Greenwich Restaurant Week is an annual ten-day-long culinary celebration, for which more than thirty local restaurants offer special deals and promotions. The festivities are kicked off with style: a high-profile VIP Opening Night Party at the JHouse in Greenwich. This exclusive opening night cocktail party attracts celebrities and celebrated Greenwich chefs, and features tastings, live demonstrations and creative cocktails poured by local mixologists. Event sponsors promote their brands while mixing with a foodie crowd that has a taste for culinary adventures.
Let’s get to work (and then we party!)
Greenwich Restaurant Week
Women in Business
The Women in Business event empowers women to network and build connections among their peers, gain knowledge and skills relevant to their business and personal growth and explore new opportunities. Over 150 women from lower Fairfield County attend this one-of a-kind experiential event including a breakfast, interactive networking activities and innovative knowledge sessions featuring sponsors’ custom content covering a variety of topics.
Benefiting: Women’s Business Development Council
Best of the Gold Coast
Who’s the Best of the Gold Coast Connecticut? Just ask our readers! This poll of the readers of Moffly Media’s town magazines (Greenwich, New Canaan-Darien, Stamford, Westport and Fairfield Living) covers local restaurants, spas, fitness clubs, clothing stores, jewelry boutiques and so much more. Voters cast their ballots online for local talent, and the results are published in the magazines and our websites. The results are a once-a-year extravaganza of Fairfield County’s top businesses. The Best of the Gold Coast CT event attracts more than 100 winners across all of the categories, giving attendees a chance to sample the best of the best, from cocktails to beauty services. This exciting showcase of winners has something for everyone—call it a can’t-lose party!
Stamford’s Best Bartender Contest
Stamford’s Best Bartender Contest is an annual hunt for the city’s top bartending talent! The ever-growing event is held on the waterfront patio of Harbor Point in Stamford and features summer dishes from the area’s best restaurants and chefs, along with signature cocktails from the bartenders who are vying for first place. Attendees vote for their favorite cocktails and the winner enjoys the bragging rights that accompanies the title of Top Bartender, as well as a celebratory write up in Stamford Magazine. With its seasonal cuisine, hand-crafted cocktails and live calypso music, the buzzy event epitomizes a fun-loving summer party along the coast of Long Island Sound.
Harbor Point Stamford
Benefiting: The Waterside School
Best of Greenwich
There’s no place like Greenwich—so there’s simply nothing even close to Moffly Media’s Best of Greenwich Party! This annual celebration of this town’s finest restaurants, salons, gyms and other businesses, as voted by the readers Greenwich Magazine, is a winner. The highly anticipated event will have a new venue this fall with fine food and premium spirits provided by select Best of Greenwich restaurants, catering companies and spirits shops. The event attracts sponsors on the forefront of the luxury market, including architects, builders, wealth management professionals, real estate brokers, jewelers and automotive aficionados. Guests enjoy the good life of Greenwich, with live music and impressive crowd.
The A-list Awards is athome magazine’s premier home design competition, shining the spotlight on the best talent in interior design, architecture and landscape design in Fairfield County. Winners are selected by a panel of nationally recognized judges, all experts in their fields, and featured in the magazine. The winners are announced live at the awards show, and attracts an industry-rich audience, alongside loyal athome readers and design enthusiasts. Cocktail hour provides a festive pre-show chance to mix and mingle.
The Palace Theatre
Darien’s Best Bartender Contest
Each year, Darien’s Best Bartender Contest sleuths out the town’s top bartending talent! The event is held at Grove Street Plaza in downtown Darien and features seasonal dishes from the town’s best restaurants and chefs, along with plenty of signature cocktails from competing bartenders. Guests vote for their favorite cocktails and the winner is celebrated with a write up in an issue of New Canaan-Darien magazine. This feel-good and popular event is a chance to catch up with friends and associates. There’s no better way to say, “Cheers!”
Light a Fire
If you ever thought that one person couldn’t make a difference, don’t miss Moffly Media’s Light a Fire event. The awards presentation recognizes local philanthropists, volunteers, corporate donors, board members and others whose exceptional acts of service change lives. The heart-touching and inspiring evening includes a social hour to meet and greet the honorees and an awards presentation to hear about what spurred them to take action.
December 5, 2019
Westport Country Playhouse