Cheryl Cecchetto of Sequoia Productions
Sequoia head Cheryl Cecchetto (left) is interviewed by a reporter at today's press preview of the August event.
Color theme for Emmy Ball
Style boards show the vivid color theme. Guests entering the event, which will be held at the Los Angeles Convention Center, will be greeted by washes of red, orange, yellow, green, blue and purple from thousands of LED lights, media-enhanced Versa Tubes and lasers. Photo by Tonya Wise/Invision for Television Academy/AP Images.
A vivid orange tabletop, with sparkling linen and sleek chairs.
A lively purple table.
Kevin Lee of La Premier
Florist Kevin Lee of La Premier
discusses his design concept for the event.
Orange floral design
Monotone floral from La Premier packs a punch on the orange table.
Purple floral design
Floral for the purple table.
Patina Catering executive chef Alec Lestr
executive chef Alec Lestr describes an Emmy dish to a reporter.
First course: Peach and tomato salad
The first course: Grilled peach and heirloom tomato salad. Ingredients: Little Gem lettuce, candy striped figs, burrata mozzarella, honeu vidalia onions, peppermint, basil, toasted Marcona almonds and fleur de sel.
Main course: Filet of beef
The main course: Filet of beef with artisan "Witch's Fingers" grapes, an Idaho 90 potato "bone," zephry squash, caramelized cippolini onion, and crisp lacinato kale.
Dessert: A take on classic s'mores
Dessert: Chocolate S'mores--Alunga whipped ganache with torched mushroom fluff, graham crumble and Inaya chocolate pop rocks.
Guest gift: Cellar Door Chocolates
Gifts for guests: Cellar Door Chocolates.
L'Oreal makeup station
L'Oreal Paris consulting makeup artist Billy B shows the makeup station.
Singer Judith Hill
Singer Judith Hill, who will perform at the Governors Ball, chats with a reporter.