October 28, 2011 - GrayRobinson, PA Winterfest White Party presented by Smucker's Hosted by Harbor Beach Marriott
Where: Harbor Beach Marriott
When: October 28, 2011
Time: 6:00 PM
Mistress of Ceremonies: Lisa Scott-Founds
Master of Ceremonies: Paul Castronovo - 105.9 AM
Honoree(s): OVERALL WINNER: Jessica Hernandez - RECIPE: Peanut Butter Decadence •BEVERAGE WINNER: Ashley Gardiner - RECIPE: Bahamian "Switch-A" Guava Sparkling Lemon/Limeade
President(s): Lisa Scott-Founds
Staff: Kathy Keleher & Dawn Read
Libations: UV Cake Cocktails & Las Olas Wine Cafe
Catering: Timpano Italian Chop House, Las Olas Wine Bar, Anthony’s Runway 84, Coral Ridge Yacht Club, 3030 Marriott Harbor Beach & Ai Culinary Institure of Ft Lauderdale
Music: Sixth Star Entertainment & Marketing
Sponsors: Timpano Italian Chop House, Las Olas Wine Bar, Anthony’s Runway 84, Coral Ridge Yacht Club, 3030 Marriott Harbor Beach & Ai Culinary Institure of Ft Lauderdale
Attendance: 350 +
Attire: All White
Models/Fashions: Ai Art Institute of Ft Lauderdale
Blacktie Photos by: Ginny Fujino, Blacktie-Southflorida.com
Barry Gibb, announced as the 2011 Grand Marshall of the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino, GrayRobinson, PA Winterfest White Party presented by Smucker's Hosted by Harbor Beach Marriott. - click here to see a Barry Gibb video
The Winterfest White Party kicks off the Holiday Season in inimitable style. The Winterfest White Party has become the toughest ticket in town to secure with very good reason! Musical performances highlight the parade’s theme throughout the evening at this over-the-top party, open only to sponsors, media partners and select Winterfest VIP guests. Included in the festivities were gastronomic delights from Timpano Italian Chop House, Las Olas Wine Bar, Anthony’s Runway 84, Coral Ridge Yacht Club, 3030 Ocean, and a mouthwatering cooking station featuring Smucker’s products by the budding creative chefs of the International Culinary Institute. A special check presentation to award winners of the Winterfest Culinary Competition sponsored by Publix, Smucker’s Crisco, Folger’s, Magnolia Evaporated Milk, Pillsbury Flour and Perrier were given to Ashley Gardner - Beverage Winner; Jessica Hernandez - Dessert Winner; Stephen Denihan - Spa Cuisine Winner; & overall winner, Jessica Hernandez.
Other highlights included - Performance by Julia Dale, 10 year old singing sensation, as seen @ Winterfest events, on XFactor & Fusion Confusion; the announcement of Honorary Commodore, Greg Mooney; Jr. Captain Martina Bello - James Jr. Fund & Honory Captain, Cameron Ader, a 24-year-old young man with Asperger's syndrome who is Captain of the Beneteau for Shake A Leg Miami.
The White Party encouraged guests to get their groove on with the scintillating performances of Sixth Star Entertainment. Guests enjoyed the breathtaking jewelry display from Carroll’s Jewelers were among the VIPs who will enjoyed the unveiling of this year’s Seminole Hard Rock Winterfest Boat Parade poster, by world famous marine life artist, Guy Harvey.