PORTRAIT – At 45, the charismatic organizer and lavish host of Tout-Paris has created a small empire of restaurants and events. Thanks to his artistic sense, a unique address book and his risk taking.
On September 5, under the golden Salomon de Rothschild hotel, more than 400 guests celebrate the tenth anniversary of restaurants, clubs and events, with thirty addresses in Paris, Saint-Tropez and Saint-Barth, such as . It is the most popular night of the return to Paris: Nicolas Sarkozy, the BHL-Arielle Dombasle couple, Claude Lelouch, Laurent Gerra, Patrick Bruel, but also business leaders – Alexandre Bompard and Guillaume Poitrinal among others – flock to the Louis XVI-style salons . a stone’s throw from the Champs Elysées. All smiles, Benjamin Patou welcomes this beautiful world on the porch, with his wife Emilie at his side. The atmosphere is warm. Everyone measures the influence of the ex-DJ who became king of Paris. “Only the Grévin museum and the Père-Lachaise cemetery can line up so many celebrities per square meter,” a guest green with envy scoffs.
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He is Benjamin the Magnificent, friend of the stars, charismatic organizer and lavish host. He is able to spend a fortune on an evening at a memorable party where he will not stop singing on stage the entire repertoire of Bruel, Hallyday and Joe Dassin. In ten years, she is endowed with human relationships, capable of becoming the best friend of anyone on the planet, she has built a company that invoices 120 million euros and employs 1,200 people, without any other initial outlay, only her smile, your sense of connection and celebration… and a unique address book. Your recipe from her? She creates restaurants with a creative approach that makes a difference. He decides on a concept, a gastronomic universe (Italian, Peruvian, Savoyard) and an environment, summons avant-garde decorators (Sarah Lavoine, Laura Gonzalez, Alexis Mabille, Cordelia de Castellane), outstanding chefs (Marc Veyrat, Jean-François Piège , Juan Arbelaez, Akrame Benallal), artistic directors, ambient agents, and ensures the buzz with his friends the stars.