Master Blender Richard Paterson, the man called “The Nose”, acclaimed to be one of the foremost whiskey blenders in the world, teamed up with Masterchef Italia 2011 winner, Spyros Theodoridis, and created an exquisite evening of fabulous whiskey and food for a bespoke guest list of Mumbai’s glitterati.
Kuldeep Bhartee,General Manager,ITC Hotels and Sachin Narang, General Manager,Marketing,UB Group hosted the ‘Black Dog Easy Evenings’ where guests from different walks of life were seen enjoying the ambiance, fabulous whiskey blends and delectable 5 course menu chosen carefully ensuring the finest whiskey and cuisine pairing.
A whiskey appreciation session hosted by Richard Paterson followed by a 5 course meal by Masterchef Italia Spyros Theodoridis had the audience basking in the combined flavours of the finest whiskey from Scotland with the finest food from Italy. With an enlightening presentation on each pairing, Richard and Spyros personally took their guests through each course helping them understand the tastes and the blends.
Hazel Keech, gorgeous as ever, began the event by introducing the artists to Mumbai’s finest and provided just the right hint of subtle humor as she took the guests through the wonderful evening. Swara Bhaskar looked stunning in a flowing red gown as she entered the ballroom. Dipannita Sharma adorned in a beautifully designed Shahab Durazi halter gown was enjoying the delightful menu as each dish was presented. Purab Kohli who is currently looking forward to the release of his new film ‘Jal’ was looking handsome as ever and paid careful attention to Richard Paterson as he explained each blend. Also seen at the bespoke event were Vikram Raizada, Anil Dharker, Zeba Kohli, Rashmi Uday Singh, Farid Currim, Divya and Aditya Hitkari, creating an evening of Masters from all fields of life.