Stephanie did not expect that Chen Zhaozhong would be interested in the charity dinner, and at that moment, without any hesitation, she said with a smile, “If Uncle Zhong is interested, you can come with us in the evening.”
Chen Zhaozhong nodded and smiled, “Yes, it won’t be any trouble for Miss Stephanie, right?”
Stephanie shook her head and said, “Why not, they invited me to be a guest, how can I give a face?”
Chen Zhao Zhong sighed, “That’s good …… To be honest the last time I attended a charity dinner was some twenty or thirty years ago on Hong Kong Island, I have never attended such an occasion since I came to the United States, today is the right day to go and see the world.”
Charlie wade had no doubts about Chen Zhao Zhong’s words.
Moreover, he had not asked Stephanie carefully about the details of this auction, so he did not feel that there was anything strange about it, and he was quite inferior to Chen Zhaozhong in terms of his keenness in details.
After eating, Charlie wade and Stephanie simply stayed at Chen Zhaozhong’s small restaurant.
The three of them chatted a lot on the first floor, which also allowed Charlie wade to hear a lot of things related to his parents from Chen Zhaozhong’s mouth.
However, Chen Zhao Zhong was not clear about the hidden story of Charlie wade’s parents’ murder back then.
Six o’clock in the afternoon.
A series of crisp footsteps came, and Chen Duoduo, dressed in a professional suit, ran up to the first floor of the restaurant with a single step.
As soon as she came up, she said to Stephanie, “Stephanie, Mr. Wade, it’s almost time for us to leave.”
Stephanie nodded and said to Chen Zhaozhong, “Uncle Zhong, let’s go.”
Chen Zhao Zhong smiled and said, “Wait for me, I’ll go downstairs and change my clothes.”
Below the roast goose shop, there was also a semi-basement, which was also Chen Zhao Zhong’s home where he had lived for more than twenty years.
Charlie wade and Stephanie waited on the ground floor for a while, and before long, Chen Zhao Zhong, who had changed into a black suit, came up from below.
Although Chen Zhaozhong was already in his fifties, because of his tall, slim figure and bookish face, after changing into his suit, he gave off a very competent and dashing look.
This also made Charlie wade feel in his heart that if his father were still alive, he would be like Chen Zhao Zhong.
Afterwards, Charlie wade, together with Stephanie and Chen Zhaozhong, took a bulletproof Cadillac from the security company and headed to the venue of tonight’s charity dinner, the New York King’s Mansion Hotel, with the motorcade.
Meanwhile, inside the Wangfu Hotel, eight Iga ninja, led by Kazuo Hattori, had changed into their waiter’s outfits and started pretending to be busy behind the curtain of the ballroom.
As there was a shortage of staff today, the man in charge, Chen Fu, had brought in twenty temporary workers to help out, moving all the experienced staff to the front to serve the guests, while the less experienced ones stayed behind to do some odd jobs.
This was the usual routine of the hotel, so no one felt there was anything wrong.
At half past six, Stephanie’s motorcade drove into the Wangfu Hotel, and then the motorcade was guided by the staff into the VIP lane of the banquet hall.
The VIP corridor was at the back of the ballroom, which was not open to other guests, so it could better protect the privacy of the VIPs.
Once the motorcade had stopped, the American bodyguard in charge of the car said to Chen Duoduo on the pa*senger side, “Miss Chen, please wait inside the car for a moment, we need to get out first for security confirmation.”
Chen Duo Duo nodded, and then, in one breath, more than twenty bodyguards wearing bulletproof vests came down from the front and rear cars.
As soon as they got out of the car, they immediately blocked off both ends of the convoy and carried out exhaustive security checks on the left and right sides.
There were even a few bodyguards who went straight into the VIP lane to confirm and check the route that Stephanie would take next.