One of the very nicest things about life is the way we must regularly stop whatever it is we are doing and devote our attention to eating.Luciano Pavarotti
Ever since Lauren spoke her first word — “cookie” — her parents knew they had a budding foodie on their hands. Born and raised in the Bay, Lauren got an initial taste of the hospitality industry as a poolside server at 16 and was instantly hooked. After graduating from UC San Diego with degrees in Political Science and Sociology (and an extra-curricular emphasis in serving, bartending, and managing), she decided to forgo law school to pursue her true passion and took a job directing marketing and events for Harney Sushi.
Over the next couple years, Lauren moved to Palo Alto to grow the marketing and events programs for Restaurants from Scratch (Reposado, Gravity, Scratch, Palo Alto Creamery) and The Patio. Since joining AF&Co. in 2014, she has been thrilled to dive head first into the dining capital that is San Francisco, while focusing on the marketing, concept development, launch strategy and special events for over 20 clients. Outside of work, Lauren remains a devoted adventurer who loves planning upcoming trips and activities,which typically revolve around food and music.