California Cool for Today's Global Activist.

Innovation, Style & Design

 Winner, Best of Show, 2004 Gourmet Products Show® 

“As the market for creative innovation and high-end culinary design, the Gourmet Products Show® is proud to honor Style & Entertaining with its highest award,” — Susan Corwin Vice President and Show Manager

“Christine I can’t tell you how meaningful your win was for me personally, as this Show is my baby, and you and your terrific product personify what we try to tell people—it is all about innovation, great style and design — and you certainly have it.”

2019 Winner Smart Women in Meetings Entrepreneur Award

“Christine your commitment, hard work and story of success are an inspiration to all of us.” — Marin Bright, Founder/CEO Smart Meetings Magazine.


“A really fun learning experience. The kits are designed to get you started – with all the necessary parts provided or described. The pleasure is in learning how to put it together and, by using the tips and style guides, putting your own unique stamp on the affair. No need to call mom, consult a recipe book or attend a class, simply flip the lid and learn!

— Denise Slattery, Brand Advisor and Founding Vice President of Marketing, Joe Boxer.


"We are delighted to be able to provide our clients with a unique culinary gift that highlights the food, wine and luxury lifestyle for which our resort is known," Michelle Gilman, Regional Director of Sales and Marketing, Fairmont Hotels & Resorts.

“The kits are interesting and fun, we're always looking for inspiring gifts to give to our clients at close of escrow. Believe it or not, giving wine gets boring”. Real Estate Agent, Sonoma, CA 

 “It’s a great concept! I have passed on to the gal that buys all of our corporate gifts we give away at the holidays. She loved the idea!!” General Motors, Detroit, MI

"I was given your Dinner Kit as a gift, and loved the detail of makes entertaining fail-proof...what a fun idea and everything tasted fabulous--it was Perfecto! Perhaps you will add more kits to your repertoire! LOVE your product!” Catherine, Walnut Creek, CA

"Being that my wife is a busy executive my cooking skills have gotten quite good as I now use your kits. On her birthday I made a glorious Latin American BBQ for 8 of our friends." Matt, Newport, RI

"I'm looking forward to using it this spring! A friend of mine recently used the gourmet dinner party for 8 for a girl's night out--it was the best time! We thought she was a little Martha Stewart—appears she had much help from YOU! :-)” Kari, Ramstein Air Base, Germany.