Holiday Sunday Brunch at WP24 by Wolfgang Puck 

For the first time ever WP24 by Wolfgang Puck at The Ritz-Carlton, in Los Angeles at L.A. Live opens its doors to guests and the public for an interactive Sunday brunch. Start with a complimentary lychee mimosa and an array of lovely baked items before you are escorted to your view table. Guests are invited…

My Governors Ball Red Carpet Experience

Excitedly I walked on the 90th Oscars red carpet before the Academy Awards and the Oscars Governors Ball preview. Event producer Cheryl Cecchetto of Sequoia Productions and her team created an elegant white and gold room that “transports those who have won before, those who may win and those who will win in the future,…

A Peek into the 2017 Governors Ball

The 89th Oscars Governors Ball is once again produced by Cheryl Cecchetto of Sequoia Productions. For 28 consecutive years, she and her team have created a luxury experience for the Academy Awards Governors Ball. Oscar nominees, A-list celebrities and a selected group in the movie industry walk into the space at Hollywood & Highland, and…

CUT Lounge in Beverly Hills is a cut above

The new CUT Lounge is a recently-opened Wolfgang Puck chic bar and refined lounge located in the former Sidebar space. CUT Lounge at the Four Seasons Beverly Hills is the chic bar where Sidebar used to be located. The cuisine is “Wolfgang Puck” at its finest with innovative cocktails to match. Since we had theatre tickets…

Rooftop Skyline Dining at WP24

I have a secret to share. I found the ideal al fresco summer dining spot in downtown Los Angeles. Not only does this outdoor venue serve an upscale, a la carte, Asian-inspired menu and seasonal cocktails, it’s now open for the first time to the public. Last Friday, we handed our keys to the valet…

Oscar Buzz: Wolfgang Puck Collaborates With Sterling Wines

Master Chef Wolfgang Puck returns to prepare this year’s Governors Ball, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences official post-Oscar celebration. This elite party immediately follows the 87th Oscars ceremony on Sunday, February 22. The Ball invites 1,500 guests that includes the Oscar winners and nominees, as well as the show presenters and telecast…

Host Your Own Academy Awards Oscar Party

Yesterday I had the opportunity to attend a “Stars Under The Stars” Oscars Preview of the Governors Ball at the Dolby Theatre in Hollywood. Under a canopy of twinkling lights I was in awe to experience what our Hollywood Elite will get to experience on March 2. One of the first people I interviewed was…

Spago in Beverly Hills

While I was enjoying a Friday lunch at Spago’s in Beverly Hills, Barbara Lazaroff, the co-owner of the restaurant approached each table to personally invite guests to a special charitable event that she and Sherry Lansing, former CEO of Paramount Pictures are hosting. “I lost a parent recently to cancer,” Lazaroff said. “The money raised…