Beirut, September 28th 2019: Le Bristol Hotel hosted on September 28 an exclusive lunch and dinner within ‘Le Weekend Azuréen à Beyrouth’, an initiative aimed at celebrating the centuries-old French-Lebanese friendship. Le Bristol Hotel, in collaboration with ‘Mon Liban D’Azur’ association, hosted four of France’s most elite chefs. Michelin Star Chef Christian Plumail, member of the “Grand Cordon d’Or”, Chef Jerome Rigaud, “Magical Pastry Cook” Chef Serge Serain Cappa, and last but not least, the man behind Mic Mac Macaron Chef Bruno Laffargue, Brigade des Etoiles de Mougins.
On September 28, during the day, a French delegation of politicians from Nice attended the exclusive lunch at Villa Linda Sursock; Dominique Estrosi Sassone, Senator of Alpes Maritimes and Mr. Bertrand Gasiglia, collaborator of the President of the Department of Alpes-Maritimes, in the next municipal elections of March 2020 will grace Villa Linda Sursock with their presence.
The exquisite lunch was followed by a dinner prepared by the renowned Chefs at the oldest ballroom in Beirut, the prestigious and authentic ‘Golden Room’ at Le Bristol.
Both events were attended by key officials, VIPs, socialites, businesswomen and businessmen, in addition to prominent figures from the art scene to relish the exquisite cuisine, network and discuss economic, cultural and historical aspects and mutual actualities about Beirut and Nice.
The event was graced by the presence of Sabine Géraudie, world-renowned painter from Nice, famous for her iconic La Chaise Bleue de SAB on the Promenade des Anglais, as well as Sylvia Raingues’ touching illustrations of the Villa Linda Sursock. Whilst the artist Audrey Bollaro of Côte D’azur enchanted the invitees with her live painting.