Diella Koberstein Allen directs the FOOD & WINE Classic in Aspen as Event Marketing Director for FOOD & WINE. In this role, she oversees all aspects of the premier culinary event of its kind, including talent coordination, programming and related content, marketing and promotion, ticket sales, sponsorships, and more.
During her 13 years at the FOOD & WINE brand, Diella has managed marketing partnerships for several marquee events including the South Beach Wine & Food Festival, the Cayman Cookout, and Chef Showcase in Chicago. In addition, Diella has worked hand-in-hand with countless advertisers to conceive and execute their partner marketing programs.
Diella was trained in culinary arts at the French Culinary Institute in New York City. She lives in Brooklyn, NY with her husband, Jeff, their daughter, Hazel, and a large bookshelf full of cookbooks. She can often be found in other people’s homes wielding a carving knife in front of a whole fish, smoked pig or Thanksgiving turkey.