About Us


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At Your Service for Every Catering Need

Windows Catering has established a national reputation for exceptional food, creativity and presentation combined with outstanding service.

Established as one of Washington D.C.’s finest off-premise catering services, Windows is renowned nationwide for its distinctive blend of exceptional cuisine, innovative culinary design, and impeccable service.

Our dishes, inspired by New American-style cuisine, are steeped in tradition while simultaneously pushing the boundaries of innovation with unique interpretations of American, regional, and international gastronomies.

In 1985, the nationally respected Chef Henry Dinardo founded Windows Restaurant. Known across the American food scene, he was recognized by Food & Wine Magazine as one of the Top 25 Chefs in America.

With the growing demand for extraordinary special event catering, Chef Dinardo, alongside Carol Bloom Dinardo, a former public relations executive at the Watergate Hotel, launched Windows Catering in 1985 as well.

Our seasoned team of event designers and culinary experts pride themselves on their ability to tailor each menu, coordinate decor, and curate food presentations for all kinds of special events. We source only the finest ingredients from specialty food growers and suppliers throughout the nation to ensure the highest quality in our preparations. Windows possesses the creativity and mastery to make every event truly unforgettable.

Your Personal Catering Concierge

Our professional, organized and creative staff will take your party ideas from the theoretical drawing board to the full realization and success of a spectacular event.

More About What We Offer

At Windows Catering Company we understand the importance of flawless execution of your event and prompt, professional service.

We will take care of all the details during your special day so that you don’t have to worry about a thing. Please talk to your wedding consultant regarding a desired staffing level for your wedding reception.

Equipment includes items such as tables, chairs, bar and dinner glassware, china, serviceware, coffee service, bar service, etc. There are several options to consider when it comes to choosing equipment for your wedding – full seating/partial seating, buffet/plated, standard equipment/premium equipment, etc. At Windows Catering Company, your wedding consultant will guide you in choosing what is best for your wedding and budget.

The options are endless when it comes to linens for your wedding. From satin, organza and silk to taffeta and twill, we will help you select the best option to accommodate your tastes, desires and budget. Speak with your Windows Catering Company wedding consultant to discuss your options for the seating tables, cocktail tables, buffets, bars, service tables, cake table, gift table, guest book table and escort card tables.

Windows Catering Company can accommodate all of your bar needs including specialty drinks, soft beverages, mixers, bar fruit and coffee service. Whether you are looking for a champagne brunch or a full premium bar, Windows Catering Company will work with you to fit your theme and budget. Bar pricing is an estimate. The final cost of beverages is based on consumption and is determined post-event. Anything that is not consumed, iced or opened can be returned for a credit post-event. Please discuss your expectations in detail with your Windows Catering Company wedding consultant.

Attention To Every Delectable Detail

All of our food is prepared from the freshest ingredients delivered from specialty food growers and purveyors around the country.

Whether the event is a formal French-service dinner, an authentic Texas-style barbecue, a client luncheon for ten, or a glorious gala of more than 1,000 guests, Windows has the imagination and expertise to make the event sensational.

The Windows Catering Team

Andrew Gerstel
Chief Executive Officer
Henry Dinardo
Chef Proprietor
Carol Dinardo
Mayadah Fseisi
Nicole Haddock
Director of Human Resources
Claudia Leon
Staffing Manager
Jose Flores
Operations Manager
Edwin Martinez
Chef de Cuisine
Ricardo Lima
Executive Sous Chef
Gina Espinoza
Executive Pastry Chef
David Dinardo
Chief Steward
Debbie Smith
Director of Operations & Sales
Aaron Cartier
Executive Assistant to Chris Dunn
Anne Movaghari
Senior Event Designer
Carl Price
Senior Event Designer
Chris Dunn
Senior Event Designer
Garrett Thatcher
Senior Event Designer
Julie Gerstel
Senior Event Designer
Karol Cristales
Senior Event Designer
Lea Hobaiter
Sales Assistant
Nicole Buchanan
Senior Event Designer
Victoria Baca
Event Designer
Sydney Rubin
Sales Assistant
Skyy McGuirk
Sales Assistant
Lauren Brown Romero
Executive Assistant to Debbie Smith

Join Our Team

As Windows Catering continues to grow and thrive, we are looking for new team members to bring new insights, skills, and abilities that will contribute to our continued growth and success. We are currently seeking candidates.

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