About

The SoCal Food and Beverage Professional is a publication dedicated to the food and beverage industry in Southern California, and is the only publication of its kind in the area.

The eyes and ears of the food and beverage professionals, it is the publication they have relied on for years in the Southern California market.

Our monthly readers include but are not limited to food and beverage purchasing departments at major Southern California properties, foodservice management, waitstaff, catering professionals, bar managers, mixologists, bartenders, culinary school administrators, and ACF Chefs officials, as well as many other food and beverage-related organizations and suppliers of goods and services to the Southern California food and beverage market.

Extra copies of the publication are circulated at all major food and beverage industry expos, shows, and events, and it is exhibited at all those hosted in Southern California.

Associations

  • United States Bartender's Guild
  • Destination Services Association
  • Food and Beverage Directors Association
  • International Foodservice Executives Association
  • Convention Services Association

The Team

Mary Powers & Delilah Tennyson
Journalist
Aaron Kiel
Public Relations / Marketing Communications - AK PR Group
Adam Rains
Beverage Editor
Aimee McAffee
Journalist
Alice Swift
Journalist
Allen Asch
Journalist
Andy Slipher
Journalist
Apryl Bruso
Journalist
Ben Brown
Journalist
Bob Barnes
Editorial Director
David Mulvihill
Journalist
Elaine & Scott Harris
Journalist
Erin Cooper & Christine Vanover
Journalist
Heidi Rains
Journalist
Jackie Brett
Journalist
Jen Morris
Journalist
John Rockwell
Journalist
Juanita Aiello
Creative Director
Juanita Fryer
Assistant to Sr. Editor & Journalist
K. Mike Masuyama Ph.D.
Journalist
LeAnne Notabartolo
Journalist
Les Kincaid
Journalist
Linda Duke
Journalist
Linda Westcott-Bernstein
Journalist
Lisa Matney
Journalist
Marilyn LaRocque
Journalist
Megan Nicolson
Journalist
Michael Oshman
Journalist
Mike Fryer
Publisher & Sr. Editor
Pat Evans
Journalist
Shelley Stepanek
Journalist
The SoCal Food & Beverage Professional
Administration
Victoria Pindrik
Journalist