Visit my VanRocks website regularly for my recipes and mixing sensations. Cooking and baking is a passion of mine and I have hosted many dinners for friends and family who have always praised the food that I love to cook.
Having a hectic schedule and routine in the house music industry for the last decade has driven me to de-stress in the kitchen and get deep in the mix.
How fortunate was I when my events in London enabled me the foundation to enjoy mixing up house music and food, sample with music given to me by my world-famous international DJ producer friends, and mingling with famous Head Chefs. You would find me regularly in London's top House music venues and top Hotels networking and working alongs
How fortunate was I when my events in London enabled me the foundation to enjoy mixing up house music and food, sample with music given to me by my world-famous international DJ producer friends, and mingling with famous Head Chefs. You would find me regularly in London's top House music venues and top Hotels networking and working alongside the industry's finest. Sit back relax with my VanRock mixes here on the site.
London-based VanRock aka Vanessa Horca. I have been Blogging and Vlogging for the last 11 years. After much procrastination, I have at long last collated my 2 hobbies: Music and Cooking into an official website. Looking forward to dazzling you all online as well as at the next event! Read more about VanRocks, food and my House Music PR work online.
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Check out this great video when I hired out the stunning Old Star pub in Westminster and organised a Chocolate and food networking event to promote my BellaPinay services back in 2010 at the start of my PR career before House Music came along.
Two of my greatest pleasures
Endless fun until the early hours at our house music events in London gave me the opportunity to do a few VanRocks warm-up sets then relax at the VIP table after with friends and a Vodka, lime, and soda whilst enjoying the headliner DJs do what they do best.
Life is for the living and I made the most of the opportunities presented to me in order to establish the fun and base for my VanRock platform. My love for music isn't restricted to just house music. I love R&B, Soul, Disco, Jazz and Big Band music too. This allowed me to create open format mixes across multiple music genres. I learnt to appreciate house music from scratch when I actually didn't think much of it from the start. When I first visited Ibiza, I didn't even know who Carl Cox .
Hed Kandi nights we promoted for many years was exciting and watching the clubbers enjoy the nights we put on. It was an honour for me to be part of the supporting dj line up too.
Life would be dull without chocolates which is an aphrodisiac and cakes!
I showered the private members club in Mayfair with countless gold-dusted chocolates and chocolate fountains for the opening night of London 2012, where the delegates of the Olympics were staying. We even had a Fashion show on the night to celebrate the momentous occasion.
It was totally out of the box when I organised my networking and aperitivo nights in London's top Private members clubs including Movida, China White and Whisky Mist, where I hosted my BellaPinay nights to sold out venues. I was promoting my Chocolate blog at the time and producing Fashion show parties working alongside London College of Fashion graduates, whom I provided a full package including a free platform for showcasing their collections.
Who would have thought that hosting Chocolate parties would be my pre-requisite to the House music industry thanks to my friends and network who believed in me, after witnessing me packing out venues mid week while juggling a full time Accounting job in the Financial Services industry.
VANROCKS - DEEP IN THE MIX
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