Based out of West Los Angeles, Maxine Banks has been providing award winning cuisine, design, and event production for over 25 years.

Maxine Banks' career in event production began over 25 years ago as an executive chef at a then-small Los Angeles-based catering company. Helping build up the business, she turned the company into one of L.A.'s most successful caterers. From there, Banks moved on to form Maxine Banks Events with the intent to serve high quality, contemporary interpretations of classic cuisine, to create intelligent design, to seek out stunning locations, and overall to provide a thorough, professional service that guarantees an event's success.  

If you're looking for references, feel free to ask. From the 8,000-guest corporate celebration of the Sony Playstation 3 release to an intimate party dinner for a high profile celebrity, Maxine Banks Events embraces events of all size and looks forward to the challenge of making each event memorable, unique, and fun.

While Maxine continually strives for the most creative and exciting approaches for her clients, her long-term experience is grounded in the sensibilities of budgets, timing, and management. Maxine's personal experience matched with her industry contacts enable her to both recommend and work with the best vendors in Los Angeles for every aspect of an event, making each event flawless.  She and her talented team are fully equipped to provide everything and anything a client could request. They are meticulous in the planning, implementation, and orchestration of each and every event, ensuring that all events flow effortlessly from start to finish. If you have an event in mind, Maxine would love to hear from you. Please feel free to get in touch!




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Italian Mood Events

For international events, Maxine Banks Events shares a partnership with Italian Mood Events, allowing for both companies to provide their customers a complete solution for design, organization and execution in locations abroad. With each team's multifaceted skill sets, international connections and large network of event production partners, both companies provide excellent service to clients during the whole process of an international wedding, honeymoon or special occasion. Like Maxine Banks Events, Italian Mood Events stands out due to their attention to detail during the consultation and for their analytical approach during the entire event creating effective and successful communication between the US and Italy.

Some of Our Italian locations:

Lake Como - Lombardia

Five-star luxury resort located on the east side of Lake Como, in the lovely village of Blevio. The gorgeous location of a nineteenth century Villa will be your open-eyes dream.

Lake of Bracciano - Near Rome

A majestic castle, one of the most beautiful feudal residences of Europe. Built by the Orsini family in 1470 around an old medieval fortress, dating back to 1200, on the southern shore of Lake Bracciano, the castle was the perfect communion between military and Renaissance architecture.

Montalcino- Tuscany

The Castle is an historic fortress standing high in Montalcino, famous area for one of the most exquisite wines (the Brunello of Montalcino), overlooking the Tuscan countryside. An elegant, romantic setting for celebrations and your very special event.

Portofino - Liguria

The seventeenth-century Villa, with the splendid gardens, comprise some of the most significant historical buildings of the town. Immersed in the greenery of its century-old grounds, with views of the harbor and sea, the Baroque Church of San Giacomo is situated on the edges of the gardens.