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24 Sep 2017


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By Gracie Carroll

Inside The Stella Artois Dinner with Nate Berkus (Plus His Hosting Tips)

By Gracie Carroll

Nate Berkus Hosting Tips Stella Artois

Although going to events is part of everyday life for #TeamGC, it’s not every day that you get invited to an event¬†that truly takes your breath away. This was the case at the recent Stella Artois dinner hosted by Celebrity Interior Designer,¬†Nate Berkus, in Toronto’s Bridal Path area that was so incredible it literally had us gasping for air.

With a special menu created by Chef Patrick Kriss of Alo, we felt like legit royalty¬†as we dined in the garden of a¬†palatial ch√Ęteau (that’s currently on the market for $35 Million btw) on a beautiful summer night. For dinner, we were treated to¬†the most delectable¬†wagyu ribeye, the juiciest torched hamachi and the freshest Hokkaido sea urchin — seriously, this meal was one for the books!

Nate Berkus Hosting Tips Stella Artois

With Oprah‘s favourite¬†decorator setting the scene, to say Nate Berkus’ party ambiance¬†was idyllic would be a serious¬†understatement. We loved the¬†picturesque table settings he created with flowers in low gold vases so guests were able¬†see each other and still have intimate conversations. So simple, but so smart. Right?

Nate Berkus Hosting Tips Stella Artois

As Nate explained, when he hosts he likes to provide guests with a signature drink to savour the special evening and at this party guests enjoyed Stella Artois in signature chalices along with the new Stella Artois Cidre which is sweet, refreshing and perfect for a summer soirée.

Looking for more hosting tips from Nate Berkus? See below:

Nate Berkus Hosting Tips Stella Artois

Nate Berkus’ Top 3 Hosting Tips:

Ingenuity and Inspiration

Consider the details

Simple pleasures

Nate Berkus Hosting Tips Stella Artois

Pictured: Gracie Carroll (left), Si Si Penaloza (middle), Blair Stutz (right)

Obviously #TeamGC is no newbie when it comes to hosting parties and we love that Stella Artois and Nate Berkus have come together to encourage everyone to #HostOneToRemember this summer, and beyond.

There’s no doubt that hosting can be daunting, but with the right tips and tricks, you’ll have all the tools you need to put together a party that will most definitely be memorable.

For more tips and ideas for your next party, click HERE for Gracie’s Top 10 Tips for¬†hosting a dinner party at home.

Nate Berkus Hosting Tips Stella Artois




(Assistant Editor, Blair Stutz; event images, Ryan Emberley)


    1. OMG ME TOO!! We didn’t get to officially meet unfortunately but he was sitting one table away. Everyone I know who worked with him at the event said he was the nicest person they’d ever met! He’s so sweet, and HANDSOME!

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