We would like to give our sincerest thanks to everyone who helped make the #CookForSyria launch dinners happen. Not only to our brilliant chefs, but everyone else who stood behind them, and the campaign, through various means and mechanisms of support. To all our donors of food, drink, raffle prizes and time: you have been seminal in ensuring that the maximum amount of money could be raised for Syrian children, on behalf of UNICEF Honk Kong. We give to you, our most heartfelt thanks.
Established in 1989, Metadesign is an international brand management and distribution company providing high quality European products to the Food & Beverage industry in Asia Pacific. The company’s portfolio has been built through a stringent selection process, and the establishment of close partnerships with premium brands, whether they are worldwide brand leaders or fast-growing emerging brands. Metadesign’s customers range from ho-re-ca, offices, retail and wholesale, to private and non-profit organizations, which all have one thing in common: a need for consistency, quality, and superior product and customer service.
Kerry Wines is the Kerry Group’s specialist wine company. We aim to share our passion for wines with a philosophy that quality wines should be accessible. In our pursuit of this ideal, we seek to become a leading fine wine company, serving both businesses and private clients in the Greater China Region.
Bread Elements & Pastry Elements, based in Hong Kong, provides artisanal sourdough breads and pastries for gourmet restaurants and hotels in Hong Kong, Each and every day, we craft our goods following the traditional art of baking, using only premium ingredients without any additives. Our breads are fermented on natural sourdough and stone baked.
Tomasina Designs is a bespoke florist and botanical styling company in Hong Kong owned by Sharon Leddel. With an international reputation for unrivalled quality from LA to Hong Kong and a decadent yet modern approach to flowers, Leddel’s blooms are in demand at home and at large-scale productions and events.
WanderSnap connects families and businesses with local photographers to capture everyday photos. We support global brands through the WanderSnap talent marketplace, instant image editing, and delivery, as well as digital rights management. $5 of every booking goes towards teaching photography to low-opportunity youth, so they too can create art for a living.
House of Madison
House of Madison is an experiential retail platform for the lifestyle brands bulthaup, Sub-Zero, Wolf and Rimadesio and a concept space for collaborations around food, wine, art, and design. It was designed and styled to embody a modern townhouse with functional kitchens, dining and reception settings across three floors and has a dedicated hospitality team to play host to gatherings including private dining, receptions, cooking demonstrations and showcase.
The Forks & Spoons, Beef & Liberty, Kerry Wines, WanderSnap, Bread Elements, Tomasina Designs
The Chefs and Restaurants
Uwe Opocensky (Beef & Liberty), Peggy Chan (Grassroots Pantry), Nathan Green (Rhoda), Nick Chew (Serge et le Phoque), David Lai (Neighbourhood) Agustin Balbi (Haku), Jim Lofdahl (Frantzen’s Kitchen), Nicolas Boutin (Epure) and Grégoire Michaud (Bread Elements)
The Photographers and Videographers
Derry Ainsworth and WanderSnap
The Floral Styling Company
The Auction and Raffle Prize Sponsors
The Luxe Nomad, Stephanie Chai, BaBa Beach Club, House of Madison, Café Gray Deluxe, Ryder Diamonds, Gough’s on Gough, The Woods, La Reve, GHC Asia, Swire Hotels and Restaurants, BYDEAU, Caelum Greene
And Everyone Who Played A Role in Tonight, Including
Serena Guen, Clerkenwell Boy, Sharon Leddel, Kenny Lo, Joseph Louli, Beef & Liberty Team, Monica Tanouye, Stephanie Chai, Jennifer Margolin, Charlotte Tsuei, Marcel Thoma, Yvonne Cheung, Frances Mak, Nikita Shahani, Sally Ryder, Natasha Guinness, Victoria Chow, Mina Park, Steven Lee, Queenie Cheng, Cherrie Yu, Elaine Xiang, Female Entrepreneurs Worldwide