The Secret to
planning the best party
of the year
with Kristin Banta and Adam Koral
Robin LOVES to plan parties, and after listening to this episode YOU will too! Learn tricks of the trade from celebrity event-planner Kristin Banta and a-list restaurant and nightclub entrepreneur Adam Koral. The three discuss their favorite party-planning secrets that can be applied to a birthday party, dinner party, business function, or even a wedding! Learn about table settings, menu-planning, interactive games, design, and decor, and also bust some event-planning myths (SHOULD you center an event around a theme?). You'll want to grab a pen and paper for this episode! Robin dishes on her favorite parties that she's planned, and you WON'T believe what they entail. (hint: an animal with a long neck!)
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KRISTIN BANTA, EVENT DESIGNER
Kristin Banta is the Owner of Kristin Banta Events (KBE), an event design and production company based out of Los Angeles. KBE has been an innovator for over sixteen years, setting the standard for high-end celebrity events – exclusive corporate galas, memorable brand activations, hip entertainment industry soirées, society weddings, and destination extravaganzas. At the cutting edge of the latest trends in decor, catering, and entertainment, KBE takes the client’s vision to an epic new level, orchestrating truly original celebrations in locations worldwide that are provocative and impact all senses, telling a distinct story to each and every guest.
Kristin is a contributing writer to countless lifestyle publications and blogs and has been featured in numerous television shows for networks including Hallmark Channel, Style Network, TNT, SYFY, Food Network, Fox and most notably her own special for Bravo, "The Wedding Party".
KBE has been the recipient of numerous awards including Best Wedding, ILEA Live (2018), BizBash's Top 50 Event Designers, Best Event Produced for a Private Individual, Special Events (2016, 2017), Achievement in Catering and Events (ACE) Award for Best Company in the West Region, Catersource (2017, 2018, 2019).
More info: www.kristinbanta.com
ADAM KORAL, entrepreneur
Adam Koral is the Managing Partner at The h.wood Group, a premier Los-Angeles hospitality and lifestyle company. He started his career out as a chef, working at 2 Michelin Star Melisse restaurant straight out of culinary school. Here he learned the art of fine dining cuisine, but after almost two years on the line, he decided to put down his knives to explore his entrepreneurial desires. Adam now works on an impressive portfolio of upscale nightlife & restaurant venues, including a-lister spots The Nice Guy, Delilah, Poppy, Blind Dragon, Shore Bar, Petite Taqueria, Bootsy Bellows, 40 Love, Slab, and Mason Santa Monica.
More info: www.hwoodgroup.com