Bridgehampton Polo Club Celebrates Opening Day With Cuisine From Southampton Social Club

Celebrity Hotspot Southampton Social Club

The sporting event that epitomizes a quintessential summer afternoon in the Hamptons returned Saturday, July 23, 2011 with the 15th Anniversary Season of Bridgehampton Polo, featuring delectable innovative American cuisine from celebrity hotspot Southampton Social Club. The event took place at Two Trees Farm with guests Russell Simmons, designer Betsey Johnson and daughter Lulu, Real Housewives of New York star Cindy Barshop and Jean Shafiroff, chair of the 53rd Annual Southampton Hospital Summer Gala, staying cool under the new, exclusive VIP Tent while nibbling on bites and taking in polo matches. Proceeds from Bridgehampton Polo Club will go to benefit the Bridgehampton Childcare and Recreational Center. Luxury prohibition speakeasy meets Hampton’s style social club at Southampton Social Club, a reinvented Hampton staple brought to you by restaurateur Ian Duke and partner David Hilty! The restaurant offers East End foodies an innovative American menu by Executive Chef Matt Creason and is frequented by celebrities including journalist and talk show host Barbara Walters, model and TV personal Beth Ostrosky Stern, author and talk show host Chelsea Handler, basketball player Dennis Rodman, Brit singer Estelle, models Jessica White and Lisalla Montenegro, E!'s The Spin Crowd Jonathan Cheban, celebrity chef and author Katie Lee, Real Housewives of New York City stars Kelly Bensimon and Ramona Singer, actor Kyle MacLachlan, Gossip Girl’s Tika Sumpter and New York Mayor Rudy Giuliani, just to name a few! Southampton Social Club is located at 256 Elm Street in Southampton, NY. You can call (631) 287-1400 for information or go to their website.

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