MONTREAL, QC--(Marketwired - May 19, 2015) - The crème de la crème of the international racing community are set to assemble in Montreal for the annual Formula One Grand Prix, from June 5 to 7, 2015. Yet the city's most-anticipated social event will be off the Gilles Villeneuve racetrack, at Ritz-Carlton Montreal's Grand Prix party in conjunction with INFINITI Canada.

Held on Friday, June 5, 2015, the luxury Montreal hotel's now-legendary annual event will take place in the glamorous Palm Court, Oval Room and Oval Terrace, beginning at 6 p.m. until 2 a.m. This year, guests are invited to discover a "Hamptons chic"-themed evening, and the landmark hotel will be transformed to reflect the iconic style of the influential Long Island beachfront community.

The ticketed event will feature an open Moët & Chandon champagne bar; tantalizing food stations by Ritz-Carlton Montreal's Executive Chef, Johnny Porte; late-night dessert stations; spinning by local celebrity DJ, DJ YO-C; live musical performances throughout the evening; and an open bar until 2 a.m. There will also be a special guest appearance by 13-time Formula One Grand Prix winner and Red Bull ambassador, David Coulthard.

The Hamptons-inspired design and decor for the party have been arranged by Montreal society event planner, Maddy K Weddings & Events Atelier, with floral designs created by Jean Pascal Lemire. Sponsors include Armani, TD Aeroplan Visa Infinite Privilege, Chubb Insurance of Canada, Holt Renfrew, Ogilvy Montreal, Air Canada's enRoute Magazine, and Moët & Chandon.

A limited number of tickets are available, priced at $395 per person for attendance before 9 p.m., and $295 per person for attendance after 9 p.m.* Please see the following link for more details: Grand Prix Party at Ritz-Carlton Montreal.

Underscoring the Hamptons theme even further, the Grand Prix festivities will extend beyond the party with La Plage Moët & Chandon, a chic pop-up beach in partnership with Moët & Chandon champagne at Ritz-Carlton Montreal's restaurant, Maison Boulud. La Plage Moët & Chandon will be open to diners daily from June 1 to July 1, 2015, 4 p.m. to 11 p.m.

* Tickets are sold strictly on the basis of one per person, and are non-refundable.

About the Ritz-Carlton Montreal
Granted the prestigious CAA/AAA Five Diamond Award -- the only one in Quebec -- the Ritz-Carlton Montreal has been the most elegant address in the city since 1912. In May of 2012, the hotel re-opened after an extensive multi-year restoration, which saw the Montreal landmark transformed into a chic and modern space.

Located near many high-end boutiques, galleries and museums, this luxury hotel offers guests 96 guest rooms and 33 suites featuring the latest in high-tech amenities, while details from the original hotel abound to accentuate its seamless mixture of old and new. The hotel's restaurant, Maison Boulud, is operated by the hotel in collaboration with Chef Daniel Boulud and his restaurant management company, The Dinex Group. It was designed by Super Potato, one of the world's most highly reputed restaurant design firms.

The first hotel in the world to combine the Ritz and Carlton designations, the Ritz-Carlton Montreal is located in the heart of Golden Square Mile, home to Montreal's elite in the early twentieth century. A symbol of refinement and elegance, the downtown Montreal hotel has welcomed some of the world's best-known heads of state, artists and business magnates. Several of the 20th century's leading figures have stayed there, including the Queen Mother, Winston Churchill, Charles de Gaulle, Richard Nixon, Pierre Elliott Trudeau, Brian Mulroney, George Bush Sr., as well as Elizabeth Taylor and Richard Burton, who celebrated their first wedding at the hotel.

The Residences at the Ritz-Carlton Montreal
The Ritz-Carlton Montreal also features 45 new Ritz-Carlton Residences, representing the pinnacle of residential luxury combined with the use of all the amenities and services of the finest hotel in the city including concierge service, fine dining, fitness centre, pool and spa. The endorsement by the Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company LLC for these residences -- the only branded residences in Montreal -- will be the certificate for the caliber and quality of these residential diamonds. "By attracting prestigious clients from both home and abroad, these residences will further raise the Ritz-Carlton's and Montreal's profile as leading destinations," said Mr. Torriani.

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