Jared Kushner, publisher of The Observer Media Group, and Chiu-Ti Jansen, publisher of YUE Magazine, hosted its most anticipated launch party event at the Trump Tower Atrium.
Bringing together Chinese and New York leaders in fashion, luxury lifestyle, media, art, entertainment, finance, philanthropy, cuisine and business, the exclusive, star-studded affair offered its guests an evening of Asian-styled appetizers created by celebrity chef Angelo Sosa from Bravo’s reality
television show Top Chef. Mr. Sosa has previously worked with Jean Georges and Alain Ducasse, and is the owner of Social Eatz in Manhattan. The event featured music performed by The Juilliard School and showcased stunning and unique furniture designed by Ligne Roset. Guests met and mingled, while enjoying the YUE signature cocktails available throughout the evening courtesy of Medea Vodka, or they sipped on luxurious wine by Sant Arturo.
Notable guests (list in formation) include: Donald Trump, Ivanka Trump, pianist Lang Lang, Mrs. Lu Hailin (Spouse of Chinese Ambassador to the United Nations), Mrs. Xia Zhishun (Spouse of the Deputy Chinese Consul General in New York), Peter Koo (City Councilman), Dame Jillian Sackler, Rene Balcer (Emmy winning director, philanthropist), Michelle and Larry Herbert, Liz Peek, Yaz Hernandez, Eleanora Kennedy, Sarah Judge McCalpin, John Lam (Chairman and CEO of the Lam Group), Lady Liliana Cavendish, Geoffrey Bradfield, Celso Gonzalez-Falla and Sondra Gilman.
Yue Magazine is a joint venture between The Observer Media Group (publisher of The New York Observer), and CHINA HAPPENINGS, a multimedia platform focusing on the lifestyle industries in contemporary China.