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Mary Micucci
Owner and Founder, Along Came Mary Events

Cal State LA​

Speech Communication (1975)
  • Founded Along Came Mary Events in 1975, just months after she graduated. She has built it into the most hired gourmet catering and event production company on the West Coast.
  • Started her first business—an all-female bartending service—with five years' experience working as a flight attendant and a waitress, at a time when women were not allowed behind the bar.
  • First premiere was Popeye in 1980. She has catered and produced more than 350 film premieres for every major studio. Also responsible for the Grammy Awards post party for the past 13 years and many Emmy Awards, Academy Awards and Golden Globe Awards events.
  • The Hollywood Reporter calls her "The Epicurean Steven Spielberg."

Notable CSU Alumni in hospitality & recreation

hospitality & recreation
Los Angeles