Women in Hospitality Brunch with Belvedere Vodka

The Women in Hospitality Brunch was held at the recently-opened Grain Bar, Four Season Hotel with over 60 women from across all facets of the hospitality industry. Presented by Belvedere Vodka, the brunch was a celebration of the talents and successes of women who work in a traditionally male-dominated industry.

Panellists
L-R: Joanna Savill, Julia Bickerstaff, Alexx Stuart, Claire Smith, Emma Isaacs

Guests enjoyed Belvedere Bloody Mary cocktails including Belvedere HibisKiss and Bloody French 74 and tasty bites by Executive Chef Hamish Ingham such as the steamed brioche with smoked trout roe.

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L-R: Bloody French 74, Belvedere HibisKiss

The networking event was hosted by Alexx Stuart, founder of Luxury Tastings, who facilitated a Q&A session with a panel of successful women. Claire Smith, Global Head of Spirit Creation and Mixology, Belvedere Vodka, reminded the audience the importance of believing in what you do. She was followed by Joanna Savill, Director Crave Sydney food festival, Emma Isaacs, CEO of Australia’s largest Women in Business Network “Business Chicks” and Julia Bickerstaff, bestselling author and creator of the “How to Bake a Business” program, each sharing inspirational insights into their success stories.

All photographs © Esteban La Tessa – used with permission

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Corinne Mossati is the founder and editor of Gourmantic. An avid scribe, she has taken pen to paper since the age of five. Her repertoire includes long works of fiction, short stories and travelogues. She is a winner of the GT travel writing competition, has judged the Australasian Whisky Awards and several cocktail competitions. She is also named in the Australian Bartender Most Influential List.