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RÉMY MARTIN CELEBRATES NATIONAL COGNAC DAY at Vandal Lounge NYC

Remi Martini National Cognac Day New York Event
Rémy Martin visited New York’s hotspot lounge, Vandal, for a celebration filled with live musical performances and a packed house.

WITH BRAND AMBASSADOR MARC FORGIONE

(CREDIT: Madison / BFA for Rémy Martin)

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WHAT:

Rémy Martin along with Chef Marc Forgione hosted Rémy Martin Circle Of Centaurs Winner Jermaine Wright and VIP guests, Supermodel Shanina Shaik, Actor Joseph Sikora, Fashion Designer Carlos Campos, DJ / Director Vashtie, Artist Shantell Martin, Model Rudy Dean Ackers, Model Tommy Hackett, Model Weston Sarame, Model Jacob Burton, Influencer Luke Ditella, Influencer Ian Elkins, Influencer Chris Burt-Allen, Influencer Eric Christian, Influencer Carlos Battle, Singer Eyme Santos and Rémy Cointreau USA team members Sarah Long (CMO), Emma Medina (Vice President of Marketing), Ben Collier (Brand Director), Naeemah Leonard (Senior Brand Manager), Ashley Davidovitch (Brand Manager) and others.

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At the event, House of Rémy Martin and Chef Marc Forgione celebrate National Cognac Day with traditional sidecar cocktails as well as sidecar cocktail spins such as Dusk To Dawn (available at Employees Only in NYC), #ThatsWhatILike (available at the Bassment in Chicago), and The Outfit (available at Bar Clacson in Los Angeles). Marc Forgione served fan favorite menu items such as the burger, steak on toast, chili lobster skewers, hiramsa spoons, and more.

Joseph Sikora was one of the first guests to arrive making sure to greet everyone upon his entry to the restaurant. When asked about Power, Joseph mentioned he was excited to see what the next season will bring. Vashtie arrived shortly after making sure to say hi to Kitty Kash and making her way to the bar. As soon as Shanina Shaik arrived, she made her way to the branded Remy Martin sidecars wearing the Remy Martin x Members Only jacket made special for the event before taking photos with Vashtie and Joseph, and then making her way to the VIP section.

After guests arrived, Emma Medina, Vice President of Marketing for Rémy Martin made opening remarks to welcome guests and thank Marc Forgione for his involvement with Rémy Martins Circle Of Centaurs Mentorship Program. Marc Forgione then introduced the crowd to Circle of Centaurs Winner Jermaine Wright, who was able to serve his winning jerked stewed pork recipe at the event.

Earlier in the day, Rémy Martin sent a fleet of sidecars filled with influencers and media around New York City allowing pedestrians to view and post pictures of the activation on social media. #NationalCognacDay

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WHEN::

WEDNESDAY, MAY 10, 2017

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6:30 PM: EVENT COMMENCED

8:30 PM: EVENT CONCLUDED

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WHERE:

MARC FORGIONE

134 READE STREET

NEW YORK, NY 10013

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