Ho Chi Minh City, April 2017– As part of the hotel’s quarterly Michelin Star Chef showcase, Sofitel Saigon Plaza is pleased to welcome two-starMichelin Chef Jean-RémiCaillonduring18 – 21 May 2017.


From the luxury Alpine and the height of French gastronomy, the two-star Michelin Chef Jean-RémiCaillonwill demonstrate his amazingskills. During the four-day event at L’Olivier restaurant, Chef Caillon will be presenting his signature dishes that showcase his culinary philosophy of “elegant, inspired cuisine that uses seasonal production selected with the greatest of care”.

Enjoy the exciting and exclusivedining experiences by one of the top names in the international culinary world right at Sofitel Saigon Plaza. Connoisseurs will be impressed not only by Chef Caillon’s unique and award-winning skills, but also with new creationsfor the first time in Viet Nam.

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Michelin chef dish 1Michelin chef dish 2For reservation, please call (08) 3824 1555 or email h2077-fb1@sofitel.com

Level 2, Sofitel Saigon Plaza

18 to 21 May 2017


Lunch: 11:30AM – 2:30PM

VND720,000++ food only 

VND1,220,000++ including wine pairing (2 wines)


Dinner: 6:30PM – 10:30PM

VND1,750,000++ food only (5-course set menu)

VND2,700,000++ including wine pairing (4 wines)


Cooking class: 10:00 – 12NN (Cooking Class), 12NN – 2:30PM: Lunch

VND 1,188,000++ per person including 3-course lunch

VND500,000++ wine pairing (2 glass of 15cl)


The event is in partnership with Standard Chartered Bank and Finewines Co., Ltd. It promises to be a special, intimate and not-to-be-missed occasion to experiences world class cuisine.


Chef Jean-RémiCaillon has newly been awarded two Michelin stars for his restaurant Le Kintessence Restaurant at Courchevel. Le KintessenceRestaurant was praised for the quality of its produce, the creativity of its cuisine and the level of service in the restaurant. 

Chef Caillon imagines refined dishes showcasing ingredients from the finest sources. From unexpected sensations to original discoveries, the chef offers you his world: know-how and inspiration of an artist.

Some previous working places:

  • L’Hôtel de Ville  in Switzerland with Philippe Rochat – 3 Michelin Star
  • La Chèvre d’Or  in France with Philippe Labbé – 2 Michelin Star
  • L’Abeille at Shangri-La  Paris– 2 Michelin Star

L’OLIVIER RESTAURANT is a traditional French restaurant named for its Mediterranean cuisine and well-known in the city for the Michelin star promotions every quarter. Seating 80 people, the restaurant boasts easy interior access for hotel guests.  Mediterranean-style décor, the restaurant emulates the ambiance of Southern Europe, using classic elements such as Ficus trees, veranda, beautiful tile flooring and textured providing down to earth and warm tones. Our expert Executive Chef Marko Rankel creates surprising and amazing fusion dishes to twinkle the palette. L’ Olivier Restaurant opens from 11:30AM to 2:30PM (for lunch) and from 6:30PM to 10:30PM (for dinner)

CHEF MARKO RANKEL is one of the 50 most talented chefs in Germany. He had won several gold medals in international cooking competitions.

  • Chef Marko won the 1st place by the Accor-Azubi Award of the Cooks in Germany 450 Hotels four times in succession, and cooked for British Prime Minister Tony Blair, Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and US 67th Secretary of the State Hillary Clinton. He also received the “Silver Bernache Award for Innovation” from the Accor Group in 2007.
  • With his profound understanding of Asian cuisine, his inspirations from seafood as well as his experience at Sofitel hotels in Philippines and China, Chef Marko will unquestionably enchant Saigon gastronomy lovers with his sensational


Sofitel is the only French luxury hotel brand with a presence on five continents with 120 addresses, in almost 40 countries (more than 30,000 rooms). Sofitel offers contemporary hotels and resorts adapted to today’s more demanding and more versatile consumers who expect and appreciate beauty, quality and excellence. Whether situated in the heart of a major city like Paris, London, New York, Shanghai or Beijing, or nestled away in a country landscape in Morocco, Egypt, French Polynesia or Thailand, each Sofitel property offers a genuine experience of the French “art de vivre”.

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