Skål International London Nov-Dec'22 Events

November dinner at Residence Inn by Marriott London.

Skål International London held its November dinner at Residence Inn by Marriott London on November 08, 2022.

Members and guests enjoyed a wonderful evening at our November event held earlier this month at the Residence Inn by Marriott London. A big thank you to our member and General Manager, Nadia McCormack-McIntyre, and her fabulous for a fun evening that included a site tour of their newly renovated hotel and delicious Jamaican themed cuisine by Nadia! Our members enjoyed the complimentary beer tasting courtesy of Brady Pritchard from Powerhouse Brewery.

On a tree-lined road in downtown London, the Residence Inn Inn by Marriott London, an all-suite hotel is 1 km from both plays at the Grand Theatre, and concerts and sporting events at Budweiser Gardens. The warmly decorated studios come with kitchens, and sitting areas with pull-out sofas. All provide free WiFi, flat-screens and iPod docks. The 1- and 2-bedroom suites add separate living areas and dining tables. A breakfast buffet is complimentary. There are weekday evening socials with snacks. Guests have access to a barbecue area, an exercise room and a convenience store, plus coin-operated laundry facilities. Parking is available (fee).

Front Row l-r: Cliff Fielder (member, Western University), Soveig Janitis (guest, Western University), Sandy Thomas (guest), Emanuela Frongia (member, Blackfriars Bistro & Catering). 
Back Row l-r: Brady Pritchard (guests, Power House Brewery) Grace Smith (guest), George Thomas (member), Brent Smith (guest, Residence Inn Marriott), Timon Fessahaye (member, Voyago/Checkers Limousine), Georgia Raso (member, GR Hospitality Consultant), Nadia McCormack-McIntyre (member, Residence Inn Marriott), Gemma Bellekom (member, Badder Bus), Luca Monti (member, 100 Kellogg), Bryan Lavery (member, Forest City Culinary Experiences).

Brent Smith, Director of Sales, Residence Inn by Marriott London.
Renovated Double Queen Suite Guest Room, Residence Inn by Marriott London.

December Christmas Gala & Silent Auction

Skål International London celebrated Christmas Gala & Silent Auction at the Delta Hotel by Marriott London on December 13, 2022.

Members and guests enjoyed a fun evening at their 'Roaring 20's Themed' Christmas Gala & Silent Auction on December 13 at the Delta Hotel by Marriott London Armouries.  A big thank you to member Gerry Champagne (General Manager), Wendy Yoon (Catering Sales Manager), Mark Andrews (Executive Chef), David Escaf (F&B Manager) and Madison Blyth (Bartender) for an exquisite festive dinner and warm hospitality.

Uniquely located in an original armoury, the Delta London provides a one-of-a-kind destination for your visit to downtown London. Featuring historic architecture, the full service, award winning Delta London Armouries has been completely redesigned for today's traveller. Enjoy a dining experience at the Grille Restaurant, serving fresh, local and seasonal menus, as well as London's Best Sunday Brunch. The Cantata Lounge is the perfect spot for pre-dinner drinks specializing in Martini’s and Manhattans. Additional amenities; banquet & meeting space, with an elegant ballroom, and professional catering services, state-of-the-art fitness centre and indoor pool. Their prime downtown location makes it easy to visit corporate offices and explore attractions, all within walking distance of London’s iconic landmark.

Gerry Champagne (GM), Mark Andrews (Executive Chef), Angie Champagne (Guest), David Escaf (F&B Manager), Madison Blyth (Bartender/ F&B).  
Braedan Lee (guest), Nadia McCormack-McIntyre (member), Luca Monti (member).
Ladies of the Roaring 20’s & John Griffiths Quartet.
Yannis Paravalos (guest), Sean Palmer (member), Judith Palmer (guest), Brad Rice (guest), Beth Rice (guest), Angie Champagne (guest), Gerry Champagne (member).