Colombo, Sri Lanka: 25th May, 2017
Glenfiddich’s global brand ambassador visits Rare at Residence for an evening of fine-dining & whisky tasting.
On the 25th of May 2017, Rare at Residence the distinguished fine-dining restaurant by Uga Escapes, welcomed Glenfiddich’s global brand ambassador, Struan Grant Ralph for an exclusive whisky dinner with 30 other selected guests. The event was dedicated to the introduction of Glenfiddich’s premier range of single malt whisky, renowned as the best in the world, where the dinner featured a lively whisky tasting session, conducted by their brand ambassador himself.
Struan Grant Ralph, spent time creating some of his signature cocktails at the Rare bar which was one of the highlights of the evening. A devoted whisky enthusiast and aficionado himself, Ralph has served as ambassador for Glenfiddich in both the US and Asia Pacific over 5 years prior to being appointed their global ambassador. The chef’s menu for the evening was specially curated to complement the premium malts served at the event, offering guests a rare opportunity to pair the dishes in a unique, specifically catered gastronomic experience.
Residence by Uga Escapes is a sophisticated boutique hotel, conveniently poised in the heart of Colombo – Park Street. Rated No.1 on TripAdvisor, it hosts Colombo’s premier restaurant ‘Rare’, which is in turn placed amongst the top 25 restaurants in the city on TripAdvisor. Bearing 11 luxury suites, Residence is every travellers’ delight, with its elegant, contemporary and sumptuous setup for both long and short stays. Additionally, the restaurant ‘Rare’ is a premier choice for private functions and celebrations, with its spectacular, enticing facilities offering indoor and al fresco dining. Upon first glance, it is obvious that the hotel has an extended history in the same.