An Advertising Supplement to the Orange County Business Journal

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An Advertising Supplement to the Orange County Business Journal • November 12, 2012
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From the collection of
Temple St. Clair
NOVEMBER 12, 2012
From the collection of
Penny Preville
Ring in the Holiday with Traditional Jewelers
f you’re looking to add some sparkle to your holidays, Traditional Jewelers at Fashion
Island is your destination for designer jewelry, diamonds, exquisite gemstones and
fine Swiss timepieces.
Traditional Jewelers is Orange County’s premier jeweler, offering an unparalleled
selection of distinguished brands, including Kwiat, Wellendorff, Mikimoto, Ippolita,
Marco Bicego, Norman Silverman and many more. Rolex, Cartier, Patek Philippe,
Audemars Piguet, Panerai, Omega and Breitling are only a handful of the tempting
timepiece collections you’ll discover.
New to Traditional Jewelers this season are the lovely designer jewelry collections of
Penny Preville and Temple St. Clair. Both of these renowned designers draw inspiration
from classic styles, adding their own modern touch to each handcrafted piece of jewelry.
Penny Preville is an award-winning jewelry designer whose creations were first inspired
by her grandmother. Her signature style is defined by femininity, luxury and an eye for
detail. Her jewelry fuses together old-world technique and detail with contemporary
elegance and fashion. Penny Preville’s collection consists of brilliant diamonds and
gemstones set in 18k white, yellow or rose gold, as well as platinum.
Italian-born designer, Temple St. Clair, is known for her signature rock crystals to her
collectible cocktail rings. The collection combines a modern, yet classic style, with flawless
use of gold and colored gemstones. Temple St. Clair prides herself on offering only the
highest quality jewelry with a timeless design.
Stop by to see these two collections plus the rest of Traditional’s eye-popping jewels and
timepieces. Join Traditional Jewelers on December 7 and 8 for their Holiday Designer
Jewelry Event featuring 12 of the world’s top jewelry brands.
For more information, contact Traditional Jewelers at 949.721.9010 or go to
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Andrei’s Conscious Cuisine & Cocktails
rafting our menu from only the finest local, seasonal
ingredients, Andrei’s Conscious Cuisine & Cocktails is
focused on creating a dining experience like no other in
Orange County. Whether you’re planning an intimate
dinner for two or hosting a corporate reception for 300,
Andrei’s has the ideal setting to accommodate your lunch, dinner
or private event. Presenting friendly and professional service,
artfully-presented cuisine and beautiful surroundings, dining at
Andrei’s will surely impress you and your guests throughout the experience.
Andrei’s offers several venue options for your private events. There is a beautiful and
convenient event facility on the ground floor. Andrei’s event facility can host as few as 10
guests or as many as 175 seated guests and up to 300 cocktail reception guests. Enjoy a
large private patio, stunning onyx bar, 120” projection screen for presentations, a podium
and wireless microphone, as well as Andrei’s signature cuisine and bar offerings.
For a truly spectacular private event, the entire restaurant may be rented on certain
dates. Starting with the two-story granite and limestone lobby and waterfall, follow the stairs
to the second floor restaurant to discover a distinctly contemporary and warm atmosphere.
The large open windows reveal glimpses of some of the area’s most beautiful high-rises,
providing a cosmopolitan dining experience right in the heart of Irvine. The sustainable
pecan floors, central granite bar and large open floor plan create an ideal environment for a
cocktail reception or elegant dinner.
Paris-trained Chef Yves Fournier sources ingredients from local farms and ranches to
invent dishes that delight the senses and provide a creative alternative to standard banquet
fare. Andrei’s menu options abound, from traditional three-course
menus featuring items like Burrata Mozzarella and Seasonal
Tomato Salad and All-Natural Filet Mignon with Black Truffle
Sauce, to sumptuous buffets and stations serving everything from
an array of sliders to custom pastas. Andrei’s California-inspired
private event menu offers something for every palate. The bar
subscribes to the same philosophy, using only fresh juices, fruits,
herbs and liquors to develop a tantalizing array of specialty
cocktails and a wine list that is equally thoughtful and diverse.
Owner Natalia Olenicoff opened Andrei’s in 2009 as a tribute to her late brother Andrei
and his belief in eating natural, local and sustainable food while also supporting a relaxing,
friendly and inspiring atmosphere for guests. In order to further these ideals, all of the
restaurant’s profits are donated to the Andrei Foundation (,
which supports a number of local charities.
In addition to holiday events, Andrei’s is wonderful for corporate meetings, charitable
events, weddings, b’nai mitzvahs, tradeshows, anniversary and birthday celebrations. For
event facility information and reservations, please contact Jennifer Simmons at
949.387.8750 or [email protected]
Andrei’s is located at 2607 Main Street in Irvine at the corner of Jamboree and Main, with
convenient access to the 405 and 5 Freeways. The restaurant is open to the public Monday
through Friday 11:30 a.m. to 10 p.m. and Saturdays from 5 p.m. to 10 p.m. and can be
reached at 949.387.8887 and Valet and Self parking are
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Lamborghini Newport Beach
Holiday Gifts
amborghini Newport Beach is the #1 factory-authorized Lamborghini dealership in
the U.S., offering the finest selection of new and pre-owned Lamborghini
inventory! We’re extremely proud to announce the opening of our brand new
Lamborghini accessory and apparel boutique! We now offer everything from
keychains, t-shirts for both men and women, hats, calendars, diecast model cars,
coffee mugs, sweatshirts, stickers, electronics and so much more! Please feel free to come
down to our dealership located at 1425 Baker Street, Costa Mesa, CA 92626 to view our
wide variety of pristine vehicles. If you’re interested in purchasing a vehicle or Lamborghini
related accessories, you can visit our boutique in our showroom or visit our online store at This is the perfect chance to make your gift stand out for that special
Call us today at 888.564.5020 if you have any further questions! We look forward to
hearing from you and happy holidays!
NOVEMBER 12, 2012
Spend The Holidays NOLA Style
n New Orleans, eating, drinking and making merry are year-round endeavors, and
during the holiday season, gastronomic pleasures are elevated to high art. Lunch
lingers into dinner, dinner boasts elaborate menus ladled with Louisiana tradition,
and breakfast is complete only with a brandy milk punch alongside festive Eggs
Sardou with Creole Hollandaise.
The Crescent City’s affinity for fine food and hospitality is on parade daily at Ralph
Brennan’s Jazz Kitchen in the Downtown Disney® District at the Disneyland® Resort.
Since 2001, Jazz Kitchen and Chef Darrin Finkel have delivered authentic New Orleans
cuisine, live jazz and world-class hospitality.
Planning a holiday event? Invite your guests to “Geaux South” for the holidays and savor
classic New Orleans cuisine like Gumbo Ya Ya, Pasta Jambalaya and Double Chocolate
Bread Pudding. Begin your evening with a signature “Hurricane” cocktail and finish on the
Jazz Kitchen’s wrought iron balcony overlooking the revelry of the Downtown Disney®
District and the seasonal firework display over the DisneylandВ® theme park.
Jazz Kitchen’s world-class staff will cater to your every holiday event planning need.
Whether you seek a festive office lunch, cocktail-dinner buffet, or a one-of-a-kind winter
wonderland extravaganza, Jazz Kitchen will bring your vision to life. We also specialize in
customer appreciation and incentive events, client receptions, wedding, birthday and
anniversary celebrations, award dinners, all-day meetings and more!
Jazz Kitchen pledges to provide a unique and memorable experience rooted in authentic
New Orleans. Visit our website at to get a taste of our menu and
view our eight distinct dining spaces for 10 to 600, each adorned with colorful art imported
from a dozen New Orleans-based craftsmen.
For a tour or more information, please contact Bruno Duarte at 714.563.7261 or
[email protected] Fan Jazz Kitchen on Facebook and follow us on Twitter
@jazzkitchen for daily updates.
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November is National Hospice Month
ovember is National Hospice and
Palliative Care Month and the Southern
California Hospice Foundation (SCHF)
aims to promote education and
awareness of palliative care options for
terminally ill residents in Southern
Coping with a serious or life-limiting illness is
not easy. In fact, it might be the most difficult work
you’ll ever do. Making doctors’ appointments and
hospital visits, navigating the maze of care needs
and figuring out insurance coverage, all in
addition to taking care of your family, can indeed
be overwhelming. SCHF wants the community to
know that there is help.
When a cure is not possible, hospice provides
expert pain management, symptom control,
psycho-social support and spiritual care to
patients and families through an interdisciplinary
team of medical professionals. All the necessary
medicines and equipment needed to keep a
patient comfortable can be brought right to the
home, which is where most people would like to
be if at all possible.
Palliative care brings these same skilled
services earlier in the course of an illness and can be provided along with other
treatments a patient may want to pursue, such as radiation or chemotherapy.
In fact, more than 1.5 million people with a life-limiting illness receive help from the
nation’s hospice and palliative care providers every single year. SCHF is here to help
with information surrounding end-of-life issues and the benefits provided by the loving
care of hospice.
Common Misconceptions Regarding Hospice
Hospice is a place where people go to die.
When most individuals think of hospice, they think of a place where people go to die.
Many imagine terminally ill patients who require constant care as well as pain
medication. However, hospice is not designed to hasten death or “help” someone die,
but rather to help patients live the remainder of their lives as fully as possible,
providing comfort, dignity and support. We often hear from our families that they wish
they would had known about hospice sooner, as hospice provides a wide range of
services to the family and patient that maximize the quality of life. Early hospice
referrals are encouraged so that patients and their families can receive all the benefits
of hospice care.
Families are not able to care for people with
life limiting illnesses.
Family members are encouraged, supported
and trained by hospice professionals to care for
their loved ones. Hospice staff is on-call to the
patient and their families 24 hours a day, seven
days a week, to help family and friends care for
their loved ones.
Quality care at the end-of-life is very
Medicare beneficiaries pay little or nothing for
hospice. For those ineligible for Medicare, most
insurance plans, HMOs and managed care plans
cover hospice care.
Hospice is just for the elderly.
Hospice is for anyone facing a life-limiting
illness, regardless of age.
After the patient’s death, hospice care ends.
Bereavement services and grief support are
available to family members for up to one year
after the death of a patient.
The Southern California Hospice Foundation
will be active throughout the month of November,
reaching out to raise awareness and discuss the
unique system of support hospice can provide.
Light Up a Life for the Holidays
We would like to invite you to be a part of our mission. The holiday season is here, and
SCHF is having a “Light Up a Life” event where donations are made “in memory of” or
“in honor of” a loved one or friend.
A Christmas tree will be set-up in hospice offices from December 1 to December 30.
When you make a donation of any amount “in memory of” or “in honor of” a loved one or
friend, a light will be turned on with a card attached naming the person being honored or
It is our sincere hope that by Christmas, the tree will be ablaze with lights, illuminating
the work that Hospice does to bring comfort and peace to the terminally ill. We will light a
white light “in memory of,” a red light “in honor of,” or a blue light for those who have
served in our military.
To become involved, please contact us at 877.661.0087 or visit us at (Nonprofit Tax ID: #04-3720198).
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Give the Gift of
Diamonds This Holiday Season
ewelry is a representation of one’s personal style, and like the wearer, each piece
has its own unique individuality. Lugano Diamonds offers a spectacular selection of
breathtaking stones and exquisite jewelry. Their exclusive collection of exotic and
rare gems has made them a renowned resource for unique, one-of-a-kind creations
with beauty and artistic craftsmanship apparent in every signature piece.
Lugano has one of the largest selections of GIA-certified* diamonds in every size
and price point, offering extreme flexibility to create beautiful pieces that customers
won’t find in any other jewelry store. Conveniently located in Newport Center adjacent to
Fashion Island, customers can avoid the holiday crowds and browse Lugano’s stunning
originals in the comfort of their elegant jewelry salon where an associate will help select the
perfect holiday gift that will create a lasting impression.
Write your own story with this whimsical masterpiece featuring a 2.23 carat pear shape, fancy
yellow diamond center and 11.55 carats of sparkling diamonds set in 18K white and yellow
gold. Open the locket and find an 18K yellow gold book to engrave with your happily ever after.
Lugano’s one-of-a-kind flower bracelet will wrap 17.28 carats of white and fancy yellow
diamonds perfectly around her wrist.
Capture the twinkle in her
eye with Lugano’s elegant
chandelier earrings featuring
25.91 carats of pear shape,
rose cut diamonds set in
rose gold.
Lugano Diamonds is located at 620 Newport Center Drive, Suite 100, Newport Beach, CA
92660. For more information, please visit, call 1.866.584.2666
and “Like” Lugano Diamonds on Facebook.
*The Gemological Institute of America (GIA) is the world’s foremost authority on diamonds, colored stones and
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Give the Gift of Music to Reward and Retain Your Employees and Clients
now features new flooring, expanded concessions, and more.
It is once again a premier live music destination in the heart
of Hollywood playing host to legendary musicians as well as
the hottest up-and-coming acts.
Premium Amenities Include: VIP balcony with VIP tables
and GA admission. Packages include private bar, restrooms,
exclusive lounge area, wait staff, valet parking and more.
adonna is onto something with her smash hit
lyric, “Music brings the people together.” The VIP
concert experience and all-inclusive Premium
Seat packages rivals the traditional business
entertainment forms such as sporting events or
dinner parties. Not to mention, it drastically increases your
cool factor.
Music comes in a variety of forms and genres, and with
more big bands touring and overall increase in concert
interest, corporate entertainment packages are on the rise.
Live Nation Premium Seating Los Angeles offers customized
packages to the hottest tickets at various venues across Los
Angeles and Orange County.
The Verizon Wireless Amphitheater: 8808 Irvine Center
Drive, Irvine, CA 92618
Verizon Wireless Amphitheater is currently Orange
County’s largest amphitheater and provides an alternative to
driving to Los Angeles to see great shows. Formerly known
as Irvine Meadows, this popular 16,085-capacity outdoor
venue draws big crowds for large-scale acts and festivals
year after year.
Premium Amenities Include: VIP box seating or Orchestra seating,
exclusive VIP entrance and exit, premium parking, At your seat wait
service, VIP Club passes with DJ, dancefloor and private bar.
Reasons to Invest in Premium Seating at Concerts
в—† Drive business growth and add new business
в—† Provide hospitality to current clients to retain established relationships1
в—† Recognize employees2
в—† Use for personal reasons or tax write-off
Premium Seating packages are available at the following five (5)
venues in Los Angeles and surrounding area. This holiday season, give
the gift of music to reward your employees and clients.
Gibson Amphitheatre: 100 Universal City Plaza, Universal City, CA
A night out at Gibson Amphitheatre always rocks – no matter what music genre you’re
into. The unrivaled acoustics and seating layout of this premier indoor concert venue are a
top pick for renowned music legends, today’s hottest acts and top-notch award shows.
Premium Seat Amenities Include: Exclusive VIP entrance and exit, access to the
backstage lounge, premium parking and more.
The Wiltern: 3790 Wilshire Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90010
The Wiltern is Los Angeles’ premier historic venue. Located in the heart of the city, the
venue is considered to be a part of one of the finest examples of Art Deco style architecture
in the United States. A diverse array of talent from popular acts to up-and-comers will grace
The Wiltern stage.
Premium Seat Amenities Include: Exclusive balcony seat locations for every show or a
series of shows, premium parking, PIT wristbands and more.
The Hollywood Palladium: 6215 Sunset Blvd, Hollywood, CA 90028
The legendary Hollywood Palladium recently underwent an extensive renovation and
San Manuel Amphitheater: 2575 Glen Helen Parkway, San
Bernardino, CA 92407
San Manuel Amphitheater is a 65,000 seat venue located in Glen
Helen Regional Park in Devore, CA. It is an ideal festival location and the
largest outdoor amphitheater in the United States.
Premium Amenities Include: The VIP Box Seat program provides
access to the VIP club, meal and drink tickets, at your seat wait service, premium parking
and more. Boxes are available in a variety of sizes and are able to accommodate a
minimum of four guests.
For more information, please contact Director of Premium Seat Sales for Live Nation
Entertainment Michele King or the Premium Seating Sales Department at 323.769.4340 or
[email protected]
It is six to seven times more expensive to acquire a new customer than it is to keep a
current one. White House Office of Consumer Affairs.
Direct replacement of current employee costs can reach as high as 50 percent to 60
percent of an employee’s annual salary. The total costs of replacement, including training
and the loss of productivity, can range from 90 percent to 200 percent of an employee’s
annual salary. Society for Human Resource Management, 2008.
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Bowlmor offers a full-service restaurant, a high-end sports bar with real-time sports ticker,
an arcade and a state-of-the-art audiovisual system.
NOVEMBER 12, 2012
Bowlmor Lanes Orange County offers your event 30 lanes of high-energy, glow-in-the-dark
Shouldn’t You Bowlmor?
owlmor Lanes Orange County offers
you and your guests a unique and
fun environment where glow-in-thedark bowling will bring out your
guests’ competitive spirit while dining
on sumptuous cuisine. The attentive service
and professional party planners ensure a
successful event every time. Bowlmor Lanes specializes in providing an incredible party
experience for all types of events including teambuilding exercises, fundraisers, product
launches and corporate holiday parties. Bowlmor Lanes Orange County offers your event 30
lanes of high-energy, glow-in-the-dark bowling, each with its own customizable 12-foot video
screen so your guests can experience the fun of adding competition to the party. In addition to
bowling, Bowlmor Lanes offers a full-service restaurant, a high-end sports bar with real-time
sports ticker, an arcade and a state-of-the-art audiovisual system. At Bowlmor Lanes, you will
be in a spectacular, upscale atmosphere, enjoying great food, drinks and exceptional service.
Their executive chef, delectable catering menus and experienced service-oriented staff will
take care of your every need.
The District at Tustin
2405 Park Ave
Tustin, CA 92782
Phone: 714.258.2695
Twitter: @bowlmorlanes
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Mardo Fine Jewelry
native of Istanbul, artist and Master Jeweler, Mardo Ayvazyan can trace the
foundations of his style and skill back to his early years in Paris where he was a
much sought-after designer and diamond setter for some of the most prestigious
names in fine jewelry.
Specializing in exquisite one-of-a-kind pieces, Mardo ventured to the United
States along with his beautiful wife Seyda and two daughters in 1979 and opened his first
store in Lido Marina Village, Newport Beach. Because of his knowledge in the industry and his
integrity of character, he has been able to build a tremendous relationship with not only
hundreds of local residents, but also has become known worldwide for his unique designs.
As Mardo’s business and customer base continued to grow, he needed a larger showcase
facility and opened up a stunning 5,000-square-foot showroom complete with exquisite marble
floors and crystal chandeliers on the West Coast Highway in Newport Beach. The impressive
location, charming architecture and quality of design of this showroom make it the perfect
backdrop for his incredibly elegant line of jewelry. Mardo Fine Jewelry Inc. also has opened a
second “boutique-style” showroom located in the prestigious Balboa Bay Club and Resort in
Newport Beach.
Mardo makes his clients feel important because he interacts directly with them, and over the
years he and his family have become personal friends with the vast majority of them. It is not
unusual on any day of the week to walk into the showroom and find Mardo, Seyda and their
clients/friends enjoying each other company while sipping a nice glass of wine and enjoying a
tray of various cheeses and fruits.
With the holidays on the way, it is most certain Mardo’s Fine Jewelry Inc. will host yet
another one of their most glamorous “by-invitation-only” private parties for their exclusive
clients and friends, including a delicious spread of food, champagne and live entertainment.
In addition to the holiday season event, Mardo Fine Jewelry Inc. also hosts several other
yearly events. “Cigars and Cars” happens every May; initially starting out “for men only,” it was
soon discovered that the wives and girlfriends wanted to “crash” the now this event
has been opened up to the ladies as well, which of course keeps the peace at home and
everyone is happy!
Mardo Fine Jewelry Inc. also hosts a minimum of two additional charitable events every year
which bring in large crowds for the festivities and entertainment with proceeds helping the
needy in the community.
With almost three decades of exceptional jewelry design and outstanding customer service,
Mardo Fine Jewelry Inc. continues its commitment to providing unparalleled quality and an
unforgettable shopping experience to each and every client. Mardo’s clients come from all over
the world to see and purchase his jewelry.
Offering an artful blending of time-honored techniques with clean and modern settings, every
custom piece designed by Mardo is crafted using only the highest quality and most unique
jewels and gemstones.
From stunning engagement rings to special custom designs, the artists at Mardo Fine
Jewelry Inc. can help make every jewelry dream come true.
For more information, please call Jewelry by Mardo at 949.675.1701 or visit
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Photo Courtesy of Mammoth Lakes Tourism
Village at Mammoth
NOVEMBER 12, 2012
John Wayne Airport—
World-Class Aviation Gateway
ohn Wayne Airport (JWA) is Orange County’s aviation gateway for business and
leisure travel serving nearly nine million passengers each year as they travel to
their homes, families, vacations and businesses. With non-stop service to and
from more than 20 destinations across the United States, Canada and Mexico,
John Wayne Airport is convenient and affordable with first-class amenities.
Nonstop Convenience
John Wayne Airport offers nonstop flights to 22 destinations. With nine air
carriers serving major hubs like Atlanta, Chicago, Dallas-Ft. Worth, Mexico City and
Vancouver, travelers can get to most any destination in the world from right here in
Orange County.
Guadalajara, the newest nonstop destination from John
Wayne Airport, is Mexico’s second biggest city and, in many
respects, can be considered the quintessential Mexican
destination. This is the birthplace of mariachi music and
tequila, but also one of the country’s industrial and business
centers, sometimes referred to as Mexico’s Silicon Valley.
Whether you choose to explore the city by foot, double
decker bus or calandria (horse-drawn carriage), you’ll find
that Guadalajara’s numerous plazas, colonial architecture
and modern conveniences make this a delightful city to visit.
Salt Lake City, Utah combines the amenities of a major
metropolitan area with the friendliness of a small, western
city. Salt Lake City is a beautiful, safe and vibrant city
combining unparalleled access to natural recreation, a
bustling economy, dynamic nightlife, remarkable history,
warm hospitality and Utah’s Greatest Snow on Earth™.
Mexico City offers a wide range of activities expected in a
modern city, from shopping in bazaars and exclusive
boutiques to dining in five-star restaurants. Known as the
epicenter of Mexico’s economic and financial industry, Mexico
City offers visitors luxury, glamour and all the comforts of an
international metropolis.
Playing, staying and living in Mammoth Lakes in
California’s Eastern Sierra is different than any other
experience in the world. The Mammoth Lakes offer some of
the most picturesque landscape in the nation. Whether visiting for a weekend of skiing
or a full family vacation, travelers will be amazed by the variety of activities available.
Photo Courtesy of HMSHost
Denver, Colorado is the mile high city. It’s also known for its eight professional
sports teams and close proximity to some of the best locations for winter sports.
Denver is the gateway to the Rocky Mountain West and Colorado, some of the most
spectacular scenery on earth.
World-Class Amenities
John Wayne Airport is known for providing a convenient and stress-free travel
experience. With close parking lots, valet service, free WiFi and power charging
stations, JWA meets the needs of today’s savvy traveler. Travelers who want a great
meal, glass of wine or the latest retail items can visit one of more than 30 fresh and
modern dining and shopping options throughout the Thomas F. Riley Terminal.
John Wayne Airport is High-Tech
Among JWA’s extensive traveler amenities is a Common Use Passenger Processing
System (CUPPS) which provides user-friendly ticketing kiosks, located in ticket lobbies
in Terminals A, B and C. The kiosks allow passengers to check-in and print boarding
passes – without going to a ticket counter – and regardless of which terminal they’re in
or which airline they’re flying. John Wayne Airport is the first airport in the United
States to implement this new state-of-the-art technology in all of its terminals.
For those traveling during the holidays and/or in the coming year, JWA looks forward
to providing convenient, world-class service.
For more information, visit or call 949.252.5200. Like us on
Facebook at or follow us on Twitter @johnwayneair.
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Canaletto Ristorante Veneto,
Newport Beach
analetto Ristorante Veneto, located in Newport Beach’s renowned Fashion
Island, offers guests the most authentic, complete Venetian dining experience in
the country. Canaletto’s sophisticated, welcoming Italian ambiance is highlighted
by gracious and abundant hospitality, five-star service at every table and a
diverse menu with choices for every taste.
Executive Chef Maurizio Mazzon has recreated the authentic foods from his Veneto, Italy
homeland through signature dishes starting with classic Venetian breads served with extravirgin olive oil and balsamic vinegar, fresh seafood, expertly prepared rotisserie and grilled
meats, along with poultry and game specialties. Salumi cured meats, sliced using a Berkel
gravity feed slicer to ensure the meat’s flavor isn’t changed through the slicing process
(electric slicers can warm the meat during slicing) are available at an on-site Italian
Mercato along with fresh oysters and shrimp, as well as seafood sourced for the
restaurant’s specialty dishes. Guests will enjoy the extensive menu of risottos prepared to
order Veneto-style, housemade and imported pastas, authentic thin-crust Italian pizzas
from a wood-burning oven, Italian salads and soups, seasonal antipasti, and a wide variety
of regional desserts made on-site.
Canaletto’s namesake is the famous 17th
century Venetian artist Giovanni Antonio
Canal, known for his large scale cityscapes
of Venice. Echoing the painter’s style,
Canaletto’s architecture was inspired by the
great restaurants of Venice. The multipleroom interior is designed to comfortably fill
the third place in guests’ lives, between
home and work, a place for a celebratory
meal or an after-work drink.
Canaletto offers the most authentic Venetian
dining experience in the country.
Canaletto’s menu, combined with its
distinctive wine list sourcing great labels
from the same region of Italy, results in a
truly authentic Veneto-inspired dining
experience for guests at lunch or dinner.
Canaletto’s expert staff makes guests feel
immediately welcome and eager for their
return to Canaletto’s Italian hospitality.
For reservations, please call
949.640.0900 or visit
Canaletto’s menu, combined with its
distinctive wine list sourcing great labels from
the same region of Italy, results in a truly
authentic Veneto-inspired dining experience .
Canaletto is located in Newport Beach’s Fashion Island.
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Creative Cuisine, Exceptional Venues, On- or
Off-Site Catering from Dining As Art Collection
he Dining As Art Collection is comprised of Bistango, Bayside and Kimera restaurants,
Dining As Art Catering Company and our exclusive online Boutique. Each offers a
unique, culturally enriching experience that celebrates the enjoyment of food, wine,
music, art and architecture.
Events and Catering
Bayside, Bistango and Kimera provide elegant venues for many special occasions.
Dining as Art Catering Company has earned a reputation for creative cuisine, flawless event
execution and unparalleled customer service. Whether you are hosting a wedding, business
engagement, social gathering, fundraiser or gala, our experienced staff of consultants will assist
you throughout the planning process for your on or off-site catering event.
Dining As Art Catering can coordinate all aspects of event planning:
в—† Custom menu planning
в—† Tent rentals
в—† Full bar service
в—† Entertainment: live bands, DJs, dance floors
в—† Specialty china & flatware
в—† Party themes
в—† Upgraded linens
в—† Floral arrangements
в—† Specially ordered tables/chairs
в—† Wedding cakes
в—† Lighting
For additional information, please contact Cameron at 949.642.5222 or [email protected]
Maserati of Newport Beach Announces
Brand New Showroom in 2013
errari & Maserati of Newport Beach is preparing for the spring 2013 grand opening of
the new Maserati showroom, which will be located directly next door to the current
showroom it shares with Ferrari on West Pacific Coast Highway. The move will allow
both dealerships to showcase even more cars, and will provide loyal customers the
opportunity to appreciate each exclusive product on its own. After the grand opening,
the current store will become Ferrari of Newport Beach.
“Orange County is embracing Maserati more than ever before. There is not a car on the road
that represents such sophistication and exclusivity,” said Tim Rogers, general manager of
Ferrari and Maserati of Newport Beach. “We offer aggressive leases or purchase plans to our
returning Maserati owners as well as new enthusiasts looking to make a change. With the
opening of this new showroom, we will continue to showcase one of the largest Maserati
inventories in the country with the philosophy we have always possessed: quality, selection
and best-in-class customer service.”
Designed to satisfy car enthusiasts looking for a high level of performance with unsurpassed
elegance, the Maserati family of meticulously hand-crafted vehicles features V8 4.7-liter
engines and exterior styling by master coachbuilder Pininfarina. The Maserati family includes
the Granturismo line of coupe, convertible and MC cars as well as the four-door Quattroporte
The new showroom builds on the grand opening this past summer of the state-of-the-art
Ferrari and Maserati service facility near John Wayne Airport. “The opening of the new service
center and showroom underscores the long-term commitment of Ferrari and Maserati of
Newport Beach to the Orange County community,” added Rogers.
Maserati of Newport Beach is currently located at 1000 W. Coast Highway in Newport Beach
and can be reached at 949.646.6900. Hours are Monday through Friday, 9:00 a.m. to 6:00
p.m., Saturdays from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., and Sundays from noon to 5:00 p.m. More
information can be found at
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Like a hilltop hideaway, Orange Hill restaurant sits on top of the hills of Orange with a view
from Orange County to Catalina.
The Orange Hill Restaurant
he Orange Hill Restaurant offers an upscale dining experience while enjoying a
mesmerizing view of Orange County. Like a hilltop hideaway, Orange Hill
restaurant sits on top of the hills of Orange with a view from Orange County to
Catalina. The large property welcomes you with cascading waterfalls, koi ponds
and a large English-style fireplace. Orange Hill is the perfect destination to
celebrate an anniversary, birthday or simply for an amazing dining experience. Our patio
offers an unforgettable view while enjoying a cocktail, bottle of wine, appetizer or dinner by
the fire. We also offer large event venues for corporate events & meeting planning,
weddings, socials, themed events and private parties.
Orange Hill Restaurant is located at 6410 E. Chapman Ave., Orange, CA 92869. For
more information, call 714.997.2910 or email [email protected]
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Fine Fare, Fabulous Views and
First-Class Service
he holidays are upon us once again and many businesses are trying to come up
with creative ways to celebrate with employees. Hornblower Cruises & Events has
been in business for over 32 years and knows just what your employees need at
their company holiday party!
In a totally unofficial poll of employees who love office parties, we discovered
three important factors that keep employees happy:
1. Entertainment – Employees like great
entertainment at company events, but it doesn’t
need to come at a steep price. Consider a photo
booth, for example, they come with all the
equipment and props and your employees get a
keepsake of the great corporate event.
2. Good food – Great food and beverages are
often the highlight of an employee event. You
don’t need to spend a fortune to keep employees satisfied. Hornblower offers a variety of
menus that can be customized for your group. And our full-service event planners will work
with any budget to ensure you get exactly what your employees want, and come in on
3. Coworkers – People love to party! Spending time together outside of the office is one
of the number one ways to improve employee morale and productivity. Give your employees
an opportunity to toast one another, mix and mingle and enjoy their accomplishments!
Hornblower’s experienced team of event planners are waiting to help you create your
most successful event ever! Call 855.559.3562 or visit for more
Celebrate your successes in 2012 with Hornblower Cruise & Events!
ddington Confections’ artisan toffee has been creating
elegant gift ideas for corporate customers around the
world since 2002. Our toffee – made according to
a family recipe passed down through four
generations – is still handmade in small batches.
Slow-cooked without corn syrup or preservatives, our toffee
is rich with the flavor of butter and our signature
There are three distinct flavors of Addington
Confections’ toffee. TRADITIONAL is the original
taste sensation with almonds in the toffee that is then
blanketed with our signature chocolate and sprinkled
with chopped walnuts. The TRADITIONAL pairs nicely
with merlots.
Our ESPRESSO toffee blends with and enhances the
walnuts to transform the traditional toffee into a one-of-akind taste sensation! This is best enjoyed with a fullbodied cabernet or fine port.
For those who prefer the experience of buttery notes,
our PECAN toffee is made with the freshest pecans both
in the toffee and sprinkled on the outside, intensifying the
pecan flavor. Our PECAN toffee pairs well with white
wines, particularly chardonnays.
Finding just the right gift for someone is an art. We take
pleasure in creating thoughtful packaging that inspires the
senses beyond just taste. From our sophisticated book
sets that hide up to three layers of delicious toffee, to our
elegant apothecary jars of various sizes, we have the
perfect options for corporate gifts, hostess gifts, or just a
special treat for a loved one.
For more information, please contact Susan Werner at 949.310.6732 or email
[email protected]
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El Torito
ith the holiday season quickly approaching, El Torito invites you to celebrate the holidays with
them. From large company celebrations and intimate gatherings to gift cards for employee
recognition, El Torito is a fun, festive solution for this year’s holiday needs. El Torito’s grande
Mexican haciendas coupled with flavorful cuisine and gracious hospitality are the ideal
combination for a festive celebration. El Torito welcomes guests – just as bold, colorful and
unique as their menu – with a Sí, We Can! attitude and served from the heart.
One step through the doors and the El Torito familia makes you feel right at home as you celebrate the
◆ Authentic Mexican cuisine with a fresh twist – from Tostada de Ceviche with halibut
and shrimp to Grilled Carne Asada, Slow-Roasted Carnitas and Shrimp MazatlГЎn
в—† A wide variety of both buffet menus or sit-down plated events
в—† Private and semi-private rooms for parties of any size
в—† El Torito will accommodate any requests, from passed appetizers and Cadillac
Margaritas, to festive decorations and live entertainment
El Torito invites you to wrap up your holiday plans early with some very special incentives. In the true
spirit of holiday giving, when you book your holiday party before November 30, 2012, El Torito will:
в—† Provide the event host with 10
percent of the cost of the event* in the
form of gift cards
в—† Give each guest in the party an El
Torito $10 voucher at the conclusion
of the event which is valid through
In addition to holiday parties, El Torito
Restaurants offer gift cards in any
denomination to meet your gift giving
needs. Reward your dedicated employees
with the incred-a-bull tastes of authentic
Mexican cuisine with an El Torito gift card.
For a limited time, you will receive a $15
Bonus Card with every $75 gift card
purchase or a $20 bonus card with every
$100 gift card purchase. Bonus cards are
valid January 1, 2013 through March 31,
Whether it’s the sight of tortillas being
made by hand or the sound of sizzling
fajitas being carried across the dining
room, there is passion and warmth at El
Torito and they want you to be a part of it.
Celebrate the holidays with El Torito.
Call 888.TORTILLA for more details or
to book your party today.
*10% rebate applies to parties of 25 or
more booked before November 30, 2012
and held before December 31, 2012.
Rebate applies to food purchase only and
will be given in the form of gift cards after
the event.
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Fly with your entire family in complete comfort and style.
Escape to the Snow in Style
ou are among the many Orange County Business Journal readers who worked
hard all year. You spent 2012 focused on the business at hand and ensured your
business grew and prospered in an ever-challenging economic environment. You
spent extra hours at the office and committed to a variety of company
engagements. Now it’s time to reward yourself and your loved ones with some
personal time.
Some 84 million Americans are eager to escape the daily grind and travel this holiday
season, up seven percent from last year, according to recent data from the American
Express Spending & Saving Tracker. However, the spike in demand drives airlines to
increase airline ticket prices and additional fees. If
you want to check extra luggage for your
vacation, you will pay for it! Plus, families find it’s
increasingly difficult to book seats together
aboard overcrowded flights. The American
Express survey found “travelers will spend more
on holiday travel this year: $65 billion or about
$773 per person, up from $659 last year. (This
includes airfare and other travel expenses.)” High
prices, inconvenient delays and uncomfortable flights are among the numerous frustrations
that often deter holiday travelers from airlines.
Before you cram your family in a 1986 Chrysler Lebaron Town and Country and hit the
road Planes, Trains and Automobiles style, explore private charter options. Last year, West
Coast Charters flew families to a variety of ski and snowboard destinations including Sun
Valley, Aspen, Mammoth and Tahoe for healthy dose of family time and much needed R&R.
West Coast Charters offers luxury and first-class comfort to start your vacation the minute
you board. With room for your entire family, their luggage and skis, you avoid excess
charges for additional baggage and preferred seating arrangements. West Coast Charters
affords you complete control, flexibility and privacy. You choose the aircraft, the destination,
the departure time and even the catering menu, we do the rest!
This year, avoid crowded airline terminals and excessive airline prices. Instead, put your
hard-earned money towards an unmatched flight experience provided by West Coast
Charters. At West Coast Charters we believe it’s not just about a mode of travel, but rather
an experience, an event, something memorable to share with colleagues, family and
friends. We set out to make each flight a pleasurable, stress-free experience. Anybody can
put together a fleet of aircraft. It takes passion for the industry and a lifetime of experience
to provide a reliable end-to-end solution in a comfortable, relaxed environment. Whether
you’re flying for business or pleasure, every detail is taken care of. Once you experience it,
you’ll wonder what took you so long to get here. Choose West Coast Charters and enjoy
your next vacation or business trip from takeoff to landing.
For more information, please visit or contact Erin Walsh and
the Scheduling Team at [email protected] or 949.852.8340.
Rocky Mountains, Colorado - The view from the air!
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Seared Sesame Ahi
Tuna Sashimi
Welcome to the Party
et in a Spanish artist’s loft, CAFÉ TU TU TANGO evokes a time when artists found
inspiration and community in sharing food, drink and philosophy with one another.
The bohemian lifestyle fashioned life as a grand celebration, a feast of the senses to
be shared and treasured. Together, artists found kinship over meals shared on
appetizer-sized plates, over drink, music and conversation.
One of the things that truly makes CAFÉ
TU TU TANGO unique is our menu. Not
only do we serve up creative fare that
captures exotic flavors from around the
world, but we do so in small, appetizersized portions that were meant to be
shared. Choose an array of dishes for your
table, and let the party enjoy them
communally. Experience a spectrum of the
world’s most tantalizing tastes together.
Savor both the food and the company. This
is what life is all about.
CAFÉ TU TU TANGO is at The Outlets
at Orange conveniently located across
from the AMC 30 Movie Theatre. We
feature one of Orange County’s largest
outdoor patios and are opened for lunch,
dinner, late night dining and have The Best
Happy Hour in Orange County. Our staff is
Cajun Chicken Egg Rolls
the friendliest in Orange County and they
are prepared to ensure you have a great
Our bar features world-class libations
made with the freshest ingredients. CAFÉ
TU TU TANGO’s specialty is our sevengeneration-old Sangria recipe from
Barcelona, Spain. In addition, our eclectic
and worldly wine and beer lists are also
favorites amongst the regulars.
Reserve your holiday party at CAFÉ TU
TU TANGO today! We are now accepting
groups of 10 to 500 guests; or if you
choose, we will CATER your event at the
office or your home. Tapas-style buffets are
our specialty!
CAFÉ TU TU TANGO is proud to be an
Orange County Business Journal Family
Owned Business Awards Nominee!
The Outlets at Orange
20 City Blvd. West
Orange, CA 92868
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Il Fornaio aspires to bring its guests closer to Italy with each visit to the restaurant.
NOVEMBER 12, 2012
Enjoy authentic cuisine paired with regional wines at Il Fornaio.
Transport Your
Events to Italy
at Il Fornaio
hen you are searching for the
ultimate Italian dining
experience, step inside Il
Fornaio in Irvine and take a
culinary journey through Italy.
Early mornings bring rustic, crisp crusted
bread hot from the oven accompanied by
the scent of fresh-brewed espresso. During
lunch and dinner hours, pastas and flavorful
sauces simmer while meats and vegetables
roast over hot coals. Bottles of wine from
small, regional wineries are uncorked to
complement the dishes, which have been
crafted in the custom of Italy’s chefs, bakers
and homemakers.
The authentic food, bread and wine will
transport you to Italy and the beautiful
private dining room space will create the
ultimate event experience for you and your
guests. Ask to speak with the on-site event
coordinator when planning your next
business meeting, family gathering,
rehearsal dinner or wedding.
Enjoy happy hour daily with
complimentary antipasti or hold a bocce ball
tournament/ happy hour with friends or
colleagues using Il Fornaio’s very own
bocce ball court.
Festa Regionale celebrates regional
Il Fornaio aspires to bring its guests
closer to Italy with each visit to the
restaurant. In addition to the core menu, Il
Fornaio features a different region of Italy
each month as part of its Festa Regionale
celebration. Dine from this special regional
menu and receive a monthly stamp on the
Passaporto and a reward: a complimentary
loaf of fresh baked Il Fornaio bread or Il
Fornaio’s specially pressed olive oil, for
example. At the end of six consecutive
stamped months, Passaporto holders
receive a hand-painted authentic Italian
ceramic plate and will be entered for a
chance to win the ultimate Italian
experience: a trip for two to Italy.
Il Fornaio is located at 18051 Von
Karman Avenue in Irvine. For reservations,
please call (949) 261-1444 or learn more
about Il Fornaio at
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WorldBed Launches
�Project Beds for America’ in Orange
County, Promotes Holiday Giving
he holidays, synonymous with giving, is a time for shoppers to open up their
hearts and wallets to those less fortunate. And it is no surprise that consumers
are expecting companies to do the same.
Santa Ana-based,
WorldBed Inc., is the most
recent example of a charity tapping the
business community to maximize
charitable gift-giving. The international
nonprofit that produces and distributes
anti-bacterial, bug- and waterproof
mattresses to disaster relief efforts, is
bringing its Project Beds for America program to Orange County. Following a successful
launch in Las Vegas earlier this year, the
initiative is an effort to provide beds, dubbed
ShelterBeds, to local homeless shelters.
“We want to serve our community and
provide a comfortable bed and a healthy
night’s sleep to our neighbors in need,” said
WorldBed President Laura Castro. “Our
domestic initiative is a great opportunity for
businesses to get involved on a hyper-local
level and make a visible impact now.”
Local Homeless Shelters
WorldBed’s goal is to donate 200 shelter
beds to transitional homes that will provide
relief for an estimated 4,000 homeless
individuals in Orange County this holiday
season. They are partnering with OC-based
charity, Giving Children Hope on a
motel/homeless children program and also
working with Union Rescue Mission Los
For companies looking to align with a
global charity that has local reach,
WorldBed is offering a measurable,
corporate social responsibility store
program, as well as an opportunity to set-up
an employee fundraising project, or make a
nontaxable monetary or in-kind donation.
“We understand that for a company to
have a social impact, there must also be a
business return,” said Castro. “Giving for a
purpose is not enough. Campaigns must
demonstrate results for the brand and
Corporate giving must also resonate with
customers. According to the Cone/Roper
Benchmark Survey of Cause Related
Marketing, 80 percent of adults say that
companies who support causes win their
trust and that 78 percent of adults said they
would be more likely to buy a product
associated with a cause.
WorldBed supports numerous nonprofits
and non-governmental organizations,
including World Vision, Salvation Army,
C.A.R.E. and Giving Children Hope to
maximize results against a well-defined
Hurricane Sandy
Currently, WorldBed is servicing
Hurricane Sandy victims as part of its
ongoing worldwide disaster relief efforts. It’s
raising funds to distribute beds to families
who have been displaced by the super
storm that hit the eastern seaboard on
October 29, 2012. Since its inception,
WorldBed has donated beds to Katrina,
Haiti, Japan, Africa and Libya.
To learn how you can help, visit or contact Laura Castro
at [email protected] or by calling
Laura Castro, President
& Executive Director,
WorldBed, Inc.