Thursday, January 11, 2018

The Hay-Adams Conjures Up a Night to Remember with a Dinner for Gourmands Enhanced with Magic by Renowned Illusionist David Morey

See David Morey at The Hay-Adams, January 24th

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

One Will Be Engagingly Entertained While Enjoying Chef Nicolas Legret's Specially Selected Winter Menu Paired with Fine Wines in the Lafayette

Acclaimed magician and mentalist David Morey will return to enchant guests in The Hay-Adams' landmark restaurant, The Lafayette, with an interactive evening of grand alchemy and gourmet dining, on Wednesday, January 24, 2018. 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 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 ‘Beyond Imagination’ dinner is priced at $195 per person, including tax and gratuity, and reservations are required. 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 Brut Champagne, Taittinger “La Française” NV, served with a selection of hors d’oeuvres. Next, guests may indulge in an Amuse-Bouche of Lobster Medallion, with Sturia Prestige Caviar, followed by Vegetable, Truffle and Oxtail Consommé with puff pastry crust; Venison Loin, Spiced Carrot Purée, Braised Salsify, Roasted Pear, Sauce Poivrade, matched with wines such as Domaine LaRoche “Saint Martin” Chablis 2015 and Domaine Berthet-Raye Châteauneuf-du-Pape 2013. Taylor Fladgate First Estate Reserve Porto accompanies dessert, Chocolate Dome, 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." Ranked the No. 1 Top Hotel in Washington, DC and the No. 5 Best Hotel in the United States by Condé Nast Traveler Reader's Choice Awards in 2017, the hotel is just minutes from the Smithsonian, the Museums, the Washington Monument, the National Mall, as well as convenient to Metro stations and the convention center. For reservations or more information, call (202) 638-6600 or visit their website at