Ahmad Hosseini is the resident mixologist at Fullerton’s Khan Saab Desi Craft Kitchen, which has achieved Michelin recognition for its menu of 100 percent Halal food. The menu is complemented by non-alcoholic beverages inspired by the cuisine and culture from the Desi region.
Joe Magnanelli is the executive chef at Kona Kai Resort & Spa, a world-class San Diego resort. Vessel Restaurant + Bar is the resort’s signature dining experience, serving coastal fare showcasing locally and sustainably sourced ingredients.
Nick Green is the area executive chef at L’Auberge Del Mar, a boutique hotel in the heart of Southern California’s Del Mar community. Adelaide, the property’s signature restaurant, dishes up a locally sourced, al fresco dining experience with panoramic views of the Pacific Ocean.
Augustin Saucedo is the executive chef at Estancia La Jolla Hotel & Spa, home of two signature dining experiences: Mustangs and Burros and Greenfinch Restaurant. The resort is also host to numerous food and beverage events throughout the year.
Eythan Maidhof is a Los Angeles-based cinematographer and recent graduate The American Film Institute Cinematography program. “Right now, I’m in pre-production on a short narrative film I wrote called ‘Class Clown’ with my director, Paul Cadenhead. It’s a coming-of-age story about finding your voice.”
From their advice for new dads to father figures who have inspired them to their greatest joys and challenges in parenthood, get to know these top California pops ahead of Father’s Day.
Mindy Pometto is the Team Lead of Carlsbad-based Pometto Team Realty. “I have a passion for connecting people and houses and the pleasure of helping San Diegans buy and sell real estate.”
Sisters Daphne Khairo, Diane Zoura and Darlene Zoura, daughters of Iraqi immigrants, founded Sistry Foods, a California-based sauce company featuring products that are free of gluten, dairy, egg, soy, added sugars and preservatives.
Rashell (Shelly) Rafanelli is the winemaker and managing partner at A. Rafanelli Winery. “I have had the wonderful opportunity to follow in my great grandparents’, grandparents’ and parents’ footsteps of making wine. “
Star of Nickelodeon’s “That Girl Lay Lay,” actress Tiffany Daniels is also a force in the fitness world. When not on the small screen, Daniels can be found teaching sold-out spin classes in Los Angeles at TRUFUSION West Hollywood.