Sofitel Bangkok Sukhumvit is delighted to announce its elegant rooftop bar and restaurant, L’Appart, has won the 2016 World Luxury Restaurant Awards™ in the Asian Continent category for French cuisine.
Mr.William Haandrikman, General Manager of Sofitel Bangkok Sukhumvit, said recently, “My team and I are delighted that L’Appart has won the “Best French Restaurant in Asia” at the 2016 World Luxury Restaurant Awards™. The award is testament to the passion and dedication of Chef Jérome Deconinck and, of course, all our valued diners who love his cuisine and the unique ambience of L’Appart.”
L’Appart’s numerous accolades include ‘Thailand Tatler Best Restaurants Awards’ for four consecutive years from 2013 – 2016, TripAdvisor “Certificate of Excellence” winner for three consecutive years from 2014 -2016, the coveted “Wine Spectator Award of Excellence from 2013 – 2016, and many more.
French national, Chef Jérome is a creative chef who has worked in some of the world’s top kitchens and exclusive hotels. He began his culinary journey as apprentice to Michelin star chef, Georges Paccard at his restaurant, La Ciboulette in Annecy, France. He was also Chef de Partie in the Department of the French Prime Minister where he created the daily menus for the prime minister and his cabinet. A gifted and experienced chef with an extraordinary knowledge of classic and contemporary French cuisine, Chef Jérome ensures dining at L’Appart is a unique and unforgettable gastronomic experience. Over the past year at L’Appart, Chef Jerome has delighted diners with an exceptional new menu, as well as hosting special gourmet evenings inspired by premium produce from the renowned Royal Project, created enticing dishes to compliment French wines at ‘Sofitel Wine Days’ events, and worked alongside guest Michelin star chefs such as Patrick Jeffroy and Herve Rodriquez.
The World Luxury Restaurant Awards™ were created to inspire excellence and ignite healthy competition in the Luxury Restaurant Industry. Restaurants can compete in their chosen category, from a list of 78 categories. Selection criteria includes interior design that reflects a stylish atmosphere, a high standard of haute cuisine with excellent presentation and attention to detail, and excellent service reviews. Voting is based on the food experience as a whole, combined with aspects of service excellence, presentation, quality, and menu choices. Votes are from mainly from guests, but also from industry professionals.
L’Appart is an elegant rooftop bar and restaurant that recreates the ambience of a chic in the Parisian-style apartment in the heart of downtown Sukhumvit. Diners can savor a creative menu of French-inspired cuisine made to share among friends or individually, sip Champagne, wines or cocktails, and listen to cool DJ music while enjoying glittering 360-degree city views from the 32nd floor balcony. Daily offers from 5pm to 7pm ensure life is always magnifique!
The first annual World Luxury Restaurant Awards™ was held at the magnificent Grand Kronenhof Hotel, Pontresina, Switzerland on Saturday 18 June, 2016. Representatives of luxury restaurants from 38 countries arrived to a grand red carpet welcome with Champagne from Veuve Cliquot, in anticipation of receiving an award at the special black tie gala event, which was opened by Kiki Maeder, TV and radio presenter for the Swiss national broadcaster Schweizer Radio and Fernsehen.
To enjoy award-winning dining experience at L’Appart, please call: +66 (0) 2126 9999 ext. L’Appart for reservations or email: H5213-FB10@sofitel.com
L’Appart – 32nd Floor, Sofitel Bangkok Sukhumvit
Bar: 5 pm to 1 am
Dinner: 7 pm to 10:30 pm
Tapas: 5 pm to midnight