Nikita Leone is the President/CEO of Italian Soul Catering in Woodland Hills, California. Nikita has more than a 17 years of catering and event planning experience. Her reputation and book of business is synonymous with professional, elegance, reliability and affordability. She has created a new style of food by introducing a California Fresh take on cuisine with an emphasis on Italian food as well as Soul Food. Nikita is responsible for client relations, creating and implementing special event and menus, working with client budgets and finances, overseeing a staff of over 25 employees, handing food and liquor purchases, as well as full service event planning from Bartending, Floral, Rentals and Entertainment.
Her clients have ranged from celebrity to corporate to charity, includingactor/comedian Martin Lawrence, Lisa Marie Presley, football star Keyshawn Johnson, entertainment mogul Sean “P-Diddy” Combs, Siedah Garrett, Magic Johnson, Talib Kweli, Boyz II Men singer Sean Stockman, and former Miss USA Kenya Moore.
Nikita possesses an Associates of Science Degree in Culinary Arts, with an emphasis on Management and Supervision from the Arts Institute of Los Angeles, Santa Monica.
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