Thursday, October 5, 2017

Magic Takes Center Stage in The Lafayette with World-Class Performer David Morey

See David Morey at The Hay-Adams, beginning October 26

From our friends at the The Hay-Adams Hotel...

Whatever Is Under the Napkin, at the Tip of the Wand or in the Glass, One Will Be Engagingly Entertained While Enjoying a Fall Menu With Exclusive Wines at the Hay-Adams

Beginning October 26, acclaimed magician and mentalist David Morey will enchant guests in The Hay-Adams' landmark restaurant, The Lafayette, with an interactive evening of grand illusion and gourmet dining. This parlor-style entertainment of cutting-edge magic is designed to engage and delight Morey's private audience while they enjoy a three-course dinner paired with premium wines. Limited to 18 guests per dinner in The Lafayette's private dining room, one will participate with Morey, who has entertained presidents of the United States, including Barack Obama. He has captivated guests on six continents studying and appearing on stage with other outstanding magicians such as David Copperfield, Uri Geller, Jeff McBride, Tony Clark and Eugene Burger. This ongoing 'Beyond Imagination' dinner series is priced at $195 per person, including tax and gratuity, and reservations are required. Those unable to attend the inaugural performance, will still have an opportunity to participate in the new year; future anticipated dates are January 25th, February 22nd, and March 29th, 2018. Tickets are available at For additional information, please call (202) 638-6600 or visit

The evening performance begins at 6:00 PM with champagne and hors d'oeuvres, followed by an exquisite menu, with wines paired to perfection, designed and prepared by Executive Chef Nicolas Legret and his culinary team. A sample menu with wine pairing that will truly elevate the table for the evening begins with Billecart-Salmon Brut Sous Bois Champagne, served with a selection of hors d'oeuvres. Next guests, may indulge in Chawanmushi, mushroom egg custard, followed by Roasted Heirloom Carrots and Romanesco with Maine sea scallop, crispy Applewood bacon and eggplant caviar; Shenandoah Valley Lamb Cutlet, Braised Shoulder, braised artichoke, confit tomato, lemon verbena sauce, matched with wines such as Alphonse Mellot Pouilly-Fum, Sancerre Blanc 2015 and Barbourville Octagon, Monticello, Virginia 2012. A specially selected Port accompanies dessert, Red Delicious Apple Tart, with Filibuster Whiskey ice cream, Crème Anglaise, providing a sweet finish to a magical evening.

One of today's most sought-after guests, Morey appears regularly as a keynote speaker and performer at Fortune 100 conferences and events. He enthralls his audience at notable venues, including his recent appearance at Hollywood's famous Magic Castle, which showcases parlor and stage venues and has a history of featuring other great entertainers like Johnny Carson and Steve Martin.

Morey is the award-winning author of The Underdog Advantage: Using the Power of Insurgent Strategy to Put Your Business on Top (McGraw-Hill) and the forthcoming Magic for Business; Let the World's Greatest Magicians Unlock Your Strategic Imagination (Mango Press). He is the chairman of DMG Global, a strategic consultancy. He is the founder of MMG, a consortium of magicians and entertainers, known for leveraging magic as a metaphor to empower imagination. To learn more about the renowned David Morey, please visit

The award-winning Hay-Adams is located at 800 16th Street, NW, Washington DC, 20006, across Lafayette Square from the White House. The historic Hay-Adams offers guests Washington's most prestigious address with views overlooking the White House, Lafayette Square and St. John's Church, the "Church of the Presidents." The hotel is just minutes from the Smithsonian, the Museums, the Washington Monument, the Capitol Building, the Mall, as well as convenient to Metro stations and the convention center. For reservations or more information, please call (202) 638-6600 or visit the website at