BERJAYA University College together with Chef Federico Michieletto held a truffle, cheese and wine dinner at Samplings on the Fourteenth on 19 November 2019 to raise awareness for Movember.
Working with Chefs Valmurugan Subramanian (Berjaya Times Square Hotel), Fabio Ruggero (Sapore Restaurant), Juwahir Mustafa (Pietro Italian Restaurant) and Rachel Koh (Maison Café), the ten hands dinner was complemented with wines paired by Alexander Biasutti (WLFI Ltd.) and wine producer Franco Cavallero finished with cheeses by master fromager Sergio Calzolari. The highlight of the evening was an auction of white truffles from Alba, the picturesque town in the north-western Piedmont region of Italy – known as the “White Truffle Capital of the World” and listed as one of UNESCO’s World Heritage site. Movember is a worldwide event held every November whereby men are grow moustaches. This annual event is also held to raise awareness of men’s issues such as prostate / testicular cancer, suicide and encourages men to be aware of hereditary health issues as well as adopt a healthier lifestyle.