Montréal, June 12, 2014 – Last Friday, the Ritz-Carlton Montreal in conjunction with Infiniti Canada hosted an exclusive Grand Prix party, Inspired by Performance, one of the most anticipated events of the Montreal social calendar.
The glamorous event revved up at 6.00pm when select VIP guests had access to a private, invitation-only reception in the Ritz-Carlton Montreal’s Palm Court,and the opportunity to meet special guest 13-time Formula One Grand Prix winner and Red Bull ambassador, David Coulthard. Notable guests included canadian comedian, actor, writer and producer Sugar Sammy, UFC Champion George St.Pierre, Montreal Canadiens PK Suban and Lars Eller, Canadian Jazz pop singer Nikki Yanofsky, Pittsburgh Penguins Kris Letang, Michael & Brandee Steger from 90210 , actor Alan Thicke and many more local personalities and influencers
The ticketed event began at 7.00pm, where guests were treated to an open Moët & Chandon champagne bar and tantalizing food stations by Traiteur Madalena, Macchi Inc, Canadian importers of fresh truffles, CITTERIO brand cold cuts and exclusive Spanish ham, Nicolina Servello and Rustique Pie Kitchen. Outside, on the Ritz-Carlton Montreal’s Oval Terrace, Sharp Magazine hosted the Men’s Lounge featuring a fresh oyster bar by Choice Harbour Inc and whiskey station by Burgundy Lion.
The party continued until 2.00am with live musical performances, spinning by local celebrity DJs, DJ Abeille and DJ YO-C, and live painting by Peter Farmer
The luxurious design and décor for the party were handled by Maddy K Weddings & Events Atelier, one of Montreal’s most creative and innovative event designers, Gala Design and Joe’s Prop House, with floral design by Jean Pascal Lemire, and premiere bar service and mixology provided by Brahm Mauer Bar.
Infiniti Canada displayed an example of Inspired Performance with the first Canadian appearance of the InfinitiQ50 Eau Rouge concept. Based on the premium manufacturer’s award-winning Q50 sports sedan, Eau Rouge is a Formula One inspired high-performance concept car which underlines the company’s determination to create engaging performance cars for a premium segment. Also on hand was the Infiniti Red Bull Racing F1 Show Car.
Sponsors of the party included Moët & Chandon, CHUBB Insurance in collaboration with Aon, Qatar Airlines, Holt
Renfrew, DIOR, Sharp Magazine, Diary of a Social Gal, Notable.ca and Nespresso. A portion of the proceeds from ticket sales were donated to the local children’s charity, CHU Sainte-Justine Foundation.
Photos: Badger Photography
Infiniti Montreal Grand Prix Ball 2014 Gallery