Guests mingling at the pre-event cocktail reception area, where guests can view a variety of images depicting Baiduri's 20 year history.
Mr Pierre Imhof welcoming Pehin Goh King Chin at the 20th Anniversary Gala Dinner.
YAM Pengiran Muda Abdul Fattaah, Acting Chairman of Baiduri Bank, arriving at Baiduri Bank's 20th Anniversary Gala Dinner.
The ambience in the Indera Samudra Grand Hall with drapes and special lighting effects that change with each course, create an exquisite dining experience for guests.
Mr Pierre Imhof delivering his welcome speech at the Baiduri Bank 20th Anniversary Gala Dinner.
Mr Pierre Imhof, expressed his thanks to 12 members of staff who have been with the bank since its first day of operations.
Mr Pierre Imhof presenting a token of appreciation to YAM Pengiran Muda Abdul Fattaah.
Guests entertained by opening performances of jazz band.
One of the highlights of the evening was a 4-course dinner prepared by international Grand Chef Emmanuel Stroobant. Just minutes before the appetizer was served, Chef Stroobant greeted guests and gave a live demonstration on the preparation of the first dish.
CHAPTER 1: UNITED FRONT A welcome appetizer that reflects Baiduri Bank's strong partnership with its customers, regardless of their background. Cocktail De Crevettes Poached sweet prawn, avocado spread, thousand island snow, pineapple reduction, quail egg, herb emulsion.
CHAPTER 2: UNLIMITED TRANSFORMATION An experiential 1st course that highlights Baiduri Bank's diversity in terms of products and services as well as its unlimited potential for growth.Cabillaud Au Miso White miso, black cod, daikon wrap, poached baby spinach, sesame, eggplant, fresh shitake, dashi consommé, kinome rice ball.
Invited guests enjoying a unique multi-sensorial dining experience prepared by international Celebrity Chef Emmanuel Stroobant.
CHAPTER 3: UNDERSTANDING PERSPECTIVES An interactive 2nd course that resonates Baiduri Bank's empathy towards customer's needs and wants.Poulet Demi Deuil Low temperature braised chicken breast, black winter truffle, wild chives, chicken jus, crispy chicken skin, salted butter mashed potato, roasted carrot puree, mushroom brioche dust, cress.
With the theme of the evening being "It's U at the Centre of Baiduri Bank", the line-up of dishes was designed to make it a multi-sensory gastronomical experience with different chapters that tell the Baiduri Bank story.
CHAPTER 4: UNEXPECTED TREASURES An innovative dessert that mirrors Baiduri Bank's unorthodox strategies which constantly engage its wide range of customers.Gateau Au ChocolatFlourless Belgian chocolate cake, caramelized banana jam, chocolate mousse, warm almond custard, parsley dust .
Present at Baiduri Bank's 20th Anniversary Gala Dinner were Cabinet ministers, prominent business and community leaders.