DC TAKEOVER WEEKEND

DC TAKEOVER WITH THE MILLION DOLLAR CHEF, WALTER MARTINO!

Over the last three years, Soulivity Magazine has been grounded in showing people from around the world that they can live better, happier, and more prosperous through a life of purpose and passion. With hundreds of article and videos reaching hundreds of thousands of people, we have a lot to be proud of! It has always been about providing a resource that provides the necessary nourishment for the Soul…and now, we want to take this mission to another level while nurturing children who may need an extra bit of support to live their best lives.

ABOUT THE DC TAKEOVER

NOURISH THE SOUL AND NURTURE A CHILD

Soulivity Magazine partners with chef Walter Martino, known as the “Million Dollar Chef” to bring the ‘Nourish the Soul and Nurture a Child Event’ experience to Washington, D.C., showcasing chef Martino’s epicurean masterpieces of gastronomic encounters to benefit St. Jude’s Hospital. This event over the weekend of Oct 25-27, 2019, will celebrate living a life of purpose, passion, and high-quality living, the tenants of Soulivity Magazine’s mission. “This is where luxury meets philanthropy by bringing celebrity chef Walter Martino’s culturally exquisite experiences; and, supporting St. Jude’s Hospital, a charitable organization and leader in the world of treating and defeating childhood cancer, and other life-threatening diseases,” Brian Westley Johnson, Soulivity Magazine’s publisher announces.

Over three days, people will have the chance to go on a journey to take part in several different “experiences,” from food to fashion to beauty and style, which will promote the best of Washingtonians love to do; celebrate in luxury and exquisite taste while giving back to the community in need.

Chef Walter Martino is also known as the “Most Luxurious Chef in the World” receiving this recognition after designing the world’s most expensive champagne bottle L’Oro di Bacco with an estimated value of 1.7 million euros that he paired with signature dishes that transported patrons on a stunning gastronomic encounter and “Treasure Bottle”, which chef Martino designed together with the Colombian artist, Jaime Andres Ojeda and is valued at $3.5 million dollars. These collaborations form the vision and inception of Martino’s next collection of serving pieces. Chef Walter Marino has worked with numerous celebrities including Jennifer Hudson, Drake, and many A-listers.

DC TAKEOVER WEEKEND SCHEDULE

Friday, October 25*

5pm: Welcome to the Takeover Happy Hour!

9pm: “Ladies Night Out” Affair with the Million Dollar Chef!

Saturday, October 26*

12pm: Afternoon Rooftop Event

6pm: Exclusive Meet-And-Greet for Sponsors and Special Guests

8pm: DC TakeOver Dinner, with Interview and Q&A from Guests

11pm: DC TakeOver Late-Night Event

Sunday, October 27*

2pm: Chill-out with the Million Dollar Chef Sunday Brunch

​*Subject to change

KEY METRICS

WHO IS THE MILLION DOLLAR CHEF, WALTER MARTINO

Italian Chef Walter Martino originally from Genova, Italy, Chef Walter Martino began his culinary career at the early age of 14. Throughout his adolescent years, he traveled the world, pursuing his culinary passion while searching for the perfect place to plant his feet. Upon arriving in Ibiza, Spain, he immediately felt connected to the energy, and ironically settled down in the very area his career would take off. His passion and culinary talent led him to work with top brands, cater to elite events, and celebrities such as Hotel Park Hyatt, Dolce & Gabbana Gold Restaurant, and the likes of Shakira, Jennifer Hudson, and Drake. Known as the “Million Dollar Chef” throughout Europe for his luxurious and artistic way of curating authentic fusions, Chef Walter Martino expanded his brand to Miami, Fl in 2015 after experiencing the same energy he felt in Ibiza, Spain. His global career and fame continue to grow, but he is more locally known for his exquisite restaurant, Kaori, located at SLS Lux in Brickell, Miami, Fl. Simply put, chef Walter Martino is a unique fusion of culinary, culture, and art. Behind his “Million Dollar Chef” persona is a vibrant passion for people, places, and food – the undeniable luxuries of this world – that he desires to help others indulge in.

THE MILLION DOLLAR CHEF, WALTER MARTINO IN THE NEWS/MEDIA

Walter Martino ‘Million Dollar Chef’ and Jennifer Hudson Together for Après Noir’s Dinner Concert Series

WM: The Most Luxurious Chef In The World

Ibiza Style: WM The Million Dollar Chef In Ibiza

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