Elton John’s Winter Ball Headlined by elBulli and Louboutin
LONDON - On Saturday, October 29, 2011, GREY GOOSE vodka will be partnering with the Elton John AIDS Foundation for the fifth consecutive year to host the GREY GOOSE Winter Ball to benefit the Elton John AIDS Foundation - an evening of exceptional taste hosted by David Furnish, Sir Elton John and GREY GOOSE.
This year, GREY GOOSE is working with Paco Roncero from elBulli, to create a menu for the GREY GOOSE Winter Ball that will excite, challenge and delight the evening’s guests. Working with GREY GOOSE UK Ambassador, Joe McCanta, Paco has turned his hand to creating exquisite GREY GOOSE cocktails that perfectly complement the evening’s menu.
A bespoke ’Nitrogen Bar’ will serve spectacular nitrogen-infused cocktails in elBulli’s signature molecular style created especially for the evening.
In addition, legendary French shoe designer Christian Louboutin will be designing a cocktail bar for auction on the night. Scottish fashion designer Jonathan Saunders will be creating a one-off cocktail dress for the highest bidder, as well as designing the uniforms to be worn by the evening’s staff, and British artist Marc Quinn will be donating one of his works to the auction.
The evening’s collection of libations will include cocktails created by the GREY GOOSE Winter Ball partners, Paco Roncero, Christian Louboutin, Jonathan Saunders and Marc Quinn, that perfectly capture their unique characters.
Joining Grammy-winning recording artist, Sir Elton John, will be GREY GOOSE Winter Ball partners Paco Roncero, Jonathan Saunders and Marc Quinn, along with friends and supporters, Joe Jonas, Kelly Rowland and Nicole Sherzinger.
This year’s Winter Ball takes place at Battersea Park, London.