Monday, May 15, 2023

As we are still in Mother's Day celebratory mode, we raise a toast to a mother-son duo who, Thursday last, officially opened their second location at Premier Business Park on Red Hills Road.

There were prayers, heartfelt speeches, tears, laughter, a mother/son dance and the musical styling of DJs Colin Hinds and Krazy Kris as Claudette "Miss T" Tenn and her son Marvin, who have worked tirelessly for 13 years to establish M10 Bar & Grill as a go-to destination for top-notch local fare, crafted cocktails, and positive family vibes.

Devoted customer Juliet Holness, member of parliament for St Andrew East Rural, in her address, congratulated the Tenns: "I believe that we all should be invested in ensuring that an excellent Jamaican company with excellent food and excellent taste of our culture survives and continues to do well."

The event attracted other politicos, including Julian Robinson, MP St Andrew South Eastern (the Vineyard Town location is in his constituency), who added his personal congratulations. "I want to big up Marvin and Mrs Tenn on the opening of the Red Hills location. I have been a customer even before I was a Member of Parliament. This is a great entrepreneurial adventure for both of them and they have a team that has committed themselves to excellence," he said.

Also revelling in the evening's bonhomie were corporate heads; Jamaica Observer Food Awards judges and long-standing customers.

The incomparable multi-hyphenate Khadine "Miss Kitty" Hylton handled the proceedings with aplomb. Page 2 offers kudos to marketing consultant Suzanne Hendricks who ensured a seamless event.

Page 2 has highlights.

2 For 10Director of TG Imports and Exports Tiffany Lue-Brown styled alongside husband Simon Brown, director of MIW Traders Limited. (Photo: Joseph Wellington)
Ten Outta TennThere was much to applaud as MIO principals and devoted customers and friends (from left) Member of Parliament for St Andrew South Eastern Julian Robinson; M10 founder Claudette "Miss T" Tenn; Juliet Holness, the prime minister's wife and member of parliament for St Andrew East Rural; and M10 CEO and managing director Marvin Tenn, engaged in a ribbon-cutting exercise.Joseph Wellington
A Perfect TenUnderwriter Bridgette Whitely made quite the statement with her itsy-bitsy Tory Burch bag, red heels and top from Shein, and blue denims from Fashion Nova.Joseph Wellington
'Hair' For Page 2... were principal of Lisa's Full-Service Salon Lisa Hutchinson (left) and Gail Whylie, senior manager, Global Transaction Banking, Scotiabank.Joseph Wellington
In Support of the TennsPrincipal of Lynshue Design and Build Gail Patterson shared the frame with JMMB Bank Country Corporate Client partnership officer Alwayne Cousins.Joseph Wellington
Cuddle CoupleImega Breese McNab, executive director at PSOJ, and hubby Alan McNab, director of Annamar Solutions, were spotted at Thursday's launch of M10's Red Hills location. Joseph Wellington
For MomClaudette "Miss T" Tenn and her son Marvin Tenn, egged on by the evening's compére Khadine "Miss Kitty" Hylton, enjoyed an emotional mother-son dance. Joseph Wellington
Print This!Attorney-at-law and the evening's compère Khadine "Miss Kitty" Hylton, oozed sass and energy that perfectly complemented her vibrant print wrap shirt-dress paired with black jeans styled by Jane Michelle.Joseph Wellington

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