Grey Goose, the world’s leading super-premium vodka, celebrated one of its global summer pop up experiences, #BoulangerieBleue, in Vancouver at Waterview Special Event Space.

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photo by Patrick Hodgson

 

As part of an experiential campaign, private guests were transported to the French Riviera via water taxis, and entered via a secret entrance. Waterview was transformed into a traditional French bakery, filled with baskets of fresh artisanal baguette made from fine wheat from Picardie, the very same wheat used in Grey Goose vodka.

 

 

photo by Patrick Hodgson

photo by Patrick Hodgson

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photo by Patrick Hodgson

photo by Patrick Hodgson

photo by Patrick Hodgson

The Grey Goose Camionette, an innovative martini cocktail bar, held private consultations outside the venue. Guests were given the opportunity to tailor a vodka martini cocktail to their own personal taste. The featured cocktail served was the Grey Goose Le Grand Fizz, a refreshing combination of Grey Goose vodka, St-Germain elderflower liqueur, and fresh lime, topped with chilled soda for a gentle effervescence.

photo by Patrick Hodgson

photo by Patrick Hodgson

Le Grand Fizz - the effortless cocktail

Ingredients:
1½ parts GREY GOOSE® vodka
1 part ST-GERMAIN® elderflower liqueur
½ part freshly squeezed lime (approx. half a lime)
2 parts chilled soda water

Featured events included a Pour Masters Competition, a dinner for forty VIP media members, and an invitation-only bash for 300.

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photo by Patrick Hodgson

Celebrity Chef Jamie Kennedy from Toronto teamed up with Culinary Capers Executive Chef Stewart Boyles to execute a unique menu for the intimate dinner.

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Photo by Richard Wolak

First Course

Pomme Gaufrette Gensac Caviar, paired with a Grey Goose Martini

Second Course

Local BC shellish with side stripe shrimp, kusshi oysters, honey mussels, Ocean Wise scallops, yuzu radish, paired with a Grey Goose Cocktail de Vin Rose

Third Course

Lois Lake Steelhead stuffed with apples, local beets, and beans, paired with Grey Goose Cocktail de Vin Blanc

Fourth Course

Chocolate Almond Cake with Grey Goose Espresso Martini

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photo by Patrick Hodgson

Guests were transported to the playground of the rich and famous, as Waterview was transformed with the chic nautical vibe of the French Riviera, complete with sexy “yachts” for lounging, and sipping cocktails.

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photo by Patrick Hodgson

Fashion bloggers, notable foodies, and local key influencers were amongst the guests lucky enough to experience #boulangeriebleue

photo by Patrick Hodgson

photo by Patrick Hodgson

The late night bash featured DJ sets, with French House music and live music.

Grey Goose DJ

photo by Patrick Hodgson

Branded Grey Goose cupcakes, created by the pastry department at Culinary Capers, were served by models carrying miniature hot air balloons

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Guests ate, drank and experienced the joie de vivre of a summer day on the French Riviera in an event not soon to be forgotten.