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It gives me great pleasure to introduce you to OASIS Lifestyle Magazine! With an ‘oasis’ attitude as a backdrop for the stylish Hill Country lifestyle, and this new magazine as its voice, I am thrilled to wave it high as a distinctive entrant to the publishing field. For a long time, I have been building an appetite for this magazine ... and now, like a beaming chef, I’m delighted that the marinating flavors are finally here. Over the years, I have watched with excitement as this expanding area gathers momentum and it is wonderful to see that a unique watering hole on Comanche Trail is no longer just the place for the best darn sunsets in Texas. Now, Oasis, Texas complements the laid-back ambiance of these many acres on the cliffs of Lake Travis as a gathering point for the urbane set of modern-day Austin. Thus, the impetus for stories to be told! Just as an ‘oasis’ provides relief from a dreary routine, so will OASIS Lifestyle offer a unique take on Hill Country chic. With the rich history of the sacred land surrounding Lake Travis, each edition promises to impress. OASIS Lifestyle is definitely an escape from the ordinary. Quoting from one of my favorite authors, Dorthea Benton Frank, “Sometimes fate pushes you to take a chance on something in life, and it can make all the difference.” Without Beau Theriot taking that chance with his vision, entrepreneurial spirit, blood, sweat and tears, legions of individuals worldwide would not be able to reap the enjoyment of his creations day in and day out.

Since 1982, Beau has invested his life in bringing one-of-a-kind experiences to those who travel to and onto Comanche Trail. One thing about Beau, he doesn’t climb a mountain to sit at the top – he continues to look around to bring us what’s next. This inaugural issue of OASIS Lifestyle is dedicated to Beau. Enjoy, enjoy,

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from the publisher Today, we celebrate the finale of a great publication, Four Points Living Magazine, a luxury lifestyle community publication for those who live, work and play in the Four Points and Volente areas. Now, we welcome the amazing first issue of OASIS Lifestyle Magazine. OASIS Lifestyle represents the melding of visions of two unique and talented women. Together, we strive to communicate a luxury lifestyle with an authoritative voice and sophisticated style. We cater to the professional and influential consumers that reside and visit the un-crowded natural landscapes of the Four Points and Lake Travis area; as well as the rich culture and quintessential charm of the greater Austin area. So sit back and enjoy flipping through the beautiful pages of the inaugural issue of OASIS Lifestyle. You will find editorial content that highlights the best in real estate, fashion and jewelry, health and beauty, food and wine, sports and entertainment and art and culture. Enjoy!

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20 Austin Meets Aspen Hot Winter Wear

22 Zoltan David's Treasure Trove High End Jewelry

23 Rock Stars

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26 Scent-Imental Gift Ideas 5 Fresh Perfumes

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30 Arm Candy

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Micro Brews And BBQ Meats

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Phoenix Arising Aviation Academy

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Featured Luxury Homes For Sale

48 Experience The Arts Mark Your Calendar

50 Four Points Chamber Business Directory

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special feature

Morris Buck, Executive Chef @ The Oasis on Lake Travis

Mo Lasater, General Manager @ The Oasis on Lake Travis

Adam Tompkins, Events Director

Morris’s chefs prepare ninety percent of their dishes from scratch which means that there is a Texan-sized operation line in his three kitchens every day.

“I’m a firm believer that if you let people know what you need them to do, then you should get out of the way and let them do it.”

For 36-year-old Adam, his work is his pleasure because he’s both passionate and proud of what he does.

The Oasis on Lake Travis

dusk! With kaleidoscopic umbrellas

@ The Oasis on Lake Travis

Yet for the busy workers behind the

is an institution: a sunset staple for

dotting the decks, fresh-faced

scenes, a vacation is the last thing on

locals and the must-see place for

waiters serving you margaritas, and

their minds. The OASIS receives, on

visitors from out of town. Nowhere

cool breezes coming off the water,

average, 60,000 visitors per month, with

else in Austin quite captures the

nothing spells ‘vacation’ quite like

as many as 40,000 folk traipsing through

splendor of the Hill Country at

The OASIS at sunset.

their doors on Memorial weekend

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More Than Just a Pretty View

an in-depth look at the people who run

by Carolyn Jones

Beth Simpson, Wedding Coordinator @ The Oasis on Lake Travis

By far, her favorite part of the job is to see the faces of her newlyweds when they first walk down the aisle

the sunset

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alone. For The OASIS’ employees, every

surprisingly for a production of this size,

Swiss clock? And what makes them tick

day is a test of their ability to satisfy

he realizes that the individuals behind

when they’re not making sure the sunset

such crowds. Beau Theriot, the owner

the scenes are as crucial to The OASIS’

runs on time? Oasis Lifestyle Magazine

of The OASIS, was careful to select a

success as its location.

found out a little more about the faces

management team who is as outstanding as the views his guests flock to see. Not

So who are the people who make

behind the pretty view.

the Sunset Capital of Texas tick like a

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know when something’s wrong. If a server’s too busy to make eye contact, then it’s time for Mo to step in. If a guest has lost her cell phone, then Mo comes forward to find it. Even if a credit card drops over a cliff, it becomes Mo’s problem to solve. Mo’s management goal is for his guests to have a better experience at every successive visit. He cascades his desire for distinction downward by holding his staff accountable for their jobs. “You’ve got to hire for attitude,” he says, adding that they must all have a “servant’s heart.” If they don’t have that, then he either “coaches them into it, or coaches them out” of The OASIS. Yet he also believes in giving his

Mo’s management goal is for his guests to have a better experience at every successive visit. managers the space to do their jobs.

Mo Lasater, General Manager

“I’m a firm believer that if you let people know what you need them to do, then you should get out of the way and let them do it,” he says. His more than

Management in Motion At any given moment, Mo’s in

Mo’s job is to keep business flowing

thirty years of experience in restaurant

and guests happy throughout this

management has proven that, with the

complex operation. He never knows

right guidance and enough autonomy,

what a day at The OASIS will bring yet

individuals are motivated to be their

he thrives on the challenge it presents.

best possible selves.

the lobby, Mo’s in the kitchen, Mo’s

As the day progresses and guests

dashing down the stairs. For Mo

arrive, Mo deploys his 150-strong crew

He’s disciplined about what he eats

Lasater, the General Manager at The

of wait staff in line with operational

and starts each day with a bout of

OASIS on Lake Travis, ubiquity is his

needs. As tables are filled or emptied

early morning exercise. His goal is to

M.O. and this is quite a feat. As most

and as levels are opened or closed,

live to be 100.

Austinites will know, The OASIS is

Mo’s there to remove anything that

a king-sized restaurant within the

impedes the flow.

palatial expanse of a Tex-Tuscan

Despite his two-way radio, Mo

This is a personal goal for Mo too.

“I’m full of life,” he says, “and the key is that I work around young people and in an environment that keeps me young.”

villa. It boasts three kitchens, four

prefers to see a room for himself.

levels, eight function rooms and an

“Keeping a finger on the pulse,” is what

and in perpetual motion, isn’t in

operational staff who, given the site’s

he calls it, explaining that years in the

danger of slowing down any time soon.

epic size, liaise by two-way radio.

business enable him, at a glance, to

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Indeed, Mo at sixty-years-young


A chef with a Texan-sized meal on his plate Morris Buck is a tall, quiet man.

ninety percent of their dishes from

13-hour day that he likes to express his

scratch which means that there is a

true creativity. As the head cook for

Texas-sized operation line in his three

his wife and 12-year-old son, he loves

kitchens every day.

to test new recipes on them based on

Morris is deservedly proud of

his mood or what he finds in the fridge.

his team, and of the menu that he

He also loves to play basketball with

redesigned in partnership with The

his son, explaining that his idea of rest

OASIS’ owner, Beau Theriot. Mr.

is to keep moving.

Theriot had always envisioned a Tex-

Given his taste for constant motion,

Yet despite his reserve and deceptively

Mex cuisine for his restaurant and

Morris will soon begin his annual

youthful looks, he can establish a

Morris reveled in the chance to bring

assessment of The OASIS’ menu. Not

presence without saying a word. As

this to life. As a young man growing up

wishing to rest on his laurels, he aims

the Executive Chef at The OASIS

in San Antonio, the young Morris was

to make his offering the best Tex-Mex

on Lake Travis, this is an invaluable

seasoned by both Texan and Mexican

fare in Texas. With the novelty of his

quality to have. He’s responsible for

foods. Each dish on the OASIS menu

dishes, the freshness of his style and

the smooth running of one of the

expresses his love for both of these

the thousands of diners who keep

largest outdoor restaurants in the

culinary traditions.

coming back for more, such a goal is

US. Everything, from the sourcing of

Yet it is after he clocks off from his

likely to be a slam-dunk for Chef Buck.

shrimp to the sauce on the shrimp, from the heat of the pots to the heat of his salsa, from the grilling of chickens to the thrilling of diners, is in his remit. Not surprisingly, Morris has a lot on his plate.

He’s responsible for the smooth running of one of the largest outdoor restaurants in the US. To be assured of the highest kitchen caliber every evening, Morris presides over his army of staff with the composure of a general going into battle. The ability to manage 100 souls in the combat zone of a restaurant kitchen means that, not only can he cook but he can lead. Indeed, leadership is what Morris Buck has by the bucketload. And this is certainly something he needs. The OASIS restaurant is capable of serving 2,800 diners in one sitting while at least 60,000 visitors pass through the establishment in an average month. Morris’s chefs prepare

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From white-ties to hoedowns, and smiling all the way Adam Tompkins is a handsome man with the kind of playful energy that makes you instantly cheerful. He doesn’t seem able to talk without smiling and many of his sentences are punctuated by a warm, infectious laugh. As Events Director for The OASIS on Lake Travis, one can’t imagine Adam in a more perfect job. Like many of The OASIS’ longtime staff, Adam started out waiting tables to pay his way through college. He surprised himself by loving every aspect of the job, becoming determined to climb the ranks of Austin’s most unique watering hole. Eleven years and many changes to

adam tompkins, Events Director

The OASIS later, Adam is now the man who shows the current wait staff just how superb a function can be.

And most of all, Adam loves the

determined set to his jaw, and you

From business breakfasts to bar

morning after when his clients call to

wouldn’t want to be a slapdash server

mitzvahs, from rehearsal dinners to

say thank you. The pleasure of seeing

beneath those laser-like eyes. This man

rip-roaring parties, Adam is the man in

their joined efforts come to fruition,

is an unassuming perfectionist, and he

charge. Together with Beth Simpson,

and his pride in delivering an even

bashfully admits that his sock drawer

the wedding coordinator, and Kyle

better event than they’d expected, is

is an icon of order. Moreover, he can

Kilgore, his right-hand-man, he expects

the biggest payload of his job.

recall with crisp perfection every

to host 600 separate events this year.

What’s more, it feels like a hobby

Some are for as few as 25 guests,

to him. “No-one ever comes out to

others for more than 1,500.

The OASIS and says, ‘Darn-it, I have

A lesser mortal might tremble at

to throw a party,’” he grins, “this is an

the thought of hosting an event for

Austin institution. With the food, the

so many, but Adam rubs his hands in

view, the ambiance ... my job is easy.”

glee. “These are the kinds of events

But don’t be deceived by Adam’s

detail of an event he hosted three years ago. “But don’t ask what I had for lunch yesterday,” he chuckles. For 36-year-old Adam, his work is his pleasure because he’s both passionate and proud of what he does.

that drive me,” he smiles. He loves

boyish modesty. No-one can execute

And the good news for the ladies is

the creativity needed to brainstorm a

eight simultaneous events, or handle

that he’s single! Though how one might

party, he loves anticipating his clients’

the complexities of separate timings,

compete with The OASIS and his

needs, he loves to see a carefully

teams and function styles, with only

beloved Boxer dog, Sam, for time in

choreographed event come off without

the love of a good bash. His friendly

his hectic day is another interview for

a hitch.

demeanor doesn’t disguise the

a quieter day.

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Sprinkling stardust as a bride’s best friend If you’d asked an eight-year-old

Houstonian with the champagne smile

Yet Beth’s weddings don’t gleam

was born to sprinkle stardust. There’s

without effort. From bouquets to

nothing she loves more than helping

buttonholes, from entrees to DJs,

couples turn their dream wedding into

nothing escapes Beth’s exacting eye.

reality. Indeed, Beth’s eyes shine when

It’s her job to make sure that every

she talks about being part of the magic

detail of a couple’s special day is

on that special day.

precisely perfect. And she loves it.

By far, her favorite part of the job

Long before most of Austin is

Beth Simpson what she wanted to be

is to see the faces of her newlyweds

awake, Beth is talking to vendors

when she grew up, she’d have said a

when they first walk down the aisle.

and churning through tiny details.

princess. Now, 20 years later, she’s

“Nothing beats their smiles,” she

On the day of the wedding, Beth goes

stuck remarkably close to that dream

says with a radiance to match her

through every aspect of the event with

by making other women feel like

bride and groom. “My parents have

a fine-toothed-comb. She can tie a

queens for the day.

been married for 30 years so I value

bustle with one hand while adjusting

marriage, and everything to do with

napkin turns with the other. She might

marriage, as something truly special.”

sew a button on a thousand-dollar

As the wedding coordinator for The OASIS on Lake Travis, this glamorous

dress without dropping a stitch ... or breaking a sweat. And at night, Beth will lie in bed thinking about what she’d do differently next time. “Every bride is unique,” she says, “and it’s my job to make sure that they have the best day of their lives.” This makes Beth Simpson every bride’s best friend. And, like a best friend, she’s the kind of person you want to spend time with. Her classic Hollywood looks and elegant demeanor are almost incidental to this Texas State graduate’s down-home charm. She has warmth that could put the most anxious bride at ease, and a genuineness that explains why many brides’ mothers keep in touch long after the wedding is over. She is also disarmingly modest. “I couldn’t do this without my team,” she says, adding that the moment she thinks of something, it was done just a second before. “They’re magicians,” she laughs, with a brief finger-flutter to conjure the stardust that glitters around her.

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Key lime pie Served with a key lime coulis and a twist of lime. Cheesecake Served with a strawberry coulis and fresh berries.

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Brew&Que Pairings

4 of our favorite uncle billy’s brews paired with 4 perfectly smoked meats Photography by

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The Miles Davis Experience

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November 30 Austin Museum of Art -Laguna Gloria

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The Miles Davis Experience

November 2 at 8PM Bass Concert Hall

Exhibitions Cow parade auction gala

East Austin Studio Tour

October 30th, The Driskill Hotel

November 12-20

Say “So long.” to our bovine friends as they get auctioned off to the highest bidders. cowparadeaustin.org

Explore the work of hundreds of diverse artists at their studios, gallery spaces, and (often catered) events. Eastaustinstudiotour.com

Left to Right: Radical Movements of the 1960s

3rd Annual Mix ‘n’ Mash Exhibit & Art Sale

April 2, 2011 – January 2, 2012, Lyndon Baines Johnson Museum

Left to Right: Radical Movements of the 1960s examines the impact both then and now. lbjlibrary.org

December 2 – January 3, 2012, Mexic-Arte Museum

Storied Past: Four Centuries of French Drawings

Over 100 artists contribute to this annual fundraiser for MexicArte Museum: each contributes an original 12×12 the sales of which benefit the Museum. mexic-artemuseum.org

September 18 - December 31, Blanton Museum of Art

Banned, Burned, Seized, and Censored

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SEPTEMBER 6 - JANUARY 22, 2012 The Harry Ransom Center

This exhibition reveals the rarely seen “machinery” of censorship in the United States. hrc.utexas.edu

The tribute features the celebrated trumpet player Ambrose Akinmusire, with his Quintet. texasperformingarts.org Photo: Johnny Stevens

cow parade auction gala October 30th

An Intimate Evening at the Long Center

November 5 at 8PM The Long Center

Music by Barber, Ewazen, Mendelssohn, Gounod, Reich and Jeffords will highlight each individual section of the Austin Civic Orchestra. austincivicorchestra.org Mozart’s The Magic Flute

November 5, 11, 13 The Long Center

Mozart’s famous fairy-tale fantasy boasts an astounding cast of creatures in the most popular aria in opera history. austinlyricopera.org


Tori Amos

December 21 at 8PM Bass Concert Hall

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December 21 • 8PM

Tori Amos is one of the most successful and influential artists of her generation. texasperformingarts.org Mannheim Steamroller

December 28 at 7:30PM The Long Center

The spirit of the season comes alive with the signature sound of Mannheim Steamroller. Thelongcenter.org

Performances The Nutcracker

December 3-23 The Long Center

Morrissey with Kristeen Young

the nutcracker December 3-23

November 15 at 7:30PM Bass Concert Hall

The longest running holiday dance production in Texas returns with Ballet Austin's 49th annual production of The Nutcracker. Balletaustin.org

Enjoy an evening with the most important British musician of his generation, Morrissey. Kristeen Young will be opening. texasperformingarts.org Austin Civic Wind Ensemble Holiday Concert

December 4 at Sundown Zilker Tree Lighting

Join us during the Zilker Tree Lighting while we play holiday favorites. acwe.org Austin Civic Orchestra Holiday Concert

December 11 at 3PM Bates Recital Hall

(University of Texas) Special guest vocalist Suzi Stern will perform her rendition of two holiday favorites, while the Orchestra presents Prokofiev’s Peter and the Wolf. austincivicorchestra.org

Disney’s Beauty and the Beast

December 14-18 Bass Concert Hall

Based on the Academy Awardwinning animated feature film, this smash hit Broadway musical is coming to Austin! texasperformingarts.org

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