Design Appetit 2018

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Design Appetit 2018

Design Appetit is back at The Criterion!

The 3rd Annual Design Appétit will be an exciting multi-day event serving the mission of Focus on Home – providing furniture to families transitioning out of homelessness. We invite you to help us provide 50 new beds to 50 deserving children by participating as a chef, designer, or sponsor!

– Thursday, May 10, 2018; 6:00 PM – 10:00 PM
Guests and sponsors will enjoy a beautiful 4-course dinner prepared by local chefs thoughtfully set at themed tablescapes designed by local artists and designers. During the Design Appetit dinner, Focus on Home will recognize Honorary Chef de Cuisine, John Bennett for his culinary legacy in Oklahoma City.
Following dinner, sponsors will be invited to prepare the beds of theirsponsored child and write an encouraging note to their appointed child. *Individual Tickets now available to purchase

– Friday, April 11, 2018; 6:00 PM – 10:00 PM
Focus on Home will throw an unforgettable Slumber Bash for 50 deserving children who will each be gifted with their new bed. The evening will feature unique children-inspired entertainment, arts & crafts, a movie extravaganza, and more!
Sponsors will be invited to a special mocktail cookies and milk party to kick off the Slumber Bash and meet the child they have sponsored.

– Saturday, May 12th
Beds will be delivered to the children’s homes early in the morning so each child may enjoy a comfortable nights slumber for many years to come!
*We ask that all sponsors, chefs, and designers be confirmed by Wednesday, March 14th to receive print and publicity recognition.
For Questions & Inquiries, contact Julia Baker at (405) 706-4526 or .

Design Appetit 2018… from Johnny Blanco on Vimeo.

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May 10 @ 6:00 pm
May 11 @ 10:00 pm


The Criterion
500 E. Sheridan
Oklahoma City ,73104United States
500 E. Sheridan Ave., Oklahoma City, OK 73104
Phone: (405) 840-5500