17. DIAGEO COMPETITION DISCOVERS LEBANON’S BEST MIXOLOGIST
Diageo Lebanon crowned Refaat Ghostin from Central Station as Lebanon’s Best bartender, in the most prestigious mixology global competition. Diageo WORLDCLASS 2015 Finale was held at Trainstation in Mar Mikhael on June 3rd; the event pitted the seven local finalists against each other, in a series of challenges to select this year’s champion. Two preliminary sessions and lots of training and preparations over a period of two months culminated in an extraordinary evening for a final showdown of shaking and stirring.
18. FA THER'S DAY AT LACOSTE
Passing down the love for the crocodile, Lacoste Lebanon hosted a Father’s Day event on June 17th, 2015, at ABC Achrafieh in celebration of all the crocodads! Press representatives and bloggers enjoyed welcome drinks which were later followed by a game of golf whose champions won the signature polo with a Father’s Day twist! Making sure the gift of Lacoste is forever remembered by father, son and generations to come. Lacoste offered a personalized complimentary service of embroidering the initials of the winners’ dad on any polo. With a touch of elegance and joie de vivre, Lacoste made sure the crocodad’s polo is stylishly worn in the coming season and perfectly remembered in the coming years!
19. HEARTBEAT CELEBRATES 10TH ANIVERSARY
An enormous, fairytale worthy of a Las Vegas show, is how astonished guests described Heartbeat’s Gala dinner, which took place at BIEL, May 22nd. The Association celebrated, with great fanfare its 10th anniversary, which transformed the BIEL hall into a nightclub and a ceremony room, consisting of a large setting of 33 m and a wide amphitheater that hosted the 1,100 audience members. The three ambassadors of Heartbeat, Maxime Chaya, Aimée Sayah, and Daniella Rahmé, took in charge the presentations that followed the magnificent concert, which gathered more than 50 singers, musicians, and dancers, who were all volunteers that kindled the event and charmed the public.
20. SEA SALT, THE LATEST CREATION OF ADDMIND
Situated on the most renowned shore of the Lebanese capital, along Beirut’s Corniche, Sea Salt is the latest creation of ADDMIND. Overlooking Beirut’s coastline, Sea Salt offers the best-crafted seafood menu in town and a fresh catch display that incites and excites every crustacean and fish lover. Noted for its fresh shrimps, oysters and enticing entrées, concocted by ADDMIND’S best-trained chefs, Sea Salt combines fine dining with a unique taste of Beirut’s history. Open seven days a week for lunches and dinners, or easily whenever sunbeams are mirroring over it, Sea Salt is the perfect venue for friends, family gatherings and special occasions.
21. ENDEAVOUR LEBANON GALA DINER
On Thursday June 4th, 2015, Endeavor Lebanon held its second fundraising Gala dinner at the Beirut Music Hall Waterfront, bringing together over 500 business people and entrepreneurs. In support of the country’s growing entrepreneurial ecosystem, leading entrepreneurs Selim Edde, founder of Lebanese multinational technology company Murex, and Chris Rogers, founder of global wireless company Nextel, attended the gala and inspired the crowds with their key notes, success stories, hope and faith in Lebanon.