Darren Knight aka Southern Momma
Real Life Comedy When You Need To Laugh! Comedian Darren Knight aka Southern Momma is a social media celebrity. He’s been compared to Jeff Foxworthy, as the next star of redneck comedy. Darren is from Munford, Alabama.
Comedian George Gallo is the most fearless comedian in America. He is a true patriot who uses comedy to get the truth out of the American people. George is the only one who would go to a Hillary Clinton political rally and call them “Sore Losers.” He’s known for his controversial videos on the street. George Gallo would truly risk his life to show the real news to the American citizens.
Comedian Michael Yo is a stand-up comedian coming up under the wings of Chelsea Handler on “Chelsea Lately” as a recurring comedy panelist. Stand-up has become a staple for Michael and he is now headlining across the country.
Michael is Hollywood’s resident entertainment and pop culture expert. He can be seen on CBS’ “The Insider” covering the latest in celebrity news and gossip, as well as guest co-hosting CBS’ “The Talk,” and appearing regularly as a hot topic talker on “The Wendy Williams Show.” Additionally, Michael can be heard on SiriusXM as host of “Hits1 in Hollywood” weekday afternoons on channel 2. The self-proclaimed “Half-Black Brother with a Korean Mother” is known in the entertainment industry as the more respectful entertainment news correspondent as he will always embarrass himself more than his interviewees.
Michael was born and raised in Houston and got his start in Austin at the popular central Texas station 96.7. After his stint in Texas radio, Michael moved east for college to his other hometown, Miami, where he was recruited by #1 radio station Y100. Following Miami, he made the move to Los Angeles where he’s worked as a correspondent for “Extra,” “E! News,” and appeared regularly on “The Daily 10” and “Kourtney and Khloe Take Miami.” Michael lives in the heart of Hollywood with his wife and their French Bulldog Paul.
Food Hero Mimi Kozma is an TV personality, special education teacher, master home chef, radio personality, mother and wife–I am Mimi Kozma. Mimi appeared on “The Chew” and beat Carla Hall in a cook off with her “Mama’s Chocolate Creme Pie”. She also appeared on Dr. Oz discussing grilling and the benefits of beer being used as a marinade which helps prevent cancer. Food Hero Mimi Kozma was born from my desire to help people and express herself through food.
David Sandoval is an world-recognized expert naturopath, in-demand lecturer and radio talk show personality, as well as an entrepreneur, activist, personality, author, and one of the leading authorities on whole food nutrition and disease prevention.Because of his passion for helping people recognize the relationship between diet and health, David Sandoval Co-founded and is the CEO of Purium Health Products. Believing that there is most definitely a relationship between diet and disease, Sandoval has dedicated himself to providing real solutions for reclaiming health through nutrient dense superfoods.
Cliff Charles is an accomplished Cinematographer, Producer, & Director. He recently directed the “Heart of the Shore” a documentary film that follows one year in the lives of people living and working along the New Jersey shore post Superstorm Sandy. As a DP, he earned 2 Emmy Nominations for Spike Lee’s multi-award winning documentaries for HBO, “When the Levees Broke” & “If God Is Willing And Da Creek Don’t Rise” as well as a Spirit Award Nomination as Producer of the Award winning film “Jellysmoke”. Other acclaimed documentaries that Cliff DP is Chris Rock’s “Good Hair” and the documentary on the Pro Tennis sisters “Venus and Serena”. Recently, Cliff DP “Amy Schumer Live at the Apollo” that was directed by Chris Rock.
Brandon Lang is the biggest sports handicapper in the country. He was the inspiration for the 2005 feature film Two For The Money, starring Al Pacino and Matthew McConaughey. After establishing himself as a sports handicapper in Las Vegas, Brandon was picked up by a sports service out on the East Coast. It was there that he embarked on an unprecedented six-year winning streak and lost his perspective before leaving the profession to pitch his movie while working as a caddy. In the process he caddied for President Clinton, Jack Nicholson, Tom Cruise, and to his good fortune, Dan Gilroy. Gilroy was so enamored with Brandon’s story that he just had to make the movie.
Chef Roland Mesnier
Chef Roland Mesnier was hired in 1979 by first lady Rosalyn Carter, Roland Mesnier became the first ever non-American to serve in the White House and went on to become the longest tenured chef ever – pastry or culinary – in the history of the White House.
He developed and taught the first professional Pastry Arts Program at L’Academie de Cuisine in Bethesda, MD – currently ranked in the Top 10 Culinary schools in the U.S. Chef Mesnier has won 18 Gold medals, 4 Silver and 3 Bronze for his pastry creations in competitions around the world. He is a member of the Academie Culinaire de France and the recipient of many awards and accolades which include: the French Legion of Honor in 2005 – the highest honor bestowed on a French citizen; that same year he was inducted into the Chocolate and Pastry Hall of Fame. He was awarded a Doctorate of Culinary Arts from the prestigious Johnson & Wales University in South Carolina. He is the author of three books, Dessert University, Basic to Beautiful Cakes and All the Presidents Pastries: A Memoir. His fourth book, A Sweet World of White House Desserts, this one in conjunction with the White House Historical Association, was released in the fall of 2011. In addition, has a new book coming out 2015.
While Chef Mesnier retired from the White House in 2006, he still travels the U.S. and around the world giving speeches, judging pastry competitions and participating in fund-raising events and book signings. He consults with one of the largest food companies in China. Panpan Food Company has him contracted until 2016.