Restaurateur and interior designer Barbara Lazaroff, ASID, is renowned for her innovative restaurant concepts and product designs, which have appeared in leading publications, such as Elle Decor, Town & Country and Travel + Leisure. She is the founding partner of Filmanthropic Group International, a socially conscious film and TV studio; cofounder and partner of the Wolfgang Puck brand; and president of her own design firm, Imaginings Design, Inc.
With her business partner Chef Wolfgang Puck, she co-owns and operates seven fine dining restaurants in Los Angeles, Maui and Las Vegas—including the flagship Spago restaurant in Beverly Hills that Barbara herself designed. Barbara and Chef Puck also have an extensive catering business that has served the Oscars and the Governors Ball, among other noteworthy events.
Throughout her career, Barbara has lectured about the restaurant industry and marketing at major design conferences and schools across Southern California, while also supporting a variety of humanitarian, environmental, social and political causes.