The evening kicked off with lashings of champagne for guests on arrival and elderflower fizz for the none-drinkers, with Belvoir Elderflower cordial, soda and cucumber garnishes.
For the first hour, guests were treated to canapés which included;
Dressed Crab, avocado puree, lime & spring onion
Sun-dried tomato’s & mozzarella tarts
In the background, jazz was humming around the Portman Restaurant and throughout the Cure All, played by Shannon Reilly Jazz Trio. Guested wondered between the two rooms trying on and viewing the full Rolex collection, which were on display in cabinets throughout.
Bowl food was served to guests between 8pm & 9pm, showcasing the best ingredients we have right here on our doorstep. Guests were treated to;
Miniature Fish & Chips with Oscar Cleve’s haddock, wedges of lemon & tartar sauce.
Lobster, macaroni & cheese
Ham Hock Scotch Egg’s with crackling & onion chutney
From the bar, guests were served local ales and a gin menu to compliment the Rolex and Hewitt brand. 1919, was named after the year Hewitt’s first stocked Rolex and was a classic London Dry with Tanqueray, Indian Fever Tree tonic and dehydrated grapefruit.
For the final hour, and with the gin and champagne still flowing, guests were served a selection of dessert canapés, which include elderflower and raspberry pavlova, chocolate delice and miniature lemon tarts.
Before departing, guests were treated to the most spectacular firework display, shot alongside classical music which added to the grandeur of the evening. The fireworks by Rainbow Fireworks encouraged guests to join everyone on the terrance outside the Portman restaurant, under the starlit sky and green-lit building.
Guests all left with Hotel Chocolate & Laurent Perrier Treats, all supplied by Hewitt’s.