WE WERE THERE
We’ve put together a handy little roundup of events around town so you can see what we’ve been up to
Events around town
STEAKBARSUSHI EVENT WITH OENOLOGIST FABRICE GUIBERTEAU Hosting the sixth-generation winemaker and Chateau Kefraya’s renowned oenologist, Fabrice Guilberteau, the restaurant held a wine-tasting and food-pairing session.
ROCHE BOBOIS AUCTION RAISES MONEY FOR CHARITY Bruno Hitti organized an auction for the CCCL for the 20-year anniversary of Roche Bobois in Beirut. Ten Mah Jong pieces, were reinterpreted by 10 Lebanese artists, designers and architects and raised USD 86,300 for the CCCL.
PHOENICIA HOTEL ART PHOTO COMPETITION LAUNCHES EXHIBITION The event drew a large crowd to admire the 12 works of art produced during the inaugural Phoeniciahotelartphoto (PHAP) competition.
ST. PATRICK'S DAY AT THE CASK & BARREL The annual Irish celebration included traditional music and two phenomenal Irish whiskeys: Connemara and Kilbeggan.
SKINOS MASTIHA MASTER CLASS Etablissements Antoine Massoud held a series of master classes for Skinos Mastiha at The Malt Gallery across a period of two days in the presence of Paschalis Kapsalis, the International Brand Ambassador, gathering bartenders, media and bloggers.
JOHNNIE WALKER UNCOVERS THE SECRET THAT HAS KEPT LEBANON THRIVING Johnnie Walker launched its new campaign in an empowering ceremony at O1NE Beirut. Centered on the resourcefulness of the Lebanese, the campaign and the event introduced key society influencers and leaders to the endless possibilities that exist within each individual.
A VARIETY OF DISHES WITH EXCEPTIONAL FLAVORS AT BOU MELHEM RESTAURANT New and creative enhanced flavors were added to the traditional Lebanese dishes that will win your hearts during the fasting period. The selection of unique dishes included crunchy shanklish, rocca hummus and a variety of vegetarian platters.
KEMPINSKI SUMMERLAND HOTEL & RESORT BEIRUT AND VALRHONA CELEBRATE CREATIVITY Guests were treated to an unique presentation by Valrhona’s French chef chocolatier Guillaume Roesz and the Kempinski pastry team headed by Chef Pierre Abi Haila, followed by a tasting of delicious creations prepared with the new Valrhona almond flavored chocolate.
CAMPARI COCKTAILS WITH DAVIDE FORNASERIO Etablissements Antoine Massoud held a series of events for Campari in the presence of brand ambassador Davide Fornaserio. The main events during Davide’s visit to Lebanon included a guest bartending evening at Cyrano Gemmayze as well as a training master class at the Malt Gallery for bartenders.
EL DENYE HEK JOURNEYS BACK IN TIME El Denye Hek restaurant in Mar MikhaelBeirut invited a number of media personalities and bloggers to celebrate the magical summer nights and the opening of the outdoor terrace.
LAUNCHING OF THE RED STREET BOOM RESTO-PUB The Smallville launched The Red Street Boom Resto- Pub; a fusion of an eclectic food menu and enchanting drinks.
THE PHOENICIA BEIRUT RAISES A DRAM WITH THE WORLD As an official venue for World Whisky Day, the Phoenicia Beirut took this passion to an even higher level in two special events that drew whisky lovers and connoisseurs galore.
WORLD CLASS 2017 BURST 1 AT SAPA & BURST 2 AT GARCIA'S IN BEIRUT Diageo brought together international and local mixology experts teaming up with Lebanese star chefs to partake in the industry event.
AMETHYSTE AT PHOENICIA BEIRUT OPENS FOR SUMMER This year, Amethyste returns with a fresh Oriental vibe, offering a wealth of pleasures to be enjoyed throughout the day and evening. Guests can relax and soak up the sun with a choice of fresh juices, smoothies, cocktails, mocktails, ice creams and pool snacks perfect for sharing, while the ambiance is set by a soundtrack made for summer and the refreshing sea breeze.