Fairmont Copley Plaza Brings Famous Beaumont Finishing Program to Boston’s Back Bay
The Fairmont Copley Plaza has partnered with Beaumont Etiquette to bring the Plaza Hotel’s famous Finishing Program to Boston in June. The second of two two-hour classes, Business & Dining Etiquette, will be held on June 20 from 5:30 – 7:30 at the hotel.
“Etiquette is more important than ever,” Beaumont Etiquette founder Myka Meier said when the initial etiquette classes launched at the Plaza. “And these are not your grandmother’s etiquette classes—they’re fun, they’re exciting they’re interactive, and they’re practical.”
Classes are $125 per person and include beverages and light refreshment.
To read the exclusive Town & Country announcement, please click here.
Visit the Fairmont Copley Plaza at 138 Saint James Avenue or by clicking here.
Toast the First Day of Summer with a Pop-Up Rose Lounge at the Taj Boston
On Thursday, June 21, The Rooftop at The Taj Boston will be transformed into a chic Pop-Up Rose Lounge to toast the first day of summer and the summer solstice. Boasting one of the most dramatic views in the Back Bay, the rooftop lounge – located 17 stories up – features views from the State House and Boston Common to Fenway Park and The Charles River.
Partnering with Chateau Minuty, Cotes de Provence Wines, the evening will feature crisp rosé wines paired with a menu of small bites to perfectly complement the wines, and the space will be transformed into a sophisticated lounge perfect for the first official evening of summer.
Visit the Taj Boston at 15 Arlington Street or by clicking here.
A Celebration of Food and its Producers at Eataly’s Terra
Join Eataly Boston for Terra’s biggest takeover celebration of the year! Kick off the summer by eating Terra’s signature bites; meeting the producer, chefs, and beverage experts and experiencing their products; and of course dancing all night to their live band.
Within its first year, Terra grew into an energetic and sustainability-forward restaurant revolving around rustic, earthy food from the Italian wood-fired grill. Behind this good food has been an abundance of high quality, fresh ingredients sourced from New England producers. With Chef Dan Bazzinotti and team at the helm, the restaurant found its niche in the community through its rich relationships with these local producers.
As a celebration of all the magic that happens behind the scenes at Terra, they’re letting their wonderful producers take over the restaurant for one indulgent summer night.
Guests will get a glimpse into the background of Terra’s food and drink through the following tastings and interactive activities:
- Tours of Terra’s Beer Barrel Room
- Tour of the Italian grill (and tastes of the smoke-kissed Terra bites!) with Chef de Cuisine Dan Bazzinotti
- Unlimited “best of” Terra food
- 2 drink tickets + cash bar
- Fresh oysters by Island Creek Oyster Bar
- Butchering demonstrations by Chickering Farms
- Narragansett Creamery and Eataly’s in-house experts will demonstrate how fresh mozzarella is made, from start to finish
- Jenwey Tea will be showcasing their Iced Hibiscus Herbal Tea & Hibiscus Tea Cocktail (a signature anniversary cocktail)
- Talk by local New England farmer about the future of sustainable farming
- Tyler Akabane from Tyler’s Trail Tours will be sharing mushroom foraging experiences and findings with us
- Live music performed by Silver Arrow Band
Celebrate the World Cup with a Soccer Pop-Up and Viewing Party at the Mandarin Oriental Boston
The Mandarin Oriental Boston invites you to cheer on your favorite World Cup team at a series of viewing parites. Available through Sunday, July 15, 2018, matches will be aired live on the big screens and fans can cheer on their favorite country at the hotel with an experience that includes: a limited edition commemorative Budweiser bottle, a choice of bar snack (nachos, french fries, mozzarella sticks, onion rings or Buffalo wings) and an exclusive 2018 celebratory souvenir. Additional food and beverages will also be available for purchase.
Tickets can be ordered on Eventbrite.com for USD 28 and include full-day access.
*Media are welcome to attend and gather photos, fan interviews and B-roll footage of the festivities throughout the pop-up, with advance coordination. The series will take place at Mandarin Oriental, Boston (776 Boylston Street, Boston, MA 02199).
About Mandarin Oriental, Boston
An intimately luxurious hotel, Mandarin Oriental, Boston combines classic New England elegance with refined Oriental touches to create one of the most distinctive hospitality experiences in the region. Awarded both Forbes Five-Stars and AAA Five-Diamonds, Mandarin Oriental, Boston features 148 of the city’s most spacious guestrooms and suites, exquisite meeting and event facilities and legendary personalized service. Hotel amenities include Massachusetts’ only holistic Five-Star awarded spa, a state-of-the-art fitness center and our signature restaurant Bar Boulud, a French-inspired bistro and oyster bar from internationally acclaimed chef Daniel Boulud. A short 15-minute drive from Logan International Airport, Mandarin Oriental, Boston connects guests to the city’s finest shopping, cultural venues and business institutions from its prime location in the heart of Boston’s chic Back Bay on Boylston Street.
About Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group
Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group is the award-winning owner and operator of some of the world’s most luxurious hotels, resorts and residences. Having grown from its Asian roots into a global brand, the Group now operates 29 hotels and eight residences in 19 countries and territories, with each property reflecting the Group’s oriental heritage and unique sense of place. Mandarin Oriental has a strong pipeline of hotels and residences under development, with the next hotel opening planned in Doha. Mandarin Oriental is a member of the Jardine Matheson Group.
SERV is excited to announce their next seminar in a series of speaker and networking events for private events managers
Join them on June 27th at Tuscan Kitchen for breakfast and a discussion. The focus of this panel will be on social media; how restaurants can promote event spaces through their social media channels and working with influencers.
PANEL SPEAKERS INCLUDE:
- Kimberley Ring-Founder, Ring Communications
- Hannah Huke-Director of Marketing, the Briar Group
- Emily Hagen-Content Manager, Eastern Standard, Row 34, Island Creek Oyster Bar, The Hawthorne, Les Sablons, Branch Line
- Tenzin Samdo-Beverage Director & Partner- Artscience Culture Lab & Café and
- Tiffany Lopinsky-Food Blogger and Founder: @bostonfoodies
8:45am – 9:30am – breakfast and networking
9:30am – 10:30am – panelist discussion
10:30am – 11:00am – Q+A
This event is open to the public and seating will be limited. Please purchase tickets as soon as possible.
SERV (Society for Event Planners: Restaurant Venues) is anorganization of private event managers who provide support and education to industry professionals. The quarterly speaker series includes a panel and networking opportunities over light breakfast. The panel discussions span a wide variety of topics from business and professional development to event technology, vendor relations and marketing, all pertaining to the private events industry with a focus on restaurant venues.Currently, SERV chapters exist in Boston and New York.
Lisa Flores, Founder & President
Kelly Fay, Vice President of Programs
Maura Lacy, Vice President of Communications
Kerry Lynch, Vice President of Membership
Courtney McCabe, Treasurer
Joseph Bittner, Vice President of New Membership
Nicole Lazcano, Vice President of Sponsorship
Join Luxury Garage Sale and Boston Center for the Arts for an after work sip and shop event.
Join Luxury Garage Sale at 211 Newbury Street to sip champagne and discover Chanel, Hermes, Gucci, and more at up to 90% off retail with 10% of the evening’s sales will benefit Boston Center for the Arts.
Learn more about Luxury Garage Sale here.
The Lenox and Reading with Robin present an evening with Jane Green.
School is out, time to start your summer and what better way than a night out in Boston with Jane – a NY Times Bestselling author and “queen of the beach read”! Tickets include admission to the program, a Lenox tote with a copy of Jane’s hit paperback, “The Sunshine Sisters” (and other surprises!). Cheese display, passed hors ‘d ouevres, and sweets will be offered and a cash bar will be available.
*Tickets are non-refundable but transferrable, no exceptions.
**Special rate available for overnight guest rooms, please email firstname.lastname@example.org for details!
About Jane Green
Jane Green is the author of nineteen novels, include seventeen New York Times Bestsellers, one cookbook,and various short stories
She is published in over 25 languages, and has over ten million books in print worldwide. She has been part of the ABC News team, has had her own radio show on BBC Radio London, and has made regular appearances on TV and radio.
She contributes to a number of newspapers and magazines, and has a weekly column in The Lady magazine, England’s longest running weekly magazine.
A graduate of the International Culinary Institute in New York, Green is an avid cook, amateur decorator, and passionate gardener. She also now runs the Jane Green Book Club, and is a storyteller for The Moth.
A resident of Westport, Connecticut, she lives there with her husband, a small menagerie of animals, and (too) many children.
About The Lenox
The Lenox is a landmark in a city graced by historic charm. Ideally situated in Boston’s prestigious Back Bay, the hotel is steps away from fashionable Newbury Street, Copley Place, the Museum of Fine Arts, and Fenway Park.
Recognized as an industry leader in environmental initiatives, this four-diamond hotel delights its guests with an intimate atmosphere and a discrete luxury they can feel good about.
Fourth of July at Top of the Hub
This July 4th, raise a glass 52 stories high to America as you watch the fireworks from the top of the Prudential Tower at Top of the Hub. The fun starts at 6:00 pm with a Chef’s welcome reception, a champagne toast, passed apps, and (most importantly) an open bar. At 7:30 you’ll sit for a decadent five-course dinner with a cash bar and accompanying live music, and at 8:30 you’ll be treated to a simulcast of the Boston Pops concert on the Esplanade. Finally, end the evening with a bang as the fireworks pop off at eye level.
Take a peek at the menu here:
Champagne Toast Upon Arrival
Chef’s Selection of Passed & Stationary Hors d’Oeuvres
Chilled Heirloom Tomato Soup
Summer Berries, Avocado, Basil
Jumbo Lump Crab Cocktail
Citrus, Sea Beans, Miner’s Lettuce, Cilantro
Sweet Corn Agnolotti
Smoked Bacon, Chanterelle, Narragansett Creamery “Crescendo” Fondue
Surf & Turf
5 oz. Snake River Farms Kobe Beef Rib Cap Steak, 5 oz. Butter-Poached Lobster Tail,
Smoked Crushed Fingerling Potatoes, Roasted Mushrooms, Swiss Chard, Brown Butter Sabayon
Whipped Cream, Blueberry Sauce
Tickets are $250 (nonrefundable; excluding tax, gratuity, and drinks from the cash bar), and a credit card is required to reserve. Call the restaurant for yours at 617.536.1775.
Fun for the Whole Family Begins at Sundown all Summer Long
Photo: Prudential Center
With free, family-friendly movies shown under the stars, the Magic 106.7 Family Film Festival is a great summer night out. Entertainment, children’s activities and giveaways will start at 6pm. All movies will start every Saturday at sundown. Rain dates will be held the following Tuesday.
2018 Movie Schedule
July 7: The Lion King
July 14: SING!
July 21: Coco
July 28: Wonder
August 4: The Incredibles
August 11: Mulan
August 18: Tarzan
August 25: A Wrinkle in Time
Come in early and grab dinner or snacks to enjoy during the movie! Picnic blankets and beach chairs are welcome. Spend just $10 and receive discounted parking in the Prudential Center Garage.
Closed captioning will be provided for all movies.
Free Jazz Concerts in the McKim Courtyard All Summer Long
The courtyard of the Boston Public Library in Copley Square, one of Boston’s most beautiful spaces, is filled with music during free, one-hour concerts throughout the summer. The courtyard hosts music that ranges from jazz to classical and from world to folk.
Concerts are moved to Rabb Hall in the event of inclement weather.