The American Hospital of Paris Foundation Honors Julian Niccolini and Alex von Bidder

On Tuesday, October 18th, The American Hospital of Paris Foundation honored Julian Niccolini and Alex von Bidder, Managing Partners of The Four Seasons Restaurant, with the ‘Legends in Hospitality Award’ at a dinner benefiting The American Hospital of Paris.

Liuba Butko and Casey Brooks of Haute Living Magazine

The benefit dinner will began with a cocktail reception at followed by a seated dinner where guests enjoyed a breathtaking performance by Grace Potter and a live auction conducted by Adrien Meyer, Vice President of Impressionist & Modern Art, Christie’s. The auction featured unique opportunities including a Commissioned Portrait by renowned photographer Todd Eberle and a reserved premium lunch table in The Grill Room of The Four Seasons every day for one month.

Julian Niccolini, Martha Stewart                             Grace Potter

The Legends in Hospitality Award honors those whose life work represents the highest achievement in the warm and gracious reception of guests.  As masterful hosts of what GQ magazine called “America’s most powerful lunchroom,” Niccolini and von Bidder have helped to create not only a legendary restaurant and dining experience; they themselves are legends in the industry.

The gala raised needed funds to upgrade and renovate the pediatric center of the American Hospital of Paris, “America’s Hospital in Europe.” The renovation will feature a total upgrade of the clinical space, a modern child-friendly interior, a new children’s play area, increased privacy in patient reception, a larger, more comfortable waiting area, and more.

NOTABLE ATTENDEES: Stephen Schwarzman, Julian Niccolini, Alex von Bidder, Martha Stewart, Todd Eberle, Claude Wasserstein, DJ Alexandra Richards, Grace Potter, Bettina Prentice, Lia Tolaini-Banville, Liliana Cavendish, Richard Pandiscio, Michael Schulhof, Victor Kubicek, AndrewAndrew, Christine Cachot, PJ Pascual, Philae Knight, Lisa Yom, Stacy Engman, Audra Asencio, Ambassador Howard & Gretchen Leach, Hunt Slonem.

All photographs courtesy of Patrick McMullen

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