Tue, 5 June 2018

Stéphane Soret Returns to Raffles Hotel Singapore as Director of Wine and Special F&B Projects

Stéphane Soret has returned to the Raffles Hotel Singapore as Director of Wine and Special F&B Projects.

 Stéphane has over 25 years of experience in the global luxury hospitality industry, including 6 years in Raffles Hotel Singapore as its Wine Director, from 2009 to 2015.

Stephane Soret. Click to enlarge.

Stéphane’s journey as a hotelier has seen him hold positions as Head Sommelier at some of the top hotels and restaurants in India, Dubai, London, Paris and more. Most recently, Stéphane was Executive Director of Beverage for MGM Macau and MGM Cotai, where he spearheaded the conceptualisation and development of the beverage programme and directed its operations as part of the pre-opening team amidst the competitive Macau market.

As the first-ever Wine Director of Raffles Hotel Singapore in 2009, Stéphane developed and managed the wine programme for the hotel. Some of his key accomplishments include Raffles Grill being awarded the Wine Spectator’s Best of Award of Excellence for five consecutive years from 2010 to 2014, as well as the successful design and launch of a private wine label for nine Raffles Hotel properties in 2012.

Stéphane has been an official judge on Bordeaux, Burgundy, Rhone & Asian Wine Panel for Decanter UK and China since 2008. He has also attained the Commandeur d'Honneur de la Commanderie du Bontemps and the Officier de l'Ordre des Coteaux de Champagne in the Hong Kong chapter in 2014 and 2015.

“We look forward to welcoming Stéphane back to the Raffles Hotel Singapore family,” said Christian Westbeld, General Manager, Raffles Hotel Singapore. “As a passionate and experienced wine and beverage expert with 25 years of experience in global luxury hospitality, he will bring invaluable expertise in refreshing our beverage programme to complement our new culinary concepts and enhancing the overall dining experience at Raffles Hotel Singapore.”

Stéphane holds an advanced certificate in Wine & Spirits from Wine & Spirit Education Trust, Bachelor of Business Administration as well as a Bachelor of International Hotel Management from CMH Hospitality Management School in Paris.

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