LOEWS, Santa Monica Hotel: What Did They Cook Up at NALIP?

NALIP is the National Association of Independent Producers.  Each year they hold annual conference.  Destination, this year, Loews Santa Monica virtually by the famous pier.  MCCN gives you an inside look at the conference and the food featured.

From festive buffets to beautiful table settings.  The Loews staff has everything covered with style.  Check out the Birdseye view of the lobby corridor turned banquet hall lined with tall palm trees.  The sun shines through the glass roofing providing the warmth of an sun room experience.



Lunch  is served and it is a delicious slightly spicy well seasoned tri tip steak spinach salad crowned with crispy fried onion.



Desserts were square shaped lemon meringue cheesecakes. A thin layer of lemon meringue filling top the cheesecake. Every other setting had a swirl of meringue as topper.

NALIP attendees enjoy their meals.

*Photos by Lindsey Rowe

*Photos by Crystal Johnson- Close Up of Salad and Dessert

Director Peter Bratt Talks About Latino Diversity Issues

MCCN’s Erika L. Holmes is of Puerto Rican and Panamanian descent; after hearing Peter Bratt (Director of “La Mission” and brother of actor Benjamin Bratt) speak at 2010 NALIP she then poses a question to him about diversity issues within the Latin Community.  Watch this telling video.