TASTE OF TENNIS: NYC & AUSTRALIA

At AYS World Sports Marketing, I was Executive Director of PR and Interactive Marketing where I spearheaded campaigns and logistics for marquee events "Taste of Tennis," "Celebrity Chef Tennis Challenge," and "Party with the Pros" in New York City and Melbourne. For these one of a kind events, world renowned chefs are paired with top tennis players who cook and serve together for attending guests.  Chefs have included Emeril Lagasse, Rachel Ray, Bobby Flay, Mario Batali, Jonathan Waxman and Marcus Samuelson, who previously cooked for President Obama twice. Tennis participants include Serena WilliamsRafael Nadal, Andre Agassi, Andy Roddick, Maria Sharapova and Andy Murray,  among others. The event has also featured exclusive DJ sets by athletes Venus Williams and Victoria Azarenka.