Something cooking at AVANI

Sharon Mathala

J Something in town for celebrity cookout

In a bid to revive its reputation as a go to centre for lifestyle events, this Saturday the Avani Gaborone hotel will host internationally acclaimed artist J’Something for a live celebrity cookout.

Although the singer-songwriter has found fame as one third of the South African band Mi Casa, J Something is well known for his love of good food.

Indeed, the Portuguese native – real name Joao Da Fonseca – recently launched his YouTube channel, ‘Something Cooking TV’ and already has over 100, 000 subscribers.

Shedding some light on the event, dubbed ‘Avani Lifestyle Brunch with J Something’, the hotel’s Marketing Executive ThapeloMmono said, “Gaborone is a city filled with chic, fashion and style.

“People want to attend events that allow them to express this side of their personalities. The Avani Lifestyle event will celebrate food, music, gin inspired cocktails, literature, fine wine, luxury living and most importantly the people of Gaborone.”

She further told Voice EntertainmentAvani plan to hold the initiative on an annual basis.

“We will host the event once a year and with each event we will showcase various lifestyle personalities ranging from musicians, artists, chefs, travel experts, authors, wine connoisseurs and fashionistas.”

As for what to expect from Saturday’s show, Mmono said, “J Something from Mi Casa will treat guests to a live cooking demo, creating specialty cocktails with his gin. He will also perform and there will be a signing of his book.”

The event is priced at P3, 000 for a group of six, which includes two platters, three bottles of Jin gin and 18 mixers.

P1, 000 for two people and it includes one platter, one bottle of Jin gin and six mixers. Singles tickets are P400 per person and is inclusive of one glass of Jin gin and food.

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