Nothing was as it seemed: Slipping in through what appeared to be a refrigerator at the back of a traditional Chinese bakery, an elite guest list of celebrities, influencers and VIPs from around the world was soon immersed in a world of illusions. Mirrors, lights, sounds and surprises during #FourSeasonsPopDown Hong Kong captured the world’s imagination through shared images and stories, while an international cast of Four Seasons master chefs and mixologists presented savouries, sips and sweets to enchanted guests.
Grammy and Academy Award-winning songwriter, musician, producer and DJ Mark Ronsonheadlined the evening’s entertainment, with additional musical interludes by Hong Kongsensation Miss Yellow, lauded as one of the world’s hottest female DJs.
The first Four Seasons Pop Down in Asia also featured world-renowned culinary artists Chan Yan Tak of Lung King Heen at Four Seasons Hotel Hong Kong, Guillaume Galliot of Caprice at Four Seasons Hotel Hong Kong, Simone Zanoni of Four Seasons Hotel George V, Paris, Marshall Allen Röth of Four Seasons Hotel Abu Dhabi at Al Maryah Island, and Anchalee Luadkham of Four Seasons Resort Chiang Mai.
Shaking things up with their original cocktails were Lorenzo Antinori of Four Seasons Hotel Hong Kong, Keith Motsi of Four Seasons Hotel Seoul, and Philip Bischoff, who is leading the bar program at the new Four Seasons Hotel Bangkok at Chao Phraya River opening later this year.
Unexpected twists continued through food and drink, whether through a new bubbly take on Milk Tea, or in edible spa stones found in miniature doors along a mirrored wall, to a Thai spin on a traditional taco. Guests could explore culinary creations from around the world all while delighting all of their senses.
The sweet, pastel-hued décor of Four Seasons Pop Down included floral accents by renowned Tokyo-based artist Nicolai Bergmann.