It’s not often that you meet someone whose personality is as bright as her talent is impressive, but this is certainly the case when it comes to Rachel De Marte (formerly Schwanz). A go-to event planning, styling and catering expert for magazines like CS, Michigan Avenue and Sun-Times Splash, Rachel’s successful years in the industry have garnered her the reputation and experience necessary to start her very own, self-titled venture.
As a tastemaker with the ability to plan, design and execute highly styled events – including invitations to florals to food and everything in between, Rachel’s company embodies amazing style, great taste and a good time for all. This platform, however, did not come without extensive and far-reaching experience in both public relations and event planning industries. This complementing combination equipped her with the various skills necessary to turn a vision into an end result that’s perfect in the eye of the client. Rachel’s past experience includes an early start in PR working for her father where she learned the ins and outs of the hospitality industry, supplemented by a degree in public relations from Michigan State University. An impressive list of well-known and highly respected companies followed, including Neiman Marcus, Saks 5th Avenue, PR Newswire, and Entertaining Company.
Rachel’s passion for food coupled with a limitless creativity allows her to design and execute unique events. She thrives on highly styled Food & Beverage and sheer energy.