Recently, Life Inspired and FIRST Elite by Celcom hosted the 3rd annual Tastemakers Malaysia 2015 Celebration Night in Mandarin Oriental, Kuala Lumpur. Following season three premiere of Life Inspired original production Tastemakers, the exclusive cocktail event and award presentation ceremony was held to honoured the nation’s leading innovators that embody the spirit of entrepreneurial excellence.
The award recipients were – fashion designer Alia Bastamam, tech startup investor Khailee Ng (Managing Partner, 500 Startups), restaurateur Mac Chung Lynn (Founder and CEO of Nando’s Malaysia & Singapore), and experiential lifestyle curator Adrian Yap (Co-Founder, Freeform). “Many have asked us why we feature so many entrepreneurial programs on Life inspired. My answer to them is that in this digital age where things are globalized, entrepreneurism is a lifestyle. This year’s four recipients – Khailee, Mac, Adrian and Alia – through their persistence, spirit and determination, they made our show,” says Anne Chan, General Manager, Life Inspired.
These inspiring Malaysians were handpicked by an esteemed panel of judges comprising of Life Inspired together with media partners Marie Claire Malaysia, NUYOU Malaysia and LifestyleAsia.com . Each recipient was presented with a Tastemakers awards by Dato’ Dr. Mohd Aminnudin, Chairman of Life Inspired, LITV Group of Companies. Guests were treated to an exquisite food pairing session with Hennessy X.O, led by Moet Hennessy Brand Ambassador Chong Wai Keng. Live music performance by renowned R&B, Soul and Jazz songstress Dasha Logan keeps the guest entertained for the night.
Life Inspired presents the 2015 Tastemakers Malaysia Celebration Night together with sponsors FIRST ELITE by Celcom and Hennessy X.O, along with official event partners LifestyleAsia.com, Mandarin Oriental Kuala Lumpur, Evian Water, Davidoff Café, and Pink Guy Malaysia Art & Frames.