Tout A La Francaise By Sofitel Philippine Plaza Manila

Sofitel Philippine Plaza Manila takes you on a culinary journey to the gastronomic haven of France this month of July with Tout à la Française (Everything the French Way!). Sofitel celebrates its rich French history, culture and tradition as it presents magnifique offers in a month-long celebration of l’art culinaire Français and premier wine selections from renowned vineyards.

Sofitel Philippine Plaza Manila celebrates French Month with special offerings from July 17 to 23, 2017 featuring French Master Chef and Traditional French Cuisine Expert, Chef Patrick Terrien.

Get a chance to win a handbag and luggage set by Lipault and featured prizes from Guerlain, Tefal and Nuxe Paris. 

Chef Patrick Terrien (Photo credit Peter Knipp Holdings and World Gourmet Summit)

Witness Chef Patrick Terrien in action as he welcomes an intimate group of gastronomes and connoisseurs to the Chef’s Table. Featuring a 4-course menu, this exclusive gathering will take place at Spiral’s Davao and Boracay Show Kitchen on the 17th of July 2017 and will be available at Php3,800+++ per person. Dinner is limited to a group of 10 people and will start at 6.30pm. Kindly book your participation early to guarantee seating.

Cross over to the other side of the kitchen counter and experience the magic of creating choice dishes under the tutelage of Chef Patrick Terrien. Tie on your aprons and get ready to move from gastronome to cook as Chef Patrick showcases two featured signature dishes in an exclusive class for 10 aspiring artisans. Rate is set at Php1,500nett per person. Limited seats available. Kindly book early to guarantee participation and slot.

Indulge in the magnifique pairing of Chef Patrick Terrien’s selected signature dishes and premier wine selection in a 4-course dinner for the discerning gourmand. Be part of this exclusive gathering with Chef Patrick at the helm with rate set at Php3,500+++ per person. Limited seats available. Kindly book early to guarantee participation and slot.

French Stove Visit Spiral’s French atelier and marvel at the enhanced selection as he prepares traditional French dishes a la minute with Spiral’s culinary artisans. Chef Patrick’s selected recipes will be featured to enrich Spiral’s sumptuous selection from the French Stove from July 17 – 23, 2017.

Le Tour de France du Vin

Chef Patrick Terrien of Loire Valley has led an illustrious culinary career. He started as a sauce chef and then became cuisine sous chef under Chef Charles Janon at the Intercontinental Paris. He became sous chef to Michelin Star Chef Joël Robuchon at the Nikko Hotel Paris and then Chef Instructor for a tenure of 24 years at Le Cordon Bleu Paris, one of the most recognized culinary institutes worldwide.

Chef Patrick has gained notable accolades featuring the Diplôme du Mérite Culinaire from Club Prosper Montagé in 1984 and was awarded 3rd place in the Club des Toques Blanches competition.

Set to leave a legacy of outstanding French cuisine in the world of gastronomy, he has embarked on sharing his passion to the next generation by teaching. He was Chef Instructor at the Tsuji Academy in Osaka, Japan for 4 years earning him an Honorary Member Distinction of the Tsuji Academy. He is a member of Toques Blaches International Club, an association of professional chefs worldwide. He is also a member of Academie Culinaire of France. A well-respected Chef Instructor, French journalists have noted his meticulous technique in cooking and his attention to the minutest detail. He has focused emphasis on the development of the technical skills of his students and aspiring chefs.

Pan-Seared Foie Gras

As an expert in traditional French cuisine, he has imparted his knowledge and co-authored La Cuisine Tourangelle, a book dedicated to the cuisine of his native region, the Touraine. Chef Patrick Terrien has over 49 years of culinary experience and serves as the French Food Ambassador and guest French Master Chef in 21 countries where he holds cooking demonstrations in various food festivals. He summarizes his passion for cooking and shares, “Cooking is all about love. Put love to the food you make.” He enjoys exploring new ingredients that can enrich his recipes. He looks forward to exploring Filipino ingredients and getting know the local culinary landscape. He is also keen to share his expertise with the country’s culinary talent. “I look forward to inspiring and mentoring Chefs as they grow to become world class French chefs.”

Unwind in a lavish lounge of timeless elegance and premier wine selection from the finest vineyards. Embark in the fine tradition of art de vivre as Le Bar toasts to French Month with a featured Wine Tasting on Fridays and Saturdays from 5.30pm for the month of July.

  • South of France – July 7 – 8, 2017
  • Bordeaux – July 14 – 15, 2017
  • Côtes du Rhône – July 21 – 22, 2017
  • Burgundy – July 28 – 29, 2017

Spiral treats connoisseurs to the finest selection featuring renowned vineyards of France for the month of July in a sumptuous Sunday Brunch. Experience the distinction of the different wine regions featuring South of France on July 9, Bordeaux on July 16, Côtes du Rhône on July 23 and Burgundy on July 30, 2017.

Spiral’s Sunday Brunch featuring a rich selection spanning 21 dining ateliers and decadent champagne is available at Php4,215nett per person.

Spiral French Stove

Discover the sensory world of wine as Sofitel Philippine Plaza Manila takes you on a journey through the rich wine regions of France with The Art of Wine. Featuring Sofitel’s French wine connoisseur, Tanguy Gras, enjoy an afternoon of surprising discoveries and excellent wine pairings. Be part of this enriching exploration of wine on July 29, 2017 starting at 4pm. Rate is set at Php2,000nett per person. Limited seating available. Kindly book early to guarantee seating.

In commemoration of the historic Bastille Day, Spiral’s culinary artisans mesmerize eager gastronomes with a revolutionary French menu and themed cocktails from July 14 to 16, 2017. A spectacular poolside fireworks display adds color to the majestic sky on July 14, 2017 in a truly sensory celebration.

Beef Bourguignon

On July 16, 2017, Spiral’s Sunday Brunch takes on a historic arc with a featured bloody revolutionary cocktail along with its sumptuous spread and live musical entertainment. Dine at Spiral on Bastille Day Weekend and you may get a chance to win a handbag and luggage set by Lipault and featured prizes from Guerlain, Tefal and Nuxe Paris.

Rate is set at Php2,650nett per person for lunch on the 14th of July 2017; Php3,350nett per person for dinner; and Spiral Sunday Brunch at Php4,400nett per person.

Dine al fresco and bask in the stunning Manila Bay sunset as Sunset Bar presents a leisurely barbecue on the 14th of July 2017. Indulge in a mouthwatering selection of grilled specials, complimentary round of bloody revolutionary cocktail and unlimited iced tea with live musical entertainment, which culminates in a colorful fireworks display. Rate is set at Php3,010nett per person.

For a slice of outdoor recreation, unwind with family and friends in a leisurely game of Pétanque. A traditional French game where participants throw hollow metal balls from inside a designated circle attempting to get it as close as possible to a smaller wooden target called a cochonnet. Enjoy this friendly game over a round of Pernod Ricard amidst the lush verdant grounds of Sunset Bar with rates set at Php250+++ per serving.

Cheese Room

Enjoy an evening outdoors in your finest all-white ensemble as Sunset Bar takes you to Provence where gourmands are treated to featured culinary offers and signature barbecued specialties paired a refreshingly fruit Rosé from the South of France. Live musical entertainment serenades diners in this enchanting soirée. Rate is set at Php3,100nett per person.

Sofitel Philippine Plaza Manila’s Le Bar presents a rich selection of the finest cheese, charcuterie, wines and pastries in an idyllic resonance of La Grande Epicerie. An indulgent venue to shop for your most decadent sweet and savory guilty pleasures, Le Bar’s Grand Epicerie will be available from July 3 to 31, 2017.

For more information on the featured offers of French Month at Sofitel Philippine Plaza Manila, please call

+63 2 551 5555, email or visit

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