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Feb 23, 2016


Press Pass LA was thrilled to attend the 88th Oscars Governors Ball preview held at The Ray Dolby Ballroom at Hollywood & Highland Center to experience the food and décor for this year’s Governors Ball.

The Ball is the Academy’s official post-Oscar® celebration, which will immediately follow the 88th Oscars ceremony on Sunday, February 28.

The Ball’s 1,500 invited guests include Oscar winners and nominees, show presenters and other telecast participants. The preview included the team behind the event: Jeffrey Kurland, Governors Ball chair and Academy Governor; Cheryl Cecchetto, event producer; Wolfgang Puck, master chef; Della Gossett, Kamel Guechida, Tyler Atwell, Wolfgang Puck pastry team.

Party planner Cheryl Cecchetto unveiled the décor, Wolfgang Puck and his team of chefs prepared and displayed samples from the menu, and Mark’s Garden showcased the all-white floral theme. The evenings drinks are being provided by Sterling Vineyards, featuring a selection of wines, and cocktails by Haig Club.

Check out the video! Tune in this Sunday to the 88th Academy Awards.

Credit: Host Shawn Finnie, Video Jennifer Buonantony, Editing Laurn Elling