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John La Puma Booking Agency Profile

Dr. John La Puma is a physician, celebrity chef, best-selling author, and television host who has hosted the Lifetime series “Chef MD.” La Puma was born in New York City and moved to Santa Barbara, California when he was young. La Puma went on to earn his B.A. in biology from University of California, Santa Barbara before going on to earn his M.D. from Baylor College of Medicine. From there, he trained in internal medicine at UCLA’s West Los Angeles VA and completed his first postgraduate fellowship for physicians in clinical ethics and general internal medicine at the University of Chicago. While at the University of Chicago, La Puma began working as a Clinical Associate Professor and founded the Luthern General Center for Clinical Ethics. La Puma later graduated in professional cooking from the Cooking and Hospitality Institute of Chicago. La Puma has taught as a professor of nutrition at Kendall College and has also previously cooked with Rick Bayless at Frontera Grill and Topolobampo. La Puma went on to found CHEF Clinic, the Cooking, Healthy Eating and Fitness program that works to prevent and treat obesity, promote wellness, and maintain weight loss. La Puma is also co-founder of ChefMD. As an author, La Puma has published books which include ‘Refuel,’ ‘ChefMD’s Big Book of Culinary Medicine,’ and more. La Puma has given a TEDx and TEDMED talk on culinary medicine and has been seen on series such as “Eat and Cook Health with Dr John La Puma,” and more..

How to hire John La Puma for an event

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Frequently Asked Questions about booking John La Puma.

Many performers, actors, speakers and other talent like John La Puma, with postponed or cancelled events due to COVID-19 are now, in certain cases, considering virtual appearances via live streaming. They perhaps may accept lower fees too. If you are seriously interested in booking John La Puma or other talent shown on our site, we will research their desire and the specific fee for your live-streaming event or project request.
John La Puma's current work schedule and location in relation to your event's type, date, budget, and locality will play a primary factor in the acceptance of booking John La Puma for your party. As long as your funding is commensurate with the price range to book John La Puma, CTI will propose your event to the official agency representing John La Puma. After we consult with them, we can circle back with you to provide a personal and accurate quote that includes: final costs, availability, and actual interest in being hired for your specific event or party.
CTI can give you the John La Puma booking price once we submit your event details to their camp. "How much does it cost to book John La Puma for an event?" is a frequent question we get, but the final John La Puma booking price is contingent on many variables and the booking fee we show is based on a range derived from our past experience with what will John La Puma charge for an event. Also, their speaking fee might be different than the fee shown for the cost to perform or to just appear. Popularity, career stage, along with current demand will cause fluctuations in their speaking price too. The final booking price may be more than what is shown, but you should at least have a budget within that range for them to consider an appearance, performance or speaking engagement.
CTI negotiates on behalf of professional event planners and talent buyers for paid appearances! We cannot give out direct contact information of the John La Puma agent or help distribute fan mail, personal messages, gifts, requests for free appearances, or donations of time. The John La Puma manager and agent will only work with us if we present them with funded offers for their client to work your event.
There is low probability to book John La Puma for a party with anything substantially less than the published booking cost price range. We will negotiate with the John La Puma agent on your behalf, but if your funding is not in place then it will more difficult to book John La Puma, because they get many offers to work events that are at or above asking price. It is also important to consider the travel costs when researching the John La Puma booking fee, as additional expenses like this, as well as an entourage of staff and equipment, are not necessarily built-in to the booking fee range shown. If your budget does not factor that in, then there is no benefit for them to want to be hired. We do not personally speak for John La Puma, but in our experience in booking talent for over 25 years, this is generally the outcome of inadequate funding.
Type
Speaker
Speaking Topic
Health-Wellness
Range
Health-Wellness, Health-Wellness-Health Industry, Male, Age Group-All Ages
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John La Puma Booking Agent Information