About Us
Hamptons by Design is your premier event designer specializing in elegant company retreat events, social events. With over twenty years of experience, we have a broad range of experience designing social events such as private parties, grand openings, barbeques, theme events, clam bakes, intimate gatherings etc.

Whether you're planning an intimate gathering for 10or a celebration for 75, Hamptons by design will create an unforgettable experience for you, family and guests. Personalized service, meticulous attention to detail andcutting edge creative design are the trademarks that we bring to every event that we produce.

Hamptons by Design works extensively with the local farming community, ensuring that only the most proven professionals take part in creating your event. Hamptons by Design has an experienced Executive chef driven menu with a home touch

finish thus executing the best quality, taste and presentations.
We have produced events in a wide variety of luxurious homes and are experts at transforming unexpected spaces into masterpieces of design. We have been recognized by our present clientele for excellence as event planners. Our experience and professionalism is reflected in our ability to listen to our clients' needs and to translate them into events that are both exquisite and flawlessly produced.

You dream big. We make it happen. We will work with your vision and your budget and provide you with the best of our creativity, professional expertise, outstanding organizational abilities, and deep knowledge of resources and contacts. Understated or over-the-top, formal and extravagant or fun and laid-back—you decide, and we will bring it to life. When you're ready for your exceptional and creative event planning and catering, contact Chef Karl McDermott of Hamptons by Design.

Some of our clienteles includes:
President Bill and Hillary Clinton
Mr. & Mrs. Denzel Washington
Mr and Mrs Johnnie Cochran
Jerry Seinfeld
Laura Moore & Greg Olsen
Mr. Henry Silverman
Barbara Walters
Mr. & Mrs. Gregg Flowers 
Vera Wang

                                              ...just to name a few.
"We had many large parties last year and the staff handled themselves both professionally and personably. The chef's wonderful manner and engaging smile made everyone feel comfortable."
"The chef helped to properly stock the kitchen with the most effective equipment and arranged everything in its proper order. 
"Hamptons by Design has many innovative recipes and is always open to making something new. Their presentation is a work of art and most creative. We had some incredible meals last year that we will never forget."
                                                       – Laura Moore Tanner
 "His range is terrific. His meals are beautiful, delicious, fresh and healthy. What really sets Karl apart from other chefs is his agreeable, positive personality."
                                                       – Mary Herrmann Puris
"Karl has been creative and excellent chef. His presentation is always imaginative and artistic. We found him to be completely honest and reliable. He has engaging personality, is anxious to be helpful and obliging and is very pleasant to work with."
                                                    – Samuel H. & Linda Lindenbaums

631 . 466 . 0418
Southampton, NY