1 Our festive event celebrating our 10 Year-Plus Employees was held at Il Buco Alimentari & Vineria.
2 Our gathering was held upstairs, a part of the restaurant where special events take place.
3 This room has a wonderful farmhouse ambiance.
4 Great hand-blown wine bottles adorn this marble counter.
5 The restaurant served wonderful assorted Salumi Della Casa and delicious farmstead cheeses.
6 Other things were passed, like this appetizer of Sarde Maine sardines, green chickpeas, cauliflower, and pickled ramps.
7 Pressed mullet bottarga shaved in strips on a sandwich of celery, radishes and cold butter
8 And housemade ricotta early favas, scalia anchovies, oregano, and black pepper
9 And Fegato D’Anatra foie gras, clementine mostarda, crostone
10 A platter of flavorful white beans and mushrooms
11 A colorful roasted beet salad with Marcona almonds
12 These crispy baby artichokes were amazing!
13 And so were the roasted lamb ribs with Romesco and smoked salt.
14 The guests - Paul Reeves - Print Quality Director and Anna Pankwi - Corporate Print Director
15 Paul Delmiche - Senor Post Production Editor/Tech Manager, Lisa Wagner - SVP, Supervising Editorial Producer, and Sean Steyer - Video Editor
16 Peter Botney - Application Developer and Tina Mohyla - AVP HR Generalist
17 Angus Chen - Executive Support Analyst, and Eric Crepeau - Senior System Administrator
18 Rich Fontaine - SVP, Consumer Marketing, and Levi Garcia - System Administrator
19 My good friend and party crasher Jim Klinko and LIsa Wagner
20 Kate Lewis - AVP, Director of Standards and Compliance, and Lillian Fuentes - Process Manager, PMG
21 Alison Vanek - Senior Photo Rights & Archive, Kate Lewis, and Lillian Fuentes
22 Megen Lee - VP, Design Director, Soyoung Oh - Senior Art Director, Daniel Boguszewski - Senior Art Director, and Lorna Aragon - AVP, Style Director
23 Sarah Erwin - Senior Design Production Associate, Duane Stapp - Senior Design Production Associate, Beth Eakin - Senior Design Production Associate
24 Ana Velasquez - Hospitality Associate, Cecilia Butris - Hospitality Associate, Martin Mendoza - Maintenance Supervisor, Yolanda Florez - Hospitality Associate, Geri Porter - Test Kitchen Assistant, and Aida Ibarra - Test Kitchen Assistant
25 Greg Jannacone - TV Editor, and Molly Bradford - Director of Post Production
26 Barb Fight - Producer, Broadcasting, and Lucinda Scala Quinn - SVP Executive Editorial Director, Food
27 With Lorna Aragon and Soyoung Oh
28 Chip Glynn - Set Decorator, Eric Pike - EVP Creative Director, Jodi Levine - Designer, Crafts, Jennifer Aaronson - VP, Editorial Director Food, Anna Kovel - Editor At Large, Food
29 Margaret Lee - TV Distribution Manager/ Production Manager, and my niece, Sophie Herbert - Contributing Editor
30 Lisa Wagner - SVP, Supervising Editorial Producer, and Ayesha Patel - SVP, Deputy Creative Director
31 Maria Burgos - Hospitality Associate, Brian Steindl - TV Promo Editor, Greta Anthony - TV Food Segment Producer, and Ana Velasquez - Hospitality Associate
32 Lisa Gersh - President and Chief Operating Officer, Daniel Boguszewski - Senior Art Director, and Lenore Welby - AVP, TV Producer
33 With Lisa Wagner
34 Allyn Magrino - Publicist and Darcy Miller Nussbaum - SVP, Edit Director, Weddings
35 Sophie Herbert and Jim Klinko
36 Posing with Lucinda Scala Quinn, Geri Porter, Aida Ibarra, Ana Velasquez, Maria Burgos, Yolanda Florez, Cecila Butris, and Martin Mendoza
37 Lisa Gersh and Susan Magrino, my publicist
38 Jeff Allen - Assistant Prop House Manager, Lorna Aragon, and Jutta Amse - Prop House Manager
39 Megen Lee - VP, Design Director, Hosanna Houser - Set Decorator, and Lenore Welby - AVP, TV Producer
40 Kevin Sharkey - SVP, Executive Editorial Director, and Jim Klinko
41 Marcie McGoldrick - VP, Edit Director, Holiday & Crafts, and Marsha Hagers - AVP, Production Director
42 With Greg Jannacone - Editor, Molly Bradford - Director of Post Production, Paul Delmiche - Senior Post Production Editor/Tech Manager, and Sean Elms - TV Editor
43 With Lillian Fuentes - Process Manager, PMG
44 With Sean Steyer - Video Editor
45 Rita Christiansen - SVP, Compensation and Tina Moyhla - AVP HR Generalist
46 I got everyone's attention and welcomed the new inductees into the 10 Year-Plus Club
47 A gift of cufflinks for the new male members
48 And a necklace for the gals