Posts tagged "Baccarat"

Discover What’s Brewing with Tea Sommelier Gabrielle Jammal

Gabriel Jammal, Tea Sommelier at Baccarat Hotel New York, will host a Virtual Live Tea Tasting Experience in conjunction with In Pursuit of Tea.

The experience includes a special In Pursuit of Tea x Baccarat Hotel New York sampler set, created exclusively for this event and delivered to your home in advance of the June 6 tasting at 10 am.

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A Moment With Our Artisans, Alison Colbert, Director of Spa de La Mer

Our team at Spa de La shares their favorite at home spa treatments that are as beneficial as they are fun for the whole family. 

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A Moment With Our Artisans, Matthieu Yamoum, Wine Director

 

 

Embark on a spirited discovery of France's celebrated Champagne region, known worldwide for its sparkling wine production.

 

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A Moment With Our Artisans, Rosario Wakabayashi, Pastry Chef

Chef Wakabayashi shares her scone recipe for home chefs to make weekends even sweeter. 

The history of afternoon tea complete with scones, jam, clotted cream, finger sandwiches and other tasty confections was born in the 1840s when the Duchess of Bedford request some nibbles to quell the "sinking feeling" she had in the late afternoons. IN other words, the long gap between breakfast and dinner left her feeling quite hungry around 5 in the afternoon. Scones remain a beloved staple of this time-honored tradition. 

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A Moment With Our Artisans, Gabrielle Jammal, Tea Sommelier

The artisan behind Baccarat Hotel New York’s inspired tea program shares her tips for preparing the perfect pot of tea. “Tea is such a significant part of our lives and a very personal passion for so many around the world,” says Gabrielle. “It is part of the fabric of every culture and the foundation for wellness. It is also something that can be enjoyed anywhere at any time, and helping others create their own special tea experience is tremendously rewarding to me.”

STEP 1: CHOOSING THE RIGHT TEA

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How Baccarat Glassware is Made, Part Two

From the alchemy, to mixing the sand and potasse, to the many important final touches, over 30 hands (with at least 15 years of experience each) have participated in the making of the most unique pieces. Learn about the different stages of glassmaking, starting with the hot process, and ending here with the cold process.

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How Baccarat Glassware is Made, Part One

Making a Baccarat crystal piece takes patience, precision, expertise, and a whole team of people. From the alchemy, to mixing the sand and potasse, to the many important final touches, over 30 hands (with at least 15 years of experience each) have participated in the making of the most unique pieces. Learn about the different stages of glassmaking, starting here with the hot process, and ending with the cold process.

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Inside Baccarat Manufacture: Glassmaking & More

INSIDE THE BACCARAT MANUFACTURE

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The Harcourt Red Grand Genre Vase at Home in The Grand Salon

The Grand Salon at the Baccarat Hotel earns its name through a palette of platinum and sparkling neutral shades, Jouffre silk-covered walls, parquet floors, and plush, high-backed banquettes—a wonderful surrounding in which to meet friends, family, and business partners beneath a 64-arm Baccarat chandelier overlooking the MoMA in NYC.

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Baccarat Hotel, a Fixture of the Ultimate Insider’s Guide to New York

FIVE BRILLIANT BARS TO GRAB A COCKTAIL AND BITE DURING NEW YORK FASHION WEEK

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