by her Father,
David Soiseth and her son, Lukas Dompeling 

1 comment:

Robbie Schlosser said...

Thanks for this wonderful post, Duncan. Congratulations to the bride and groom and EVERYONE involved in creating such a gorgeous reception!