SOURCE: Jet Set Sports

July 14, 2008 11:17 ET

Jet Set Sports Announces New Addition to Company's Beijing 2008 Olympic Culinary Experience

Chef Dale Mackay From Vancouver's Lumiere Restaurant to Cook for Guests in China

VANCOUVER, BC--(Marketwire - July 14, 2008) - Jet Set Sports, a leading provider of Olympic Games hospitality programs and packages, announced that Chef Dale Mackay, from Vancouver's top rated Lumière Restaurant, will be in Beijing for part of the 2008 Olympic Games as a part of Jet Set's culinary experience. Chef Mackay will travel to China during August, and he will create some of his most well known dishes for guests in Olympic hospitality centers operated by Jet Set Sports, including the International Olympic Committee's official reception center.

"People from all over the world will soon be going to Beijing to witness one of the great events of our times for the 2008 Olympic Games. Jet Set Sports has worked to create a culinary experience for our guests that will match the anticipated greatness of the Beijing Games," noted Mr. Sead Dizdarevic, Chairman and CEO of Jet Set Sports. "Chef Dale Mackay is a great addition to our group of top chefs from throughout the world. We are extremely excited that he will join us in China."

Jet Set Sports is working with some of Beijing's top restaurants to provide a first-class dining experience for its guests. Additionally, the company is bringing some of the world's top chefs to China to create unparalleled dining experiences in Jet Set's own dedicated hospitality clubs. Some of the chefs already committed to the program include Mr. Anton Mosimann (London, UK), Mr. Daniel Boulud (New York, USA), and Mr. Heinz Winkler (Italy & Germany).

"The selection of Chef Dale Mackay by Jet Set Sports to join such an outstanding group of top chefs is a great honor. noted Lumière Restaurant owner Mr. David Sidoo.

"I am really excited to join Jet Set Sports in Beijing," commented Chef Dale Mackay. "My own city of Vancouver will soon host the 2010 Olympic Winter Games, and this experience will allow me to see the wonderment of the Olympic Games firsthand. At the same time I'll be introducing some of my cooking and a taste of Canada to guests from all over the world."

About Jet Set Sports

Jet Set Sports is a leading provider of Olympic Games hospitality packages and Olympic Games event tickets to corporate clientele. Since 1984, Jet Set Sports has provided clients with unparalleled hospitality experiences at Olympic Games through its VIP Hospitality Programs and Hospitality Management Services. The company is an official sponsor of the US Olympic Committee and various other National Olympic Committees throughout the world. Most recently, the company was an official sponsor of the 2006 Olympic Winter Games in Torino, Italy, the 2004 Olympic Games in Athens, Greece and the 2002 Olympic Winter Games in Salt Lake City. For more information, please visit www.jetsetsports.com.

Jet Set Sports is a registered trademark of Global Sports Consultants LLC. All other names and trademarks are the properties of their respective owners.

Contact Information

  • For additional information please contact:

    Mark Lewis
    Jet Set Sports
    908-938-3512
    908-766-2033 (fax)
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