A professionally-trained opera singer, Kala Maxym is the Founder and Chief Event Composer 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, and other flavor artists, Kala composes full-sensory events that weave together a diverse and global narrative guided by live music and enhanced by flavor. Recent clients include Diane von Furstenberg, Jo Malone London, the League of Women Voters of Los Angeles, Héritage Fine Wines in Beverly Hills, Oakland Symphony, Douglas Elliman, the Goethe Institute San Francisco, Education Through Music - LA, and others. Kala is a California Wine Appellation Specialist and WSET Level II certified with distinction.
Founder & Editor of Bit by a Fox, winner of Saveur Magazine's Readers’ Choice Award, Prairie Rose is an LA- based cocktail & spirits writer, events producer, and brand consultant. Prairie employs her background in magazine marketing and corporate events to successfully 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. Check out her recently launched podcast!