The North Banquet 2016 by CHTNetwork and Ichi Media

BY CK Lam

CHTNetwork in collaboration with Ichi Media recently held the glamorus North Banquet 2016 –  at Sunway Carnival Convention Centre in Butterworth on 30th July. The Red Carpet Gala Dinner celebration with over 300 leaders, guests and media spoke of many things; jewellery, fashion and flavors.

North Banquet 2016, CHTNetwork, Ichi Media, Penang Food Blog, CK Lam, What2seeonline.com, Sunway Carnival Convention Centre, Butterworth, Red Carpet Gala Dinner, Rado, Shiseido Professional, Lamborghini Kuala Lumpur, Sunway Hotel, Royals Blue, Airmas Group, GST Group, Gartien, Starbucks, Redbox Karaoke, One East Museum, Passionis, DCOVA, Chef Petr Feher, Ch’ng Huck Theng, Richard Rivalee, The Heirloom by Royals Blue

 

The prestigious red carpet event was a means of providing society figures as hosts to invite their VIPs and to promote and strengthening business opportunities.  Businesses involved are the tourism, business consultancy, manufacturing, media, hospitality, construction and several others.

North Banquet 2016, CHTNetwork, Ichi Media, Penang Food Blog, CK Lam, What2seeonline.com, Sunway Carnival Convention Centre, Butterworth, Red Carpet Gala Dinner, Rado, Shiseido Professional, Lamborghini Kuala Lumpur, Sunway Hotel, Royals Blue, Airmas Group, GST Group, Gartien, Starbucks, Redbox Karaoke, One East Museum, Passionis, DCOVA, Chef Petr Feher, Ch’ng Huck Theng, Richard Rivalee Opening address by Ch’ng Huck Theng (President at CHTNetwork)

 

The black-tie affair had guests donned in black with a touch of gold.North Banquet 2016, CHTNetwork, Ichi Media, Penang Food Blog, CK Lam, What2seeonline.com, Sunway Carnival Convention Centre, Butterworth, Red Carpet Gala Dinner, Rado, Shiseido Professional, Lamborghini Kuala Lumpur, Sunway Hotel, Royals Blue, Airmas Group, GST Group, Gartien, Starbucks, Redbox Karaoke, One East Museum, Passionis, DCOVA, Chef Petr Feher, Ch’ng Huck Theng, Richard Rivalee

With bloggers Gibson Chan, Ling Tze & JJ Jason

North Banquet 2016, CHTNetwork, Ichi Media, Penang Food Blog, CK Lam, What2seeonline.com, Sunway Carnival Convention Centre, Butterworth, Red Carpet Gala Dinner, Rado, Shiseido Professional, Lamborghini Kuala Lumpur, Sunway Hotel, Royals Blue, Airmas Group, GST Group, Gartien, Starbucks, Redbox Karaoke, One East Museum, Passionis, DCOVA, Chef Petr Feher, Ch’ng Huck Theng, Richard Rivalee

(Clockwise) With Yan Ting & Carey Ho (at Passionis), Eileen Chong (in red at E&O),
Gibson Chan & Richard Rivalee, and Paul Goh (MD at GST Group)

 

North Banquet 2016, CHTNetwork, Ichi Media, Penang Food Blog, CK Lam, What2seeonline.com, Sunway Carnival Convention Centre, Butterworth, Red Carpet Gala Dinner, Rado, Shiseido Professional, Lamborghini Kuala Lumpur, Sunway Hotel, Royals Blue, Airmas Group, GST Group, Gartien, Starbucks, Redbox Karaoke, One East Museum, Passionis, DCOVA, Chef Petr Feher, Ch’ng Huck Theng, Richard RivaleeWith Yeap Lay Peng (Vice President at CHTNetwork)

 

There was great support from a line-up of sponsors :- Rado, Shiseido Professional, Lamborghini Kuala Lumpur, Sunway Hotel, Royals Blue and Airmas Group. Other supporting sponsors included GST Group, Gartien, Starbucks, Redbox Karaoke, One East Museum, Passionis and DCOVA. A unique coffee table book featuring both sponsors and the hosts was unveiled in the event.

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The cocktail reception was followed with culinary delights prepared by Chef Petr Feher, the Executive Chef at Siam Kempinski Hotel Bangkok and the Fine Food Consultant of GST Group.

North Banquet 2016, CHTNetwork, Ichi Media, Penang Food Blog, CK Lam, What2seeonline.com, Sunway Carnival Convention Centre, Butterworth, Red Carpet Gala Dinner, Rado, Shiseido Professional, Lamborghini Kuala Lumpur, Sunway Hotel, Royals Blue, Airmas Group, GST Group, Gartien, Starbucks, Redbox Karaoke, One East Museum, Passionis, DCOVA, Chef Petr Feher, Ch’ng Huck Theng, Richard RivaleeNorth Banquet 2016, CHTNetwork, Ichi Media, Penang Food Blog, CK Lam, What2seeonline.com, Sunway Carnival Convention Centre, Butterworth, Red Carpet Gala Dinner, Rado, Shiseido Professional, Lamborghini Kuala Lumpur, Sunway Hotel, Royals Blue, Airmas Group, GST Group, Gartien, Starbucks, Redbox Karaoke, One East Museum, Passionis, DCOVA, Chef Petr Feher, Ch’ng Huck Theng, Richard Rivalee

 

Guests were won over by the seafood appetizer Hokkaido scallop carpaccio with tiny bubbles of salty goodness caviar, and citrusy flavor. To conclude the feast, palates were sweetened with the double chocolate hazelnut praline by Passionis.

Blue Crab Meat and KIng Crab Leg Appetizer, North Banquet 2016, CHTNetwork, Ichi Media, Penang Food Blog, CK Lam, What2seeonline.com, Sunway Carnival Convention Centre, Butterworth, Red Carpet Gala Dinner, Rado, Shiseido Professional, Lamborghini Kuala Lumpur, Sunway Hotel, Royals Blue, Airmas Group, GST Group, Gartien, Starbucks, Redbox Karaoke, One East Museum, Passionis, DCOVA, Chef Petr Feher, Ch’ng Huck Theng, Richard Rivalee Blue crab meat and king crab leg

North Banquet 2016, CHTNetwork, Ichi Media, Penang Food Blog, CK Lam, What2seeonline.com, Sunway Carnival Convention Centre, Butterworth, Red Carpet Gala Dinner, Rado, Shiseido Professional, Lamborghini Kuala Lumpur, Sunway Hotel, Royals Blue, Airmas Group, GST Group, Gartien, Starbucks, Redbox Karaoke, One East Museum, Passionis, DCOVA, Chef Petr Feher, Ch’ng Huck Theng, Richard RivaleeSoup, entree and sorbet

Hokkaido Scallop Carpaccio, North Banquet 2016, CHTNetwork, Ichi Media, Penang Food Blog, CK Lam, What2seeonline.com, Sunway Carnival Convention Centre, Butterworth, Red Carpet Gala Dinner, Rado, Shiseido Professional, Lamborghini Kuala Lumpur, Sunway Hotel, Royals Blue, Airmas Group, GST Group, Gartien, Starbucks, Redbox Karaoke, One East Museum, Passionis, DCOVA, Chef Petr Feher, Ch’ng Huck Theng, Richard Rivalee Hokkaido scallop carpaccio

Passionis Cake, Double Chocolate Hazelnut Praline, North Banquet 2016, CHTNetwork, Ichi Media, Penang Food Blog, CK Lam, What2seeonline.com, Sunway Carnival Convention Centre, Butterworth, Red Carpet Gala Dinner, Rado, Shiseido Professional, Lamborghini Kuala Lumpur, Sunway Hotel, Royals Blue, Airmas Group, GST Group, Gartien, Starbucks, Redbox Karaoke, One East Museum, Passionis, DCOVA, Chef Petr Feher, Ch’ng Huck Theng, Richard Rivalee Double chocolate hazelnut praline by Passionis

 

Guests enjoyed the meal while entertained by a Hair & Fashion Show with the theme “Evolution of the 60s” collaborated by Shiseido Professional. For fashion, guests were treated to an exquisite collection from renowned fashion designer Richard Rivalee.

The event also highlighted a live auction of luxury RADO’s limited edition HyperChrome Automatic Chronograph Match Point, and two unique editions of One East Museum’s Founder Ch’ng Huck Theng’s Relationship bronze sculptures.

The event drew to a close after the auction of the artistic creation “The Heirloom” conceptualized by One East Museum & Art and created by Royals Blue. The piece of jewellery is a sophisticated contemporary jewellery that blends with the impeccable Baba Nyonya style. Thousand pieces of precious and quality colored rubies, emerald, alexandrite, multi-colour sapphire, diamonds and tourmaline were carefully handpicked to create this spectacular piece that shaped like a key. This piece of exquisite jewellery was auctioned off at RM47,000.00.

North Banquet 2016, CHTNetwork, Ichi Media, Penang Food Blog, CK Lam, What2seeonline.com, Sunway Carnival Convention Centre, Butterworth, Red Carpet Gala Dinner, Rado, Shiseido Professional, Lamborghini Kuala Lumpur, Sunway Hotel, Royals Blue, Airmas Group, GST Group, Gartien, Starbucks, Redbox Karaoke, One East Museum, Passionis, DCOVA, Chef Petr Feher, Ch’ng Huck Theng, Richard Rivalee, The Heirloom by Royals BluePhoto of “The Heirloom” by Ichi Media‎

North Banquet 2016, CHTNetwork, Ichi Media, Penang Food Blog, CK Lam, What2seeonline.com, Sunway Carnival Convention Centre, Butterworth, Red Carpet Gala Dinner, Rado, Shiseido Professional, Lamborghini Kuala Lumpur, Sunway Hotel, Royals Blue, Airmas Group, GST Group, Gartien, Starbucks, Redbox Karaoke, One East Museum, Passionis, DCOVA, Chef Petr Feher, Ch’ng Huck Theng, Richard Rivalee Exquisite collection from Richard Rivalee

North Banquet 2016, CHTNetwork, Ichi Media, Penang Food Blog, CK Lam, What2seeonline.com, Sunway Carnival Convention Centre, Butterworth, Red Carpet Gala Dinner, Rado, Shiseido Professional, Lamborghini Kuala Lumpur, Sunway Hotel, Royals Blue, Airmas Group, GST Group, Gartien, Starbucks, Redbox Karaoke, One East Museum, Passionis, DCOVA, Chef Petr Feher, Ch’ng Huck Theng, Richard Rivalee

* Many thanks to CHTNetwork and Ichi Media for extending this invitation.

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