(co)lab Summit Will Be Legendary!

A collaborative leadership summit, (co)lab is one of the largest and most innovative event ever undertaken by this region. It is a not-to-miss conference that will bring together over 50 best in class thought leaders, innovators and community servants, all connecting around the world’s best ideas in urban issues – especially Education, Innovation and Talent. Please join me at this important summit that could help shape and inspire our region for years to come, Sept. 22nd and 23rd at the Woodruff Arts Center. We look forward to seeing you there – don’t miss it – details below! Speakers • New York Times best-selling columnist, author, and world-class thought leader, Thomas Friedman • Globally-recognized Education activist and thinker, Sir Ken Robinson • Fortune magazine editor, Leigh Gallagher • Harvard scholar and policy expert, Amy Wilkinson • Leading Technology Innovator and AirWatch Chairman, Alan Dabbiere • 17-year-old Education Wunderkind, Nikhil Goyal • Online Education Leader and Coursera Co-Founder, Andrew Ng • Governor Nathan Deal and Mayor Kasim Reed • And many, many more – the list keeps growing! View it here: http://colabsummit.com/speakers/ Key Topics • Collaborative Leadership • Transforming Education • Cultivating Innovation • Attracting and Retaining Talent Date, Time & Location Sunday, September 22, 1:00 pm-Monday, September 23, 6:00 pm, Woodruff Arts Center Sponsors The Who’s Who of Atlanta – see the list here: http://colabsummit.com/sponsors/ Tickets General Admission: $275 (Limited discounts are available for educators, nonprofit professionals, and groups.) Buy online today!

An Estate Kind Of Mind!

How do we keep our Legendary Look? It’s called the WOW FACTOR and you’ll discover it at The Estate! How do we do it? We mix the gorgeous collection of stunning furnishings, rich tones with fabulous finishes from Mitchell Gold + Bob Williams with the outstanding works of art from The Bill Lowe Gallery. Add them into the ambience and decor at The Estate, our hot new venue in the heart of Buckhead, and that’s what you get! A total WOW! Plus, you’ll find that Legendary Look for your next Legendary Event!!

Wow! What A Party!

A Legendary Event was honored to be selected to help the Atlanta Journal-Constitution launch their new magaizne “Living Intown”. The event held at The Estate located at 3109 Piedmont in the heart of Buckhead was a fantastic success. “Living Intown” shares this Fall’s must-see events and will help you ‘Rediscover Atlanta’. At A Legendary Event and The Estate, we absolutely love to help people party! Make your next event a Legendary one! Party on!

Chef Ami Dand Proudly Joins Les Dames d’Escoffier

Executive Pastry Chef at A Legendary, Chef Ami Dand was elected into the Les Dames d’Escoffier International which is a worldwide society of women dedicated to creating a culture in the community that fosters excellence and promotes the achievement of women in culinary professions through educational and charitable activities. Chef Dand’s impressive background includes having served as Executive Pastry Chef for the Four Star, AAA Five Diamond St. Regis, Atlanta and also as Chef de Partie, at the Sea Island Company and The Lodge at Sea Island. She was the Pastry Cook at The Cloister, Sea Island, a Mobil Five Star property and has an extensive experience as a Chocolatier. Chef Ami also was chosen to appear on The Food Network’s hit show Sweet Genuis and is a well known expert understanding the art of pastry design. A graduate of the University of Georgia in 2003, Chef Dand’s expertise in pastry is vast. In addition to her remarkable talent for pastry preparation and presentation, notable strengths have enabled her to succeed in fast-paced, high volume environments while maintaining the utmost quality and attention to detail. http://www.legendaryevents.com/Catering/Team/Ami-Dand#sthash.6WwoYJjo.dpuf LDEI has grown to more than 1,400 members in 28 chapters, with the newest chapter being chartered in London, England in 2010. They remain dedicated in their support of women through scholarships, educational programs, externships and networking. For more information about the Les Dames d’Escoffier International organization, visit www.ldei.org

A Legendary Event’s Pastry Chef Featured at Pastry Live!

A Legendary Event’s Pastry Chef Ami Dand, who was the Sweet Genius runner-up, will be featured at Pastry Live this year which highlights Atlanta’s finest pastry chefs from area restaurants, bakeries, hotels and more. Come taste the delicious desserts and pastries they’ll be preparing and vote for your favorites to win “Atlanta’s Best” awards. Check it out for more information and don’t miss this sweet event! www.pastrylive.com

A Legendary Location For Your Next Event!

Estate, www.estateatlanta.com – our exciting “Legendary” location welcomes your visit by appointment only. Discover us in the heart of Buckhead as we help make your next special occasion “Legendary”! The dazzling ballroom will host your social or corporate event in style! You’ll also love the salons at Estate with gorgeous interiors by Mitchell Gold + Bob Williams and art curated by Bill Lowe Gallery. For receptions in the ballroom for up to 350 to seated dinners, luncheons and events (up to 180), you’ll fall in love with Estate! Whether you are having a wedding, social or corporate event, Estate awaits you. Check us out! By appointment only please. (Photo by Nancy Jo McDaniel)

Beat The Heat With A Legendary Drink!

To beat the heat, A Legendary Event suggests serving a refreshing cocktail at your summer soiree! As one of Atlanta’s award-winning caterers, our “Legendary” mixologists have been concocting fabulous drinks for your special summer days and soirees. Tony’s Old Fashioned Favorite: In true, classy Conway fashion, Tony releases his recipe for an Old Southern favorite. 1 Splash Soda Water 1 Sugar Cube 2 dashes aromatic bitters 1 ½ oz Whiskey (Canadian Club) 1 Orange Slice 1 Cherry 1 Lemon Peel Twist Muddle soda water, sugar, and bitters in an old-fashioned glass. Add whiskey and ice. Garnish with an orange slice, cherries, and a lemon twist.