Welcome Stephen Cotter Warner to the Family!

Have you spotted this new face behind the bar? We’d like to officially welcome Stephen Cotter Warner to the Domaine Hudson family. Having worked in the restaurant industry since his colleg Have you spotted this new face behind the bar? We’d like to officially welcome Stephen Cotter Warner to the Domaine Hudson family. Having worked in the restaurant industry since his college years, (B.S. with… [Read More]

Chef Dwain Kalup Among Local Chefs Appearing at the Annual Celebrity Chef’s Brunch

Chef Dwain Kalup – our recently named James Beard semi-finalist – will offer one of his innovative dishes at the 20th annual Meals on Wheels Delaware fundraiser to be held April 30 at the DuPont Country Club from 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. The event’s celebrity chef host this year is Anne Burrell of the Food Network. Tickets are $125 for general admission and $75 for… [Read More]

“His food is otherworldly”

Restaurant critic Mark Nardone visited us recently for a review for Delaware Today magazine. He wrote many positive and flattering things about his experience.  We hope you’ll take a minute to read his article.  Here is one quote that stands out to us: “I might even say that, at times, his [Chef Dwain Kalup] food is otherworldly. Kalup seems to inhabit a niche in which classical and… [Read More]

Nice Interview by NBC 10

  Take a look at this nice piece on Chef Dwain’s James Beard Award nomination. We were delighted to have Tim Furlong stop by and talk to Dwain and Richard. Thank you, NBC News at 5.

Chef de Cuisine Dwain Kalup Named James Beard Semi-Finalist

What a wonderful surprise when the James Beard Foundation (JBF) today announced that our beloved Chef Dwain Kalup is a semi-finalist for a James Beard Award. According to the JBF, “Selected from a list of over 24,000 online entries, the prestigious group of semifinalists in 21 categories represents a wide range of culinary talent, from exceptional chefs and dining destinations in ten different regions across… [Read More]

Private Dining at Domaine Hudson

All kinds of services are called “private dining,” but to us at Domaine Hudson it means small or large groups that are seeking a space that’s appropriate for their needs, whether that’s a meeting, a laugh-filled party, an award dinner, or a family reunion. These types of events are best hosted in a private – or “closed-door” space where noise and privacy aren’t issues. Our… [Read More]

The Best Gift of All

Gifts Worth Giving, Part 3 We think the most valuable gift of all is something you can give all year round, and it doesn’t cost a cent. The gift most worth giving – and receiving?  Friendship. When we bought Domaine Hudson, we were coming  from a completely different profession and location.  Frankly, we came here not knowing what we didn’t know, and not knowing who we… [Read More]

Skip the Material Gift – Give an Experience

Gifts Worth Giving, Part 2 The second “gift worth giving” that we’ve been thinking about this holiday season is the gift of an experience.  If you can afford a trip to Italy, we recommend you give that.  But, if you have in mind a slightly less grand present, we suggest you bring someone to Domaine Hudson for dinner – especially someone who hasn’t been here… [Read More]

A Gift of Time

After weeks of emails screaming at us not to miss Black Friday, Black Friday Week, Black Friday held over, Cyber Monday, Cyber Monday All Week and Cyber Everyday, the ringing in our ears from the din has us going in circles and FOMBO (Fear of Missing a Better Offer) in full swing. So we stopped a moment to think about what we could give to… [Read More]