Born and raised in South Florida Christine Curran has always been a rising entertainer. She started as a musician and dancer in high school to then become a full time model and actress. Her career began as a hobby. While going to college she would do photo-shoots in her spare time. Surprisingly, it really took off when the economy took at hit and so did her full time commission job. This was her chance to chase her dreams. With a degree in marketing/advertising, Christine got right to work networking and applying for gigs in South Florida.
The past 10 years she has made quite a name for herself. Some of her big credits include hosting for Playboy TV, hosting for Florida Cycling News, International Print ads for Sex Drive Energy Drink, Statewide print ads for Harley Davidson in Bikes and Beauties Magazine, Regional commercial for Broward Bar Hunter on Spike TV, 2009-10 contracted lingerie model for LaDiDa Lingerie featured on billboards and the seasonal catalog. As well as a ring girl for Don King’s Sizzling Summer Match, cover girl for the LA Xpress in California, Catalog model for Yasida Gifts resort wear 3 years in a row, actress in the movie "Beware" alongside co-star Victor Gonzalez, choreographer/dancer for the 2 Live Crew music video "Take It Off", actress for international commercial on Mother’s Day for Amerijet and Host for VIP TV for 4 years.
Looking for more ways to bring in new viewers for VIP TV and create more revenue, Christine created the VIP TV model search which was a huge success. With 50 models competing for 12 Miss VIP TV titles, tons of sponsors, celebrity judges and over 450 attendees, the show was a hit. She took the 12 winners to Bimini for the first ever VIP TV calendar shoot.
Christine states that she has accomplished so much with these words to live by, “All I want is everything being realistic is the most commonly traveled path to mediocracy.”
As a former host for VIP TV on the CW and Mundo Max, Christine Curran then launched "On The Mic" featuring the hottest celebrity interviews and events. The show is produced by RedAv and distributed throughout the world to Europe, Asia and more through Cinemania TV and Estream TV.
Her tv interview credits include sit downs with Scott Storch and Vanilla Ice. Curran has covered events such as Miss Universe interviewing Donald Trump, Lisa Vanderpump, and Jeannie Mai. Her interviews range from iconic 80s superstars such as Brett Michaels and Tom Keifer to the infamous Miami Housewives such as Lisa Hochstein, Lea Black and Karent Sierra. Christine hammed it up on Halloween with reality stars Kaitlyn Bristowe and Shawn Booth from the most watched reality series, The Bachelorette. She’s talked with Disney superstars Peyton List and Austin Mahone. The list of professional athletes she's interviewed stem from "Jon" Jay, Juan Gomes, Jeff Conine to Dennis Rodman, Howard Davis Jr, Bryant McKinnie and Fred Taylor. Of course you can't forget the superstars, Flo Rida, Christina Milian, Jonathan Cheban, Khandi Alexander, Amadou Ly, Coolio, Vanilla Ice, Omar Benson, Bone Thugs N Harmony, Trina and Millionaire Matchmaker Patti Stanger.
Christine decided it was time to do something more creative with her tv production talents which led to “Dining Divas” the hottest new restaurant review show to hit South Florida. It has a feel of Drive ins, Diners and Drives meets the Housewives. Its a reality tv style show that takes you to the hottest places to dine accompanied by your favorite local foodies and celebs in South Florida. Because.... “Everyone Wants To Dine Like A Diva”.
Ana Maria Reyes is a bilingual TV host, entertainment and lifestyle reporter, producer, spokesperson, and voice-over talent. She has a neutral accent in both English and Spanish.
Born to Panamanian parents in Lexington Kentucky, Ana grew up in Miami, Florida, where her love and passion for working in television became evident. Ana earned her BA in Communication from the University of Miami, with a double major in Broadcast Journalism and Psychology.
Reyes reported and anchored for the award winning television newscast "News Vision", hosted for the entertainment TV show "Canes Gone Crazy”, and the Spanish TV show "Unimiami, all airing on Comcast ch 96, in addition to the University of Miami TV station.
Ana also sharpened her television writing, producing, and editing skills here, and went on to a paid internship with Univision network. Reyes was also the Vice President of the National Broadcasting Society AERho, and won several awards and scholarships for her broadcasting work.
After graduation, Ana dabbled in the world of radio, working at Clear Channel Radio in South Florida (now iHeart Radio). Here she coordinated promotions for 7 South Florida radio stations, wrote on-air copy for national clients, and voiced promo and commercial spots.
Ana then landed a job hosting on the CBS affiliate "My33", for the "On the Mike with Mike Sherman" entertainment TV show. Here she interviewed icons such as Usher, Roberto Cavalli, Jason Derulo, Jordin Sparks, and many more.
Since then Ana has hosted, reported and produced, for several additional media outlets including "The Beach Channel", "Hispanos En Miami", and "The Miami Herald," for which she covered major South Florida events such at the "Latin Billboards" and "Premios Lo Nuestro" award shows.
Ana was a South Florida correspondent for "Visit Florida" and a host and producer for the entertainment and lifestyle TV show "VIP TV" airing Thursday through Sunday on the CW, MundoMax, and TUFF TV. For this show, Ana has set up and conducted interviews at major events including the Golden Globes, and Art Basel, and interviewed superstars such as Dwyane Wade and the rest of the Miami Heat, hometown power couple Gloria and Emilio Estefan, Phil Collins, Russell Simmons, Flo Rida, Rosario Dawson, Elijah Wood, and many more.
Ana is a TV spokesperson for various companies in TV commercials and infomercials, including XFinity on Demand, Toyota, The Florida Lotto, and Dish Latino.
Paige is an Israeli-American Multimedia Journalist, TV Host, Content Creator and Marketing Maven. Originally from Long Island, she has covered dozens of red carpet events, lifestyle segments and corporate videos in the South Florida and New York markets for over a decade.
Some of the cable shows or digital platforms for which she has produced and reported include, "Eye on South Florida," "VIP-TV," "Miami Pop Media," "Kurriosity," a social network for healthy living and "The Beach Channel". Samples of her correspondent work may be viewed at www.capturecorporate.com/site/videos. These outlets have enabled Paige to practice her favorite craft of storytelling, which she studied in academia, earning a Bachelor of Science degree in Broadcast Journalism from the prestigious S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications at Syracuse University in 2010 (with a minor in Philosophy).
Paige's list of interviewees run the gambit from culinary icons (such as Guy Fieri, Robert Irvine, Melissa d'Arabian, Andrew Zimmern, David Burke, Marc Murphy, Giada De Laurentiis and Marc Summers), to actresses and reality stars (such as Gabrielle Union, Gabrielle Anwar, former WWE champion Torrie Wilson, Celebrity Apprentice star Brande Roderick, Chanel West Coast, Melissa Gorga from The Real Housewives of NJ, Lisa Hochstein, Karent Sierra and Lea Black from The Real Housewives of Miami and Jonathan Cheban), musicians (such as Lance Bass, DJ Irie, Flo Rida, Vanilla Ice and The Sugarhill Gang) and athletes (such as Dwayne Wade, Sammy Sosa, Dennis Rodman, and Chris Chambers).
Prior to working on-camera, Paige served as a Web Producer & Assignment Desk Editor at WPEC, the CBS affiliate in West Palm Beach and as a production assistant, casting associate or audience coordinator for a plethora of production companies and TV shows including , but not limited to: "American Idol," "The X Factor," "America's Got Talent," "Good Day NY," "Ru Paul's Drag Race," MTV's "True Life" and "The Real World," "The Real Housewives of New Jersey" et al. She also worked on the nationally televised modeling competition "The Face," where she served at the Talent Coordinator for host Nigel Barker and judges Naomi Campbell, Anne Vyalistyna and Lydia Hearst.
Aside from excelling in the entertainment industry, Paige also manages print and digital marketing campaigns for a collection of clients with the Miami New Times and is also a South Florida Realtor. On her free time, she enjoys dining out, reading and collecting candles. Fort Lauderdale
Michelle is a Miami born and raised food and travel aficionada. Being of German, African-American, and Nicaraguan descent, her parents taught her how relevant it is to embrace a diversity of cultures extending to a variety of customs and cuisines from around the world.
Her father is an African-American born and raised in Tallahassee, Florida and her mother is from Bluefields, an area of Nicaragua whose culture is heavily influenced by Afro-Caribbean and English Creole speakers, being the latter her first language.
Having this distinct background and being tri-lingual, Michelle is the example of fusion ethnic diversity. While her culinary pursuit began from helping her grandmother and aunt around the kitchen from a young age, it expanded in her early teens as she took on various positions within the hospitality industry. Michelle worked in hotels and restaurants as well as hosted multiple events, including internationally themed celebrations at her home for her friends & family.
Michelle’s passion for multi-cultural food resulted from growing up traveling with her mother, which lead her to becoming a true wanderlust. Michelle’s close friends and family consider her to be spontaneous and truly daring when it comes to adventuring in sampling different cuisines.
Michelle is a Miami socialite who attends exclusive events, restaurant grand openings and philanthropic fundraisers. Making multiple trips to wine country, Michelle thoroughly enjoys tasting, sampling and discovering the finest wines originating from Napa/Sonoma Valley & all across the world.
In 2014, Michelle became a Florida state certified Real Estate agent specializing and marketing of luxury estates predominantly in Miami. She chose this career path as it helped her interact with individuals from all over the world looking to live and invest in her hometown, which most importantly, gave her the freedom to travel as much as she’d like. Unlike as in many office- based careers, she could work remotely.
Giving her love for food & wine, Michelle took a position on a new TV show, Dining Divas, where she co-hosts with other likeminded women while exploring the trendiest restaurants in South Florida. As Michelle would say ..."Cheers to the Art of Food & Wine Guy's"
Christina Hammoud is descriptively a woman of many creative hats. Born in Miami Beach, FL., of Mexican and Lebanese descent, Christina is a TV Host, actress, and versatile professional in the entertainment industry. From a young age, she became drawn toward the entertainment field and today that zest for entertainment and everything creative continues to pave the way.
Over the years, she has worked in various facets of the entertainment industry. Presently, she is a co-host on Dining Divas tv show airing on the South Florida CW network, she has also been the guest co-host on the Daily Flash TV nationally syndicated tv show.
During her career, she’s co-hosted multiple tv talk show pilots for the National Association of tv programming “Napte.” Formerly, Christina hosted a tv show on Local Channel 41 AmericaTeve, airing Friday morning as the weekly host, this was made possible by an internship she landed while at Miami Media school.
She also directs and hosts her own YouTube channel called, “Miami on a Dime” where she writes, and produces her own content. This project led her to be chosen as the Student Host for the school season and voted graduate with the “the attitude of a winner.” She has worked as a spoke’s person for various commercials nationally and internationally, served as a brand ambassador for multi brands, and has also modeled for trade shows.
Christina, has represented prominent organizations, touring Latin America, and has enviable career highlights as an actress. She’s appeared on movie sets of Rock of Ages, Step Up 4, and Ride Along 2 as well as appearing in Various tv commercials and music videos.
She recently participated in some short film projects that are currently in post-production. She continues to work on her craft by attending acting classes and workshops locally.
Christina’s talents, coupled with her sharp organizational acuity, has earned her a position on both sides of the stage, focusing mainly on her entertainment career and serving as a recruiting manager for a talent agency. Today, she uses the breadth of her experiences and social media influence to collaborate and partner with brands and products she relates with to help them expand. This is her life, her vision, she wants to make a difference!
From Portuguese descent born in Venezuela, Rui lives a multicultural essence, speaks 4 languages, and enjoys a constantly rewarding learning curve in all he does.
Rui earned a BFA in Communication Art & Design with the Royal College of Arts, Kensington , London. 3 years after he attends Social Communications at the Andres Bello Catholic University in Caracas, Venezuela, where he becomes a BA in Television and Cinema Production recipient.
Dias-Aidos adds skills by becoming the youngest Art Director with the McCann Erickson’s European roster, an accomplished copywriter under the wing of Dick Criswell at Leo Burnett-Novas in Caracas in the 70’s, a business starter tutored by Alex Kroll at Young & Rubicam headquarters where, after completing a creative strategy seminar, he was selected in building Latina, an agency branch dedicated to enhance current campaigns targeting the now called Hispanic market back in the 80’s.
In Caracas, Rui captures the attention of Procter & Gamble and takes a Product management position leading to become a Brand Marketing Manager in the first half of the 90’s. Despite a growing career the itch left by his experience in the US was so powerful he decides to move to Florida and co-found Trigger, Inc.
Later Rui goes independent as REDAV. Dias-Aidos excels in photography and video lighting establishing his own cinema-oriented style. By working with Lillian Taylor, author of Krymea and Breathing, Bryan Thompson, director, Mirta de Perales’ Hair Products commercials, Premium Blend’s beverage advertising, Juki America videos, VIP Television’s fully produced and edited entertainment segments, Univision and Telemundo post production projects, and MSNBC South Florida undercover b-roll Rui gets a broad scope of video assignments.
14 times awarded in multiple categories, as the 2011 LA International Wine and Spirits for Choco Noir branding/packaging, Best of 2004 Diamond Web Awards and 2003 Diamond Web Award Best Business Seeker, 1998 LA Broadcast Awards for MTV’s Media Kit, Best of Comdex Award for Voice Pilot’s Branding in 1996, Best Hispanic Magazine by the Manhattan Editorial Association for NEXO in 1992, and Best Full Color Magazine Ad by ANDA for a full page Vodka Absolut Citron layout as examples, Rui says that he is proud about the fact that neither his customers or himself ever submitted and yet received such endowments. Rui bares 3 patents in his name.
Throughout his career Rui has produced for Alcatel, Bustelo Coffee, Chrysler, Colgate/Palmolive, Durex, Dupont/ConAgra, EMI Records, Goodyear, Juki America, MTV, Phoenix Air Show, PolyGram Records, Sony Music, Spherion, Sunglass Hut, The City of Miami Beach, The Florida Marlins Baseball Club, The New World Symphony, The Sports Channel, TLC, Toyota, Universal Music, and XX Lager.
David Fuertes is a food photographer, producer and blogger with a focus on creating the best food content for an online and TV audience. Established as an industry leader since 2017, David started creating content for local restaurants, brands and TV shows. David quickly became an Instagram personality which opened doors to work with the Check Please South Florida, The Weather Channel Group and dozens of other iconic brands. Now, in partnership with Dining Divas, David is an on-set food videographer. He helps tell the Dining Divas story by filming foodporn and showcasing South Florida’s best local restaurants.