Workshops on The Finer Things in Life at Central

By Butterboom Writers  /  May 14, 2009

Hong Kong Land’s Boutique Boulevard’s lifestyle workshops.


Starting from 16 May, Hong Kong Land will launch a 2-week long celebration of art de vivre with Boutique Bouevard: So Chic, So Central. Come and join in a series of lifestyle workshops headed up by some of the most interesting people in business. You will need to book as seats are limited, call the Reservation Hotline at (852) 6162 6274 to reserve a spot.  All workshops will be held at The Landmark Atrium On stage.

16 May 2009 : Scents and Sensibility

Workshop by Guerlain’s French-based Fragrance Creative Director Madame Sylvaine Delacourte on choosing the right scent that’s right for you. During the workshop, Madame Delacourte will also share her knowledge on perfumes and provide some insights on how fragrance relates to personality.

Session 1: 11-12.30pm
Session 2: 2.15 – 3.45pm

23 May 2009: The Quintessential Tea Experience: High Tea and Poetry

Mrs. Wendy Siu, the Founder and President of Heather & March will host a practical and lively demonstration on table setting, and the dos and don’ts of how to set up and serve a stylish traditional afternoon tea. Workshop will include how to select tableware and how to match it with the right foods.

Session 1: 3.15 – 4.00pm
Session 2: 4.30 – 5.15 pm

26 May 2009: Ultimate Gent’s Grooming

Witness the art of shaving as presented by Hong Kong’s savviest grooming expert, the reigning barber from Mandarin Oriental, Hong Kong. Angel Gonzalez will share his wealth of acquired industry secrets on skincare and shaving.

Session 1: 7.30 – 8.30pm

26 May 2009: The Definitive Education in Wine

Pierre Legrandois, Chief Sommelier of Mandarin Oriental, Hong Kong will conduct a short workshop on wine appreciation, covering the basics on how to  order wine, tasting it, stocking it and pairing it for special occasions.

Session 1: 6.00 – 7.00pm

30 May 2009: The Art of Fine Dining

Ms. Christa Kessler, the founder of ClassAct  for the Hospitality Industry Training and Development Centre in Hong Kong, will conduct this class on the art of fine dining. Topics covered will include  practical tips on table setting, and include a familiarization session on exquisite flatware, silver cutlery and fine glass.

Session 1: 3.15 – 4pm
Session 2: 4.30 – 5.15pm


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