It was no Tricks only Treats at the lavish Halloween Soiree held at the luminous Sutton Hotel. Laurie Belle (Get Cooking with the Stars, Leftcoast TV) which highlights celebrities and cooking on a global scale (Gene Simmons, Coco Rocha, Amanda Tapping, Martin Sheen, Gold Medalist Ashleigh McIvor ) caught up with Talents Karen Holness, (Corner Gas), Adrian Holmes who starred alongside Halle Berry in Frankie and Alice, (Arrow, 19-2) , Jaime Callica Inc, and Massiah Vaughn (Dussault Inc, Steve Nash). Lesley Diana ( Promotion People) publicity firm to some of the most notable talents in North America (Emmanuelle Vaugier, Darryl Lenox) helped coordinate the celebrities and press. The ghoulishly Glam event included the four C’s :Costumes, Champagne, Canapés, and Celebrities. Veuve Clicquot bubbly was flowing throughout the evening and JetSet Crew Hosts Craig Stowe and Jamie Goehring were gracious.. It was a fun filled evening and an always memorable event with the JetSet crew! Check back soon to hear more of Laurie’s Adventures in cooking and entertainment. Follow us on twitter/leftcoasttv.
Host Laurie Belle (Get Cooking with the Stars, Leftcoast TV) was invited to the Welcome Foodies event held at the picturesque Francesco’s Ristorante Italia. Joining Laurie was Publicist Lesley Diana (Promotion People) and Direct TV (Rogue) Creative Director Kelly Beck.
Special Guests to Francesco’s were actor Martin Sheen and son Ramon Estevez. Press for the evening included: WE Vancouver, Vancouver Magazine, Leftcoast TV, NotableCA, Straight Food, Georgia Straight, WHERE Vancouver, Rogue Direct TV, Promotion People, Vancity Vibe, Vancity Buzz, and Ed Lau. The guests were greeted with an elegant bubbly and the menu that followed was delectable.
The VIP were seated at a large table and were presented with a lavish choice of entrée. Our host Laurie chose the Lobster Bisque,Sable Fish with Saffron Risotto baked with basil, saffron,Lemon juice, white wine, onion, garlic, tomato, and presented with white asparagus. The savory meal was followed with a selection of Crème Brule, Tiramisu, and Chocolate Ganache cake. Scrumptious indeed!
Francesco’s menu for the gala included Roasted rack of Lamb, Cornish game hen, and Veal Porterhouse Chop. The guests enjoyed fine wines as an accompaniment to the evening. The glasses remained full, the staff and hosts were delightful, and it was a lovely evening for all. A definite food lovers delight.
Photos: Dan Poh Photography
Laurie Belle Wardrobe-Blushing Boutique
Hair-Omar Kanani (Suki’s)
MUA- Rita Tang, Beauty Coordinator Coa Chiu
‘Barfi!’ wins top honours at TOIFA
Award winner Abhishek Bachchan,and Aishwarya Rai stunned the red carpet onlookers as they graced the red carpet Saturday for TOIFA Awards. Abhisheck dedicated his win to his wife. Honoring the best of Bollywood entertainment. Top Awards went to Film “Barfi” for Winner in best film, best director, best actor and best actress awards.
Best Actor Award to Ranbir Kapoor and Best Actress to Priyanka Chopra (Barfi).
Photos for Get Cooking with the Stars courtesy of Dan Poh Photography. Stay tuned for more from Get Cooking with the Stars, Laurie Belle for exciting Bollywood news very soon. http://www.leftcoasttv.com
Host Laurie Belle (Get Cooking with the Stars) (CamelVision Entertainment) was a featured celebrity in Adriana SantaCruz for the Vancouver Fashion Week Gala at the exquisite Four Seasons Hotel.
Columbian Sensation Adriana Santa Cruz came on the scene with a splash of color and passion . Gleaning inspirations from TS. Elliot ,SantaCruz is a breath of fresh air! http://www.adrianasantacruz.com/. Mingling with fashionistas and celebrity gal pals Karen Holness, Nancy Perreault, Nicole Oliver , Pizzazz Int, The Promotion People, and the Real housewives of Vancouver was part of the successful evenings festivities. Dressed for this years event in Adriana SantaCruz, Nancy Perreault Collections,and Shoes by Melissa Kicks completed our TV host’s ensemble. Special thanks Siohban Hertil,(Makeup artist) James Trang (Hair) our beauty team for the evenings gala.
About “Get COOKING with the STARS”
“Get COOKING with the STARS” (CamelVision Entertainment) is hosted by the charismatic Laurie Belle, also the talent of Leftcoast TV. Laurie has degrees in both Business and Communications, as well as a Master’s degree . The multi-faceted TV personality is also a spokesmodel and actress. Laurie has graced the pages of many magazines, billboards, and TV shows. She has interviewed Hollywood heavy- hitters such as Gene Simmons, Coco Rocha, Shannon Tweed, BC Lions Geroy Simon, and Amanda Tapping; as well as covering internationally renowned events including VIFF, VFW, the Vancouver 2010 Winter Olympics, and the LEO Awards. Laurie is currently developing the second season of “Get COOKING with the STARS”, with Canada’s finest chefs and celebrity guests. http://press.thepromotionpeople.ca/tag/caroline-macgillivray/
Glam Cam; Get Cooking with The Stars Launch Extravaganza
Get cooking with The Stars did not disappoint with the success of their Red Carpet Launch Party held at the prestigious Howe Street Art Gallery located in the heart of downtown Vancouver. Hosted by Laurie Belle (CamelVision Entertainment) and attended by International sports figures, celebrities from Hollywood North, media personalities, fashion designers, writers, bloggers , magazines and photographers, this star studded night was a fun filled event filled with fantastic performances, red carpet interviews and great food thanks to our lovely sponsors!
Olympic Athlete Nikola Girke with Host Laurie Belle (Dan Poh Photography) Hush Magazine
Celebrity Guests Caroline Baccic, April Telek, Sarah Symonds and Guest
Actor Mackenzie Gray, Caroline Macilligavary (Beautnight.org) -Charity for launch.
Pam Schutz, Performer Sayde Black, Laurie Belle
Karen Holness, Adrian Holmes
Host Laurie Belle with Nancy Perreault (Laurie Belle gown by Nancy Perreault Collections)
Actress Karen Holness
Fashion Designer Mona Sultan
The Launch celebrate a full season of episodes of Get Cooking with The Stars that airs on Shaw, Directed and Produced by Ahmad Badawi!
The beautiful, talented Amanda Tapping joins us for an episode. New episode airs in our Second Season!
Our lovely chefs in the kitchen with Star: April Telek (Amazon Falls, Chef Parichat) Thai House, join Laurie Belle
The Trio of Amanda Tapping, DIrector Katrin Bowen (RAOR, Amazon Falls) and Laurie Belle (Get Cooking with the Stars)
CTV Marke Driesschen joins TOJO, Laurie Belle
Guest Chef Daniel Craig (EBO) with our Director Ahmad Badawi (Camelvision Entertainment) setting up a scene for Sara Lynn Celebrity Songstress
In celebration of the launch, guests were treated to mouth watering dishes by EBO Restaurant and Chef Tojo from TOJOS also brought with him a tray of magnificient sushi and sakae as a gift for the party and guests were serenaded by performances from Sayde Black and Rod Black
Iain Allan (Production-Get Cooking with the Stars, with Nikola Girke (Olympic Athlete)
Tanya Hunt, Brian Bishop (Dan Poh Photography) All Hush Magazine Photos in this article
Actor Mackenzie Gray
FMA Andy Chu, Natalie Langston (Novus, FMA) with Desmond Chen (Pink Elephant Thai House)
Actor Jennifer Spence
With this and the exciting anticipation for the next season of Get Cooking with The Stars; we would like to extend our gratitude and thanks to all our wonderful sponsors and guests who took the time out to join us in celebration for the show!
Many Thanks to the Venue Sponsor;
Howe Street Art Gallery
Partial Proceeds of the night go to;
Red Carpet Sponsor;
Kristian Messere and STOCKHOLDERS
Food and alcohol sponsors;
Chef Dan Craig and EBO Restaurant
Chef Marcus Von Albrecht ;Chocolate Martinis by X Four
Desmond Chen from Pink Elephant Thai
Mona Sultan Scarfs
Nancy Perrault Designs
Bella Garnet Beauty Salon
Sugar Baby Aprons
Makeup and Hair Sponsor;
Mackenzie Gray and Brandi Maclean
Nikola Girke; Olympic Athlete
Kristian Messere and Rowland Pidlubny from Stockholders
Huge Thanks to all the Media/Photographers who attended and covered the event;
Girl In Betsey
Maja Preddy (Celebrity reporter)
FMA- Andy Chu and Natalie Langston
Claude Duke Photography
Langley Times, Langley advance, RealStyle network
Not forgetting the team that put this together;