20 October, 2017
What's On HK

WEEKENDER: Il Bel Paese Cooking Classes, Win Tickets to TEDxWanChaiSalon and more

20 October, 2017

 What’s on this weekend…


With three days full of special brunches, dinners and cooking classes, foodies are sure to be in for a treat this weekend. If sipping wine and champagne is more your thing, make sure to get your tickets now for Veuve Cliquot’s Carnaval and next week’s Wine and Dine Festival! And don’t miss out on entering our giveaway for your chance to win tickets to the upcoming TEDxWanChaiSalon.

weekender casa rinaldi cooking class

Il Bel Paese Cooking Classes

Ever wanted to make a traditional tiramisu? Or master the art of making perfect pasta? Join Casa Rinaldi’s Corporate Chef, Simone Bianchi, for a series of events that will have you cooking up an Italian storm! Every Tuesday evening in November, chef Simone will be sharing his knowledge and passion for some of the most authentic and well-known Italian recipes, so just choose a class that suits you and get ready to be transported to the streets of Italy. With everything covered from the Italian basics and pasta making, to a pizza party and classic Italian desserts, hone your skills with a single class, or book in a package of five for the ultimate Italian culinary experience.

When: Every Tuesday evening from October 31 until November 28, 7pm to 9pm
Where: il Bel Paese, 99 Hennessy Road, Wan Chai, Hong Kong
How much: $500 for a single class, $2,000 for a package of 5 classes – price includes hands-on session, one welcome glass of bubbles, a casual dinner, recipes, gifts and much more… Email [email protected] to book!

weekender pirata group turns three

Pirata Group Turns Three with a Three-Day Party

Pirata restaurant group is turning three this weekend and you’re all invited to celebrate with them, with a host of parties, special menus and events at each of the group’s top restaurants. Kick of your Friday night with an anniversary dinner and rooftop party at Pirata, before enjoying a special brunch at The Optimist, making sure to stick around for its after party at the bar. Saturday will also see Sassy fave TokyoLima, offering up its own not-to-be-missed dinner and party (that’s sure to go late!), before winding down on Sunday with an Aperol Spritz filled brunch at Pici.

When: Friday, 20 October to Sunday, 22 October
Where: Pirata, The Optimist, TokyoLima and Pici
How much: Prices vary. Contact restaurant directly for bookings for brunch and dinner / email [email protected] for party RSVPs

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weekender Cove x Veuve Clicquot Carnaval

Cove x Veuve Clicquot Carnaval

There’s no need to travel to feel like you’re in a carnival this weekend as Cove and Veuve Clicquot are giving us a taste in the 852! Set to go until the wee hours, head to the roof terrace at Armani/Privé this Saturday for festival vibes featuring live samba dancers, drummers and DJ’s.

When: Saturday, 21 October, 5pm until 2am
Where: Armani/Privé, 2/F & Terrace, Landmark Chater (Chater House), 8 Connaught Road Central, Central, Hong Kong
How much: $198, includes entry plus one glass of Veuve Clicquot Champagne and a selection of sushi on arrival – get your tickets here! Table bookings and packages also available.

weekender TEDxWanChaiSalon: Voices of Change

Win Tickets to TEDxWanChaiSalon: Voices of Change

Gathering speakers from across the continent of Africa, Voices of Change will feature stories of identity, empowerment and creative expression. A smaller scale and more intimate gathering, the event aims to gather like-minded individuals for an evening of live talks complemented by talks from the global TED stage. Make sure to enter our giveaway below for your chance to win a pair of tickets for you and a friend!

When: Wednesday, 25 October, 6:30pm to 10:45pm
Where: Eaton House, 5F, Champion Tower, 3 Garden Road, Central, Hong Kong
How much: $495 – get your ticket here, or enter our giveaway below for your chance to win tickets for you and a friend!

weekender wine and dine festival

Hong Kong Wine & Dine Festival 2017

Get ready to wine and dine next weekend on the Central Harbourfront with the Hong Kong Wine & Dine Festival 2017! Kicking off on Thursday, taste fine wines, bubbles and delicacies from around the world, and meet masters of gastronomy, all while enjoying live music set against the stunning Victoria Harbour skyline.

When: Thursday, 26 October, 7:30am to 11:30pm, Friday, 27 October & Saturday, 28 October, 12pm to 11:30pm & Sunday, 29 October, 12pm to 10pm
Where: Central Harbourfront Event Space, 9 Lung Wo Road Central, Central, Hong Kong
How much: $30 admission per person, plus $100 for Classic Wine Pass Lite (includes five wine tokens) / $200 for Classic Wine Pass (includes eight wine tokens and one Stölzle souvenir wine glass) / $600 Grand Wine Pass (includes 20 wine tokens and one Riedel souvenir wine glass) – find more info here!

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