New Executive Chef at Sofitel Legend Metropole Hanoi

Travel News Asia Videos Podcasts Latest Travel News Asia Tuesday, 19 August 2014

A seasoned chef with 28 years of experience at stoves from Melbourne to Shanghai, from London to Costa Rica has assumed command of the kitchens at one of Vietnams most storied hotels, the Sofitel Legend Metropole Hanoi.

As the hotels new executive chef, Nicholas Shadbolt will oversee operations at the French restaurant, Le Beaulieu; Vietnamese restaurant, Spices Garden; Italian restaurant, Angelina; and in the hotels three bars, Le Club, La Terasse and Bamboo Bar.

Shadbolts migration to Hanoi comes after a year in China, working at Sofitel properties in Shanghai and Nanjing where he managed kitchens plating Chinese and Italian food.

From a foundation in London, Chef Shadbolt moved on to Australia, and then out to Hong Kong and Macau, to Saudi Arabia and Lebanon, to Costa Rica, and back again.

Ive always thought of all the world as my oyster, said Shadbolt. Every next destination becomes my favorite place in the world.

His career includes stints with Ritz-Carlton, InterContinental, Wynn and Marriott, as well as with independent hotels and stand-alone restaurants.

Accor, Sofitel, Hanoi, Vietnam, Gourmet, Executive Chef

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