About our featured speakers and sommelier:
Michael Webb has spent a happy life in pursuit of notable architects and their work. Writing numerous books (26 at last count) for a constantly changing cast of editors has allowed him to explore homes, high-rises, city squares, Parisian shops and innovative wineries around the world. Originally from London, he moved to LA nearly three decades ago and has since been ensconced in a Neutra apartment that was once home to Charles and Ray Eames
Scott Johnson is the Design Partner of Johnson Fain, a Los Angeles-based international architectural firm that has won acclaim for its designs of tall buildings, homes, cultural buildings and wineries such as Opus One Winery, Byron Winery and Aetna Springs Resort in Pope Valley.
Stacie Hunt is co-founder of Splash Productions (www.splashpros.com), producers of wine education and lifestyle events. She is a Certified Sommelier, board member of the North American Sommelier Association (NASA) and Guild of Sommeliers, and on-air wine reporter for NPR’s “Good Food” — KCRW-FM. www.kcrw.com/goodfood. Stacie’s wine columns can be seen at www.examiner.com and on the award-winning www.MyLALifestyle.com. She is an international wine judge and has been featured in publications such as Angeleno Magazine, Los Angeles Times, Food & Wine magazine and Haute Living.
Leveraging a lifelong passion for food, Chef Kelly brings her own signature style to delectable perfect bites exploring complex and often surprising interplay of flavors, textures and colors. She has honed and shared her craft through her experiences from five star restaurant kitchens to private cooking instruction to her self-written food blog at chefkelly.com. Chef Kelly sincerely hopes you enjoy and savor her creations all made with 2 tablespoons of love; love for food, love for life.