Sofitel SFO’s Executive Chef Alejandro Abad Shares Lavender Lamb Recipe

After more than 17 years of accomplished culinary experience, Chef Alejandro Abad was recently named Executive Chef at Bay 223. Chef Abad, a Spanish native from Barcelona, began at an early age by preparing meals at home with his father. He fine-tuned his culinary experience training in molecular cuisine, learned wines and spices and worked fine dining establishments throughout Europe, including five years in Barcelona, and Michelin-rated Restaurant Christophe and Restaurant Vermeer, in Holland.

His mantra is a single word: fresh. And the location here is so very conducive to “ fresh.” Enjoying a recent dinner at Bay 223 we wanted to know learn more. Here in part is Luxe Beat Magazine’s interview with this busy executive chef and one of his best lavender recipes.

CT: Chef Abad as  executive chef what is your vision for the restaurant Bay 223 ? And […]

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Sofitel SFO: Sophisticated By Design

When designer Jill Cole was creating the sleek revamp of Sofitel San Francisco Bay ‘s guestroom floors, she had the added challenge of integrating existing elements. Asked by the architectural design trade magazine Hospitality Design for the source of her inspiration, Ms. Cole was quoted as saying of her minimalist beige palette, accented by dark woods and splashes of red, “ The view of the bay. . . we just stood back and let it happen.” ( HD August 2013).

She delivered. The comfortable rooms and suites are well-equipped for working and have subtle details like issues of France Magazine on the desk and Lanvin bath amenities to reflect Sofitel’s French luxury brand provenance.

The sophisticated style and proximity to Silicon Valley surrounded by many Fortune 500 companies, Facebook and LinkedIn in heart of San Mateo county, makes Sofitel SFO a favorite […]

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By Design: Sofitel San Francisco Bay a Sensual Feast

 

 

 

 

 

When designer Jill Cole was creating the sleek revamp of Sofitel San Francisco Bay ‘s  guestroom floors, she had the added challenge of integrating existing elements. Asked by the architectural design trade magazine Hospitality Design  for the source of  her  inspiration,  Ms. Cole was quoted as saying of her minimalist beige palette, accented by dark woods and splashes of red, “ The view of the bay. . . we just stood back and let it happen.”  ( HD  August 2013).

She delivered. The comfortable rooms and suites  are well-equipped for working  and have subtle details like issues of France Magazine on the desk and Lanvin bath amenities to reflect Sofitel’s French luxury brand provenance. The sophisticated style and  proximity to Silicon Valley  surrounded by many Fortune 500 companies, Facebook  and LinkedIn  in heart of  San Mateo county,  makes Sofitel SFO a favorite […]

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