Laurent Halasz is the founder of Fig & Olive, a restaurant group with locations including New York, Los Angeles, Newport Beach, Chicago, and Washington, DC. Raised in the idyllic town of Mougins, Halasz was instilled with a deep passion for pure ingredients and a respect for flavors by his mother, Francine, who has played a pivotal role in establishing the foundation for Fig & Olive's culinary ethos. Halasz currently resides in Beverly Hills.
After completing school, Harald Gottschalk became assistant to the renowned Robert Doisneau and began fulfilling his childhood dream to become a photographer. Gottschalk has had more than sixty solo and collective exhibitions in France and abroad. Parallel to his personal work, Gottschalk collaborates on many prestigious projects and publications with international brands.