Sofitel Launches The Imperial Residence









On the luxury hotel front, Sofitel Philippine Plaza recently launched the Imperial Residence.  Its suites are legendary, and this new addition shall undoubtedly preserve priceless moments in time.  General Manager, Goran Aleks said: “The Imperial Residence is the epitome of luxurious indulgence and fine living, and there is simply nothing like it!  These spaces have served as home to some of the world’s most illustrious personalities…”

With an area of 6,200 sq.ft. the Imperial Residence was designed by the world-renowned Spin Design Studio of Japan.  It boasts of elegant living spaces, a splendid dining room that sits ten, with state-of-the-art creature comforts in all rooms, an unrivaled alfresco terrace with picture-perfect views of the Manila Bay.  Mingling with the select invitees were its General Manager Goran Aleks, Director of Sales and Marketing Chanelle Garvey, PR Manager Cristina del Carmen, and its Resident Manager, Carl Gagnon.

The chefs prepared luscious chocolates, praline spread and strawberries which guests decadently dipped into freshly melted dark chocolate.  A magnum Moet et Chandon dazzler were served in gold champagne flutes.  Guest mixologist Timothy Barnes concocted the cocktail of the night, Channel No. 5, as classic tunes from harpist and singer Noelle Cassandra filled the place.



The formal dining room of The Imperial Residence accommodates ten guests to an elegant sit down dinner.
Grace Ang, Sofitel Philippine Plaza General Manager Goran Aleks, Tessa Valdes, Sofitel Resident Manager Carl Gagnon, Ernie Lopez and Felix Ang
The Lady H.B., General Manager Goran Aleks, Mia Borromeo, of Philippine Tatler, Cory Quirino and Director of Sales and Marketing, Sofitel Philippine Plaza Chanelle Garvey
Sofitel Marketing Manager Shariza Relova, David Celdran and Sofitel PR Manger, Cristina del Carmen
Thai Airways International Philippine and Guam GM, Sam Chipukulchai, Priyanuch Chipukulchai, People Asia Editor-in Chief, Joanne Rae Ramirez and Sofitel Resident Manger Carl Gagnon
Metrobank Foundation President Chito Sobrepena, Sofitel GM Goran Aleks and Lifestyle Asia, Editor in Chief Anna Sobrepena
Kajima Director Kazuhito Shibuya and H.E. Ambassador Nguyen Vu Tu, Embassy of Vietnam
Two models flank Guest Mixologist Timothy Barnes with his special Chanel No. 5 creation
The Lady H.B., Mia Borromeo and Philip Abadicio sample the glorious chocolates
Harpist Nicole Cassandra