A selection of incredible culinary and wine events over the years...
Event Producer for the 8th Annual Festival held by the Preservation Society of Newport County and presented by FOOD & WINE on September 20-22, 2013 in Newport, RI:
- Helped coordinate 16 chefs at an international culinary tasting for over 800 guests at The Huntington Library in Pasadena, CA. See the video montage here.
- This invitation-only event, co-hosted by Bobby Flay and Marcela Valladolid, for the Breeders' Cup owners, trainers, and VIP guests featured global cuisine at action stations in an upscale tent on November 2, 2012. Hired by Karlitz & Company.
Associate Culinary Director and Culinary Volunteer Manager for the annual Book, Broadcast & Journalism Awards and the Awards Gala & Reception in Lincoln Center's Avery Fisher Hall (2010-2013). Hired by Bowen & Company.
Chef Consultant for walk-around tasting featuring 10 notable chefs and 2 mixologists on the Highline (September 21, 2012). Hired by Mark Stephen Testa Design & Production.
Hired by Karlitz & Company to manage a series of wine tasting seminars and events on November 17-20, 2011.
Restaurant/Purveyor Liaison for walk-around tasting of America's Most Popular Restaurant Wines and New & Notable Restaurants and Artisanal Purveyors, benefitting NY/NJ Baykeeper, a water conservation charity. Approximately 500 guests from the general public, trade, and media (2010 and 2011).
Full-service event planning and management of exclusive once-in-a-lifetime experiences in the culinary, wine, and lifestyle arenas (2007-2009). Hired as an employee of Karlitz & Company.
Organizer of private dining series in the personal home of Michelin-starred Chef Cyril Renaud (2010-2011).
Manager for walk-around tasting benefit that raised about $30,000 for the Yale Sustainable Food Project featuring 16 notable chefs at tasting stations, a silent auction, and cookbook signings for over 200 guests in the Yale Club of New York City's Grand Ballroom (2006).