An afternoon of Italian food and wine hosted by Opera Consortium in association with HT City was followed by a gala sit-down dinner hosted by the Sommelier India magazine.
Royal Ballroom, The Imperial hotel, Janpath
Master Chef Andrea Golino charmed guests with his wit during the cooking demonstration of Italian delicacies before the lunch. Present were actress Nisha Singh, theatre personality Lushin Dubey, designers Anjana Bhargav, Reynu Taandon and Bobby Grover, restaurateur Shiv Karan Singh, yoga expert Nishi Singh, socialites Divya Gurwara, Vidushi and Rima Mehra, Tanisha Mohan, Kimmi Tej and Ramneek Pantal. At the dinner, free-flowing wine kept guests in high spirits. Designer Manoviraj Khosla, who arrived early, was seen conversing with Vedika. While Italian Ambassador Roberto Toscano was spotted mingling with the guests, Ambassador of the Argentine Republic, Ernesto C Alvarez candidly posed for photographs along with wife Marcela. Reva K Singh, publisher and editor, Sommelier India, was also present at the event.
—rahul sabharwal and rajesh ahuja