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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.

Mohana & Jason Tie the Knot!

Mohana Amirtharajah and Jason Forman were married last Saturday, September 22nd at the San Francisco Design Center.  Their Wedding was a cultural collage of Sri Langkan and Jewish traditions, with a blend of western flair replete with fine dining, beautiful music and stunning ambience.  These stunning images were captured by their amazing "Photographer Extraordinnaire", Guru Khalsa.

Special thanks to all of my Wedding Vendors who made this a spectacular evening to remember!

Congratulations, Mohana and Jason on your new life together - here's wishing each new day finds your heart closer, your lives fuller, your love deeper.

Wedding Planning and Event Design - Duncan Reyes and Jutta Lammerts

Photographer - Guru Khalsa

Cake - Chef Bala Subrahmanyam

Catering (Bar and Beverage) - Dale Moul, Roxanne Shaffer and Evan Pronovost

Catering (Hors d'Oeuvres & Dinner Reception) - Sheldon Sloan

Entertainment (Ceremony) - Rachel Turner Houk

Entertainment (Reception) - DJ Jason Mitchell

Event and Tablescape Rentals - Mindy Roark

Floral Design - Jeeryn Dang

Hair and Make-Up - Marine Vaisset

Hotel Accommodations and Wedding Rehearsal Dinner - Jessica Buletti and Amanda Czuba

Hotel Accommodations (Overflow) - Andria Pauluk

Lighting Design - StefaNia Contreras and Ian Gaddis

Lighting Gobo Design (Elephants) - Greg Bortolin

Officiant - Andy Altman-Ohr (Groom's Cousin)

Transportation (Limos and Shuttle Busses) -Jason Muehlenhard

Transportation (Rolls Royce) - Carl Payne

Venue - Julia Wagner

Venue (Technical Production) - Chuck Davis

Wedding Rehearsal Dinner Audio-Visual - Brian Collett
PSAV Presentation Services

Wedding Gown from Marina Morrison

Bride Beautiful by Marine Vaisset of Belle By Marine

Mother of the Bride, Uma Amirtharajah

Synchronicity Strings performs a prelude of classics

Jason with his Parents, Terry Forman and Karen Horowitz

Mohana's Brother, Raj Amirtharajah and their Mother,
Uma Amirtharajah

Our adorable Flower Girl, Ella (Raj & Amy's daughter),
walks down the aisle with a stunning floral basket
made by Jeeryn Dang of Tanjeeryn Designs

Jason's Cousin, Andy Altman-Ohr, officiates their Wedding
... nicely done, Andy - you have a new calling!

Gorgeous Varmala Garlands by Tanjeeryn Designs


Delectable Wedding Cake by Chef Bala Subrahmanyam with The Cakemaker
- Red Velvet Cake with Mascarpone Cream Cheese Mousse Filling
with custom-made Elephant caketopper

Synchronicity Strings serenaded their Guests

Spectacular lighting design by StefaNia Contreras
and her talented crew with Atmosphere Lighting

San Francisco Design Center - what an awesome venue

Gorgeous tablescape design from Classic Party Rentals

Coffee Beans Wedding Favors!

A colorful array of beautiful Saris!

Kids were glued to their iPad watching cartoons

Mohana and Jason do the Chorra!

One of the very best Speeches I've ever heard, sensationally
presented by Best Men, Jamie Solonche and Dan Goodman

Matron of Honor, Jessica Zukerman Friedman and Maid of Honor,
Stefanie Ueda giving their Speeches and Toasts

Jason dances with his Mother, Karen Horowitz

THE Master DJ, Jason Mitchell, rocked it ... EPIC!

And this is why I love my job!

John Wilks & Christie Fong were my Bride and Groom
a couple of years ago - this time, they're shakin' it
on the Dancefloor!

Yes ... this is me and our fabulous photographer, Guru Khalsa
hamming it up and having a blast ... because this is how we roll!

Our Bride & Groom with photographer, Guru Khalsa

Another fabulous f. duncan reyes events by design Wedding!