Brisbane’s multi award winning Emporium Hotel has already predicted the Melbourne Cup winner - Vintage Glamour! The stylish hotel has announced a fashion-themed VIP Lunch event to celebrate the race that stops the nation, headlined by national spotlight-stealers, designersGeorgeGross Harry Who together with Italian menswear specialist, John Harris Menswearwith the MC for the day Australian television celebrity and in-demand host, Dave Whitehill.
Emporium Hotel will take Melbourne Cup 2009 from the raceway to the runway with a lunch celebrating vintage glamour and supporting the Starlight Children’s Foundation. Guests will want for nothing with the event featuring Mumm French Champagne on arrival and fine wines, an exquisite menu from Emporium Hotel’s Head Chef, Peter Lunn, luxurious fashions for him and her, sweeps, chic jazz music and live event coverage all under the guiding baton of Whitehill.
The hotel has also announced a Melbourne Cup High Tea in the Emporium Cocktail Bar, for those after a slightly more relaxed, but just as lavish! Guests will be treated to an afternoon of decadent ribbon sandwiches and gourmet savories, as the liquid muses behind the opulent bar mix together a delicious Hendricks cocktail. Of course it wouldn’t be Melbourne Cup without the Best Dressed prize, raffles and live coverage.