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Panerai - A private dinner in honour of Alfonso Cuarón

Panerai A private dinner in honour of Alfonso Cuarón

To celebrate the three Oscars won by the Mexican film director for his film Roma, Jean-Marc Pontroué - CEO of Panerai - hosted a special dinner prepared by chefs Bottura and Olvera.

On February 23, Panerai’s CEO Jean-Marc Pontroué hosted a private dinner presented by world-renowned Chef Massimo Bottura and Chef Enrique Olvera in honor of Alfonso Cuarón and his film, Roma, which won respectively the Oscar for the Best Director and the Oscar for the Best Foreign Language Film and for the Best Cinematography.

A private dinner in honour of Alfonso Cuarón

Chef Massimo Bottura, friend of the brand © Panerai

The dinner took place at Roger and Leslie Birnbaum’s Beverly Hills residence, where 40 guests enjoyed a multi-course menu prepared by chefs Bottura and Olvera, delivering the ultimate never-before-seen Italo-Mexican delectable feast. Pontroué kicked off the dinner by giving remarks on Panerai’s involvement with both the entertainment and culinary worlds and how the combination of such visionaries from both industries, best reflects the company’s own. Pontroué said: “As a brand that always looks to inspire and be inspired by visionaries, we have brought together a unique meeting of minds across the culinary, entertainment and art worlds tonight. Panerai is proud to partner with the chef Massimo Bottura, a friend of the brand, to support, honor and celebrate Alfonso Cuarón and his amazing film Roma.”

A private dinner in honour of Alfonso Cuarón

Chef Massimo Bottura, friend of the brand © Panerai

In addition, each guest received a personalized piece of art by world-renowned artist, JR, which featured the now iconic image of Yalitza Aparicio from Roma. The evening carried on with cocktails, laughter and an impromptu speech from Cuarón, thanking Panerai for hosting this special celebration dinner with his closest family and friends. Guests in attendance included Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu, David Linde, French artist JR, Pawel Pawlikowski, Yalitza Aparicio, Ted Sarandos, Nicole Avant, Steve Golin, Eugenio Caballero, Rodrigo Garcia, Luis Mandoki, and Malgosia Bela.

A private dinner in honour of Alfonso Cuarón

© Panerai

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