Parties & Events

Toasting the Opening of Vaucluse

by Wendy Sy Photographed by Carmelo Anthony, Michael White
Friday, August 28, 2015

It was all about food and festivities on Wednesday, August 26—To celebrate the opening of Vaucluse, Altamarea Group’s newest French restaurant, NBA star Carmelo Anthony and Chef Michael White hosted an intimate dinner event with the Wine N Dine app.

Athletes, entrepreneurs, bloggers and tastemakers alike, got the party started at the Upper East Side restaurant’s stylish lounge, where they snacked on canapés and sipped on signature cocktails.

Following, dinner was served with entrées from Chef White‘s menu including yellow fin tuna and lobster fricassé, complemented by a rare selection of wines. And naturally, before the enjoying the meal, guests stopped to snap pics of their dishes to post on Wine N Dine—a new app designed to share and discover the best foods and drinks around you. It works by using the power of your social network to provide the best tips and recommendations, making dining decisions all that much easier.

Vaucluse officially opens on September 2.

Notable attendees included Joshua SternCarmelo AnthonyAdam CooperSam Chetrit, Leandra Medine, John TargonTimo WeilandChloe WiseAmanda KimHeidy De La RosaMichael Fascitelli, and Daniel Chetrit.

Photos by Matteo Prandoni at BFA.


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