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Kala is the Founder of Five Senses Tastings, a boutique special events company that elevates guests’ sensory experiences through the purposeful and meaningful engagement of their five senses. Partnering with world-class musicians, chefs, sommeliers, chocolatiers, and other flavor artists, she composes full-sensory events that weave together a diverse and global narrative guided by live music and enhanced by flavor. Clients include Adobe, Oscar de la Renta, Diane von Furstenberg, Jo Malone, Jigsaw London, Taste of the Nation, Douglas Elliman, Oakland Symphony, Feastly, Barnard College, and the League of Women Voters, among many others. She is WSET Level II certified, a California Wine Appellation Specialist, and a professional classical, opera, and jazz singer. www.fivesensestastings.com / www.kalamaxym.com


Prairie Rose, Co-Founder

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Founder & Editor of Bit by a Fox and winner of Saveur Magazine's Readers’ Choice Award, Prairie Rose is a cocktail & spirits writer, events producer, and brand consultant. She recently launched the Bit by a Fox podcast, which covers drinking culture, the art of imbibing, and the stories behind the booze. Prairie employs her background in magazine marketing and corporate events to conceptualize and produce high level brand events, creating signature cocktails specially aligned to brand image and voice. As a brand marketer, blogger and social media influencer, she understands the importance of social media marketing in the events space, creating social media buzz beforehand and hashtags & social media presence during and immediately following an event. Brand event clients include: Twitter, Zola.com, Bailey's Irish Cream, Barefoot Bubbly, SweetGreen, The Row DTLA. www.bitbyafox.com