Monday, October 23, 2017

Sofitel Legend Metropole Hanoi welcomes Paul Smart as its new executive chef

Sofitel Legend Metropole Hanoi, Vietnam says hello to chef Paul Smart as the property's new executive chef. 

Chef Paul Smart joins the Sofitel Legend Metropole Hanoi, Vietnam
as its new executive chef

Previously, chef Smart lead the culinary team at the SO Sofitel Bangkok where he stayed for five years, impressively coming home as the champion of Iron Chef Thailand in 2012 and 2013. 

The Sofitel Legend Metropole Hanoi 

The Australian-born chef Smart boasts of more cooking credentials that include experience in the kitchens that have served Her Royal Highness Queen Elizabeth II, discerning diners at El Bulli, which was voted Best Restaurant in the World from 2006 until 2009, as well as multi-awarded restaurant Room 81. 

Vietnamese restaurant Spices Garden at the Sofitel Legend Metropole Hanoi, 
one of the dining outlets to be managed by
chef Smart

Now, with his chef Smart's new assignment at the Sofitel Legend Metropole Hanoi, he will oversee operations at the French restaurant, Le Beaulieu, Vietnamese restaurant, Spices Garden, Italian eatery, Angelina, the hotel’s three bars Bamboo Bar, La Terasse, and at the newly revamped, Le Club. 



The recently renovated Le Club bar at the Sofitel Legend Metropole Hanoi will also be under the supervision of chef Smart 

The tasks may be daunting for a chef not truly in love with his calling, but the passionate chef Smart is more than ready and willing to take on the role. 

“Food is not only my career, it’s my passion,” says 37-year-old chef Smart, who succeeds Nicholas Shadbolt as executive chef of the 364-room French colonial-style property. 

“I look forward to continuing my journey at the Sofitel Legend Metropole Hanoi and collaborating with the team here to take the hotel’s cuisine to new heights," chef Smart concludes. 

Diners at Italian dining outlet Angelina at the Sofitel Legend Metropole Hanoi have
a lot to be excited about with
chef Smart's arrival

With chef Paul Smart's winning combination of confidence, experience, and talent, guests and diners alike at the Sofitel Legend Metropole Hanoi certainly have a lot to look forward to. 

For more information about the Sofitel Legend Metropole Hanoi and its dining outlets, visit their official website here.



No comments:

Post a Comment