Tao, Vicky Mense and Vicki Walters at Xi'an Chinese New Year 2010.
The annual Smile Gala for Operation Smile, a medical foundation helping children afflicted by facial disfigurements, honored Vicky Mense with the Wallis Annenberg Public Service Award. The gala raised approximately $2 million for the charity. www.operationsmile.org. Photo Vicky, Rafi, Natalie and Daniel Mense.
Vicky Mense joins Helene An of Crustacean restaurant where they hosted the Beverly Cocktail Launch. Beverly Hills restaurants were challenged to come up with a special Beverly Hills cocktail unique only to their cuisine and restaurant.
John Bendheim, Vicky Mense, and Jay Newman celebrate down the street at the opening of Bouchon Beverly Hills restaurant. It overlooks and shares the Canon courtyard with the Montage.
Canon Drive Association threw a holiday party on our street, "Celebration On Canon", and the restaurants on Canon threw in special holiday treats to passers by. Here, Cece Tsou (Xi'an manager) serves up some delicious chocolate fortune cookies and fancy apple cider to our guests.
Fred Hayman, Kelly Day, Robert Day and Vicky Mense at the Beverly Hills Chamber of Commerce 2009 Celebration of Business Excellence.
Vicky Mense and James W. Jahant of Brooks Brothers with the Beverly Hills with the 2009 Business Excellence award winners at Beverly Hills Chamber of Commerce's Celebration of Business Excellence event. Winners included Fred Hayman, Lifetime Achievement Award; Assil Eye Institute; Avalon Hotel; Mercedes-Benz of Beverly Hills; The Peninsula Beverly Hills and Theatre 40.
Beverly Hills Chamber of Commerce - Business Excellence Installation Gala. Mayor Jimmy Delshad presenting City of Beverly Hills Proclamation to Vicky Mense.
Mense Celebrates Healthy Chinese Cooking, Canon Drive Locale
Beverly Hills Courier January 22, 2010
By Steve Simmons