Friday, August 11, 2006

Actress Jasmine Guy Hosts the Launch of Turks & Caicos International Film Festival at China Grill in Chicago

Chicago’s China Grill restaurant hosted the third official launch party for the Turks & Caicos International Film Festival (TCIFF) last night. The event was a celebration for the upcoming 2006 TCIFF which will take place October 17-21 on the island of Providenciales in Turks & Caicos. Travelers from around the globe have discovered Turks & Caicos as a great vacation destination and the TCIFF is proud to enable others to discover it as a destination for great films.

Hosting the party was the Honorable Michael Misick, Chief Minister of Turks & Caicos, and his wife, Chicago native and First Lady of Turks & Caicos, LisaRaye Misick – from UPN’s hit comedy All of Us, along with TCIFF executive directors Terrence Duckette and Jasmine Guy -- from A Different World and Broadway shows Chicago and Grease. Sponsors included American Express, Grey Goose and Stella Artois.

The Honorable Michael Misick, Chief Minister of Turks & Caicos, serves as the Festival’s Executive Producer, and recently said in announcing the festival, “We are extremely pleased to welcome the world’s filmmakers to Turks & Caicos this October for what will become an annual gathering which celebrates great filmmaking in a setting like no other on Earth.”

About China Grill
China Grill’s pan-cultural menu features more than 40 artistically prepared dishes, large enough to share, allowing everyone at the table to partake in new taste sensations and exotic flavors, pairing global ingredients with an Asian sensibility. China Grill’s trademark oversized portions, combined with an inviting ambiance and superbly trained, friendly and knowledgeable staff, offers the Windy City an entertaining and fulfilling restaurant unlike any other.

Jasmine Guy arrives at the China Grill Restaurant at the Hard Rock Cafe..Photo © 2006 Linda Matlow/ ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.