HOSTE Productions has changed everything I’ve come to know about bringing people together. As an event planner at Airbnb, I’m always looking out for experiences that allow guests to be themselves and walk away feeling a sense of transformation. This is absolutely what HOSTE does. Sophia is the goddess behind all of the magic - from ideation to execution her events are magical. She designs everything to fit the unique needs of her client and every aspect feels deeply intentional. I’m so grateful to have connected with Sophia and her incredible network of chefs, venues, teachers, and artists.
HOSTE arranged one of the best holiday celebrations I have ever attended. They found an amazing, non-restaurant venue near our office,that was perfect for our holiday party. The space was arranged perfectly to permit relaxed mingling. While the atmosphere was relaxed and festive, the food, from sumptuous hors d’oeuvres to an amazing dinner and a delicious dessert, was the best part of the celebration. Sophia arranged all the food through a very talented young chef who was on-site throughout the evening, greeting and laughing with guests, explaining food choices and ingredients, and generally being charming and helpful. I can’t wait to see what Sophia might cook up for us in the coming years.
We had such an amazing experience working with the HOSTE team, which catered a week of executive working sessions. The food was catered around the dietary restrictions of the guests, beautifully plated and concocted with fresh, farm to table ingredients, and prepared using only the smallest of kitchens. Our VP loved the food so much, he decided to hire the chef for his own personal use! If you’re looking for convenience without sacrificing quality than search no further; I will definitely be working with Sophia and her team again!
Creating food experiences in partnership with Hoste continues to be a relationship motivated by play and possibility, where each event, regardless of size or purpose, is offered the attention of a story. Sophia possesses that rare recipe of careful detail-mindedness and exploratory creative vision. I have seen how guests leave Hoste events not simply nourished but also inquisitive, grateful. I feel immensely lucky to have found a peer so open, inclusive and organized and who values food craft and concept in such an organic, genuine way.
I love doing events with Hoste because it barely feels like work to me, and I get to do what I love most: gather people and enjoy food together. We have a team that thrives in delivering their best, so I have the space to also do my best and enjoy the way our guests respond to it.