Chez Vested: Champagne and Caviar


Ishviene Arora


Tis the season! Last week, we welcomed over 150 financial marketing and communications C-suite professionals into Chez Vested for a champagne and caviar-themed holiday party. The event was hosted in a stunning loft space in Chelsea and featured an array of sparkling French wines and champagnes, complemented by Petrossian caviar; endless charcuterie boards; passed h’orderves; a photo booth; and of course, Vested accessories.

The evening kicked off with some brief remarks from our CEO Daniel P. Simon; as well as our caviar expert, Mark De Francis, of Petrossian. Mark shared his insights on how caviar has changed over the last 50 years from old-world to new-world, and which wines pair well with the Parisian delicacy before guests began their sampling.

Each room was dedicated to a specific champagne and accompanied by carefully curated Vested accents–like the rosé room, where we served Grand Cru Brut Rosé. The room was brimming with champagne-colored balloons, books and bobbleheads in honor of our chief economist, Milton Ezrati. Towards the back, a spread of caviar was accompanied by Bereche Et Fils Brut, an aged combination of Chardonnay, Pinot Noir and Pinot Meunier with complex aromas of cranberry, strawberry, baked apple, and white pepper.

During the party, we also unveiled our inaugural edition of VestEdit, the firm’s magazine featuring thought leadership pieces from its staff. Digital version coming soon!

We were thrilled to see new and old friends from Bloomberg, Morningstar, New York Life, AXA and others.

And while we say it after every party, Chez Vested truly has been our most successful event yet. The photos say it all:

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