Mr & Mrs Smith's Whisked Away By Wanderlust Dinner

Candace Jordan of CandidCandace.com  and Azeeza Khan, founder of Azeeza US hosted an eclectic mix of guests  to celebrate Mr. & Mrs. Smith at the “Whisked Away by Wanderlust” dinner event.

Soho House, the members only club that recently opened in the West Loop was the scene of the fab dinner party. Though I arrived a smidge late, I didn’t miss the fun.

Mr & Mrs Smith Whisked Away by Wanderlust Event- Matt Roan, founder of Crossfader King, Scott Drasler of Trés Awesome, James Lohan, Rehan Khan
Matt Roan, Scott Drasler, James Lohan, Rehan Khan

The guest list was a mix of friends of Azeeza and Candace. One table had Alderman Bob Fioretti and fiance Nicki Pecori mingling with Jessica Moazami and Dr. Brevia; another table had Matt Roan and Shannon O’Brien with Emma Arnold and Scott Drasler chatting up Brett Jeffries, Chanel Coney and Rochelle Trotter; Lisa Skorepa, Pamela Miranda with Dr. Geoff and Monica Dixon; Jena Gambaccini chatting up Jessie Kalin and Mr & Mrs. team members Rodrigo Calvo and Ann Marie Noell.

Alderman Bob Fioretti greeting Mr & Mrs Smith founder James Lohan
Alderman Bob Fioretti greeting Mr & Mrs Smith founder James Lohan
Mr & Mrs Smith Whisked Away by Wanderlust Event- Emma Arnold and Scott Drasler, founders of Trés Awesome and Jessica Moazami
Emma Arnold, Scott Drasler, Jessica Moazami
Mr & Mrs Smith Whisked Away by Wanderlust Event- Pamela Miranda, project manager at Order Express, Inc, Chanel Coney of Grosvenor Capital Management LLC and Brett Jeffries
Pamela Miranda, Chanel Coney, Brett Jeffries
Mr & Mrs Smith Whisked Away by Wanderlust Event- Rodrigo Calvo, Tamara and James Lohan and Ann Marie Noell

Team Mr. & Mrs. Smith: Rodrigo Calvo, Tamara and James Lohan and Ann Marie Noell

 

James and Tamara Lohan are the founders of the British-based boutique travel service Mr & Mrs Smith, which started with just the two of them in London. They have since grown the business and team and The “Whisked Away by Wanderlust” dinner event was held to welcome the team to Chicago and inspire them to explore all that the Windy City has to offer.

The seated dinner began with appetizers such as burrata, baked meatballs, tuna tartare with avocado. Entree was a wild mushroom and black truffle Risotto, beef tenderloin with chimichurri and a salmon dish.

Soho House Belt Room-Mr & Mrs Smith Whisked Away by Wanderlust Event

Ann Marie Noell of Mr & Mrs Smith and Lisa Skorepa of AZEEZA US

Ann Marie Noell of Mr & Mrs Smith and Lisa Skorepa of AZEEZA US

 

Chicago Mr & Mrs Smith Whisked Away by Wanderlust Event- Co-Hosts Azeeza Khan of AZEEZA US and Candace Jordan

Whisked Away by Wanderlust Event- Co-Hosts Azeeza Khan of AZEEZA US and Candace Jordan

 

Mr & Mrs Smith Whisked Away by Wanderlust Event- Rochelle Trotter of The Charlie Trotter Culinary Education Foundation, Dr. Geoffrey Dixon, and co-Host Candace Jordan

Rochelle Trotter of The Charlie Trotter Culinary Education Foundation, Dr. Geoffrey Dixon, and co-Host Candace Jordan

 

Mr & Mrs Smith Whisked Away by Wanderlust Event- Monika Dixon of Monika Dixon PR and husband Dr. Geoffrey Dixon with Dr. Joaquin Brieva and wife Jennifer Sutton Brieva

Monika Dixon of Monika Dixon PR and husband Dr. Geoffrey Dixon with Dr. Joaquin Brieva and wife Jennifer Sutton Brieva

 

Mr & Mrs Smith Whisked Away by Wanderlust Event- Anne Marie Noell-Make-up artist Shannon O’Brian and Chanel Coney

*image credit: Cory Dewald-Jeff Schear Visuals

Bolaji Sosan
Bolaji Sosan

pronounced: Boh-la-jee, like the Bellagio but w/o the O. SLC Founder and Editor, loves to write about topics at the intersection of career and lifestyle for today's young professional and future leaders.

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