Dine + Celebrate with Us

Enjoy food crafted by top chefs.
Share engaging experiences.
Create meaningful connections.

Your Circle

Envision an event designed to connect with your family, friends, and colleagues

Your Menu

Imagine a curated experience of locally-sourced, seasonal ingredients crafted by Chef Hue-Chan

Your Space

Celebrate in our beautiful and private space or yours

Dine + Celebrate with Open Kitchen. Let us Help You Create Future Memories.

Behind every gathering is a beautiful story of human connections. Open Kitchen’s passion is to bring joy to these experiences with our curated events that are uniquely designed for you and your occasion, from a gathering of friends or team members to holiday celebrations to special milestone events. Our menus are creative, original, and imagined with you at its heart.  Our foods are handcrafted with fresh ingredients and are beautiful inside-out.  Our service is professional, personable, and gracious. Let us know how we can help create future memories for your upcoming events.

Experiential Dining Menus

Bring your dining experience to life with unique and memorable interactive, special themed menus


Chef Curated Menus

We find designing an event menu to be the most creative, joyful part of our work and will customize a menu to reflect the theme and feel you’re envisioning for the event you’re hosting.


Our Dining Spaces

Our beautiful and unique Open Kitchen space has occupancy level of up to 99 guests, depending on your desired private event experience … from a cocktail reception, curated dining, cooking party, or a blend of these format. We have three dining rooms with separate entrances that provide an intimate, inviting, and safe environment. Please click below to learn more and please call our Chef-Owner Hue-Chan Karels at 202-285-9840 if you have any questions or would like to schedule a private culinary experience. 

Chat with our Chef and Owner Hue Chan Karels to learn more about designing your own private party!
Phone number: 202-285-9840
Email: huechan@openkitchenevents.com


Each Private Dining Event at Open Kitchen:

  • Includes selected food menu, private chef team to curate your dining experience, dedicated service team, dining service ware, and private dining room. Full buy-out of Open Kitchen’s space of 3 private dining rooms may be available. Please let us know if this is an option you’d like to discuss.
  • Approximately 3 hours in length.
  • Minimum of 6 guests and a maximum of guests per the NM Health Order restriction on “mass gathering.
  • Minimum fee of $650 for most dining menus (for up to 6 guests) plus 20% facility/service fee and applicable taxes. 
  • Add-ons such as nibbles, decorations, music, floral, alcohol service, wine pairing/tasting/education, etc. are available.
  • We currently offer private dining from Wednesday to Sunday with three time slots (8 am to 11 am, 12 pm to 3 pm, and 5 pm to 8 pm) Modifications to these offerings may be available upon request.
  • Please review our COVID Policy.
  • Private event hosts wishing to provide alcohol please review our Alcohol Policy.