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David Tutera          

Host of "Party Planner with David Tutera", Discovery Home, Life Style and Entertaining Expert

Leading entertaining expert, David Tutera is hailed as an artistic visionary whose ability, uniquely creative talents and outstanding reputation have made him a tremendous success in the lifestyle arena. David has created a name for himself by taking his passion for designing spectacular events and transforming it into a lifestyle. He continuously exceeds the expected with an unmatched level of inspiration, imagination, and innovation to create the latest trends in entertaining.

David's grandfather, a successful florist, first noticed his grandson's artistic ability at an early age and encouraged David to pursue his destiny. At age 19, with the sound advice of his grandfather and only one client, David opened his own events planning business. Today, David Tutera Inc. is an award winning company built from experience, dedication and David's natural talent for transforming the ordinary into the extraordinary. His name has become synonymous with style, elegance, creativity and vision.

Honored in 2006 by Modern Bride Magazine as one of the Top 25 Trendsetters of The Year, David is also a Contributing Entertaining Expert on ABC's hit morning show The View and TBS's Movie And A Makeover. He is also a professional speaker hired by Condé Nast, In Style and many others to lecture on the topics of weddings, lifestyle, design and more. In addition, David was recognized as the “2005 Best Celebrity Wedding Planner” by Life & Style Magazine.

David's impressive client list includes Star Jones' wedding, Jennifer Lopez's Still perfume launch, Matthew Mc Conaughey, the 2003 and 1998 Official Post Grammy Parties in New York City, Elton John, Barbara Walters, the Rolling Stones, Vice President Gore at the White House, Kenneth Cole, Tommy Hilfiger, Susan Lucci, The John F. Kennedy Center, as well as countless film premieres and celebrity parties for royalty, politicians and socialites. Tutera has also designed events for several charities including DIFFA (Design Industries Foundation Fighting Aids), The Cancer Research Foundation, the Alzheimer's Association and the Nature Conservancy.

David's one-hour primetime television series titled, “Party Planner with David Tutera” (Bill Geddie Productions) aired on the Discovery Home Channel. In stores now are David's four books Big Birthdays, (Bulfinch Press/May, 2006), The Party Planner (Bulfinch Press), America Entertains: A Year of Imaginative Parties (Stewart, Tabori and Chang) and A Passion for Parties: Your Guide to Elegant Entertaining(Simon & Schuster).

David has been featured on Oprah, The Today Show, Good Morning America, CNN, E!, and the Style Network. In addition People, USA Today, In Touch, Wall Street Journal, New York Times, In Style, Cosmopolitan, Celebrity Living, Redbook, and Town & Country have all featured his work. He currently lives in New York City and maintains offices in both Manhattan and Mamaroneck, New York.


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David Tutera took to The View on Sept. 13 to explain the divorce process he is going through -- and how it will affect his two newborn children. David is seeking  ...

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Celebrity Wedding Planner David Tutera Is Engaged -- See the ...

Congrats are in order for party planner to the stars David Tutera and his new fiance, Joey Toth! ... “On bended knee, I asked him to marry us,” Tutera told ET.

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