Win a Lunch with Me!

Just announced! I’ve finished my menu for the lunch! You will see many of the recipes from the books integrated into the dishes. I’ve paired it with some of my favorite wines as well!

Lunch MENU

As you arrive you will enjoy a glass of Kir Royale — a champagne cocktail made with Nicolas Feuillatte Brut Champagne and Crème de Cassis

We’ll spend time chatting in the garden while nibbling on these tray-passed appetizers:

Liver Pate with Port Wine Pate

creamy liver pate with a drop of port wine served on crostini

Artichoke Smoked Salmon

roasted artichoke heart filled with smoked salmon cheesecake topped with dill

Brie Sun-dried Tomato Basket

warm brie blended with sun-dried tomato served in a phyllo basket topped with tomato olive gratin


Lobster Soup

creamy Maine lobster soup table side poured over chunks of lobster with edible blush flower

Frank Family Chardonnay 2019 Carneros


Steak Au Poivre

grilled beef filet steak flamed in brandy with a creamy green peppercorn sauce, baby watercress garnish

served with

petite heart dauphinoise potato, jewels of colorful carrots with haricot vert beans, fresh thyme garnish

Mystic Hills Cabernet Sauvignon 2019 Paso Robles


Winter Fruits Pavlova

crisp and soft meringue topped with tangerine scented cream, tangerines and blueberries, mint garnish

Muscat Beaumes de Venise, Rhone Valley

I hope you will be there! Here are all the details…

FIVE lucky people will be chosen from a random drawing on November 1. *

Simply order either of my books — My Culinary Love Story, or Food, Fun, Love: Party Styles (or both!) —  between now and October 30 and be entered to win lunch for you and a friend in my Los Angeles home and garden.

Send a screen shot of the receipt to me at

AND!! If your order more than one book, you will be entered for each purchase. Just be sure to send the receipts!


Lunch is on Saturday, November 12, Los Angeles. All details will be sent to the winners on November 1.


My Culinary Love Story

Food, Fun, Love: Party Styles


My Culinary Love Story

Food, Fun, Love: Party Styles


*Open to United States residents only. Total prize pool includes five (5) prizes and will be determined via a random drawing. Every ordered copy of My Culinary Love Story or Food, Fun, Love: Party Styles constitutes one (1) entry into the draw. with customer details associated with the purchase used as entry information (no additional forms except a screen shot or copy of the receipts required). Send to Single orders with multiple copies pre-ordered (i.e. 1 order including 3 pre-orders) will be count as multiple entries. Each prize includes one (1) invitation to an exclusive lunch with Pauline at location TBD in Los Angeles, California, on Saturday, November 12, 2022. The Prize does not include flights, accommodation or any additional costs associated with attending the lunch. The Prize is non-transferable and may be forfeited if winners cannot attend for any reason. 

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