Sophie’s Choice opened its door for the Italian aperitivo, exclusively prepared by the Italian Chef of CONTI CAFE’ Milano, Franco Mannazzu assisted by chef Gabriele Delgrossi who prepared for this occasion Italian delicacies and specialties. Additionally, the Italian Bartender Alessandro De Luca created special Conti and Italian cocktails to accompany the tasting of Conti’s refined specialties.
Under the Auspices and in the presence of H.E. Giuseppe Morabito, the Ambassador of Italy in Lebanon, Sophie’s Choice s.a.l., the prestigious concept boutique located in downtown Beirut, which carries several unique and trendy high-end Italian fashion brands, is launching Conti Confetteria Milano, the leading finest Italian Maison producing unique and exquisite confetti, dragées and chocolate in multiple flavors.
H.E. the Ambassador of Italy, Giuseppe Morbaito declared: “Conti Confetteria brings the key features of ‘Made in Italy’ at their highest level. I am pleased to see the finest combination of Italian quality products, creativity, careful attention to details and esthetical presentation.”
The Ambassador added: “This perfect matching is the key factor that makes Italian products renowned for their unique taste and accurateness all over the world. The confetti tasted during the event will remain the perfect example of this success story and I am glad to see that, thanks to Mrs. Ombretta Laurenti, ‘Conti Confetteria Milano’ was finally introduced to the Lebanese market and gave a wider Italian touch to the fabulous boutique of Sophie’s choice.”
Conti Confetteria is unique, original Italian, hand crafted and a hundred percent natural; with forty different confetti flavors. At every boutique, an atelier can be found, including a hive of activities: silk, velvet and colored ribbons beautifully put together with handmade boxes by the creative director of Conti Confetteria Mme Antonella Conti, to become the most original creations. Every detail of each confection is meticulously crafted.
Sophie’s Choice’s aim has always been to introduce a one of a kind designer and products to the Lebanese market and now has broadened its portfolio into the world of Italian confetti by opening Conti Confetteria in Downtown Beirut and introduce also the Lebanese society to Conti’s world of Italian delicacies and discover the richness of such unique Italian sweets.