Launch of Macallan Mastery with the best dining experience in Lagos
The Macallan recently launched an exclusive world-class dining event hosted at the prestigious Sky Restaurant at Eko Hotel & Suites, Victoria Island, Lagos. The event was the launch of ‘The Macallan mastery‘ countryside. It was such a beautiful and colorful evening at the hotel’s Sky Restaurant which hosted 40 VHNIs, business tycoons, celebrities as well as top Nigerian whiskey connoisseurs who had an unforgettable evening with great music, food signature dishes and infused desserts from The Macallan. .
Guests arrived at the event for a cocktail party and a rich musical mix of grand piano and string quartet, which ultimately morphed into a never-before-seen high table experience, a creation of Eko Hotels.
Renamed Chief Benjamin, the chef of the Sky restaurant created culinary magic using Macallan single malt Scotch whiskey.
One of the highlights of the evening was the presentation of a special award to The Macallan. The Macallan was granted the right to a specially curated dessert named The Macallan Moelleux Mud (Triple M) Gateau, awarded by Eko Hotel for having a truly special taste profile that complemented a perfect dessert. It was created by their internationally renowned pastry chef Abdal.
When presenting the award to the Managing Director of the Nigerian Bottling Company, Matthieu Séguin and regional director of Edrington for Africa, Charbel Jabbour; the president of Eko Hotels and Suites recognized the perfectly organized dessert in honor of the best whiskey.
“I hereby grant you the right to own the Macallan Moelleux Mud (Triple M) Gateau,” he concluded.
Guests also received a prestigious lifetime card as witnesses to the debut of Triple M-Gateau.
The Macallan Ambassador Mo brand was also recognized for inspiring the development and execution of a world standard experience infusing the high table in The Macallan experience.
Inspired by the exclusive haute table experience and the best quality of Scottish oak wood, the layout of the place adopted a premium ambience to create a beautiful synergy. Other elements of the event include a brand experience gallery and a pop-up store from The Macallan.
The Macallan remains the world’s number one premium whiskey brand with a rich heritage and owned by the world’s largest architectural distillery in Speyside, Scotland.
During the event, the Senior Brand Ambassador for The Macallan in Nigeria, Motunrayo Abiona has articulated the exceptional craftsmanship and detail that goes into The Macallan’s distillery process. She also bragged about the exclusive and luxurious nature of the brand by unveiling “The Macallan Mastery”, the brand’s program for 2021. In her own words, The Macallan is exclusively “for those in the know.”
The evening was graced by popular faces like photographer Ace, Kelechi Amadi-Obi; popular nigerian fashion designer, Mai Atafo; popular actor Richard Mofe-Damijo, senior executives of the Nigerian Bottling Company and the Edrington Group and several others.
Incredibly talented musician, Precious also rocked guests with his unique voice at the event.