Date: Thursday 23 April, 19.00-23.00Sponsored by Société Générale Private Banking HambrosWhere: The Claridge's, Brook Street, Mayfair, London W1K 4HRGuest speaker: Lucy Yeomans, Editor-in-Chief, NET-A-PORTER.com & PORTER magazineChampagne partner: Laurent-PerrierWine partners: Les Vins du Médoc, Les Vins de Pessac-LéognanCost: £210+VAT per person; £1,900+VAT for a table of 10; £2,200+VAT for a table of 12All guests will receive a special gift from Caviar Petrossian, a Hermès perfume and a box of Pierre Hermé macarons
For further information, please contact Sonia Olsen at 0207 092 6642To book a table, please contact Cécilia Gonzalez at 0207 092 6641
About our Guest Speaker
Lucy Yeomans is Editor-In-Chief of NET-A-PORTER.COM and the company’s game-changing fashion magazine, PORTER.
One of the highest profile magazine editors in the UK, Lucy joined the NET-A-PORTER Group in 2012 from Harper’s Bazaar UK where she was Editor-in-Chief for twelve years and responsible for the magazine’s award-winning transformation from society title to fashion bible.
As Editor-in-Chief of NET-A-PORTER.com, Lucy has played a crucial role in the development and launch of the company’s new full-scale publishing division. In 2012, she was responsible for revamping the company’s editorial strategy followed by the launch in 2013 of NET-A-PORTER’s unrivalled luxury weekly online magazine, THE EDIT which, since launch, has been translated into four languages – German, French, Mandarin and English.
About our Sponsor
Société Générale Private Banking Hambros
Established as a private bank in the UK since 1998, SGPB Hambros combines the longstanding heritage of both Hambros Bank in the UK and the international expertise of Societe Generale, one of the leading banks in Europe. Our clients benefit from an extensive banking and investment offer as well as a sophisticated wealth planning and fiduciary services. With both international backing and a highly personal and local service Societe Generale Private Banking Hambros offers the best of both worlds.
About our partners
PETROSSIAN is world-recognised for its caviar and seafood specialties, A family-owned business founded in Paris in 1920, PETROSSIAN exports to five continents. The PETROSSIAN’s products result from an ancestral know-how which is transmitted from generation to generation in the PETROSSIAN family and from a creative spirit to innovate and propose new ways to taste caviar with innovations such as Caviar Powder as a condiment, Papierusse a thin sheet of caviar...
Pierre Hermé Paris
Heir to four generations of Alsatian bakery and pastry-making tradition, Pierre Hermé began his career at the age of 14 as an apprentice to Gaston Lenôtre, next rising to Head Chef Pâtissier at Fauchon, before founding his eponymous brand in 1997.
Pierre Hermé has revolutionised pastry-making with regard to taste and modernity and invented a unique world of tastes, sensations and pleasures that continues to seduce and surprise gourmet fans around the world. Now present across 11 countries in Europe, Asia and the Middle East, Pierre Hermé Paris has over 45 boutiques, with several more additions planned by early 2015.
There are currently three Pierre Hermé boutiques in London offering a range of macarons, chocolates, cakes and confectionary creations.
About our champagne & wine partners
Founded over 200 years ago, Laurent-Perrier is one of the most distinguished, family-owned Champagne Houses. Based right in the heart of the Champagne region, Laurent-Perrier has a pedigree for innovation, handcrafting elegant champagnes using traditional, time-honoured methods.
From the fruity Cuvée Rosé to the luxurious Grand Siècle, there is champagne for every person and every occasion. Ideal when enjoyed as an aperitif, they are also fantastic when paired with food.
Les Vins du Médoc
To understand the Médoc, you have to unravel 3 secrets.Three mysteries which, once solved, throw some light on what lies behind the Médoc vineyards, the half-hidden face of which does not easily reveal the essence of its existence.
With patience, the skies will clear, the soil will talk and you will finally come to understand why this wine-making region is, without doubt, one of the most prestigious in the world.
Les Vins de Pessac-Léognan
Rigorously selected and controlled by the I.N.A.O, the current production is of the order of 75000 hls with more than 1700 hectares of production or some 10 million bottles (80% Red and 20% dry White). Of this about 20% is exported.
The new A.O.C Pessac-Léognan was born in September 1987 in the very old region of the Graves de Bordeaux, formerly the Banlieue Prévôtale (Provostal Suburb).Cradle of the Bordeaux vineyards, the A.O.C Pessac-Léognan includes 74 Châteaux and Domains split between 10 communes. All located on this exceptional soil, 16 of them, of which the famous Château Haut-Brion, are Classified Vintages of the Graves.
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