Wednesday, May 20, 2009


A special celebration of fine cuisine and cognac infuses Kuala Lumpur with an exciting culinary adventure from the House of Martell

Kuala Lumpur, May 20, 2009 – In time-honoured and celebrated tradition, Martell -
the world’s premier cognac, has once again orchestrated the prestigious Passion of Cuisines Dinner Series to present you an opportunity to savour the finest cuisine in symphony with the finest cognac from Pernod Ricard. The Martell Dinner Series marries culinary excellence with Martell’s finest to create a whole new gastronomic experience to enhance one’s enjoyment of Martell’s range of cognac including Martell Cordon Bleu, Martell XO and Martell Creation Grand Extra with masterfully-prepared dishes specially prepared by Martell chef extraordinaire, Chef Christophe Pienkowski, all the way from Chanteloup, France.

“We are very privileged to have Martell’s chef extraordinaire come down for this dinner series that will see Christophe embellish the finest restaurants in Kuala Lumpur with his craft. This unique opportunity that we are presenting reinforces the sophisticated values of the brand, which not only embodies achievement and status, but also captures the spirit of inspired discernment,” said William Lee, Brand Manager of Pernod Ricard Malaysia Sdn Bhd.

The Martell Passion of Cuisine Dinner Series is organized periodically to extend
Martell’s hospitality to connoisseurs of fine cognac and cuisine and to afford what is a unique opportunity to marry the discerning values of Martell with the discerning taste and spirit of well-heeled Malaysians.

This special series marries culinary excellence with Martell’s finest to create a whole new gastronomic experience to enhance one’s enjoyment of cognac from the House of Martell with masterfully-prepared dishes by master-chefs from France.

Frangipani, 20 May 2009

Tatto 21 May 2009

Genji 22 May 2009

Cynna, 23 May 2009

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FHM June 2009 is out now!

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Friday, May 8, 2009

Exceptional Glitter, Extraordinary Times

Mandarin Oriental, Kuala Lumpur.

Riche Monde Malaysia introduced the Hennessy X.O - Appreciation Grows series, presenting ‘Exceptional Glitter, Extraordinary Times’, the first of three premium events planned for 2009.

Mr. Frederic Novere, Managing Director of Riche Monde Malaysia said, “The more you appreciate, the more you know how to appreciate. What it truly means is that with every engagement, your exposure, knowledge and ultimately - appreciation for the finer things in life take shape. We begin to become connoisseurs, picking out subtle nuances and quality cues in the things that we insurmountably enjoy. Appreciation stems from perfect understanding, seamless enjoyment and immaculate experiences. Hennessy prides itself by offering just this.”

This inaugural, exclusive invite-only dinner began with privileged guests treated to Hennessy X.O, with Mr. Arnaud Mirey, Moet Hennessy Regional Brand Ambassador taking them onto a journey of sensory pleasures. After which, Noryn Aziz took the stage, indulging guests with a sublime musical arrangement to set the nights tone.

Moving on from the enigmatic performance, Mondial and DeWitt, Hennessy X.O’s partners for the evening, had showcased beautiful masterpieces from the finest of jewels (check out the RM6 million diamond necklace below) to exquisite timepieces (spot the RM2.2 million timepiece in the photos). Like Hennessy X.O, each piece encapsulates true excellence, timeless passion and brilliant craftsmanship.