Meet The Team

Hosts New Orleans provides the promise of an unforgettable experience through a team of local experts comprised of dedicated individuals who have grown up and laid roots in New Orleans. That means our recommendations are backed with years of personal experience and a true passion for one of the world’s greatest and most unique cities. With 50+ years of DMC experience, clients can rest assured that they have the collective knowledge of an amazing team at their disposal.


Desiré DeMontijo

Account Executive

Desiré, a proud native New Orleanian, has over 25 years of experience in the events and culinary industry. With a Bachelor of Science in nutrition and chemistry along with a certification in culinary arts restaurant management from The Culinary Institute, Desiré has been the keen architect of a successful and well-respected career. Serving in the roles of sous chef, personal chef, event planner of the motion picture and television industry, and restaurant and catering owner, Desiré’s passion for the industry has few boundaries. Her most recent endeavor has brought her to the Hosts New Orleans production team where she has orchestrated extraordinary technical and creative events for the corporate and association markets. Hosts New Orleans is delighted to benefit from her impressive resume of experience.

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