About Party Box

Diane Brown Savahge: Founding Chef

Diane is a passionate foodie who has explored the culinary world for a quarter of a century as a restaurant and kitchen manager, a corporate restaurant training and development leader, food writer, caterer and culinary instructor. Her Party Box vision is to get everyone starting their party in the kitchen, because that’s where it all ends up! Through her dynamic teaching style, she has brought out the inner chef of celebrities like Camille Grammer, Lisa Rinna, Danny Bonaduce, Dick Clark and Sarah Ramos, as well as thousands of cooking students who have taken her popular Date Night, Beginner’s 101 classes, or attended her Party Box cooking parties.

As the author of The Seduction Cookbook, Diane cooked, developed recipes and styled food in many different mediums, appearing on television, live demonstrations and on radio. She has published her recipes in magazines such as Bon Appetit, Gourmet, Sunset, Chile Pepper and The Wine Enthusiast. On the web, she has written articles for SheKnows.com and eatsomethingsexy.com, and is the founder of  The Family Farm Box, a food blog which celebrates local, organic, seasonal produce.

Diane loves to share her zest for spot-on food pairings, new food concepts and exceptional ingredients along with stellar service methods. She strives to pack the perfect party box for your unforgettable event.

Stephanie Bass, Party Chef and Event Lead

Stephanie is a graduate of Long Beach State’s Culinary program and started her career as a pastry chef. Motherhood led her to become PTA President of her children’s elementary school, where she raised funds through fantastic culinary events. Stephanie has since cheffed and served in numerous catered events, from small dinner parties to upscale weddings. Her easy instructing style and warm sense of humor make her a favorite for both kids and adult cooking parties.

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